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

$48.49
-0.31 (-0.64 %)
(As of 09/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$48.36
Now: $48.49
$49.07
50-Day Range
$43.34
MA: $46.48
$50.52
52-Week Range
$40.34
Now: $48.49
$61.08
Volume938,217 shs
Average Volume1.80 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.97 billion
P/E Ratio18.58
Dividend Yield1.80%
Beta1.53
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$3.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.0497 per share
Book Value$10.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$444.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$7.97 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, August 15th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 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?

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 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 authorized a share repurchase program on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which permits the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The industrial products company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $765.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $812.29 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 13.71% and a return on equity of 24.31%. The company's revenue was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.61 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, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for A. O. Smith.

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

A. O. Smith updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.35-$2.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.67.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

10 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $55.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for A. O. Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 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 headlines about AOS stock have trended negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a news sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for A. O. Smith.

Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 8,804,900 shares, an increase of 10.9% from the July 31st total of 7,941,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,050,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.3 days. Currently, 6.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Boeing (BA), AT&T (T), Walmart (WMT), Altria Group (MO), Starbucks (SBUX) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.59%), BlackRock Inc. (7.00%), BlackRock Inc. (7.11%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (2.28%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.99%) and Invesco Ltd. (1.61%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Helen E Gurholt, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Peter R Martineau, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, Wallace E Goodwin, Wei Ding, Wilfridus M Brouwer and William P Greubel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for A. O. Smith.

Which major investors are selling A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Brown Advisory Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin. View Insider Buying and Selling for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Bessemer Group 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, 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 $48.49.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $7.97 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $444.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  387 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  398 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  785
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This page was last updated on 9/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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