Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH), an Ohio-based healthcare company, has announced the preliminary settlement of the securities class action pending against the company in the S.D. of Ohio. The case was filed in 2004 and alleges that the company made false or misleading statements concerning its financial results.
The settlement is for $600 million, but is still subject to approval by the lead plaintiffs. MarketWatch has an article on the settlement. (The 10b-5 Daily has previously posted about the lead plaintiff, discovery stay, and motion to dismiss decisions in the case.)