Analyst Activity – Robert W. Baird Reiterates Buy on Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)

Analyst Ratings For Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)

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Today, Robert W. Baird reiterated its Buy rating on Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) with a price target of $68.00.

There are 3 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is Buy (Score: 2.57) with a consensus target price of $62.80 per share, a potential 5.25% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 10/27/2017-Robert W. Baird Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 10/26/2017-Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 10/25/2017-Boenning Scattergood was Downgraded by analysts at Boenning Scattergood from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 10/12/2017-SunTrust Banks, Inc. Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 9/12/2017-KeyCorp Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 9/6/2017-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 7/14/2017-Jefferies Group LLC Reiterated Rating of Buy.

Dividend information for Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.94% and an average dividend growth of 33.90% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)

  • On 10/9/2017 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 with an ex dividend date of which will be payable on 11/15/2017.
  • On 7/10/2017 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 with an ex dividend date of 7/27/2017 which will be payable on 8/15/2017.
  • On 4/12/2017 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 1.13% with an ex dividend date of 4/26/2017 which will be payable on 5/15/2017.
  • On 1/20/2017 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 1.17% with an ex dividend date of 1/27/2017 which will be payable on 2/15/2017.
  • On 10/6/2016 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.12 0.96% with an ex dividend date of 10/27/2016 which will be payable on 11/15/2016.
  • On 7/11/2016 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.24 1.06% with an ex dividend date of 7/27/2016 which will be payable on 8/15/2016.
  • On 4/11/2016 Smith (A.O.) Corporation announced a quarterly dividend of $0.24 1.25% with an ex dividend date of 4/27/2016 which will be payable on 5/16/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)
Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has insider ownership of 1.27% and institutional ownership of 74.03%.

  • On 8/3/2017 Paul W Jones, Director, sold 60,000 with an average share price of $54.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,241,200.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/2/2017 John J Kita, Insider, sold 12,200 with an average share price of $56.32 per share and the total transaction amounting to $687,104.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/25/2017 James F Stern, VP, sold 25,200 with an average share price of $54.45 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,372,140.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/24/2017 Ronald D Brown, Director, sold 8,000 with an average share price of $54.25 per share and the total transaction amounting to $434,000.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/10/2017 Charles T Lauber, SVP, sold 3,987 with an average share price of $54.35 per share and the total transaction amounting to $216,693.45. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/9/2017 Idelle K Wolf, Director, sold 750 with an average share price of $54.96 per share and the total transaction amounting to $41,220.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/5/2017 Ajita G Rajendra, Chairman, sold 30,000 with an average share price of $55.25 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,657,500.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS)
Shares of Smith (A.O.) Corporation closed the previous trading session at with shares trading hands.

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