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How to buy Smith AO Corporation stock (AOS)

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Smith AO Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Smith AO Corporation shares (AOS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Smith AO Corporation employs 12,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.9 billion.

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Smith AO Corporation stock price (NYSE: AOS)

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Smith AO Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-07.
Latest market close$82.99
52-week range$63.34 - $89.61
50-day moving average $83.54
200-day moving average $79.61
Wall St. target price$88.23
PE ratio 20.9039
Dividend yield $1.24 (1.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.85

Is it a good time to buy Smith AO Corporation stock?

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Smith AO Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $82.99 from 2024-07-10

1 week (2024-07-05) 3.12%
1 month (2024-06-12) -0.72%
3 months (2024-04-12) -4.06%
6 months (2024-01-12) 2.32%
1 year (2023-07-12) 12.93%
2 years (2022-07-12) 47.83%
3 years (2021-07-12) 16.58%
5 years (2019-07-12) 91.01%

Is Smith AO Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Smith AO Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Smith AO Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Smith AO Corporation's P/E ratio

Smith AO Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Smith AO Corporation shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Smith AO Corporation's PEG ratio

Smith AO Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1358. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Smith AO Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Smith AO Corporation's EBITDA

Smith AO Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $825.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Smith AO Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Smith AO Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $3.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.66%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 14.31%
Return on equity TTM 31.44%
Profit margin 14.94%
Book value $12.83
Market Capitalization $11.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Smith AO Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 32.47% of net profits

Recently Smith AO Corporation has paid out, on average, around 32.47% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Smith AO Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Smith AO Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.24 per share.

While Smith AO Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Smith AO Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Smith AO Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 May 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 April 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Smith AO Corporation's shares ever split?

Smith AO Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 5 October 2016. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Smith AO Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Smith AO Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Smith AO Corporation's share price.

Smith AO Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Smith AO Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $63.3426 up to $89.614. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AOS.US volatility(beta: 1.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Smith AO Corporation's is 1.141. This would suggest that Smith AO Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Smith AO Corporation overview

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, heat pumps, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; boilers for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings, as well as homes, apartments, and condominiums; and water treatment products comprising point-of-entry water softeners, well water solutions, and whole-home water filtration products, and point-of-use carbon and reverse osmosis products for residences, restaurants, hotels, and offices. It also provides commercial water treatment and filtration product; expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts; and electric wall-hung, gas tankless, combi-boiler, and heat pump and solar water heaters. The company offers its products under the A. O.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Smith AO Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.849% of Smith AO Corporation shares are held by insiders and 99.252% by institutions.
How many people work for Smith AO Corporation?
Latest data suggests 12,000 work at Smith AO Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Smith AO Corporation?
Smith AO Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Smith AO Corporation based?
Smith AO Corporation's address is: 11270 West Park Place, Milwaukee, WI, United States, 53224-9508
What is Smith AO Corporation's ISIN number?
Smith AO Corporation's international securities identification number is: US8318652091
What is Smith AO Corporation's CUSIP number?
Smith AO Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 831865100

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