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A. O. Smith (AOS) Stock Forecast & Price Target

$80.47
-8.34 (-9.39%)
(As of 07/23/2024 ET)

A. O. Smith - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 8 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for A. O. Smith in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 8 analysts, 1 has given a sell rating, 5 have given a hold rating, and 2 have given a buy rating for AOS.

Consensus Price Target

$89.57
11.31% Upside
High Forecast$98.00
Average Forecast$89.57
Low Forecast$75.00

According to the 8 analysts' twelve-month price targets for A. O. Smith, the average price target is $89.57. The highest price target for AOS is $98.00, while the lowest price target for AOS is $75.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 11.31% from the current price of $80.47.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/25/23 to 7/24/24
1 Month Ago
6/25/23 to 6/24/24
3 Months Ago
4/26/23 to 4/25/24
1 Year Ago
7/25/22 to 7/25/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Reduce
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
Hold
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
Sell
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price Target$89.57$90.67$88.50$69.57
Forecasted Upside11.31% Upside9.67% Upside8.28% Upside6.23% Upside
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AOS Analyst Recommendations By Month

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AOS Price Targets by Month

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A. O. Smith Stock vs. The Competition

TypeA. O. SmithIndustrial Products CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
2.00
2.54
2.51
Consensus RatingHoldModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside11.13% Upside38.53% Upside9.74% Upside
News Sentiment RatingPositive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/24/2024Stifel Nicolaus
4 of 5 stars
 UpgradeHold ➝ Buy$97.00 ➝ $98.00+21.78%
7/8/2024UBS Group
4 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetSell ➝ Sell$73.00 ➝ $75.00-7.30%
4/26/2024Robert W. Baird
2 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$86.00 ➝ $92.00+11.04%
4/18/2024Oppenheimer
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 Reiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform
4/12/2024Jefferies Financial Group
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 Boost TargetHold ➝ Hold$85.00 ➝ $90.00+4.36%
4/8/2024Citigroup
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 Boost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$82.00 ➝ $95.00+9.21%
12/12/2023Northcoast Research
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 UpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$90.00+15.33%
8/7/2023Seaport Res Ptn
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S. Graham
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Reiterated RatingNeutral
7/28/2023DA Davidson
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 Boost Target$82.00 ➝ $87.00+18.03%
1/17/2023Loop Capital
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 DowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$67.00 ➝ $65.00+4.62%
1/12/2023The Goldman Sachs Group
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 Boost TargetSell$46.00 ➝ $55.00-11.92%

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AOS Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is A. O. Smith's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 8 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for A. O. Smith is $89.57, with a high forecast of $98.00 and a low forecast of $75.00.

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

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for A. O. Smith in the last year. There is currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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.

Does A. O. Smith's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, A. O. Smith's stock has a predicted upside of 9.37% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has A. O. Smith been upgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, A. O. Smith's stock had 1 upgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover A. O. Smith?

A. O. Smith has been rated by research analysts at Robert W. Baird, Stifel Nicolaus, and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like A. O. Smith more than its competitors?

Analysts like A. O. Smith less than other "industrial products" companies. The consensus rating for A. O. Smith is Hold while the average consensus rating for "industrial products" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how AOS compares to other companies.


This page (NYSE:AOS) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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