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$55.02
Previous Close
$55.03
Day High
$55.23
Day Low
$54.35
52 Week High
12/8/14 - $55.35
52 Week Low
04/8/14 - $44.14
Market Cap
4.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
471.0K
EPS TTM
$2.19
Shares Outstanding
76.4M
EX-Date
10/29/14
P/E TM
24.9x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
1.10%
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smith (a.o.) corp (AOS) Details

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and sells water heaters and boilers to the residential and commercial end markets primarily in the United States, Canada, China, Europe, India, and the Middle East. It operates in two segments, North America and Rest of World. The company offers a line of electric, natural gas, liquid propane, solar tank, gas tankless, and electric water heaters for applications in residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; and residential and commercial boilers primarily for space heating applications in hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings. It also provides boilers and expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts. The company sells its products through independent wholesale plumbing distributors, hardware and home center chains, and manufacturer representative firms. It sells water heaters to approximately 5,900 retail outlets, as well as water treatment products to 2,900 retail outlets in China. The company is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

11,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/14

smith (a.o.) corp (AOS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $482.5K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $449.4K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Pu...
Total Annual Compensation: $387.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

smith (a.o.) corp (AOS) Key Developments

AO Smith Corp. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for 2014

AO Smith Corp. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $581.6 million compared to $536.2 million a year ago. Net earnings were $50.6 million or $0.56 per diluted share compared to $46.2 million or $0.50 per diluted share a year ago. Earnings before provision for income taxes were $69.3 million against $61.3 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $53.5 million against $50.4 million a year ago. Adjusted EPS was $0.59 against $0.54 a year ago. For the nine months, the company's net sales were $1,729.2 million compared to $1,594.9 million a year ago. Net earnings were $154.6 million or $1.69 per diluted share compared to $127.3 million or $1.37 per diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $163.8 million against $188.0 million a year ago. Earnings before provision for income taxes were $212.8 million against $179.7 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $66.0 million against $65.7 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $163.5 million against $143.2 million a year ago. Adjusted EPS was $1.79 against $1.54 a year ago. The company increased 2014 guidance. It believes to achieve full-year 2014 GAAP earnings of between $2.23 and $2.27 per share with adjusted earnings of between $2.37 and $2.41 per share.

AO Smith Mulls Acquisitions

AO Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) intends to pursue acquisitions. "We will continue to be disciplined in evaluating acquisition opportunities that fit our stated corporate strategy. Our team is continuing to actively pursue acquisition candidates that meet our financial criteria and create shareholder value," Ajita Rajendra, Chief Executive Officer, said.

A. O. Smith Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on Nov. 17, 2014

A. O. Smith Corporation declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the company's Common Stock and Class A Common Stock. The dividend is payable on Nov. 17, 2014 to shareholders of record Oct. 31, 2014.

 

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