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INVESTOR ALERT: Kirby McInerney LLP Continues Investigation of Shareholder Claims Against A.O. Smith Corporation

May 16, 2019

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

The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP is investigating potential claims against A.O. Smith Corporation (“A.O. Smith” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AOS ). This investigation concerns whether A.O. Smith has violated federal securities laws and/or engaged in other unlawful business practices.

On May 16, 2019, J Capital Research published a report raising questions about A.O. Smith’s revenue from China as well as its access to $539 million—or about 84% of the Company’s total cash at year end 2018—deposited in China. On this news, shares of A.O. Smith fell $3.02, approximately 6.27%, to close at $45.12 on May 16, 2019.

If you acquired A.O. Smith securities, have information, or would like to learn more about these claims, please contact Thomas W. Elrod of Kirby McInerney LLP at 212-371-6600, by email at investigations@kmllp.com, or by filling out this contact form, to discuss your rights or interests with respect to these matters without any cost to you.

Kirby McInerney LLP is a New York-based plaintiffs’ law firm concentrating in securities, antitrust, and whistleblower litigation. The firm’s efforts on behalf of shareholders in securities litigation have resulted in recoveries totaling billions of dollars. Additional information about the firm can be found at Kirby McInerney LLP’s website: www.kmllp.com.

This press release may be considered Attorney Advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules.

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CONTACT: Kirby McInerney LLP

Thomas W. Elrod, Esq., (212) 371-6600

investigations@kmllp.com

www.kmllp.com

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

SOURCE: Kirby McInerney LLP

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