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HGT WES AOS CAG are going ex-dividend Monday, July 29, 2013
A.O. Smith Corporation was a winner within the industrial industry, rising $1.01 (2.5%) to $41.21 on heavy volume
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/15/2013 settlement date, which shows a 257,423 share decrease in total short interest for A. .
A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $74.11, above its previous 52-week high of $74.07 with 80,664 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 404,400 shares over the past 30 days.
Raising dividends year after year can be a good indicator of financial health and confident management.
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A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $49.09, above its previous 52-week high of $48.94 with 34,965 shares traded as of 10:30 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 417,600 shares over the past 30 days.
Weak China results will weigh on shares, so we're eliminating our exposure.
Though we maintain our cautious outlook on the market, we made several adjustments to the model portfolio this week.
We closed one model portfolio holding, trimmed one and boosted another this week, undeterred by the sour market mood.
Amid the lackluster action this week, we slightly increased one model portfolio position and lowered our rating on another.
This week, we booked gains in seven model portfolio names, added shares to two and lowered our rating on four others.
Prudence dictates taking profits in three of our model portfolio holdings here.
Homebuilders' shares may have topped out, but their suppliers have room to grow.
The market may be skittish, but that didn't stop us from taking gains in one model portfolio position to fund another.
The ex-dividend date for A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is tomorrow, April 26, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $47.67 as of 9:35 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.4%.
Earnings season has been kind to the model portfolio, as we've taken gains in two names and seen some strong earnings.
When hunting for plays, always look at the larger trend -- and use this particular strategy right now.
The industrial electric equipment company reported a 16% rise in profit for the first quarter.
This industrial name reported better-than-expected first-quarter results, and upped its 2012 forecast.
A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $47.12, above its previous 52-week high of $47.08 with 134,668 shares traded as of 9:49 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 464,800 shares over the past 30 days.
Here's what we'll be watching for when an auto-parts supplier and a water-heater maker report results later this week.
This week, we trimmed two positions in the model portfolio to raise some cash and give ourselves some flexibility.
There is a bounce to be played, but the major indices will need more than one session to rebuild.
With earnings season nigh and a queasy tape, we added to one name this week, as we are cautious but open to opportunity.
Even with today's selloff, the market hasn't yet fallen enough for us to pick up these names we've been eying.
As the markets ended a fantastic quarter this week, the model portfolio posted a great quarterly gain.
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