A.O. Smith Corp.

A.O. Smith is comprised of North America and Rest of World reporting segments. The company's Rest of World segment is primarily comprised of China, Europe and India. Both segments manufacture and market lines of residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks and water treatment products. Both segments primarily manufacture and market in their respective regions of the world. The company's Rest of World segment also manufactures and markets in-home air purification products in China. The company serves residential and commercial end markets in North America with a range of products including water heaters, boilers, water treatment products, and other.
  • TickerAOS
  • ISINUS8318652091
  • ExchangeNew York Stock Exchange
  • SectorConstruction & Materials
  • CountryUnited States

Smith(A.O.)Corp: 3 directors

Three Directors at Smith(A.O.)Corp sold 57,895 shares at between 68.707USD and 70.152USD. The significance rating of the trade was 78/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing ru...

A double requalification allows A. O. SMITH CORP to improve to Slightly Positive

A. O. SMITH CORP (US), a company active in the Diversified Industrials industry, has received a double requalification by the independent financial analyst theScreener. Its fundamental valuation is now 3 out of 4 stars while its market behaviour can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that the gain of a star(s) and an improvement in the market risk perception allows upgrading the general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date May 4, 2021, the closing price was USD 71.53 and its potential was estimated at USD 76.80.

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Smith(A.O.)Corp: 3 directors

Three Directors at Smith(A.O.)Corp sold 57,895 shares at between 68.707USD and 70.152USD. The significance rating of the trade was 78/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing ru...

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ISRG currently trades near historical highs relative to Uniform earnings with a 43.2x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market is pricing in expectations for Uniform ROA to decline from 46% in 2019 to 38% in 2024, accompanied by 17% Uniform asset growth going forward. Meanwhile, analysts have slightly more bearish expectations, projecting Uniform ROA to fall to 35% levels through 2021, accompanied by 6% Uniform asset growth. That said, management is confident about their outlook, market trends, and newly deployed tools. Current valuations appear to be pricing in overly bearish expectations for...

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A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS:USA) currently trades above corporate averages relative to UAFRS-based (Uniform) earnings, with a 24.2x Uniform P/E. At these levels, the market has expectations for profitability to remain flat, but management appears concerned about demand sustainability, declining sales, and structural costs Specifically, management may be concerned about continued declines in demand for the majority of their products, declines in residential water heater orders, and the numerous suspensions of jobs. Furthermore, they may lack confidence in their ability to react when the marke...

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A double requalification allows A. O. SMITH CORP to improve to Slightly Positive

A. O. SMITH CORP (US), a company active in the Diversified Industrials industry, has received a double requalification by the independent financial analyst theScreener. Its fundamental valuation is now 3 out of 4 stars while its market behaviour can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that the gain of a star(s) and an improvement in the market risk perception allows upgrading the general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date May 4, 2021, the closing price was USD 71.53 and its potential was estimated at USD 76.80.

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