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A.O. Smith Corp AOS Stock Quote

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Company Profile AOS

Business Description

A.O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets comprehensive lines of residential and commercial gas, gas tankless, and electric water heaters. Supplementary products include water heating equipment, condensing and noncondensing boilers, and water system tanks. The company's two operating segments are by geographic region: North America (majority of total revenue) and the Rest of the World. A material portion of sales in North America derive from replacing existing products, and the company utilizes a wholesale distribution channel and multiple selling locations. The Rest of the World segment sells primarily to Asian countries and operates sales offices to expand distribution and market its product portfolio.

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11270 West Park Place, P. O. Box 245008, Suite 170
Milwaukee, WI, 53224-9508
Industry Specialty Industrial Machinery
Employees 13,700

FAQs for A.O. Smith Corp Stock

Yes. AOS has a forward dividend yield of 2.05%. See AOS’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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AOS’s market cap is 8.91 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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AOS’s stock style is Mid Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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AOS’s price/sales is 2.41.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

AOS’s price/forward earnings is 17.99.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

AOS’s price/book is 5.11.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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AOS’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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