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NYSE:AOS

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

$59.37
-0.45 (-0.75%)
(As of 12/6/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$58.70
$60.17
50-Day Range
$48.58
$61.90
52-Week Range
$46.58
$86.74
Volume
29,268 shs
Average Volume
1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.07 billion
P/E Ratio
18.85
Dividend Yield
1.99%
Price Target
$61.67

A. O. Smith MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.38 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.6% Upside
$61.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.46% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.49
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.73mentions of A. O. Smith in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.56%
From $3.09 to $3.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.06 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

107th out of 174 stocks

Household Appliances Industry

2nd out of 6 stocks

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About A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) Stock

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas, heat pump 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; commercial boilers for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings, as well as residential boilers for homes, apartments, and condominiums; and water treatment products comprising point-of-entry water softeners, well water solutions, and whole-home water filtration products, on-the-go filtration bottles, point-of-use carbon, and reverse osmosis 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, electric wall-hung, gas tankless, combi-boiler, heat pump and solar water heaters. 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. A. O. Smith Corporation was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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From Elon Musk to Bill Gates to politicians on both sides of the aisle, powerful people are now backing the expanded use of nuclear energy. They believe that safe, advanced nuclear technologies will play a vital role in our clean energy transition. Unfortunately, we're far too dependent on Russia for our uranium supply. That's why we desperately need more DOMESTIC sources of the yellow metal that fuels nuclear reactors.
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AOS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/15 Dividend
10/28/2022
Dividend Payable
11/15/2022
Today
12/06/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Household appliances
Sub-Industry
Building Products
CUSIP
83186520
Employees
13,700
Year Founded
1874

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$61.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$71.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$54.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+3.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.38
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$487.10 million
Pretax Margin
17.00%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.54 billion
Cash Flow
$3.46 per share
Book Value
$11.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
151,768,000
Market Cap
$9.07 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.24

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kevin J. Wheeler (Age 62)
    Chairman, Pres, & CEO
    Comp: $4.13M
  • Mr. Charles T. Lauber (Age 59)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.43M
  • Mr. James F. SternMr. James F. Stern (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $1.57M
  • Mr. Mark A. PetrarcaMr. Mark A. Petrarca (Age 58)
    Sr. VP of HR & Public Affairs
    Comp: $1.24M
  • Mr. David R. WarrenMr. David R. Warren (Age 58)
    Sr. VP and Pres & GM of North American Water Heating
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Mr. Samuel M. CarverMr. Samuel M. Carver (Age 53)
    Sr. VP of Global Operations
  • Mr. Robert J. HeidemanMr. Robert J. Heideman (Age 55)
    Sr. VP & CTO
  • Ms. S. Melissa Scheppele (Age 59)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Helen E. Gurholt (Age 47)
    VP of Investor Relations and Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Mr. Daniel L. KempkenMr. Daniel L. Kempken (Age 49)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. & Strategy













AOS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell A. O. Smith stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" AOS shares. 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 is A. O. Smith's stock price forecast for 2023?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for A. O. Smith's shares. Their AOS share price forecasts range from $54.00 to $71.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $61.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have AOS shares performed in 2022?

A. O. Smith's stock was trading at $85.85 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, AOS stock has decreased by 30.8% and is now trading at $59.43.
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Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a drop in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,560,000 shares, a drop of 13.3% from the October 31st total of 6,410,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,180,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.7 days. Currently, 4.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is A. O. Smith's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were A. O. Smith's earnings last quarter?

A. O. Smith Co. (NYSE:AOS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 27th. The industrial products company reported $0.69 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.69. The industrial products company had revenue of $874.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $874.04 million. A. O. Smith had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 27.67% and a net margin of 12.99%. A. O. Smith's revenue was down 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.82 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 Wednesday, October 12th. Investors of record on Monday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, November 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, October 28th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.
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Is A. O. Smith a good dividend stock?

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 30 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 38.10%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.50% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did A. O. Smith's stock split?

Shares of A. O. Smith split on the morning of Thursday, October 6th 2016. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, September 7th 2016. The newly created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, October 5th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

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

A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.05-$3.15 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.71 billion-$3.79 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.77 billion.

What is Kevin J. Wheeler's approval rating as A. O. Smith's CEO?

10 employees have rated A. O. Smith Chief Executive Officer Kevin J. Wheeler on Glassdoor.com. Kevin J. Wheeler has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

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), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.59%), BlackRock Inc. (6.70%), State Street Corp (5.76%), Impax Asset Management Group plc (2.62%), Pictet Asset Management SA (2.34%) and ProShare Advisors LLC (1.77%). Insiders that own company stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Benjamin A Otchere, Bruce M Smith, Daniel L Kempken, David R Warren, Gene C Wulf, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Mark R Allen, Michael M Larsen, Patricia K Ackerman, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, Samuel M Carver and Wallace E Goodwin.
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How do I buy shares of A. O. Smith?

Shares of AOS stock 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 $59.43.

How much money does A. O. Smith make?

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) has a market capitalization of $9.08 billion and generates $3.54 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $487.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.15 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does A. O. Smith have?

The company employs 13,700 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) Holdings Inc., 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., GSW Inc., Giant Factories, Hague, Hague Europe LLC, Hague Quality Water, Lochinvar LLC, Lochinvar Limited, Master Water Conditioning, 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, Water-Right Inc, Waterboss Europe SRL, and Yueyang Zhongmin Special Electrical Machinery Co. Ltd.
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How can I contact A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith's mailing address is 11270 WEST PARK PLACE, MILWAUKEE WI, 53224. The official website for the company is www.aosmith.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (414) 359-4000, via email at packerman@aosmith.com, or via fax at 414-359-4115.

This page (NYSE:AOS) was last updated on 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff