Post-Reform Act Class-Action Settlements Of Securities Lawsuits, 1996-2015 (1)

(2015 dollars)

Settlements 1996-2013 2014 2015
Minimum $0.1 million $0.3 million $0.4 million
Median 8.2 million 6.0 million 6.1 million
Average 55.6 million 17.0 million 37.9 million
Maximum 8.5 billion 265.3 million 970.5 million
Total settlements $80.9 billion $1.1 billion $3.0 billion
Number of settlements 1,457 63 80
(1) Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995; adjusted for inflation by Cornerstone Research. Source: Cornerstone Research.