A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Dividends
Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights
- In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, AOS has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 497,200,000, ranking above 95.94% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
- If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with AOS that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: PRA, RDS.A, YPF, HRL and QIWI.
AOS Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. As for AOS, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 17.32% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Smith A O Corp's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:
- If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Industrials sector, Smith A O Corp's expected return of 17.32% is higher than 88.58% of its fellow sector mates.
- Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, Smith A O Corp bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than 88.58% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
- Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for AOS than it is for 92.24% of other equities in the Industrials sector that also issue dividends.
AOS Dividend Chart
AOS Dividend History
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