A.O. Smith Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:AOS)

About A.O. Smith Corp.

A.O. Smith Corp. logoA. O. Smith Corporation operates its business through two segments, which include North America and Rest of World. The Company's Rest of World segment primarily comprises China, Europe and India. The Rest of World segment supplies water heaters to the residential market in China with a range of product offering, including electric, gas, gas tankless, heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers. The Company's North America segment serves residential and commercial end markets in North America with a range of products, including water heaters, boilers and other. Its North America segment also manufactures and globally markets specialty commercial water heating equipment, condensing and non-condensing boilers and water systems tanks. Primarily for Asia, its Rest of World segment also manufactures and markets water treatment products. The Company also markets in-home air purification products in China.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Electrical Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Building Products
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AOS
  • CUSIP: 83186520
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $99.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $94.95
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $85.80
  • 52-Week Range: $60.30 - $99.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.86
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.00
  • P/E Growth: 2.35
  • Market Cap: $8.58B
  • Outstanding Shares: 87,246,000
  • Beta: 1.49
  • Net Margins: 12.23%
  • Return on Equity: 21.57%
  • Return on Assets: 11.88%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 2.35%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.97%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $87.00 (11.14% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetBuy$111.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$106.00View Rating Details
7/14/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$103.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
6/17/2016Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/8/2016KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$88.00View Rating Details
3/8/2016Northland SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
3/8/2016Northcoast ResearchInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
2/1/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$71.00 -> $72.00View Rating Details
1/31/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperform$80.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
10/6/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Initiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
9/22/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$80.00View Rating Details
5/13/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageHold$73.00View Rating Details
4/27/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/28/2015Boenning ScattergoodInitiated CoverageOutperform$62.00View Rating Details
12/12/2014Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q216$0.90$0.98$696.69 million$667.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.76$0.83$651.48 million$636.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2016Q415$0.84$0.90$675.57 million$639.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.79$0.82$650.27 million$625.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.66$0.79$629.12 million$653.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$0.62$0.65$610.20 million$618.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2015Q414$0.61$0.64$610.27 million$626.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.57$0.59$584.30 million$581.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.60$0.66$597.97 million$595.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$0.53$0.54$559.51 million$552.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2014Q4$0.51$0.52$564.85 million$558.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2013Q313$0.43$0.54$509.77 million$536.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.43$0.52$515.96 million$549.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.77$0.96$504.78 million$509.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.81$0.93$499.96 million$524.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2012$0.69$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2012$0.67$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2012$0.61$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2012$0.64$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2011$0.48$0.58ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.50$0.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.47$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.54$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.64 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.08 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.72$0.83$0.77
Q2 201610$0.86$0.96$0.91
Q3 20168$0.86$0.93$0.89
Q4 20169$0.88$0.97$0.92
Q1 20172$0.89$0.96$0.93
Q2 20173$1.08$1.13$1.11
Q3 20173$0.96$1.05$1.01
Q4 20173$1.04$1.10$1.06
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:0.98%
Dividend Growth:28.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.20% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.37% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.53% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:10 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 76.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/29/2016Wilfridus M BrouwerInsiderSell6,200$93.29$578,398.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2016Mark D SmithDirectorSell1,146$93.76$107,448.96View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Peter R MartineauSVPSell3,800$83.10$315,780.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Ajita G RajendraCEOSell5,000$83.70$418,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Charles T LauberSVPSell1,072$83.54$89,554.88View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Ajita G RajendraCEOSell20,000$82.74$1,654,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016John J KitaCFOSell11,000$80.55$886,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Ronald D BrownDirectorSell4,000$80.69$322,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2016Paul W JonesDirectorSell80,400$78.77$6,333,108.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Idelle K WolfDirectorSell1,871$79.00$147,809.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Idelle K WolfDirectorSell5,000$78.56$392,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Wei DingInsiderSell8,182$78.16$639,505.12View SEC Filing  
