AOS A.O. Smith

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  • AOS
  • Price as of: Apr 27, 05:02 PM EDT
  • $66.07
  • -$0.52
  • -0.8%
  • Industry
  • Industrial electrical equipment
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AOS Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.15% Industrial Goods Average 1.71%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.76 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    27.3% EPS $2.78
  • Dividend Growth
    9 yrs Since 2006
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Growth History

AOS Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for AOS 29.4% 30.4% 9 years
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for AOS
Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

AOS Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.6000 2014 30.4%
$0.4600 2013 27.8%
Historical Dividend Data

AOS Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1900 2015-04-13 2015-04-28 2015-04-30 2015-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2015-01-26 2015-02-04 2015-02-06 2015-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-10-13 2014-10-29 2014-10-31 2014-11-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-07-08 2014-07-29 2014-07-31 2014-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-04-07 2014-04-28 2014-04-30 2014-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-01-28 2014-02-05 2014-02-07 2014-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-10-09 2013-10-29 2013-10-31 2013-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-07-08 2013-07-29 2013-07-31 2013-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2013-05-16 2013-04-30 2013-05-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1200 2013-04-15 2013-04-25 2013-04-29 2013-05-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-01-15 2013-01-29 2013-01-31 2013-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-10-08 2012-10-29 2012-10-31 2012-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-07-09 2012-07-27 2012-07-31 2012-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-04-16 2012-04-26 2012-04-30 2012-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-01-13 2012-01-27 2012-01-31 2012-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2011-10-10 2011-10-27 2011-10-31 2011-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2011-07-11 2011-07-27 2011-07-29 2011-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2011-04-12 2011-04-27 2011-04-29 2011-05-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0467 2011-01-14 2011-01-27 2011-01-31 2011-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
3-for-2 2010-10-14 2010-11-16 2010-10-29 2010-11-15 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0700 2010-10-11 2010-10-27 2010-10-29 2010-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2010-07-23 2010-07-28 2010-07-30 2010-08-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2010-04-12 2010-04-28 2010-04-30 2010-05-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2010-01-15 2010-01-27 2010-01-29 2010-02-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2009-10-13 2009-10-28 2009-10-30 2009-11-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0650 2009-07-13 2009-07-29 2009-07-31 2009-08-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0633 2009-04-14 2009-04-28 2009-04-30 2009-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0633 2009-01-15 2009-01-28 2009-01-30 2009-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0633 2008-10-14 2008-10-29 2008-10-31 2008-11-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0633 2008-07-15 2008-07-29 2008-07-31 2008-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-04-15 2008-04-28 2008-04-30 2008-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2008-01-15 2008-01-29 2008-01-31 2008-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-10-09 2007-10-29 2007-10-31 2007-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2007-07-10 2007-07-27 2007-07-31 2007-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0567 2007-04-10 2007-04-26 2007-04-30 2007-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0567 2007-01-15 2007-01-29 2007-01-31 2007-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0567 2006-10-09 2006-10-27 2006-10-31 2006-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0567 2006-07-11 2006-07-27 2006-07-31 2006-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2006-04-11 2006-04-26 2006-04-28 2006-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2006-01-13 2006-01-27 2006-01-31 2006-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2005-10-11 2005-10-27 2005-10-31 2005-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2005-07-12 2005-07-27 2005-07-29 2005-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2005-04-12 2005-04-27 2005-04-29 2005-05-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2005-01-14 2005-01-27 2005-01-31 2005-02-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2004-10-12 2004-10-27 2004-10-29 2004-11-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0533 2004-07-13 2004-07-28 2004-07-30 2004-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2004-04-06 2004-04-28 2004-04-30 2004-05-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2004-01-15 2004-01-28 2004-01-30 2004-02-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2003-10-07 2003-10-29 2003-10-31 2003-11-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2003-07-08 2003-07-29 2003-07-31 2003-08-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0467 2003-04-08 2003-04-28 2003-04-30 2003-05-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0467 2003-01-15 2003-01-29 2003-01-31 2003-02-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0467 2002-10-11 2002-10-29 2002-10-31 2002-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0467 2002-07-09 2002-07-29 2002-07-31 2002-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2002-04-09 2002-04-26 2002-04-30 2002-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2002-01-15 2002-01-29 2002-01-31 2002-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2001-10-09 2001-10-29 2001-10-31 2001-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2001-07-10 2001-07-27 2001-07-31 2001-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2001-04-05 2001-04-26 2001-04-30 2001-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2001-01-15 2001-01-29 2001-01-31 2001-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2000-10-10 2000-10-27 2000-10-31 2000-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0433 2000-07-11 2000-07-27 2000-07-31 2000-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2000-04-06 2000-04-26 2000-04-28 2000-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2000-01-17 2000-01-27 2000-01-31 2000-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1999-10-13 1999-10-27 1999-10-29 1999-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1999-06-09 1999-07-28 1999-07-30 1999-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0400 1999-04-15 1999-04-28 1999-04-30 1999-05-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0267 1999-01-19 1999-01-27 1999-01-29 1999-02-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0267 1998-10-06 1998-10-28 1998-10-30 1998-11-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0267 1998-06-09 1998-07-29 1998-07-31 1998-08-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1998-06-09 1998-08-18 1998-07-31 1998-08-17 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0378 1998-04-09 1998-04-28 1998-04-30 1998-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1998-01-21 1998-01-28 1998-01-30 1998-02-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1997-10-07 1997-10-29 1997-10-31 1997-11-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1997-06-10 1997-07-29 1997-07-31 1997-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1997-04-10 1997-04-28 1997-04-30 1997-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1997-01-16 1997-01-29 1997-01-31 1997-02-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1996-10-08 1996-10-29 1996-10-31 1996-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1996-06-11 1996-07-29 1996-07-31 1996-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0378 1996-04-04 1996-04-26 1996-04-30 1996-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1996-01-17 1996-01-29 1996-01-31 1996-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-10-10 1995-10-27 1995-10-31 1995-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-06-06 1995-07-27 1995-07-31 1995-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1995-04-06 1995-04-24 1995-04-28 1995-05-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0289 1995-01-17 1995-01-25 1995-01-31 1995-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0289 1994-10-11 1994-10-25 1994-10-31 1994-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0289 1994-06-07 1994-07-25 1994-07-29 1994-08-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0289 1994-04-14 1994-04-25 1994-04-29 1994-05-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0244 1994-01-19 1994-01-25 1994-01-31 1994-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0244 1993-10-12 1993-10-25 1993-10-29 1993-11-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0244 1993-06-08 1993-07-26 1993-07-30 1993-08-16 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0444 1993-04-08 1993-04-26 1993-04-30 1993-05-17 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1111 1993-02-01 1993-03-02 1993-03-08 1993-03-22 Unknown Special N/A
$0.0444 1993-01-19 1993-01-25 1993-01-29 1993-02-15 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

