A. O. Smith Corp. (AOS)

51.01
NYSE : Producer Manufacturing
Prev Close 50.02
Day Low/High 49.76 / 51.05
52 Wk Low/High 40.34 / 56.66
Avg Volume 1.68M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 138.35M
Market Cap 8.22B
EPS 2.60
P/E Ratio 20.09
Div & Yield 0.96 (1.82%)

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

As financials soared this week, pulling the broader exchanges higher, we locked in a very good gain in a model portfolio name.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

This week brought an improving employment picture, but we are maintaining caution regarding the model portfolio.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

Uncertainty and doubt entered the market this week, but we built up three model portfolio names that have done well in a difficult tape.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

As continued positive reports on the U.S. economy posted this week, we locked in strong gains from three trades in the model portfolio.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

Better-than-expected economic data came in this week, and we sold some shares of two model portfolio names, locking in good gains.

A.O. Smith Reaches New 52-Week High (AOS)

A.O. Smith Reaches New 52-Week High (AOS)

A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $46.89, above its previous 52-week high of $46.88 with 130,209 shares traded as of 11:24 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 503,800 shares over the past 30 days.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

We added a new name to the model portfolio this week, as we continued to see an improving domestic economy.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

As the market improved this week, we made a few trades to the model portfolio, including trimming a name for a very good gain.

A.O. Smith Reaches New 52-Week High (AOS)

A.O. Smith Reaches New 52-Week High (AOS)

A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $44.83, above its previous 52-week high of $44.82 with 157,231 shares traded as of 12:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 503,800 shares over the past 30 days.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

We made many trades in the model portfolio this week as the market tape is begining to feel a bit heavy.

Adding on Earnings

This industrial name reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, and provided an upbeat outlook for 2012.

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

The ex-dividend date for A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is tomorrow, January 27, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $42.17 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.5%.

January Run May Be Over for Health Care Stocks

Despite the bounce this afternoon, there's no hurry to jump back in since these stocks tend to trade in slow buy-and-sell cycles.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

The market continued to press higher this week, and we made no trades in the model portfolio.

Earnings Previews for Two Holdings

These names are scheduled to report their quarterly numbers this week. Here's what we expect to hear from each one.

Small-Cap Dividend Growers For 2012

The list expands to 28 with a new emphasis on financial services.

TheStreet Breakout Stocks Weekly Summary

The market was able to look past European headlines this week, and we added a new name to the model portfolio.

Adding a Hot Position

We are adding this producer of water heating equipment since it has done everything right during the downturn and continues to do so.

6 Small-Cap Stocks That May Rise Up to 82%

6 Small-Cap Stocks That May Rise Up to 82%

When the U.S. economy rebounds, a group of industrial companies will get a big bump, S&P Capital IQ says.

Small Signs of Growth

Small-caps that raise their dividends year after year signify company health and confident management.

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

The ex-dividend date for A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is tomorrow, July 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $43.97 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.4%.

A.O. Smith Rises On Unusually High Volume (AOS)

A.O. Smith Rises On Unusually High Volume (AOS)

A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 1.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $3.01 (+7.5%).

A.O. Smith Rises On Unusually High Volume (AOS)

A.O. Smith Rises On Unusually High Volume (AOS)

A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 1.3 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.6 times its average daily volume and trading up 82 cents (+2.1%).

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

A.O. Smith Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AOS)

The ex-dividend date for A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) is tomorrow, April 27, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $42.87 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.3%.

Sirius, Jefferies: Analysts' New Ratings

Sirius, Jefferies: Analysts' New Ratings

Sirius XM Radio downgraded at Wunderlich from Buy to Hold. Jefferies upgraded at Ticonderoga from Neutral to Buy.

NYSE Stocks Posting Largest Percentage Increases

NYSE Stocks Posting Largest Percentage Increases

Top 10 New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks posting largest percentage increases

Dividend Hikes: General Electric

Dividend Hikes: General Electric

General Electric announces a 20% increase to its quarterly distribution.

Heading Toward Oversold

Expect to see a market pullback in the next few days followed by another rally thereafter.

A. O. Smith Sees Beating Profit Estimates

A. O. Smith said Tuesday it expects to significantly exceed analysts' first- quarter earnings estimates.

Morning Playbook: Dividend.com

Morning Playbook: Dividend.com

Watching two big upgrades of CME and Mastercard for buyer reaction. Meanwhile, gold's lower, oil's higher and bonds are flat.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B- (Buy)