* Q4 EPS $1.47 v. year-ago $1.31
* Revenue up less than 1 pct
Jan 25 Diversified U.S. manufacturer
United Technologies Corp (UTX.N) posted a 10.5 percent rise in
profit, helped by growth at its Otis elevator and Hamilton
Sundstrand aircraft electronics units.
The world's biggest maker of elevators and air conditioners
posted fourth-quarter net income attributable to common
shareholders of $1.33 billion, or $1.47 per share, compared with
$1.2 billion, or $1.31 per diluted share, a year earlier.
Revenue was up less than 1 percent.
Chief Executive Louis Chenevert has said the company, which
also makes Sikorsky helicopters and Pratt & Whitney jet engines,
may sell smaller pieces of its broad portfolio of businesses
this year to help fund its biggest-ever acquisition, a $16.5
billion takeover of Goodrich Corp GR.N.
Shares of the Hartford, Connecticut-based company are down
about 4 percent over the past year, while the blue-chip Dow
Jones industrial average .DJI, of which it is a component, is
up 7 percent.
(Reporting By Scott Malone; Editing by Derek Caney)
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