A. O. Smith Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.67 (+0.99 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $68.23
50-Day Range
MA: $65.66
52-Week Range
Now: $68.23
Volume644,105 shs
Average Volume1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.04 billion
P/E Ratio34.99
Dividend Yield1.55%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household appliances
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
Year Founded1874



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.99 billion
Cash Flow$3.32 per share
Book Value$10.27 per share


Net Income$370 million


Market Cap$11.04 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


Is AOS Stock A Buy or Sell?
April 14, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.26
April 12, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A Look Into A.O. Smith's Price Over Earnings
April 5, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Stifel Nicolaus Lowers A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) to Hold
April 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Stifel Nicolaus Downgrades A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) to Hold
April 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Reaches New 1-Year High at $70.09
March 29, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Sets New 12-Month High at $68.46
March 23, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
A. O. Smith(AOS)
March 12, 2021 |  fool.com
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Overall MarketRank

2.37 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

10th out of 398 stocks

Household Appliances Industry

2nd out of 10 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider 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?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas 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 Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to A. O. Smith's earnings call?

A. O. Smith will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 27th. The industrial products company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.15. The industrial products company had revenue of $834.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $769.10 million. A. O. Smith had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.29% and a net margin of 11.25%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.56 EPS.
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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AOS shares have increased by 70.7% and is now trading at $68.23.
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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, April 12th. Investors of record on Friday, April 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, May 17th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 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 1.55%. A. O. Smith has been increasing its dividend for 29 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of A. O. Smith is 46.85%. 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 44.07% 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?

Shares of A. O. Smith split before market open 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 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 will A. O. Smith's stock buyback program work?

A. O. Smith declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which authorizes the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40 to $2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.38.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

10 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $57.29 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.0%.
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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 61, Pay $2.39M)
  • Mr. Charles T. Lauber, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58, Pay $1.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. James F. Stern, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58, Pay $1.19M)
  • Mr. Mark A. Petrarca, Sr. VP of HR & Public Affairs (Age 57, Pay $940.59k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David R. Warren, Sr. VP and Pres & GM of North American Water Heating (Age 57, Pay $957.58k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Paul R. Dana, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert J. Heideman, Sr. VP & CTO (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. S. Melissa Scheppele, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Patricia K. Ackerman, Sr. VP of Investor Relations, Corp. Responsibility & Sustainability and Treasurer (Age 60) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Daniel L. Kempken, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy (Age 48) (LinkedIn Profile)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Welch & Forbes LLC (0.14%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.11%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.03%), Pensionfund DSM Netherlands (0.03%), Monument Capital Management (0.02%) and DnB Asset Management AS (0.02%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Daniel L Kempken, Gene C Wulf, Helen E Gurholt, Idelle K Wolf, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul R Dana, 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 CX Institutional, Brendel Financial Advisors LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Private Capital Group LLC, Veracity Capital LLC, Optimum Investment Advisors, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Thompson Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Daniel L Kempken, Gene C Wulf, Idelle K Wolf, Mark D Smith, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, and Wallace E Goodwin.
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Which institutional investors are buying A. O. Smith stock?

AOS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pensionfund DSM Netherlands, Monument Capital Management, Pensionfund Sabic, Welch & Forbes LLC, DnB Asset Management AS, American National Bank, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, and Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV.
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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 $68.23.

How much money does A. O. Smith make?

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $11.04 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.

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 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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