AOS Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE

A.O. Smith- (AOS)- with 2007 sales of $2.3 billion, is a global leader applying innovative technology and energy-efficient solutions to products marketed worldwide. The company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment, offering a comprehensive product line featuring the best-known brands in North America and China. A. O. Smith is also one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors for residential and commercial applications in North America. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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A.O. Smith News

  • Before Wednesday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst commentary for investors.

  • Before Thursday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the important analyst commentary for investors.

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  • In January, dozens of companies made changes to their dividend payouts. Below are the 10 largest dividend increases for March. For more information on dividend increases, cuts and initiations, check out our Dividend Payout Changes page.

  • Before Monday’s opening bell, a number of big name dividend stocks were the subject of analyst moves. Below, we highlight the most important analyst commentary for investors.

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Tuesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these...
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  • A.O. Smith Q2 Profit Rises; Adjusted EPS and Revenues Top Views; Boosts Fiscal 2013 Outlook (AOS)

    Before the opening bell on Wednesday, water heating equipment manufacturer A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) reported a 20% rise in second quarter net income, aided by 13% higher sales, with both results topping Wall Street estimates. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based company posted a second quarter net income of $42.1 million, or 45 cents per share, up from $35.0 million, or 38 cents per share, earned in the same period in 2012. Excluding certain items such as an after-tax restructuring and impairment charge of $3.1 million, A.O. Smith's second quarter adjusted net income came in at 52 cents per share. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn an adjusted 43 cents per share in the quarter. Furthermore, A.O. Smith posted sales of $549.1 million in the second quarter, up from last year's revenues of $484.2 million. Analysts were expecting the company to see $515.96 million in revenues. On a regional basis, AOS saw its North American sales increase 6% to $389 million in quarter. In the Rest of World segment, sales increased 33% to $169.5 million in the quarter. "Our North American operations continued to benefit from improved economic conditions and the recovery of the new housing market in the U. S.," Ajita G. Rajendra, president and chief executive officer, commented. "The improved market conditions impacted both our residential water heater and boiler product lines." "A. O. Smith branded product sales in China increased approximately 35 percent in the second quarter, surpassing our expectations," he continued. "Our team in China continues to do an excellent job of growing the business and serving our customers in that important region of the world." Looking ahead to full year 2013 results, the company boosted its outlook. Now the company expects to see earnings between $1.62 and $1.68 per share, while adjusted earnings are expected to be between $1.84 and $1.90 per share. Analysts expect the company to earn $1.81 per share in 2013. A.O. Smith shares were up 75 cents, or 1.87%, during pre-market trading on Wednesday. The stock has gained 27.46% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of A.O. Smith (AOS) offer a dividend yield of 1.19% based on last night's closing price of $40.20 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 48 cents per share. A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Goldman Sachs Starts Coverage on A.O. Smith (AOS)

    On Monday Goldman Sachs reported that it has begun coverage on water heating equipment manufacturer, A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) . The firm has initiated coverage on AOS with a "Neutral" rating and $39 price target. This price target suggests a 7% increase from the stock's current price of $36.28. An analyst from the firm noted, "we believe the shares are poised to benefit from a continued recovery in the NA residential construction market and long-term household formation in China. That said, we believe near-term headwinds to China (25% of total revenue) and macroeconomic factors limit multiple expansion and revenue growth which keep us on the sidelines." A. O. Smith shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Monday. The stock is up 15% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) have a 1.32% yield, based on Friday's closing price of $36.28. A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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