Impact of Brokerage Rating on Smith (A.O.) Corporation(AOS)

Many Smith (A.O.) Corporation(AOS) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Feb 3, 2017 to Hold, Raises Price Target to $ 50 from a previous price target of $49 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, Paul W Jones (director) sold 120,900 shares at 49.81 per share price.On Feb 9, 2017, William P Greubel (director) sold 17,621 shares at 49.00 per share price.On Feb 9, 2017, Robert J Heideman (Senior VP Engineering & Tech.) sold 16,000 shares at 49.28 per share price.

A. O. Smith Corp Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01. Analyst had a consensus of $0.46. The company had revenue of $698.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $709.33 million. The companys revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.90 EPS.

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.67 by 12 Brokerage Firm. 8 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 4 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) shares are expected to touch $52.33 in the short term. This short term price target has been shared by 9 analysts. However, the standard deviation of short term price estimate has been valued at 3.36. The target price could hit $57 on the higher end and $45 on the lower end.

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.56% or 0.28 points. After the session commenced at $49.72, the stock reached the higher end at $49.84 while it hit a low of $49.05. With the volume soaring to 628,715 shares, the last trade was called at $49.67. The company has a 52-week high of $51.49. The company has a market cap of $8,638 million and there are 173,913,210 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $32.905.

A. O. Smith Corporation, with headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis., is a diversified manufacturer serving customers worldwide. The company is one of the worlds 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 Americas 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.

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