A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): Price and Financial Metrics

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): $66.48

1.03 (+1.57%)

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AOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.48 52-week high $76.94
Prev. close $65.45 52-week low $46.58
Day low $65.89 Volume 882,200
Day high $67.28 Avg. volume 1,054,566
50-day MA $70.54 Dividend yield 1.86%
200-day MA $67.41 Market Cap 10.00B

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  • Quality is the dimension where AOS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.75% of US stocks.
  • AOS's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • AOS ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 52nd percentile.

AOS Stock Summary

  • AOS's went public 37.76 years ago, making it older than 93.16% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -27.82%, SMITH A O CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 11.53% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of SMITH A O CORP's share price is greater than that of merely 12.34% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SMITH A O CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be AIT, AIZ, POOL, JLL, and EME.
  • AOS's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SMITH A O CORP's official web site, go to www.aosmith.com.

AOS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, AOS's price/sales ratio is 42.11% higher, now standing at 2.7.
  • AOS's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 22 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AOS 2023-09-19 2.7 5.3 36.9 33.5
AOS 2023-09-18 2.7 5.4 36.9 33.6
AOS 2023-09-15 2.7 5.3 36.7 33.4
AOS 2023-09-14 2.7 5.4 37.3 33.9
AOS 2023-09-13 2.7 5.3 36.9 33.6
AOS 2023-09-12 2.7 5.4 37.6 34.2

AOS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 41.82%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 17.54%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 13.2%.
Over the past 34 months, AOS's revenue has gone up $872,500,000.

The table below shows AOS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 3,753.9 391.4 235.7
2022-09-30 3,813.3 479 495.4
2022-06-30 3,853.7 499.5 517.2
2022-03-31 3,747.6 553.2 509.2
2021-12-31 3,538.9 641.1 487.1
2021-09-30 3,377.9 608.5 467.5

AOS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • AOS has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 97.8% of graded US stocks.
  • AOS's asset turnover comes in at 1.063 -- ranking 22nd of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • FLXS, CHD, and WHR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with AOS.

The table below shows AOS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.063 0.377 0.584
2021-06-30 1.042 0.382 0.561
2021-03-31 0.991 0.382 0.477
2020-12-31 0.957 0.383 0.387
2020-09-30 0.938 0.384 0.330
2020-06-30 0.919 0.384 0.283

AOS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AOS, see our AOS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $75.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.81 (Hold)

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS) Company Bio

A. O. Smith Corporation is an American manufacturer of both residential and commercial water heaters and boilers and the largest manufacturer and marketer of water heaters in North America. It also supplies water treatment products in the Asian market. The company has 24 locations worldwide, including five manufacturing facilities in North America, as well as plants in Bengaluru in India, Nanjing in China and Veldhoven in The Netherlands. (Source:Wikipedia)

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AOS Price Returns

1-mo -7.49%
3-mo -8.28%
6-mo -3.04%
1-year 34.34%
3-year 31.69%
5-year 36.74%
YTD 17.72%
2022 -32.07%
2021 59.28%
2020 17.46%
2019 13.65%
2018 -29.35%

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