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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 08/02/2019 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: May 28, 2019

According to the Complaint, A.O. Smith is a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks and water treatment products.

The Complaint alleges that during the Class Period, the Defendants failed to disclose that the Company had used a distribution partner, Jiangsu UTP Supply Chain, to artificially inflate the Company’s sales and gross margins in the important Chinese market, and that as a result of this adverse information being withheld from the market, the price of the Company’s stock was artificially inflated during the Class Period.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Consumer Cyclical
Industry: Appliance & Tool
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: E.D. Wisconsin
DOCKET #: 19-CV-00786
JUDGE: Hon. Lynn Adelman
DATE FILED: 05/28/2019
CLASS PERIOD START: 07/26/2016
CLASS PERIOD END: 05/16/2019
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Holzer & Holzer, LLC
  2. Mallery & Zimmerman S.C.
  3. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP
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