Pittsburgh Law Office of Alfred G. Yates Jr., P.C. Files Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf of Shareholders of Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) and Announces Investigations of Align Technology (ALGN), Caribou Coffee Company (CBOU), Compuware Corporation (CPWR), Epoch Investment Partners (EPHC), Hi-Crush Partners (HCLP), Intermec (IN), SandRidge Energy (SD), and Zillow (Z)

Dec 18, 2012, 17:37 ET from Law Office of Alfred G. Yates Jr., P.C.

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given by the Law Office of Alfred G. Yates Jr., P.C. that it has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of Hewlett-Packard Company ("Hewlett-Packard" or the "Company") (NYSE: HPQ) common stock during the period between August 19, 2011 and November 20, 2012 (the "Class Period").  

If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact plaintiff's counsel, Alfred G. Yates Jr., at 1-800-391-5164, toll free, or at yateslaw@aol.com by e-mail. Please visit http://yatesclassactionlaw.com. Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than January 25, 2013.

The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, defendants concealed that the Company had gained control of Autonomy in 2011 based on financial statements that could not be relied upon because of serious accounting manipulation and improprieties.  As a result of defendants' false and misleading statements, the Company's stock traded at artificially inflated prices during the Class Period, reaching a high of $29.89 per share on February 16, 2012.

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all purchasers of HPQ securities during the Class Period (the "Class").

The firm is also investigating actions on behalf of shareholders for the following companies: Align Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOU), Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq: CPWR), Epoch Investment Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq: EPHC), Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE: HCLP), Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN), SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD), and Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z).

If you are a shareholder of any of the above companies and wish learn more about any of the investigations or have any questions, please contact Alfred G. Yates Jr., Esquire at 1-800-391-5164, toll free, or at yateslaw@aol.com by e-mail.

Contact: Alfred G. Yates, Jr. (412) 391-5164 or Toll Free: 1(800) 391-5164, fax (412) 471-1033 website: http://yatesclassactionlaw.com email: yateslaw@aol.com

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