1.58% volatility in A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS) last month: This is a red flag warning

A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS) kicked off on Tuesday, down -0.59% from the previous trading day, before settling in for the closing price of $89.08. Over the past 52 weeks, AOS has traded in a range of $63.40-$89.96.

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It was noted that within the last five years, the titan of the Industrials sector saw sales topped by 4.31%. While this was happening, its average annual earnings per share was recorded 6.43%. With a float of $119.28 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $121.63 million.

The extent of productivity of a business whose workforce counts for 12000 workers is very important to gauge.

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS) Insider Updates

Our next focus will be how large-scale investors are participating in this stock of the Specialty Industrial Machinery Industry. The insider ownership of A.O. Smith Corp. is 18.97%, while institutional ownership is 78.43%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 05 ’24, was worth 837,039. In this transaction Senior VP, CTO of this company sold 9,890 shares at a rate of $84.63, taking the stock ownership to the 9,455 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 04 ’24, when Company’s Director sold 60,258 for $84.51, making the entire transaction worth $5,092,108. This insider now owns 56,951 shares in total.

A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS) Performance Highlights and Predictions

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 6.43% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 10.00% during the next five years compared to 7.40% growth over the previous five years of trading.

A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS) Trading Performance Indicators

Take a look at A.O. Smith Corp.’s (AOS) current performance indicators. Last quarter, stock had a quick ratio of 1.06. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.38. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 21.81.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 3.69, a number that is poised to hit 0.98 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 4.32 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of A.O. Smith Corp. (AOS)

The latest stats from [A.O. Smith Corp., AOS] show that its last 5-days average volume of 0.85 million was inferior to 0.94 million than last year’s volume. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 75.95%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.36.

During the past 100 days, A.O. Smith Corp.’s (AOS) raw stochastic average was set at 92.83%, which indicates a significant increase from 68.10% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 16.46% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 19.13% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $83.32, while its 200-day Moving Average is $75.54. Now, the first resistance to watch is $89.00. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $89.46. The third major resistance level sits at $90.01. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $87.99, it is likely to go to the next support level at $87.44. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $86.98.

A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS) Key Stats

The company with the Market Capitalisation of 13.03 billion has total of 147,195K Shares Outstanding. Its annual sales at the moment are 3,853 M in contrast with the sum of 556,600 K annual income. Company’s last quarter sales were recorded 988,100 K and last quarter income was 137,300 K.