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A.O. Smith Corp (AOS) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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A.O. Smith Corp (AOS) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. A.O. Smith Corp manufactures and markets water heaters and boilers, for residential and commercial end markets. The Company has two reporting segments; North America and Rest of World. A.O. Smith Corp has a market cap of $8.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.64 with a P/E ratio of 20.02 and P/S ratio of 2.84. The dividend yield of A.O. Smith Corp stocks is 1.56%. A.O. Smith Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 13.40% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter A.O. Smith Corp reported a revenue of $812.5 million, compared with the revenue of $768.6 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3.2 billion, an increase of 6.4% from last year. For the last five years A.O. Smith Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 8.1% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $2.58 for the year, an increase of 51.8% from previous year. Over the last five years A.O. Smith Corp had an EPS growth rate of 20.5% a year. The A.O. Smith Corp had a decent operating margin of 17.31%, compared with the operating margin of 17.37% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of A.O. Smith Corp is 10.98%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $51.64, A.O. Smith Corp is traded at 49.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $34.53. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.84, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.90. The stock lost 19% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • SVP, Global Operations Paul R Dana sold 4,836 shares of AOS stock on 02/11/2019 at the average price of $49.5. The price of the stock has increased by 4.32% since.
  • Director Paul W Jones sold 20,000 shares of AOS stock on 02/08/2019 at the average price of $49. The price of the stock has increased by 5.39% since.
  • President & GM, Lochinvar, LLC Wallace E Goodwin sold 13,200 shares of AOS stock on 02/06/2019 at the average price of $50.02. The price of the stock has increased by 3.24% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of AOS, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.