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

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): $66.74

0.45 (+0.68%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where AOS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 93.17% of US stocks.
  • AOS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • AOS's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 30.05% of US stocks).

AOS Stock Summary

  • SMITH A O CORP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.52% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 42.56, SMITH A O CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about 86.27% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of SMITH A O CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.08% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to SMITH A O CORP are COLM, SIGI, DECK, SKX, 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 171.15% higher, now standing at 42.3.
  • AOS's price/sales ratio has moved up 2.1 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 2023-03-17 2.6 5.7 41.9 42.3
AOS 2023-03-16 2.7 5.8 43.1 43.5
AOS 2023-03-15 2.7 5.8 42.7 43.0
AOS 2023-03-14 2.7 5.8 43.2 43.6
AOS 2023-03-13 2.6 5.7 42.1 42.5
AOS 2023-03-10 2.7 5.7 42.3 42.7

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)

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AOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.74 52-week high $71.87
Prev. close $66.29 52-week low $46.58
Day low $64.89 Volume 875,700
Day high $66.77 Avg. volume 1,209,602
50-day MA $65.27 Dividend yield 1.81%
200-day MA $58.88 Market Cap 10.07B

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 2.84%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 36.76%
1-year 1.66%
3-year 89.27%
5-year 16.96%
YTD 17.18%
2022 -32.07%
2021 59.28%
2020 17.46%
2019 13.65%
2018 -29.35%

AOS Dividends

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