As of May 16, 2018 A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Shorts Declined By 19.25%

May 16, 2018 - By Alice Fox

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Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. It has change of 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1.14. The ratio is positive due to A. O. Smith Corporation positioning: 25 sold and 136 reduced. 49 funds bought holdings and 146 increased holdings. Investors holded 123.32 million in 2017Q3 but now own 120.93 million shares or 1.94% less.
Invesco holds 0.06% or 2.84M shs. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Cambridge Investment Research Advsrs has 0.01% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 8,551 shs. Congress Asset Management Communication Ma has 0.76% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Gabelli Funds Llc reported 123,400 shs. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund owns 58,262 shs. Synovus Fincl Corporation has 0.01% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 10,140 shs. Carroll Assocs Inc reported 319 shs or 0% of all its holdings. Boothbay Fund Ltd Liability Co owns 9,499 shs. Elk Creek Partners Limited Liability holds 0.52% or 143,116 shs in its capital. Benjamin F Edwards And Inc invested 0.01% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). First Interstate Natl Bank stated it has 1,400 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein Lp has 0.18% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 4.07M shs. Ledyard Retail Bank owns 0% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 339 shs. Illinois-based Citadel Limited has invested 0% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS).

A. O. Smith Corporation registered $7.68 million net activity with 0 buys and 9 insider sales since February 1, 2018. $716,547 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) was sold by Heideman Robert J. $435,308 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) was sold by Rajendra Ajita G. On Tuesday, March 6 Shares for $1.89 million were sold by BROUWER WILFRIDUS M. On Monday, March 5 2,600 shs were sold by SMITH MARK D, worth $163,099. $1.65 million worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) shs were sold by KITA JOHN J. On Thursday, February 1 GREUBEL WILLIAM P had sold 17,856 shs worth $1.19M.

It was registered a decrease on A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS)’s short interest with 19.25%. It was published in May by FINRA the 3.63 million short interest on AOS. The 4.49M previous shares are down with 19.25%. Former AOS’s position will need 3 days to recover. It has 1.33 million average volume. A.O. Smith Corporation’s short interest float is 2.55%.

AOS touched $63.42 during the last trading session after $0.44 change.Currently A. O. Smith Corporation is uptrending after 21.58% change in last May 16, 2017. AOS has 232,080 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 10.03%.

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 $10.85 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.35.85 is the P/E ratio. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

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 May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. 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. The company rating was upgraded by Boenning & Scattergood on Thursday, March 22. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, April 3. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 30. On Thursday, January 25 BMO Capital Markets maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) rating. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $78.0 target. On Sunday, December 10 Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of AOS in report with “Hold” rating. On Friday, April 27 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, April 4 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs. On Thursday, February 15 the firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given.

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