RTX 2-WEEK DEADLINE ALERT: Hagens Berman, National Trial Attorneys, Encourages RTX Corporation (RTX) Investors with Substantial Losses to Contact Firm’s Attorneys Before Oct. 2nd Deadline in Securities Fraud Class Action
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Sep 18, 2023, 5:21 PM ET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 18, 2023 / Hagens Berman urges RTX Corporation f/k/a Raytheon Technologies Corporation (NYSE:RTX) investors who suffered substantial losses to submit your losses now. The Firm also encourages persons with knowledge that might assist the investigation to contact its attorneys.
Class Period: Feb. 8, 2021 - July 25, 2023
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: Oct. 2, 2023
Contact An Attorney Now: RTX@hbsslaw.com
RTX Corporation (RTX) Securities Fraud Class Action:
The litigation focuses on RTX's disclosures about its manufacturing quality controls within its Pratt & Whitney engine program.
The complaint alleges that RTX made false or misleading statements and failed to disclose that: (1) its engines had been affected from at least 2015 - 2020 by a quality control issue; and (2) this issue would require RTX to recall and reinspect many engines, affecting its customers and harming its business.
Investors learned the truth on July 25, 2023, when Reuters reported that contamination in the metal used to manufacture the Pratt & Whitney engine parts meant that 1,200 of the more than 3,000 engines built of the twin-engine Airbus A320neo between 2015 and 2021 must be removed and inspected for micro cracks.
The same day, RTX reduced its 2023 free cash flow guidance by about $500 million (or about 10%) and blamed this on "recent" findings of contamination in the metal used to make its Pratt & Whitney engine parts that would require potentially hundreds of accelerated engine inspections.
During the earnings call, management revealed "[i]t's going to be expensive" and "[t]his is an issue that we first uncovered back in 2020 when we had an incident with the V2500 turbine disc."
On Sept. 11, 2023, RTX announced that approximately 600 to 700 engines would be removed for shop visits, it would incur a $3 billion pre-tax charge during Q3 2023, and it cut its full-year sales outlook.
These events sent the price of RTX shares significantly lower.
"We're focused on investors' losses and proving RTX misled investors about its manufacturing quality controls and, recently, its claim to have remediated the contamination issue in 2021," said Reed Kathrein, the Hagens Berman partner leading the investigation.
If you invested in RTX Corporation and have substantial losses, or have knowledge that may assist the firm's investigation, click here to discuss your legal rights with Hagens Berman.
Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding RTX Corporation should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program. Under the new program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Reed Kathrein at 844-916-0895 or email RTX@hbsslaw.com.
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Reed Kathrein, 844-916-0895
SOURCE: Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
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