A.O. Smith Corporation (AOS) - FREE Research Report Stern James F who is Exec VP, General Counsel & Sec at A.O. Smith Corporation sold 13,410 shares at $51.45 on Nov. 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP, General Counsel & Sec owned 63,878 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.35% with the 13,410 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $53.06, up $1.61, or 3.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for A.O. Smith Corporation go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 64,102
12-Week # shares sold: 70,332
24-Week # shares sold: 118,332
The average volume for A.O. Smith Corporation has been 543,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. A.O. Smith Corporation has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 63.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. A. O. Smith Corporation engages in the manufacture and sale of water heaters and boilers to the residential and commercial markets primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, and China. The company operates in two segments, North America and Rest of World. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate A.O. Smith Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on AOS - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates A.O. Smith Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full A.O. Smith Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.