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A. O. Smith Stock Forecast, Price & News

$57.08
+0.71 (+1.26 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.69
Now: $57.08
$57.37
50-Day Range
$51.46
MA: $54.99
$57.96
52-Week Range
$33.81
Now: $57.08
$58.66
Volume305,790 shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$9.22 billion
P/E Ratio29.27
Dividend Yield1.84%
Beta1.11
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.56 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
CUSIP83186520
Phone414-359-4000
Employees15,100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$2.72 per share
Book Value$10.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$9.22 billion
Next Earnings Date1/26/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$57.08
+0.71 (+1.26 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 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. Since then, AOS stock has increased by 42.8% and is now trading at $57.08.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of A. O. Smith?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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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When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 26th 2021.
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How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 3rd. The industrial products company reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating 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 return on equity of 19.29%. A. O. Smith's revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $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 Monday, October 12th. Investors of record on Friday, October 30th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, November 16th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 29th. This is a positive change from A. O. Smith's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.
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When did A. O. Smith's stock split? How did A. O. Smith's stock split work?

Shares of A. O. Smith split on Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly minted 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 of Directors has authorized 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 usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith updated 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 earnings per share estimate of $1.87.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

13 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $65.00. On average, they expect A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $50.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 11.8%.
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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 60, Pay $1.93M)
  • Mr. Charles T. Lauber, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $828.7k)
  • Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Petrarca, Sr. VP of HR & Public Affairs (Age 56, Pay $891.01k)
  • Mr. Paul R. Dana, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert J. Heideman, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 53)
  • Ms. S. Melissa Scheppele, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Patricia K. Ackerman, Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Responsibility & Sustainability and Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Daniel L. Kempken, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 47)
  • Mr. Wallace E. Goodwin, Sr. VP (Age 64)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.85%), State Street Corp (5.27%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.22%), ProShare Advisors LLC (1.13%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.79%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.64%). 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, 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 Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., AJO LP, State Street Corp, ProShare Advisors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Robecosam AG, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. 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, and Wallace E Goodwin.
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Which major investors are buying A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Earnest Partners LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Pembroke Management LTD, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc., and Schwartz Investment Counsel 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 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 $57.08.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $9.22 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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