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

A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS): $68.38

-0.88 (-1.27%)

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  • Quality is the dimension where AOS ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.69% of US stocks.
  • AOS's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • AOS ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

AOS Stock Summary

  • AOS's went public 35.48 years ago, making it older than 92.73% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Smith A O Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 84.78% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -62.55%, Smith A O Corp's debt growth rate surpasses merely 5.79% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Smith A O Corp are WSO, LKQ, LSTR, CASY, and FND.
  • 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

  • AOS's price/earnings ratio is 27.8; this is 8.55% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • AOS's price/earnings ratio has moved up $10.6 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 2020-09-16 3.0 5.0 28.0 20.9
AOS 2013-05-17 1.9 3.0 24.5 16.0
AOS 2011-07-25 1.5 2.2 16.8 15.8
AOS 2009-06-23 0.4 1.4 13.2 11.2
AOS 2005-12-09 0.6 1.8 30.9 19.0
AOS 2001-12-27 0.4 1.0 52.9 16.8

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 $70.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.86 (Hold)

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AOS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $68.38 52-week high $73.05
Prev. close $69.26 52-week low $43.88
Day low $68.26 Volume 866,000
Day high $69.26 Avg. volume 1,180,351
50-day MA $69.09 Dividend yield 1.52%
200-day MA $60.07 Market Cap 10.97B

A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Company Bio

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets a range of water heaters, boilers, and other products for residential and commercial end markets in the United States, China, Canada, Europe, and India. The company is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

AOS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$68.38$61.65 -11%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Smith A O Corp. To summarize, we found that Smith A O Corp ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Smith A O Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 83.34; that's higher than 95.03% of US stocks in the Industrials sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 1% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately just 8.34% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • AOS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 55.5% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest AOS News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | June 15, 2021

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Jumbo News | June 7, 2021

A.O. Smith Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 2.7% Upside

A.O. Smith Corporation with ticker code (AOS) have now 9 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 85 and 40 calculating the mean target price we have 70.67. Given that the stocks previous close was at 68.83 this would indicate that there is a potential upside of 2.7%. There is a 50 day moving average of 69.57 and the 200 day moving average is 62.51. The market capitalisation for the company is $11,079m. Find out more information at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="AOS" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks, and w...

DirectorsTalk | June 7, 2021

LRT Capital in A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): We Expect Earnings to Rise Sharply Over the Coming Year

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Insider Monkey | May 31, 2021

LRT Capital in A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS): “We Expect Earnings to Rise Sharply Over the Coming Year”

LRT Capital Management, an investment management firm, published its first-quarter 2021 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. A net return of +5.12%% was recorded by the LRT Economic Moat strategy for the Q1 of 2021, while the LRT Market Neutral strategy returned +2.4% for the same period. You can view the […]

Yahoo | May 31, 2021

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AOS Price Returns

1-mo -0.71%
3-mo 1.73%
6-mo 23.99%
1-year 46.05%
3-year 15.10%
5-year 74.99%
YTD 25.84%
2020 17.46%
2019 13.65%
2018 -29.35%
2017 30.78%
2016 25.07%

AOS Dividends

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