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Lifshitz Law Firm Announces Investigation of Ashland, Inc., Family Dollar Stores, Inc., HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. and PriceSmart, Inc.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Lifshitz Law Firm Announces Investigation of Ashland, Inc., Family Dollar Stores, Inc., HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. and PriceSmart, Inc.12:55 EST Thursday, December 13, 2012NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Ashland, Inc.Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed vote scheduled for January 31, 2013 to approve an amendment to the Ashland, Inc. ("Ashland") (ASH - News) 2011 Incentive Plan to increase the aggregate number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the plan by 2,000,000 shares.  The increase in the number of shares of common stock could have a substantial dilutive effect on Ashland stock.For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed vote scheduled for January 17, 2013 to approve the Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ("Family Dollar") (FDO - News) Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the "Purchase Plan").  Specifically, the Board of Directors has reserved an aggregate of 1,000,000 shares of Family Dollar common stock for issuance under the Purchase Plan.  The increase in the number of shares could have a substantial dilutive effect on Family Dollar common stock.For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com. HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed vote scheduled for January 17, 2013 to approve the HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. ("HomeTrust") (HTBI - News) 2013 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "2013 Plan").  Specifically, the 2013 Plan would authorize up to 2,962,400 shares of common stock to be utilized for awards of stock options, stock appreciation rights and restricted stock awards.  The increase in the number of shares could have a substantial dilutive effect on HomeTrust common stock.For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com. PriceSmart, Inc.Lifshitz Law Firm announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed vote scheduled for January 22, 2013 to approve PriceSmart, Inc. ("PriceSmart") (PSMT - News) 2013 Equity Incentive Award Plan (the "2013 Plan").  Specifically, the share reserve under the 2013 Plan represents an increase of 600,000 shares to the shares currently available for grant under the prior plans. The increase in the number of shares could have a substantial dilutive effect on PriceSmart stock.For more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (212) 213-6222 Ext. 18 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: info@jlclasslaw.com.Lifshitz Law Firm is a New York based law firm with significant experience representing investors in merger-related shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and securities fraud class actions.  For more information about the firm, please visit our website at www.jlclasslaw.com.ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2012 Lifshitz Law Firm.  The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Lifshitz Law Firm, 18 East 41st Street, New York, New York 10017, (212) 213-6222.  Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.Contact:Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq.Lifshitz Law FirmPhone:   212-213-6222 Email: info@jlclasslaw.comSOURCE Lifshitz Law Firm