Astec Industries, Inc. (ASTE)

Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Astec Industries, Inc. (“Astec” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: ASTE). Investors who purchased Astec securities are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist the investigation.

The investigation concerns whether Astec has violated federal securities laws.

Investigation Details:

On November 1, 2023, Astec announced disappointing results for its third quarter (“Q3”) of 2023, including a Q3 non-GAAP loss-per-share of $0.01, missing consensus estimates by $0.63, and Q3 revenue of $303.1 million, missing consensus estimates by $29.67 million and representing a 3.8% year-over-year decline.  Astec disclosed that its disappointing Q3 earnings performance was “largely due to a litigation loss contingency of $6.4 million involving equipment sold in 2017 [that] negatively impacted diluted EPS and Adjusted EPS by $0.28”.  Commenting on these results, Astec’s Chief Executive Officer Jaco van der Merwe also revealed that “[s]olid operating performance in [Q3] was masked by a $6.4 million litigation loss contingency in the Materials Solutions group.”  On this news, Astec’s stock price fell $8.89 per share, or 22.2%, to close at $31.15 per share on November 1, 2023.

What’s Next?

If you are aware of any facts relating to this investigation or purchased Astec securities, you can assist this investigation. You can also contact Peretz Bronstein or his law clerk and client relations manager, Yael Nathanson of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC: 332-239-2660.

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