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NYSE:AOSA. O. Smith Stock Price, Forecast & News

$50.01
+0.24 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.70
Now: $50.01
$50.60
50-Day Range
$44.45
MA: $48.67
$53.30
52-Week Range
$33.81
Now: $50.01
$53.72
Volume658,500 shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.06 billion
P/E Ratio27.33
Dividend Yield1.92%
Beta1.27
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 and State 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. A. O. Smith Corporation was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.64 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$2.83 per share
Book Value$10.29 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,100
Market Cap$8.06 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$50.01
+0.24 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $39.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AOS stock has increased by 25.1% and is now trading at $50.01.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of A. O. Smith?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The industrial products company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $663.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $664.82 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 10.72% and a return on equity of 18.38%.
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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 Monday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, August 17th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 30th.
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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 created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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 share buyback program on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 4.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.72 to $1.86 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.81.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect A. O. Smith's share price to reach $44.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.0%.
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Has A. O. Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AOS stock have trended negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a media sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage 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 effect on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,460,000 shares, a decline of 17.0% from the May 31st total of 8,990,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,630,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.6 days. Currently, 5.7% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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), Procter & Gamble (PG), Walmart (WMT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Boeing (BA) and Mcdonald's (MCD).

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

A. O. Smith's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bessemer Group Inc. (1.53%), ProShare Advisors LLC (1.24%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.95%), Ensign Peak Advisors Inc (0.94%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.81%) and AJO LP (0.79%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin.
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Which major investors are selling A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ProShare Advisors LLC, Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, Nuance Investments LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Federated Hermes Inc., FMR LLC, UBS Group AG, and Anchor Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Mark D Smith, and Paul W Jones.
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Which major investors are buying A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AJO LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bessemer Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Bank of Montreal Can, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and FIL Ltd.
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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 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 $50.01.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $8.06 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 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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