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NYSE:AOSA. O. Smith Stock Price, Forecast & News

$47.21
+2.38 (+5.31 %)
(As of 05/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.37
Now: $47.21
$47.31
50-Day Range
$38.22
MA: $41.47
$44.83
52-Week Range
$33.81
Now: $47.21
$52.61
Volume2.16 million shs
Average Volume2.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.61 billion
P/E Ratio23.37
Dividend Yield2.14%
Beta1.26
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.34 out of 5 stars


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$3.09 per share
Book Value$10.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370 million

Miscellaneous

Employees15,100
Market Cap$7.61 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (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. Since then, AOS stock has increased by 18.1% and is now trading at $47.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of A. O. Smith?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings 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, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for A. O. Smith.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The industrial products company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.02. The industrial products company had revenue of $636.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $655.91 million. A. O. Smith had a return on equity of 19.95% and a net margin of 11.54%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.53 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, May 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 29th. 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 payable 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 announced that its board has approved 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 buy up to 4.3% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

11 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for A. O. Smith's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $43.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.4%. View analysts' price targets for A. O. Smith.

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

News headlines about AOS stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. A. O. Smith earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutA. O. Smith.

Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,260,000 shares, a decrease of 6.7% from the April 30th total of 9,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,270,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 7.0% 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 AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Walmart (WMT), 3M (MMM), Altria Group (MO), NVIDIA (NVDA) and PepsiCo (PEP).

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."

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. (7.64%), State Street Corp (6.01%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (2.21%), Morgan Stanley (1.56%), Morgan Stanley (1.57%) and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc. (1.49%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Helen E Gurholt, John J Kita, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin. View institutional ownership trends for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Impax Asset Management Group plc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Alliancebernstein L.P., Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., UBS Group AG, and Peregrine Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, and Mark D Smith. View insider buying and selling activity for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ValueAct Holdings L.P., Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $47.21.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $7.61 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 5/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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