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

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): $59.27

-0.10 (-0.17%)

POWR Rating

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  • AOS scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 96.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AOS is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 26 weeks.
  • AOS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 16th percentile.

AOS Stock Summary

  • AOS's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 195.34 -- higher than 88.13% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • AOS's went public 36.96 years ago, making it older than 93.52% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 125.91%, SMITH A O CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 90.01% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to SMITH A O CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be COLM, WSO, SITE, AIT, and MSM.
  • 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/earnings ratio is 8.33% lower, now standing at 18.7.
  • Over the past 243 months, AOS's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AOS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AOS 2022-11-30 2.4 5.3 18.7 14.1
AOS 2022-11-29 2.4 5.3 18.7 14.0
AOS 2022-11-28 2.4 5.2 18.4 13.8
AOS 2022-11-25 2.5 5.4 19.1 14.3
AOS 2022-11-23 2.5 5.4 19.0 14.3
AOS 2022-11-22 2.5 5.4 19.1 14.3

AOS Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 53.19%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 40.7%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 30.26%.
Over the past 33 months, AOS's revenue has gone up $820,600,000.

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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 3,223.3 578.8 441.3

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)

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AOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.27 52-week high $86.74
Prev. close $59.37 52-week low $46.58
Day low $59.04 Volume 667,900
Day high $59.68 Avg. volume 1,102,962
50-day MA $55.03 Dividend yield 2.02%
200-day MA $59.07 Market Cap 9.06B

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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Latest AOS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about SMITH A O CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate AOS as an investment opportunity.

3 Growth Stocks That Need a New CEO Immediately

Growth stocks took a big hit in 2022.

Will Ashworth on InvestorPlace | December 2, 2022

AO Smith, Union Pacific, Tradeweb Markets And This Major Bank On CNBC''s ''Final Trades''

On CNBC’s “ Halftime Report Final Trades ,” Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management said A O Smith Corp (NYSE: AOS ), which makes boilers, water heaters, and filters, is a “very defensive stock.” The stock has lost 29% year to date. The company is paying a 2% yield and has raised the yield for the 28th straight year, Brown mentioned. AO Smith is a … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | November 30, 2022

A. O. Smith: As The Share Price Cools, The Stocks'' Attractiveness Heats Up (NYSE:AOS)

A. O. Smith''s stable core business allows them to focus on expansion geographically and into adjacent markets. Read more here.

Seeking Alpha | November 28, 2022

Industries - California Public Employees Retirement System Sells 16,352 Shares of A. O. Smith Co

California Public Employees Retirement System decreased its holdings in shares of A. O. Smith Co. by 6.4% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with…

Business Mag | November 21, 2022

Down Between 29% and 51%: 3 Dividend Aristocrats That Are Too Cheap to Ignore

A great place to look for opportunities is the coveted list of Dividend Aristocrats, which are S&P 500 components that have paid and raised their dividends for at least 25 consecutive years. A multi-decade track record of dividend raises usually coincides with a strong balance sheet and earnings growth -- which are two core ingredients for an effective, long-term investment. Target (NYSE: TGT), 3M (NYSE: MMM), and A.O. Smith (NYSE: AOS) are down big off their highs.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022

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AOS Price Returns

1-mo 4.15%
3-mo 4.86%
6-mo 3.15%
1-year -27.15%
3-year 33.98%
5-year 4.06%
YTD -29.67%
2021 59.28%
2020 17.46%
2019 13.65%
2018 -29.35%
2017 30.78%

AOS Dividends

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