INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc. (DOCN) on Behalf of Investors
Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces an investigation on behalf of DigitalOcean Holdings, Inc. (“DigitalOcean” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DOCN) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws.
On August 3, 2023, DigitalOcean disclosed that it “identified certain errors within the unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements for the quarter ended March 31, 2023 as included in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2023 filed on May 9, 2023” related to the Company’s accounting for income tax expense. The Company claimed the errors resulted in an $18 million overstatement of the Company’s income tax expense. The Company further disclosed that the material weakness in its internal controls that caused the error traced back to, at latest, December 31, 2022, rendering its Annual Report for the previous year inaccurate as well. On this news, DigitalOcean’s stock price fell $11.57, or 24.8%, to close at $35.11 per share on August 4, 2023, thereby injuring investors.
Then, on August 24, 2023, DigitalOcean announced that its CEO was stepping down. On this news, DigitalOcean’s stock price fell $2.65, or 8.4%, to close at $28.86 per share on August 25, 2023, thereby injuring investors further.
If you purchased DigitalOcean securities, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.
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