NYSE:AOS

A. O. Smith Stock Forecast, Price & News

$65.28
-1.38 (-2.07 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$64.95
$66.48
50-Day Range
$65.28
$73.71
52-Week Range
$51.04
$73.81
Volume2.17 million shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.39 billion
P/E Ratio24.00
Dividend Yield1.56%
Beta1.06
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About A. O. Smith

A. O. Smith Corp. manufactures residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks and water treatment products. It operates through the following two segments: North America and Rest of World. The North America segment manufactures and markets comprehensive lines of residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks. The Rest of World segment comprises of China, Europe, and India; and manufactures and markets water treatment products. The company was founded by Charles Jeremiah Smith in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

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2.43 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

64th out of 240 stocks

Household Appliances Industry

3rd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is A. O. Smith a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but A. O. Smith wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,730,000 shares, an increase of 13.2% from the July 15th total of 4,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 942,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 3.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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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 Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.08. The industrial products company had revenue of $859.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $825.48 million. A. O. Smith had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 24.38% and a net margin of 13.69%. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.45 EPS.
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How has A. O. Smith's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $39.97 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AOS stock has increased by 63.3% and is now trading at $65.28.
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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 12th. Investors of record on Friday, July 30th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, August 16th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 29th.
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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 1.56%. The dividend payout ratio of A. O. Smith is 48.15%. 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 32.20% 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 before market open on Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly issued 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.

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

A. O. Smith updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.700-$2.760 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.700. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $88.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $63.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.9%.
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Who are A. O. Smith's key executives?

A. O. Smith's management team includes the following people:
  • Kevin J. Wheeler, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Samuel M. Carver, Senior Vice President-Global Operations
  • Charles T. Lauber, Chief Financial Officer
  • Robert J. Heideman, Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Melissa Scheppele, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

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.

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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).

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (9.49%), BlackRock Inc. (6.89%), State Street Corp (5.37%), Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (2.49%), Invesco Ltd. (1.75%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.63%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Bruce M Smith, Daniel L Kempken, David R Warren, Gene C Wulf, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Mark R Allen, Patricia K Ackerman, 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 Invesco Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., State Street Corp, Bessemer Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, and Mackenzie Financial Corp. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Bruce M Smith, Daniel L Kempken, David R Warren, Gene C Wulf, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, Mark A Petrarca, Mark R Allen, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, 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 Macquarie Group Ltd., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Electron Capital Partners LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, and American Century Companies Inc..
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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.
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What is A. O. Smith's stock price today?

One share of AOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.28.

How much money does A. O. Smith make?

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $10.39 billion and generates $2.90 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $344.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.16 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does A. O. Smith have?

A. O. Smith employs 13,900 workers across the globe.

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) 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., Clean Water Testing LLC, GSW Inc., Hague, Hague Europe LLC, Hague Quality Water, Lochinvar LLC, Lochinvar Limited, 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 Financial Services LLC, Water-Right Inc, Water-Right Services LLC, Waterboss Europe SRL, William R. Hague Inc., and Yueyang Zhongmin Special Electrical Machinery Co. Ltd.

When was A. O. Smith founded?

A. O. Smith was founded in 1874.

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

The official website for A. O. Smith is www.aosmith.com.

Where are A. O. Smith's headquarters?

A. O. Smith is headquartered at 11270 WEST PARK PLACE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53224.

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 9/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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