EPS for A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Expected At $0.58

April 24, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 25 investors sold A. O. Smith Corporation shares while 136 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 146 raised stakes. 120.93 million shares or 1.94% less from 123.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Southeast Asset Advisors Inc holds 0.33% or 17,770 shares in its portfolio. Legal General Grp Incorporated Public Limited Com reported 278,443 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Ltd Liability Corporation has 9,815 shares. 5,738 were reported by Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Corporation. Bokf Na invested 0.03% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Arrow Financial, a New York-based fund reported 450 shares. Patten holds 200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ifc Fl holds 20,200 shares. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon, a New York-based fund reported 1.14M shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems invested 0.02% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Mckinley Cap Ltd Liability Corporation Delaware accumulated 4,184 shares or 0.01% of the stock. New York-based Nippon Life Invsts Americas Incorporated has invested 0.15% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Envestnet Asset Management holds 0.01% or 41,036 shares. Blackrock owns 9.90 million shares. Ranger Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 4,570 shares.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $9.00 million activity. Another trade for 6,800 shares valued at $435,308 was sold by Rajendra Ajita G. Shares for $163,099 were sold by SMITH MARK D. $716,547 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) was sold by Heideman Robert J. Ding Wei sold $768,677 worth of stock or 11,773 shares. The insider GREUBEL WILLIAM P sold $1.19 million. 25,000 shares were sold by KITA JOHN J, worth $1.65 million.

Analysts expect A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) to report $0.58 EPS on April, 25 before the open.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 16.00 % from last quarter’s $0.5 EPS. AOS’s profit would be $99.48M giving it 27.97 P/E if the $0.58 EPS is correct. After having $0.60 EPS previously, A. O. Smith Corporation’s analysts see -3.33 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $64.9. About 1.06 million shares traded. A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has risen 21.58% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.03% the S&P500.

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. AO Smith Corp has $78.0 highest and $59.0 lowest target. $72.17’s average target is 11.20% above currents $64.9 stock price. AO Smith Corp had 13 analyst reports since October 25, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 22 by Boenning & Scattergood. Stifel Nicolaus maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Thursday, October 26 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 4 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, December 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, October 25 by Boenning & Scattergood. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, April 4 to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 30. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by SunTrust.

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas, gas tankless, electric water heaters, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company has market cap of $11.13 billion. The firm offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings; and expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts. It has a 38.18 P/E ratio. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

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