NYSE:AOS - A. O. Smith Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.59 -0.05 (-0.11 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 12:26 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.64
Today's Range$44.88 - $46.22
52-Week Range$40.34 - $68.39
Volume39,800 shs
Average Volume3.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.82 billion
P/E Ratio21.06
Dividend Yield1.91%
Beta1.45
A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; residential and commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings; and water treatment products, including on-the-go filtration bottles, point-of-use carbon and reverse osmosis products, point-of-entry water softeners, and whole-home water filtrations products for residences, restaurants, hotels, and offices. It also provides food and beverage filtration products; expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts; and heat pump and combi boilers, solar units, and air purification products. The company distributes its products through independent wholesale plumbing distributors, as well as through retail channels consisting of hardware and home center chains, and manufacturer representative firms. A. O. Smith Corporation is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:AOS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP83186520
Phone414-359-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio2.16
Quick Ratio1.75

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio21.06
Forward P/E Ratio17.74
P/E Growth1.58

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales2.59
Cash Flow$2.5889 per share
Price / Cash17.61
Book Value$9.60 per share
Price / Book4.75

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.17
Net Income$296.50 million
Net Margins10.83%
Return on Equity24.98%
Return on Assets13.77%

Miscellaneous

Employees16,100
Outstanding Shares169,950,000
Market Cap$7.82 billion
OptionableOptionable

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is A. O. Smith's stock symbol?

A. O. Smith trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AOS."

How often does A. O. Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. This is a positive change from A. O. Smith's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. View A. O. Smith's Dividend History.

When did A. O. Smith's stock split? How did A. O. Smith's stock split work?

Shares of A. O. Smith split before market open on Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Wednesday, October 5th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of A. O. Smith stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The industrial products company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.63 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $754.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $805.92 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 10.83% and a return on equity of 24.98%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.54 EPS. View A. O. Smith's Earnings History.

When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for A. O. Smith.

What guidance has A. O. Smith issued on next quarter's earnings?

A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.57-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.27 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of prior $2.59-2.63.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $63.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for A. O. Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for A. O. Smith?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for A. O. Smith.

Has A. O. Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AOS stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of A. O. Smith's key competitors?

Who are A. O. Smith's key executives?

A. O. Smith's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ajita G. Rajendra, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Wheeler, CEO, Pres, COO & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. John J. Kita, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)
  • Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ding Wei, Sr. VP (Age 55)

Who are A. O. Smith's major shareholders?

A. O. Smith's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.93%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (3.92%), Brown Advisory Inc. (3.03%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.34%), Select Equity Group L.P. (2.27%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.12%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Peter R Martineau, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, Wei Ding, Wilfridus M Brouwer and William P Greubel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for A. O. Smith.

Which institutional investors are selling A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Select Equity Group L.P., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Wei Ding, Wilfridus M Brouwer and William P Greubel. View Insider Buying and Selling for A. O. Smith.

Which institutional investors are buying A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DF Dent & Co. Inc., Brown Advisory Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Dudley & Shanley Inc., Glenmede Trust Co. NA and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for A. O. Smith.

How do I buy shares of A. O. Smith?

Shares of AOS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is A. O. Smith's stock price today?

One share of AOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.71.

How big of a company is A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $7.82 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $296.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis. A. O. Smith employs 16,100 workers across the globe.

What is A. O. Smith's official website?

The official website for A. O. Smith is http://www.aosmith.com.

How can I contact A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith's mailing address is 11270 WEST PARK PLACE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53224. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 414-359-4000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for A. O. Smith (NYSE AOS)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  351 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  338 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  689
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about A. O. Smith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AOS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AOS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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