NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- United Technologies Corp. shares are gaining by 0.99% to $85.75 on Tuesday afternoon, ahead of the company's fourth quarter fiscal 2015 earnings results, which are due out on Wednesday before the opening bell. 

Analysts are anticipating earnings to be $1.52 a share on revenue of $15.35 billion.

The latest results are projected to be lower than last year's fourth quarter results of $1.62 a share on revenue of $16.996 billion.

Investors will be curious to see how much of an impact the slowing Chinese economy will have on the company's latest financial data as sales in the previous quarter were hurt by the shift away from an economy based on manufacturing capabilities to a services-oriented economy, according to Forbes

Overall, U.S. stocks were higher today, boosted by rallying oil futures and robust company earnings. 

Separately, TheStreet Ratings currently has a Buy rating on the stock with a letter grade of B-.

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The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity.

Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

You can view the full analysis from the report here: UTX

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