Post-Reform Act Class Action Filings Of Securities Lawsuits By Industry, 1997-2022 (1)

 

Industry Average 1997-2022 2021 2022
     Core filings (2) 194 200 201
     Consumer 73 93 93
     Technology 23 29 24
     Financial 30 18 11
     Other (3) 9 15 30
     Communications 27 21 19
     Industrial 17 10 9
     Basic materials 5 4 5
     Energy 7 10 7
    Utilities 3 0 3
     Merger and acquisition filings 34 18 7
Total 228 218 208
(1) Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Includes federal and state filings (2) Core filings exclude merger and acquistion filings. Core filings by category do not include state filings. (3) Includes state filings and miscellaneous filings. Source: Cornerstone Research, Securities Class Actions Filings-2022 Year in Review. ©2023 by Cornerstone Research, Inc.