NYSE:AOS

A. O. Smith (AOS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$85.68
+0.31 (+0.36%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$84.89
$85.72
50-Day Range
$82.79
$89.88
52-Week Range
$63.88
$89.96
Volume
634,854 shs
Average Volume
948,932 shs
Market Capitalization
$12.57 billion
P/E Ratio
22.20
Dividend Yield
1.49%
Price Target
$90.67

A. O. Smith MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.14 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.8% Upside
$90.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.02% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.49
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.11mentions of A. O. Smith in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$7.98 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7.35%
From $4.08 to $4.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.59 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

13th out of 166 stocks

Household Appliances Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About A. O. Smith Stock (NYSE:AOS)

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, heat pumps, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; boilers for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings, as well as homes, apartments, and condominiums; and water treatment products comprising point-of-entry water softeners, well water solutions, and whole-home water filtration products, and point-of-use carbon and reverse osmosis products for residences, restaurants, hotels, and offices. It also provides commercial water treatment and filtration product; expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts; and electric wall-hung, gas tankless, combi-boiler, and heat pump and solar water heaters. The company offers its products under the A. O. Smith, State, Lochinvar, Hague, Water-Right, Master Water, Atlantic Filter, and Water Tec brands. It distributes its products through independent wholesale plumbing distributors, as well as to retail channels consisting of hardware and home center chains, and manufacturer representative firms; and offers Aquasana branded products directly to consumers through e-commerce channels. A. O. Smith Corporation was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AOS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
4/25/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/15 Dividend
4/29/2024
Dividend Payable
5/15/2024
Today
5/17/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Household appliances
Sub-Industry
Building Products
CUSIP
83186520
Employees
12,000
Year Founded
1874

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$90.67
High Stock Price Target
$95.00
Low Stock Price Target
$87.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+5.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.14
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$556.60 million
Pretax Margin
19.53%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.85 billion
Cash Flow
$4.37 per share
Book Value
$12.83 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
142,710,000
Market Cap
$12.57 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.27

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AOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell A. O. Smith stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" AOS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AOS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is A. O. Smith's stock price target for 2024?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for A. O. Smith's shares. Their AOS share price targets range from $87.00 to $95.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $90.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AOS shares performed in 2024?

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $82.44 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, AOS stock has increased by 3.9% and is now trading at $85.6750.
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Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,660,000 shares, a drop of 6.9% from the March 31st total of 3,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.6 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The industrial products company reported $1.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.99 by $0.01. The industrial products company had revenue of $978.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $995.91 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 14.94% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.94%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.94 EPS.
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How often does A. O. Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Wednesday, May 15th. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th.
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Is A. O. Smith a good dividend stock?

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.48%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 30 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 33.16%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.22% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did A. O. Smith's stock split?

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 created shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, October 5th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

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

A. O. Smith updated its FY24 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.90-$4.15 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $4.08. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.970-$4.050 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.01 billion.

What is Kevin J. Wheeler's approval rating as A. O. Smith's CEO?

10 employees have rated A. O. Smith Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. Wheeler on Glassdoor.com. Kevin J. Wheeler has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of A. O. Smith own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other A. O. Smith investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Procter & Gamble (PG), Walmart (WMT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Chevron (CVX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and PepsiCo (PEP).

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

A. O. Smith's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.70%), ProShare Advisors LLC (1.46%), Earnest Partners LLC (1.35%), Sei Investments Co. (0.90%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (0.68%) and Robeco Schweiz AG (0.65%). Insiders that own company stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Benjamin A Otchere, Bruce M Smith, Daniel L Kempken, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark D Smith, Michael M Larsen, Robert J Heideman and Samuel M Carver.
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How do I buy shares of A. O. Smith?

Shares of AOS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does A. O. Smith have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of A. O. Smith: A. O. Smith (China) Environmental Products Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith (China) Investment Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith (China) Water Heater Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith (China) Water Products Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith (Hong Kong) Limited, A. O. Smith (Shanghai) HVAC Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith (Wuhan) HVAC Co. Ltd., A. O. Smith Enterprises Ltd., A. O. Smith Holdings (Barbados) SRL, A. O. Smith India Water Products Private Limited, A. O. Smith L’eau chaude S.a.r.l., A. O. Smith Vietnam Company Limited, A. O. Smith Water FZE, A. O. Smith Water Treatment (North America) Holdings Inc., A. O. Smith Water Treatment (North America) Inc., A.O. Smith (Shanghai) Water Treatment Products Co., A.O. Smith Electrical Products, A.O. Smith Holdings I B.V., A.O. Smith Holdings II B.V., A.O. Smith Holdings III B.V., A.O. Smith International Holdings B.V., A.O. Smith Products v.o.f., A.O. Smith Water Products Company B.V., AO Smith Su Teknolojileri Anonim Sirketi, AOS Holding Company, American Water Heater Company, Applied Energy Recovery Systems, Aquasana Inc., GSW Inc., Giant Factories, Hague, Hague Europe LLC, Hague Quality Water, Lochinvar LLC, Lochinvar Limited, Master Water Conditioning, Mineral-Right Inc., Products de Agua S. de R.L. de C.V., SICO Acquisition LLC, State Industries LLC., Takagi - A. O. Smith Tankless Water Heater Company LLC, Water-Right, Water-Right Inc, Waterboss Europe SRL, and Yueyang Zhongmin Special Electrical Machinery Co. Ltd.
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This page (NYSE:AOS) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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