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NYSE:AOS

A. O. Smith Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.19
-1.30 (-2.39 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.08
Now: $53.19
$54.14
50-Day Range
$53.92
MA: $56.17
$58.78
52-Week Range
$33.81
Now: $53.19
$58.97
Volume3.37 million shs
Average Volume1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.59 billion
P/E Ratio27.28
Dividend Yield1.91%
Beta1.06
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. 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 pumps, combi-boilers, solar tank units, and air purification products. The company offers its products primarily under the A. O. Smith, State, Lochinvar, and water softener brands. It 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; and offers Aquasana branded products directly to consumers through e-commerce, as well as other online retailers. The company was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.37 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

14th out of 398 stocks

Household Appliances Industry

2nd out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
CUSIP83186520
Phone414-359-4000
Employees15,100
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$2.58 per share
Book Value$10.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$8.59 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$53.19
-1.30 (-2.39 %)
(As of 01/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has A. O. Smith's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $39.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AOS stock has increased by 33.1% and is now trading at $53.19.
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Is A. O. Smith a buy right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" A. O. Smith stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than A. O. Smith?

Wall Street analysts have given A. O. Smith a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but A. O. Smith wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Kevin J. Wheeler's approval rating as A. O. Smith's CEO?

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

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

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to A. O. Smith's earnings call?

A. O. Smith will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The industrial products company reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.14. The industrial products company had revenue of $760 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $718.26 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 11.25% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.29%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.53 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 15th. Investors of record on Friday, January 29th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Tuesday, February 16th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 28th.
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Is A. O. Smith a good dividend stock?

A. O. Smith pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.91%. A. O. Smith has been increasing its dividend for 29 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of A. O. Smith is 46.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, A. O. Smith will have a dividend payout ratio of 44.07% next year. This indicates that A. O. Smith will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did A. O. Smith's stock split? How did A. O. Smith's stock split work?

A. O. Smith's stock 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 has approved a stock buyback program on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which permits the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.95-1.98 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.87.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

12 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect A. O. Smith's share price to reach $51.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%.
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Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,370,000 shares, a drop of 14.2% from the December 15th total of 3,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Walmart (WMT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Chevron (CVX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and PepsiCo (PEP).

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

A. O. Smith's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin J. Wheeler, Chairman, Pres, & CEO (Age 61, Pay $1.93M)
  • Mr. Charles T. Lauber, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $828.7k)
  • Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Petrarca, Sr. VP of HR & Public Affairs (Age 57, Pay $891.01k)
  • Mr. Paul R. Dana, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert J. Heideman, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 54)
  • Ms. S. Melissa Scheppele, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Patricia K. Ackerman, Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Responsibility & Sustainability and Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Daniel L. Kempken, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 48)
  • Mr. Wallace E. Goodwin, Sr. VP (Age 65)

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

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

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

A. O. Smith's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.66%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.26%), Patten & Patten Inc. TN (0.16%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.12%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin.
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Which institutional investors are selling A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, CX Institutional, Retirement Systems of Alabama, TAP Consulting LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Thompson Investment Management Inc., Private Capital Group LLC, and Patten & Patten Inc. TN. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, and Wallace E Goodwin.
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Which institutional investors are buying A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Welch & Forbes LLC, Strs Ohio, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Pendal Group Limited, Tuttle Tactical Management, Lbmc Investment Advisors LLC, and Janney Montgomery Scott LLC.
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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 WeBull, 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 $53.19.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $8.59 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 15,100 workers across the globe.

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

The official website for A. O. Smith is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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