AZZ, Inc. (NYSE: AZZ)

DEFENDANT NAME: AZZ, Inc.
STOCK SYMBOL: NYSE: AZZ
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PRACTICE AREA: Investor Fraud
STATUS: Investigation
CLASS PERIOD: April 1, 2015 - January 9, 2018
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510-725-3000 AZZ@hbsslaw.com

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in AZZ, Inc. (NYSE: AZZ) to management's admission of certain improper accounting and to the firm's investigation into potential securities law violations.

If you purchased or otherwise acquired securities of AZZ between April 1, 2015 and January 9, 2018 and suffered losses contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP.  For more information contact Reed Kathrein, who is leading the firm's investigation, by calling 510-715-3000 or emailing AZZ@hbsslaw.com.

On January 9, 2018, AZZ announced in a press release filed with the SEC that the Company “upon the recommendation of the Company’s management and in consultation with the Company’s Audit Committee and the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm, BDO USA, LLP, on January 4, 2018 determined that the Company historically should have accounted differently for certain contracts within its Energy Segment.”

AZZ also announced it is investigating the accounting impacts on certain annual and quarterly historical financial statements dating back to the Company’s fiscal year ended February 28, 2015.

This news drove the price of AZZ shares down as much as $4.00, or about 8%, during intraday trading on January 9, 2018.

“We’re focused on the extent of any adjustments to correct AZZ’s historical financial statements and, if material, on damages to AZZ investors,” said Hagens Berman partner Reed Kathrein.

Whistleblowers:  Persons with non-public information regarding AZZ 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 510-725-3000 or email AZZ@hbsslaw.com.


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