Smith (A.O.) Corporation stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 9.05% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 5.62% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 38.09% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Smith (A.O.) Corporation has a positive value of 26.26 compared to overall market.A. O. Smith Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 68.79 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has climbed 4.15% in the past week and advanced 5.2% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.91% and the outperformance has advanced to 4% for the last 4 weeks period.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $52.01 and hit $52.26 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $52.17, with a gain of 0.66% or 0.34 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,338,711 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $52.26 and the company has a market cap of $9,049 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $36.73 .
Several 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 Mar 10, 2017, Patricia K Ackerman (VP, Investor Relations & Treas) sold 7,406 shares at 49.40 per share price.On Mar 6, 2017, Peter R Martineau (Senior Vice President – CIO) sold 3,800 shares at 83.10 per share price.On Feb 15, 2017, Paul W Jones (director) sold 24,645 shares at 49.23 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.
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.