Smith A O Corp (NYSE:AOS) Big Money 2017 Q4 Sentiment at 1.21

May 3, 2018 - By Cynthia Ashman

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Positions for Smith A O Corp (NYSE:AOS)

In Q4 2017 Smith A O Corp (NYSE:AOS) big money sentiment increased to 1.21, according to SEC filings. That’s up 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1.14. 195 hedge funds started new or increased positions, while 161 trimmed and sold equity positions in Smith A O Corp so the sentiment is positive. These funds own 120.93 million shares, that’s down from 123.32 million shares in 2017Q3. Funds holding Smith A O Corp in top 10 changed to 12 from 12 for the same number . 25 Investors Sold All; 136 Reduced Holdings; 146 increased stakes while 49 hedge funds bought stakes.

Biggest Smith A O Corp Investors

Ecofin Ltd owns 697,166 shares in Smith A O Corp as of Q4 2017. Smith A O Corp’s shareholder Water Asset Management Llc owns 221,969 shares as of Q4 2017. Furthermore, Marietta Investment Partners Llc reported 316,754 shares in Smith A O Corp equivalent to 5.52% of its US equity exposure. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Agf Investments America Inc. have invested about 3.55% of the investment manager’s stock portfolio in Smith A O Corp. The New York-based fund Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc looks positive on Smith A O Corp, owning 66,237 shares.

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas, gas tankless, electric water heaters, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India.The firm is valued at $10.39 billion. The firm offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings; and expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts.The P/E ratio is 35.62. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

AOS is reaching $60.56 during the last trading session, after decreased 0.36%.A. O. Smith Corporation has volume of 441,362 shares. Since May 3, 2017 AOS has risen 21.58% and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 10.03%.

Foundry Prtnrs Limited Liability accumulated 15,275 shs or 0.04% of the stock. Mason Street Advsr Lc has 0.03% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 20,311 shs. Gamco Et Al holds 0.06% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 160,100 shs. 41,036 were reported by Envestnet Asset Management Inc. Acg Wealth holds 0.69% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 76,242 shs. Cibc Asset stated it has 0.01% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Macquarie Gp Limited reported 0.01% stake. Hartford Investment Management invested in 0.03% or 30,132 shs. Swiss Bancorp owns 0.04% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 541,400 shs. Agf Invests America has 3.55% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 155,357 shs. 36,945 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement System. Kistler holds 360 shs. 1,003 were reported by Captrust Financial Advsr. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.02% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Lbmc Investment Advsrs Limited owns 60,902 shs or 0.61% of their US capital.

A. O. Smith Corporation had 9 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $7.68 million. On Tuesday, March 6 BROUWER WILFRIDUS M had sold 30,000 shs worth $1.89 million. $1.19M worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) shs were sold by GREUBEL WILLIAM P. Heideman Robert J sold $716,547 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Tuesday, February 13. On Friday, February 16 KITA JOHN J had sold 25,000 shs worth $1.65 million. SMITH MARK D sold $163,099 worth of stock or 2,600 shs. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider Ding Wei sold $768,677.

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Ratings Coverage

In total 7 analysts cover AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS). “Buy” rating has 6, “Sell” are 0, while 1 are “Hold”. (NYSE:AOS) has 86% bullish analysts. 13 are the (NYSE:AOS)’s ratings reports on 3 May 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Tuesday, April 3 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, January 30 the firm earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust. On Thursday, January 25 the firm earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets. On Friday, April 27 the stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, April 26 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Buy” rating by DA Davidson. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus. On Thursday, March 22 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Boenning & Scattergood. In Wednesday, April 4 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7200 target. On Tuesday, January 30 the rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. On Sunday, December 10 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus.

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