AOS:NYE-A. O. Smith Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Industrial Machinery | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 79.55

Change

-1.11 (-1.38)%

Market Cap

USD 12.82B

Volume

0.78M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 85.00 (+6.85%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) Stock Analysis:
Based on the A. O. Smith Corporation stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for A. O. Smith Corporation is USD 85.00 over the next 12 months. A. O. Smith Corporation’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of A. O. Smith Corporation is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 7 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, A. O. Smith Corporation’s stock price was USD 79.55. A. O. Smith Corporation’s stock price has changed by -4.43% over the past week, -1.36% over the past month and +37.53% over the last year.

About

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. It operates through two segments, North America and Rest of World. The company offe ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AOS

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FIW First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.54 %

-0.57 (-0.67%)

USD1.61B
PHO Invesco Water Resources E.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.32 (-0.59%)

USD2.13B
RGI Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-2.15 (-1.12%)

USD0.50B
DXZ:CA Dynamic Active U.S. Mid-C.. 0.00 % 0.87 %

N/A

USD0.02B
SDVY First Trust Exchange-Trad.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.55 (-1.83%)

USD0.12B
KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Div.. 0.00 % 0.42 %

-0.22 (-0.66%)

USD0.05B
WAT:PA Multi Units France - Lyxo.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.10 (-0.18%)

USD1.31B
EBLU Ecofin Global Water ESG F.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

-0.46 (-0.98%)

N/A
AQWA Global X Funds - Global X.. 0.00 % 0.50 %

-0.04 (-0.22%)

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -7.34% 39% F 22% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -7.34% 39% F 22% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 37.53% 86% B 88% B+
Dividend Return 1.83% 68% D+ 35% F
Total Return 39.37% 88% B+ 87% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 66.11% 53% F 73% C
Dividend Return 8.90% 56% F 30% F
Total Return 75.01% 47% F 72% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.39% 38% F 59% F
Dividend Return 1.71% 55% F 41% F
Total Return 11.10% 40% F 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 28.67% 52% F 39% F
Risk Adjusted Return 38.72% 46% F 43% F
Market Capitalization 12.82B 73% C 84% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Industrial Machinery)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 27.88 69% D+ 27% F
Price/Book Ratio 7.02 17% F 14% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 22.81 41% F 20% F
EV/EBITDA 18.86 51% F 30% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.66% 57% F 69% D+
Return on Invested Capital 17.84% 87% B+ 89% B+
Return on Assets 11.61% 92% A- 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 5.76% 90% A- 89% B+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.71 29% F 24% F
Short Percent 2.81% 27% F 52% F
Beta 1.14 67% D+ 43% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.