Smith A O Corp (NYSE:AOS) Big Money Sentiment Index Increased in Q4 2017 to 1.21

May 3, 2018 - By Maria Fierro

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“Big money” Positions

In 2017 Q4 Smith A O Corp (NYSE:AOS) big money sentiment increased to 1.21, SEC.gov filings reveal. So its up 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1.14. 195 investment professionals opened new or increased positions, while 161 trimmed and sold stock positions in Smith A O Corp so the sentiment has increased. 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 investment professionals bought stakes.

Largest Smith A O Corp Investors

As of 2017 Q4 Ecofin Ltd has 9.56% invested in Smith A O Corp. As of 2017 Q4, 221,969 shares of Smith A O Corp are owned by Water Asset Management Llc. Further, Marietta Investment Partners Llc reported 316,754 shares in Smith A O Corp equivalent to 5.52% of its stock exposure. The Ontario – Canada-based fund Agf Investments America Inc. have invested about 3.55% of the active investment manager’s stock portfolio in Smith A O Corp. The New York-based fund Garrison Bradford & Associates Inc holds 66,237 shares or 3.36% of their stock exposure.

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 worth $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.35.62 is the P/E ratio. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $60.56.Currently A. O. Smith Corporation is uptrending after 21.58% change in last May 3, 2017. AOS has also 441,362 shares volume. AOS outperformed the S&P 500 by 10.03%.

Barclays Pcl invested in 0.01% or 105,894 shs. Lord Abbett & Ltd holds 0.09% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) or 514,344 shs. Timessquare Capital Mgmt Ltd accumulated 0.16% or 407,600 shs. Regions Fincl Corporation holds 29,182 shs. Greenwood Capital, a South Carolina-based fund reported 3,932 shs. Tiaa Cref Investment Lc invested in 0.02% or 527,372 shs. Impax Asset Ltd reported 1.94 million shs. 49,465 were reported by Reliant Investment Mngmt Limited Liability. Twin Cap Management holds 0.31% or 103,770 shs in its capital. Cibc Ww accumulated 4,046 shs. Eulav Asset Mgmt reported 28,600 shs. Envestnet Asset holds 0.01% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 41,036 shs. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holding reported 431,359 shs. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 8,000 shs. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0.04% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 283,421 shs.

A. O. Smith Corporation registered $7.68 million net activity with 0 insider buys and 9 sales since February 1, 2018. KITA JOHN J sold $1.65M worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Friday, February 16. On Tuesday, March 6 $1.89 million worth of stock was sold by BROUWER WILFRIDUS M. On Tuesday, February 20 Ding Wei sold $768,677 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Shares for $163,099 were sold by SMITH MARK D on Monday, March 5. 17,856 shs were sold by GREUBEL WILLIAM P, worth $1.19 million on Thursday, February 1. Heideman Robert J sold $716,547 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Tuesday, February 13.

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. The company rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, January 30. On Thursday, March 22 Boenning & Scattergood upgraded A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) to “Buy” rating. In Sunday, December 10 report Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $59.0 target. On Thursday, April 26 DA Davidson maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) rating. DA Davidson has “Buy” rating and $73 target. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Buy” rating given by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, April 4 the rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Buy”. The stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Thursday, February 15. On Tuesday, April 3 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. On Friday, April 27 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus.

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