SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against United Technologies Corporation (UTX) and Lead Plaintiff Deadline: July 11, 2017

NEW YORK, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Attorney Advertising — Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against United Technologies Corporation (“United Technologies” or the “Company”) (NYSE: UTX) and certain of its officers, on behalf of shareholders who purchased United Technologies securities between April 21, 2015 and July 20, 2015, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”). Such investors are encouraged to join this case by visiting the firm’s site: http://www.bgandg.com/utx.

This class action seeks to recover damages against Defendants for alleged violations of the federal securities laws under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 


The complaint alleges that throughout the class period Defendants issued materially false and/or misleading statements by issuing and reaffirming unfounded and inflated earnings guidance, primarily based on the planning assumptions in two of the Company’s key business units: UTC Aerospace Systems (“UTAS”) and Otis Elevator Co. (“Otis”).  Defendants’ Class Period representations were materially false and misleading because Defendants failed to disclose or indicate that United Technologies’ earnings forecast relied on planning assumptions for the UTAS and Otis units that were not fully scrutinized and were far too aggressive.

On July 21, 2015, United Technologies cut its 2015 earnings guidance due to weak performance by the UTAS and Otis units.  Following this news, United Technologies stock lost hundreds of millions of dollars in market capitalization, and the stock price dropped from a Class Period high of $119.14 per share on May 14, 2015, to close at $102.71 per share on July 21, 2015.  

A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to review a copy of the Complaint you can visit the firm’s site: http://www.bgandg.com/utx or you may contact Peretz Bronstein, Esq. or his Investor Relations Analyst, Yael Hurwitz of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC at 212-697-6484. If you suffered a loss in United Technologies you have until July 11, 2017 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff.  Your ability to share in any recovery doesn’t require that you serve as a lead plaintiff.

Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is a corporate litigation boutique.  Our primary expertise is the aggressive pursuit of litigation claims on behalf of our clients.  In addition to representing institutions and other investor plaintiffs in class action security litigation, the firm’s expertise includes general corporate and commercial litigation, as well as securities arbitration.   Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contact:
Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC
Peretz Bronstein or Yael Hurwitz 
212-697-6484 | info@bgandg.com 

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