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EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against A.O. Smith Corporation; Encourages Investors with Losses over $100K to Contact the Firm – AOS

May 16, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2019--

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces it is investigating potential securities claims on behalf of shareholders of A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) resulting from allegations that A.O. Smith may have issued materially misleading business information to the investing public.

On May 16, 2019, J. Capital published a report alleging that A.O. Smith has a material undisclosed partner, Jiangsu UTP Supply Chain, that acts like the Company and allows it to “stuff” distributors and inflate gross margins. The report further alleged that A.O. Smith “[f]ailed to disclose the sharp decline under way in China, where sales will fall 16-21% this year”, “[o]ver-reported sales and under-reported inventory since at least 2015”, and “has major governance problems both inside and outside China.”

On this news, A.O. Smith’s stock price fell $3.02 per share, or 6.27%, to close at $44.27 per share on May 16, 2019.

Rosen Law Firm is preparing a class action lawsuit to recover losses suffered by A.O. Smith investors. If you purchased shares of A.O. Smith please visit the firm’s website at http://www.rosenlegal.com/cases-register-1575.html to join the class action. You may also contact Phillip Kim of Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via email at pkim@rosenlegal.com or cases@rosenlegal.com.

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Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation. Rosen Law Firm was Ranked No. 1 by ISS Securities Class Action Services for number of securities class action settlements in 2017. The firm has been ranked in the top 3 each year since 2013. Rosen Law Firm has secured hundreds of millions of dollars for investors.

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CONTACT: Laurence Rosen, Esq.

Phillip Kim, Esq.

The Rosen Law Firm, P.A.

275 Madison Avenue, 34thFloor

New York, NY 10016

Tel: (212) 686-1060

Toll Free: (866) 767-3653

Fax: (212) 202-3827

lrosen@rosenlegal.com

pkim@rosenlegal.com

cases@rosenlegal.com

www.rosenlegal.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES ASIA PACIFIC NORTH AMERICA CHINA NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

SOURCE: Rosen Law Firm

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