confirmed that it is comfortable with analysts' expectations for the fourth quarter and full year.
The Hartford, Conn., company, which makes Otis elevators and Pratt & Whitney aircraft engines, is expected to report fourth-quarter earnings of 83 cents a share and earnings of $3.54 a share for the year, according to
First Call/Thomson Financial
. The company, a component of the
Dow Jones Industrial Average
, also reiterated that it expects 15% earnings growth for 2001.
Shares of United Technologies were recently trading higher, up $1.56, or 2.3%, to $70.94 in
New York Stock Exchange