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AO Smith (AOS) Receives a Buy from Rosenblatt Securities

October 29, 2020
Scott Graham

Rosenblatt Securities analyst Scott Graham maintained a Buy rating on AO Smith (AOS) today and set a price target of $62.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $51.20.

According to TipRanks.com, Graham is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.9% and a 63.4% success rate. Graham covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Altra Industrial Motion, Thermon Group Holdings, and Pentair.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for AO Smith with a $59.00 average price target.

AO Smith’s market cap is currently $8.87B and has a P/E ratio of 29.00. The company has a Price to Book ratio of 10.91.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 47 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of AOS in relation to earlier this year.

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A. O. Smith Corp. manufactures residential and commercial water heating equipment and air purification products. It operates through the following two segments: North America and Rest of World. The North America segment manufactures and markets comprehensive lines of residential and commercial gas and electric water heaters, boilers, tanks. The Rest of World segment comprises of China, Europe, and India; and manufactures and markets water treatment products. The company was founded by Charles Jeremiah Smith in 1874 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

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