About A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS)
A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; residential and commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large 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 filtrations 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 pump and combi boilers, solar units, and air purification products. The company 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. A. O. Smith Corporation is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Household appliances
Trailing P/E Ratio28.97
Forward P/E Ratio24.26
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$3.00 billion
Price / Sales3.59
Cash Flow$2.6107 per share
Price / Cash24.07
Book Value$9.60 per share
Price / Book6.55
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.17
Net Income$296.50 million
Return on Equity23.77%
Return on Assets12.73%
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 9th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.18 per share on Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 27th. 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 Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly minted 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 were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?
A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 25th. The industrial products company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.02. The industrial products company earned $788 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $791.76 million. A. O. Smith had a return on equity of 23.77% and a net margin of 10.10%. The firm's revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.50 EPS. View A. O. Smith's Earnings History.
When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?
What guidance has A. O. Smith issued on next quarter's earnings?
A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.55-2.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.58. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.3-3.32 billion (+10-10.75%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.27 billion.
What price target have analysts set for AOS?
9 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $78.00. On average, they expect A. O. Smith's share price to reach $70.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for A. O. Smith.
Who are some of A. O. Smith's key competitors?
Who are A. O. Smith's key executives?
A. O. Smith's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Ajita G. Rajendra, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 66)
- Mr. Kevin J. Wheeler, Pres, COO & Director (Age 58)
- Mr. John J. Kita, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62)
- Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
- Mr. Ding Wei, Sr. VP (Age 55)
Has A. O. Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about AOS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.89%), Select Equity Group L.P. (2.48%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.15%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.10%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.03%) and Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (1.01%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Peter R Martineau, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, 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 Oak Ridge Investments LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, KBC Group NV, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Robecosam AG. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Paul W Jones, Peter R Martineau, Robert J Heideman, Wei Ding, Wilfridus M Brouwer and William P Greubel. 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 Select Equity Group L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Ostrum Asset Management and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is A. O. Smith's stock price today?
One share of AOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.84.
How big of a company is A. O. Smith?
A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $10.76 billion and generates $3.00 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $296.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis. A. O. Smith employs 16,100 workers across the globe.
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]
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