AO Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) traded with the volume of 1.28 Million Yesterday. The Stock Opened its session at $51.09 and closed at $49.97 by showing an decrease of -2.8 percent. AO Smith Corp. has 1 year price target of 50.23. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 1.77 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The company is expected to report its next EPS (earnings per share) on Oct 26 BMO.  The company reported its last quarter on Jun 16.

On Jun 16 AO Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.98/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.9/Share by the difference of $0.08. This showed the surprise of 8.9% in the last quarter earnings. For the Current Quarter, 5 analyst are projecting the mean EPS to be $0.47/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.48/share and a Low EPS of $0.44/share.

The 11 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for A. O. Smith Corp have a median target of 100.00, with a high estimate of 111.00 and a low estimate of 85.00. The median estimate represents a +100.12% increase from the last price of 49.97. (CNN MONEY)

Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of AO Smith Corp. where they believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $685.6 Million for the current quarter. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 700 Million and 664.39 Million respectively.

AO Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) topped its 52-week high price of $51.49 on Oct 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low Price of $30.15 on Jan 20, 2016. The Stock currently has the market capitalization of $4.49 Million, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 28.28 and Weekly volatility of 2.13%% and monthly volatility of 2.03%% respectively.

AO Smith Corp. is currently showing 15.2% EPS growth this year. The Next Year EPS growth is 12.1%, Long term annual growth estimate of 11.5%, Annual EPS growth past 5 years of 28.68 percent. The Company currently has Insider ownership of 0.8 Percent and Institutional Ownership of 94.2 Percent. The Return on Assets stands at 11.9%, Return on Equity shows 21.6% and Return on Investment value is 16.7%.

AO Smith Corp. Gross Margin percentage stands at 41.4% while its Operating Margin for trailing twelve month is 17.3 percent and Profit margin (ttm) is 12.2 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.86% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.86 percent. Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 22.6 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 31.64 percent.

Many research firms have provided their ratings on AO Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) where Longbow provided Neutralrating on the stock on 17-Jun-16. Other firms include Northcoast giving Buy rating on 8-Mar-16.

In the past 6 months, 0 Insider purchases and 1 Insider Sales were made in which 43079 shares were exchanged as Insider Sales.

The latest Insider trade was made on 28 Jul 2016 where Brouwer (Wilfridus Maria) Officer did a transaction type “Buy” in which 2467 shares were traded at a price of $34.92. Another insider trade includes Officer Brouwer (Wilfridus Maria) who also initiated a transaction in which 6200 shares were traded on 28 Jul 2016 as “Sell”.

Company Profile:

AO. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., is a diversified manufacturer serving customers worldwide. The company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive line featuring the best- known brands in the industry. It is also one of North America’s largest manufacturers of electric motors, with an extensive line of hermetic, fractional horsepower, and integral horsepower motors for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. A. O. Smith employs people at facilities in the United States, Mexico, China, Canada, and Europe.