A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Dividends
Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights
- Regarding free cash flow variation: AOS reports less variability in its cash flow than 82.66% of dividend stocks in our set.
- In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, AOS has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 473,200,000, ranking above 95.81% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
- As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with AOS's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: POWL, HMI, AEP, STON and PTEN.
AOS Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model
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For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Smith A O Corp, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 15.35% 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 15.35% is higher than 83.41% of its fellow sector mates.
- Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, AOS has a discount rate lower than 83.41% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with 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 91.71% of other equities in the Industrials sector that also issue dividends.
AOS Dividend Chart
AOS Dividend History
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