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

$46.52
-0.27 (-0.58 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$46.27
Now: $46.52
$47.78
50-Day Range
$45.31
MA: $49.23
$52.19
52-Week Range
$40.38
Now: $46.52
$56.66
Volume1.93 million shs
Average Volume1.42 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.59 billion
P/E Ratio17.82
Dividend Yield2.11%
Beta1.48
A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. It operates through two segments, North America and Rest of World. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; residential and commercial boilers for space heating applications in hospitals, schools, hotels, and other 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 filtration products for residences, restaurants, hotels, and offices. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP83186520
Phone414-359-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.13 per share
Book Value$10.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$444.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$7.59 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, October 10th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 30th. This is an increase from A. O. Smith's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View A. O. Smith's Dividend History.

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

A. O. Smith shares split on the morning of Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly issued shares were distributed 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 will A. O. Smith's stock buyback program work?

A. O. Smith announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The industrial products company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.53. The industrial products company had revenue of $728.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $752.61 million. A. O. Smith had a return on equity of 23.66% and a net margin of 13.26%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.61 earnings per share. 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, February 4th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for A. O. Smith.

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

A. O. Smith updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.25-2.28 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.35.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

11 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect A. O. Smith's share price to reach $54.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for A. O. Smith.

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

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 4 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 articles about AOS stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a news sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for A. O. Smith.

Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,320,000 shares, an increase of 12.4% from the September 30th total of 6,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,380,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.3 days. Currently, 5.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View A. O. Smith's Current Options Chain.

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

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Boeing (BA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Altria Group (MO), 3M (MMM), AT&T (T) and Walmart (WMT).

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 67)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Wheeler, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mark A. Petrarca, Sr. VP of HR & Public Affairs (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ding Wei, Sr. VP & Pres of A. O. Smith China (Age 56)

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

A. O. Smith's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.94%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.16%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (0.82%), Anchor Capital Advisors LLC (0.61%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.57%) and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.38%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Helen E Gurholt, John J Kita, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, Wallace E Goodwin, 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 Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Robecosam AG, Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Man Group plc, Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin. 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 State Street Corp, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Pembroke Management LTD, First Trust Advisors LP, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Millennium Management LLC and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of AOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.52.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $7.59 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $444.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. A. O. Smith employs 16,300 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About A. O. Smith.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  401 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  419 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  820
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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