Analyst Upgrades – AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS) Stock Gets Upgraded By Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy

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

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Today, AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS) stock received an upgrade by Goldman Sachs from Neutral to Buy.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 4/4/2018-Goldman Sachs Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 3/22/2018-Boenning Scattergood Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Outperform” rating.
  • 1/31/2018-Robert W. Baird Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 1/26/2018-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 12/11/2017-Stifel Nicolaus Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 10/12/2017-SunTrust Banks Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 9/12/2017-KeyCorp Reiterated Rating of Hold.

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

AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS) pays an annual dividend of $0.72 with a yield of 1.15% and an average dividend growth of 23.10% based on a 3 Year Average..

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

  • On 1/19/2018 AOS – Smith (A.O.) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.18 1.13% with an ex dividend date of 1/30/2018 which will be payable on 2/15/2018.
  • On 10/9/2017 AOS – Smith (A.O.) announced a quarterly dividend of $0.14 with an ex dividend date of 10/30/2017 which will be payable on 11/15/2017.
  • On 7/10/2017 AOS – Smith (A.O.) 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 AOS – Smith (A.O.) 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 AOS – Smith (A.O.) 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 AOS – Smith (A.O.) 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 AOS – Smith (A.O.) 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.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS)
AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS) has insider ownership of 1.28% and institutional ownership of 74.44%.

  • On 3/6/2018 Wilfridus M. Brouwer, Insider, sold 30,000 with an average share price of $63.11 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,893,300.00.
  • On 3/5/2018 Mark D Smith, Director, sold 2,600 with an average share price of $62.73 per share and the total transaction amounting to $163,098.00.
  • On 2/21/2018 Ajita G Rajendra, Chairman, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $66.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $332,750.00.
  • On 2/20/2018 Wei Ding, Insider, sold 11,773 with an average share price of $65.29 per share and the total transaction amounting to $768,659.17.
  • On 2/16/2018 John J Kita, Insider, sold 25,000 with an average share price of $66.10 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,652,500.00.
  • On 2/14/2018 Ajita G Rajendra, Chairman, sold 6,800 with an average share price of $64.02 per share and the total transaction amounting to $435,336.00.
  • On 2/13/2018 Robert J Heideman, VP, sold 11,606 with an average share price of $61.74 per share and the total transaction amounting to $716,554.44.

Recent Trading Activity for AOS – Smith (A.O.) (NYSE:AOS)
Shares of AOS – Smith (A.O.) closed the previous trading session at with 63.22999954223633 shares trading hands.

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