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A. O. Smith Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AOS)

$51.01
+0.99 (+1.98 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$49.76
Now: $51.01
$51.05
50-Day Range
$45.05
MA: $47.57
$50.61
52-Week Range
$40.34
Now: $51.01
$56.66
Volume1.71 million shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.39 billion
P/E Ratio19.54
Dividend Yield1.76%
Beta1.53
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. Read More…

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$3.19 billion
Cash Flow$3.13 per share
Book Value$10.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$444.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,300
Market Cap$8.39 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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

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 often does A. O. Smith pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 30th. This is an increase from A. O. Smith's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View A. O. Smith's Dividend History.

When did A. O. Smith's stock split? How did A. O. Smith's stock split work?

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 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 has authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, June 3rd 2019, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in outstanding 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 plans are typically an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

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

A. O. Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 30th. The industrial products company reported $0.61 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $765.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $812.29 million. A. O. Smith had a net margin of 13.71% and a return on equity of 24.31%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 8.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.61 earnings per share. View A. O. Smith's Earnings History.

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

A. O. Smith is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for A. O. Smith.

How can I listen to A. O. Smith's earnings call?

A. O. Smith will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 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.

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

A. O. Smith issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.35-$2.41 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.67.

What price target have analysts set for AOS?

10 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for A. O. Smith's shares. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $62.00. On average, they anticipate A. O. Smith's stock price to reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for A. O. Smith.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for A. O. Smith.

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

News headlines about AOS stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring 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 media sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for A. O. Smith.

Are investors shorting A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,780,000 shares, a decline of 9.8% from the August 15th total of 8,630,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,800,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. 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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Boeing (BA), 3M (MMM), Walmart (WMT), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and Illinois Tool Works (ITW).

Who are A. O. Smith's key executives?

A. O. Smith's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are A. O. Smith's major shareholders?

A. O. Smith's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.57%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.26%), Robecosam AG (0.24%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.19%), Patten & Patten Inc. TN (0.18%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.12%). Company insiders that own A. O. Smith stock include Ajita G Rajendra, Charles T Lauber, Helen E Gurholt, Idelle K Wolf, James F Stern, John J Kita, Kevin J Wheeler, Mark A Petrarca, Mark D Smith, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Peter R Martineau, Robert J Heideman, Ronald D Brown, Wallace E Goodwin, Wei Ding, Wilfridus M Brouwer and William P Greubel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robecosam AG, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Hawaiian Bank, Patten & Patten Inc. TN, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Stephens Inc. AR and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold A. O. Smith company stock in the last year include Ajita G Rajendra, Helen E Gurholt, Paul R Dana, Paul W Jones, Ronald D Brown and Wallace E Goodwin. View Insider Buying and Selling for A. O. Smith.

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

AOS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atwater Malick LLC, Northstar Investment Advisors LLC, Tuttle Tactical Management, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC, Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC and DNB Asset Management AS. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $51.01.

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

A. O. Smith has a market capitalization of $8.39 billion and generates $3.19 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $444.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.61 on an earnings per share basis. A. O. Smith employs 16,300 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]


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

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  393 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  404 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  797
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 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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