Smith (A.O.) Corporation (AOS) : The total negative money flow of $0.73 million on Wednesday indicates selling on strength. The inflow of money on upticks was $0.13 million, compared to $0.86 million outflow on downticks, which confirms distribution in the stock. The up to down ratio was 0.15. The negative money flow of $0 million in block trades reveals that the informed traders sold the stock on every bit of price strength.The transaction value of block trade on downtick was $0 million. The price action in the Smith (A.O.) Corporation (AOS) stock suggests that both the bulls and the bears were in equilibrium. The stock traded at $98.56 with a gain of $0.03 , a change of 0.03% over the previous days close. The stock registered 1.73% for the week.
Shares of AO Smith Corp. rose by 4.46% in the last five trading days and 2.55% for the last 4 weeks. AO Smith Corp. is up 16.06% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 30.53%.
Smith (A.O.) Corporation (AOS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Smith (A.O.) Corporation (AOS) as 2, which is a Buy recommendation. 8 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 5 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 13 research analysts is 1.77, which indicates as a Buy.
Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS): The stock opened at $98.52 and touched an intraday high of $99.16 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $97.84, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $99.09 with a gain of 0.57% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 461,809. The stock had closed at $98.53 in the previous trading session.
A. O. Smith Corporation operates its business through two segments, which include North America and Rest of World. Both segments manufacture and market a range of residential gas, gas tankless and electric water heaters and commercial water heating equipment. The North America segment manufactures and markets specialty commercial water heating equipment, condensing and non-condensing boilers, and water systems tanks. The Company serves residential and commercial end markets in North America with a range of products, including water heaters, boilers and others. The Rest of World segment manufactures and markets water treatment products, primarily in Asia. The Rest of World segment includes China, Europe and India. The Company supplies water heaters to the residential market in China with a range of product offering, including electric, gas, gas tankless, heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers.