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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 11/16/2018 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: November 15, 2018

According to the Complaint, McDermott International, Inc. ("McDermott" or the Company) purports to provide engineering, procurement, construction, and installation and technology solutions to the energy industry. McDermott purportedly designs and builds infrastructure and technology solutions to transport and transform oil and gas into a variety of products.

According to the press release issued by Plaintiff's law firm, on October 30, 2018, after the close of trading, McDermott reported financial results for third quarter 2018 that fell far below analysts’ estimates. McDermott reported revenues of $2.29 billion, compared to midpoint estimates of $2.51 billion, and earnings per share of $0.20, versus midpoint estimates of $0.29. The Company also reported a $744 million change in the value of certain projects it had acquired from Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (“CB&I”). And, the Company further disclosed plans to sell McDermott’s storage tank business and its U.S. pipe fabrication business, as those businesses, “are not core to the Company’s long term strategic objectives.”

The Complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the Company was facing strong headwinds and would fail to meet revenue and earnings estimates; (2) that there were material problems with the integration of the CB&I business; (3) that certain CB&I projects were reasonably likely to incur higher costs; (4) that, as a result, the fair value of these CB&I projects would be materially impacted; and (5) that, as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ positive statements about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Energy
Industry: Oil & Gas Operations
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: MDR
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: S.D. Texas
DOCKET #: 18-CV-04330
JUDGE: Hon. Alfred H Bennett
DATE FILED: 11/15/2018
CLASS PERIOD START: 01/24/2018
CLASS PERIOD END: 10/30/2018
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP
    1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 , Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, CA 90067
    (310) 201-9150 (310) 432-1495 ·
  2. Kendall Law Group, LLP
    3232 McKinney, Ste 700, Kendall Law Group, LLP, TX 75204
    214.744.3000 214.744.3000 ·
  3. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
    3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, PA 19020
    215.638.4847 215.638.4867 ·
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