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

$40.12
+0.52 (+1.31 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 03:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
$38.76
Now: $40.12
$42.56
50-Day Range
$39.60
MA: $44.53
$48.54
52-Week Range
$38.76
Now: $40.12
$56.66
Volume3.52 million shs
Average Volume1.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.54 billion
P/E Ratio17.99
Dividend Yield2.42%
Beta1.55
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$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$2.69 per share
Book Value$10.22 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$6.54 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (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, January 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, February 18th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. 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 on Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly created shares were payable 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 authorized a stock repurchase plan on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $750.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $776.33 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 12.36% and a return on equity of 21.77%. The firm's revenue was down 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.74 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, May 5th 2020. 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40-$2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.13-$3.16 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.09 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $49.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% 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, 8 hold ratings and 2 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?

Media stories about AOS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 coverage optimism score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company'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 during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 13,690,000 shares, an increase of 69.6% from the January 30th total of 8,070,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,550,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.8 days. Approximately 10.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Altria Group (MO), Lowe's Companies (LOW), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), CVS Health (CVS) and Starbucks (SBUX).

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 (5.69%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.47%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.43%), ProShare Advisors LLC (1.33%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.25%) and Bessemer Group Inc. (1.17%). 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 and Wilfridus M Brouwer. 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Evercore Wealth Management LLC, Eaton Vance Management, Bank of America Corp DE, State Street Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Duality Advisers LP. 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 and Ronald D Brown. View Insider Buying and Selling for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, 1832 Asset Management L.P., Man Group plc, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bessemer Group Inc. 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, 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 $40.12.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $6.54 billion and generates $2.99 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $370 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.22 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:  419 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  443 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  862
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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