A. O. Smith Corporation: Odds are Looking Good After Recent Activity

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A. O. Smith Corporation kicked off the trading day on 08/15/19 with a price increase of 2.79%, equivalent to $1.25 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, AOS had a 52-week range of $40.34 to $61.08. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $46.10 after starting the trading session at $45.22. Moving on, the stock has demonstrated a 52-week change amounting to -24.50, alongside an S&P500 52-Week Change of -29.20. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $45.15, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $47.69.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $2,826,617, but has maintained average daily volume of $2.41M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $1.87 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $2.63 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $168.59 million, simultaneously with a float of $134.73 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $7.77 billion.

A. O. Smith Corporation(AOS) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. A. O. Smith Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.60%, in contrast to 97.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on May 09 this organization’s Director sold 1,000 at the rate of 49.50, making the entire transaction hit 49,500 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 182,266. Preceding that transaction, on May 02 Company’s Senior VP Global Operations exercised an option 9,270 at a price of 28.68, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 265,839. This particular insider is now the holder of 14,235 in total.

If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of A. O. Smith Corporation’s stock, 572 Institutional holders make up 93.96% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 129,996,670 shares, which are valued at about $5,830,350,650 in total. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, VANGUARD GROUP INC owns 16.03 million shares, with BLACKROCK INC. in 2nd place owning 11.7 million shares and STATE STREET CORP in third place with total ownership of 8.66 million shares.

A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on Jun-19, the organization reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $0.63) by $0.02.

The corporation racked down revenue of $748.20million for the previous financial quarter, compared to the mean analyst estimate of $764.72 million. This company achieved a net margin of 13.71 while generating a return on equity of 24.33. A. O. Smith Corporation’s full-quarter revenue decreased by -8.15%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.54 per share during the current fiscal year.

A. O. Smith Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 19.10%, and is forecasted to reach 14.60% in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 6.40% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 23.00% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

Now turning our attention to the current performance indicators for A. O. Smith Corporation, this organization’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.70. The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.24. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $18.56, and its Beta score is 1.52.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.52 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 39.88. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 4.46, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 3.43.

In the same vein, AOS’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve month was posted at 2.48, a figure that is expected to reach 0.54 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 14.60% at the market close of one year from today’s date.