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

$38.60
+1.75 (+4.75 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 07:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
$36.40
Now: $38.60
$38.89
50-Day Range
$34.75
MA: $40.63
$44.52
52-Week Range
$33.81
Now: $38.60
$56.66
Volume1.78 million shs
Average Volume3.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.25 billion
P/E Ratio17.31
Dividend Yield2.61%
Beta1.48
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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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$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$2.89 per share
Book Value$10.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,100
Market Cap$6.25 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $39.97 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AOS stock has decreased by 3.4% and is now trading at $38.60. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for A. O. Smith.

When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for A. O. Smith.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 28th. The industrial products company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.03. The industrial products company had revenue of $750.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $776.33 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 12.36% and a return on equity of 21.77%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.74 earnings per share. View A. O. Smith's earnings history.

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 Thursday, January 16th. Investors of record on Friday, January 31st will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, February 18th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 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 Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly created 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.

How will A. O. Smith's stock buyback program work?

A. O. Smith declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan 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 purchase up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign 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 updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40-$2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.50. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.13-$3.16 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.09 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's share price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 24.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for A. O. Smith.

Has A. O. Smith been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AOS stock have trended very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a daily sentiment score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories 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 impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutA. O. Smith.

Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 8,966,500 shares, a decrease of 27.5% from the February 27th total of 12,360,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Currently, 6.7% of the company's shares 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Altria Group (MO), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), 3M (MMM) and Pfizer (PFE).

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."

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 $38.60.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $6.25 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. 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]th.com.


MarketBeat Community Rating for A. O. Smith (NYSE AOS)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  424 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  448 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  872
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about A. O. Smith and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AOS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AOS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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