4/29/2016Robert J HeidemanVPSell12,000$76.93$923,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016William P. GreubelDirectorSell8,709$69.25$603,098.25View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Ajita G. RajendraCEOSell9,945$65.80$654,381.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016John J. KitaCFOSell3,156$65.77$207,570.12View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Paul R. DanaVPSell436$65.78$28,680.08View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Paul W. JonesDirectorSell11,578$65.79$761,716.62View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Randall S. BednarSVPSell1,148$65.76$75,492.48View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Wilfridus M. BrouwerinsiderSell1,303$65.75$85,672.25View SEC Filing  
2/3/2016James F. SternVPSell13,416$68.30$916,312.80View SEC Filing  
12/21/2015William L. Vallett, Jr.CEOSell464$77.29$35,862.56View SEC Filing  
12/11/2015Wei DinginsiderSell1,375$77.58$106,672.50View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Robert J. HeidemanVPSell3,216$80.30$258,244.80View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015John J. KitaCFOSell5,397$80.15$432,569.55View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Patricia K. AckermanVPSell3,334$80.69$269,020.46View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Randall S. BednarSVPSell13,000$80.50$1,046,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Mark A. PetrarcainsiderSell14,000$76.46$1,070,440.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Charles T. LauberSVPSell3,200$76.50$244,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2015Wilfridus M. BrouwerinsiderSell15,933$73.38$1,169,163.54View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Wei DingInsiderSell8,236$63.30$521,338.80View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Ajita G RajendraCEOSell23,609$62.44$1,474,145.96View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015John J KitaCFOSell15,632$62.15$971,528.80View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Paul W JonesDirectorSell18,181$62.37$1,133,948.97View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Randall S BednarSVPSell1,437$62.22$89,410.14View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Robert J HeidemanVPSell1,774$62.21$110,360.54View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Wilfridus M BrouwerInsiderSell2,102$62.21$130,765.42View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Paul W JonesDirectorSell39,290$61.43$2,413,584.70View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Randall S BednarSVPSell11,700$61.25$716,625.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Stephen AndersonInsiderSell4,667$59.49$277,639.83View SEC Filing  
1/29/2015William P GreubelDirectorSell8,614$58.91$507,450.74View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Mark A PetrarcaInsiderSell13,800$54.71$754,998.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Patricia K AckermanVPSell4,933$54.80$270,328.40View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Bruce M SmithDirectorSell14,300$54.51$779,493.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Wilfridus M BrouwerInsiderSell25,200$49.29$1,242,108.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2014Paul W JonesDirectorSell20,000$49.69$993,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014Stephen AndersonInsiderSell3,854$46.87$180,636.98View SEC Filing  
4/25/2014Paul JonesDirectorSell25,000$47.34$1,183,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Wei DingInsiderSell2,533$49.07$124,294.31View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014James SternVPSell7,033$46.79$329,074.07View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Ajita RajendraCEOSell4,020$46.66$187,573.20View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014James SternVPSell2,840$46.67$132,542.80View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014John KitaCFOSell1,507$46.67$70,331.69View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Mark PetrarcaInsiderSell2,752$46.67$128,435.84View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Paul JonesChairmanSell22,744$46.70$1,062,144.80View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Randall BednarSVPSell1,559$46.68$72,774.12View SEC Filing  
1/31/2014William GreubelDirectorSell8,509$47.25$402,050.25View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Patricia AckermanVPSell3,300$53.09$175,197.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Wilfridus BrouwerVPSell6,150$52.59$323,428.50View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013James F SternVPSell13,410$51.45$689,944.50View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Steve W RettlerSVPSell5,764$50.54$291,312.56View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Wei DingSVPSell5,669$50.24$284,810.56View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013John J KitaCFOSell8,000$51.01$408,080.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Mark A PetrarcaInsiderSell15,000$50.28$754,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Paul W JonesDirectorSell40,000$50.18$2,007,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013John J KitaCFOSell12,900$43.15$556,635.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Wilfridus BrouwerVPSell21,150$41.82$884,493.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Ronald BrownDirectorSell6,000$42.01$252,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Kevin J WheelerVPSell6,800$41.88$284,784.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Mark A PetrarcaInsiderSell22,800$42.04$958,512.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Stephen AndersonInsiderSell10,102$40.45$408,625.90View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Paul W JonesMajor ShareholderSell40,000$40.84$1,633,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Robert J HeidemanVPSell3,300$40.97$135,201.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2013Idelle K WolfDirectorSell8,000$38.23$305,840.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff