A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Sellers Decreased By 19.25% Their Shorts

May 16, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.21. That’s change of 0.07, from 2017Q3’s 1.14. 25 investors sold all, 136 reduced holdings as A. O. Smith Corporation ratio improved. 146 grew positions while 49 funds amassed positions. Funds hold 120.93 million shares thus 1.94% less from 2017Q3’s 123.32 million shares.
Kbc Grp Nv stated it has 0.27% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). 14,855 are owned by Advantus Capital Management. Fayez Sarofim And accumulated 0% or 9,000 shs. 112 were accumulated by Cwm Limited Liability Company. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Gamco Investors Et Al stated it has 160,100 shs or 0.06% of all its holdings. Miracle Mile Advsrs Limited stated it has 10,540 shs. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Company stated it has 0% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Kentucky Retirement owns 8,992 shs for 0.04% of their capital. Mckinley Capital Management Limited Delaware owns 4,184 shs. Virtus Advisers Inc has invested 0.13% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Korea Corporation stated it has 0% of its capital in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 23,108 shs. Thrivent For Lutherans has 5,950 shs for 0% of their capital. Boothbay Fund Management Limited reported 0.09% stake.

A. O. Smith Corporation had 9 selling transactions and 0 insider buys since February 1, 2018. This’s net activity of $7.68 million. On Monday, March 5 SMITH MARK D sold $163,099 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). On Tuesday, March 6 30,000 shs were sold by BROUWER WILFRIDUS M, worth $1.89 million. GREUBEL WILLIAM P sold $1.19 million worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) or 17,856 shs on Thursday, February 1. On Tuesday, February 13 Heideman Robert J had sold 11,606 shs worth $716,547. $768,677 worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) was sold by Ding Wei. KITA JOHN J sold $1.65 million worth of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Friday, February 16.

It was recorded a decrease on A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS)’s short interest with 19.25%. It was issued in May by FINRA the 3.63M short interest on AOS. The 4.49 million previous shares are down with 19.25%. Previous AOS’s position will need 3 days to recover. It has 1.33M average volume. A.O. Smith Corporation’s short interest float is 2.55%.

Ticker’s shares touched $63.42 during the last trading session after 0.70% change.Currently A. O. Smith Corporation is uptrending after 21.58% change in last May 16, 2017. AOS has 232,080 shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 10.03%.

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 $10.85 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.35.85 is the P/E ratio. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) Ratings Coverage

A total of 7 analysts rate AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS) as follows: 6 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 86% are bullish. (NYSE:AOS) has 13 ratings reports on May 16, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Sunday, December 10 the stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, March 22 the stock has “Buy” rating by Boenning & Scattergood. The company rating was maintained by SunTrust on Tuesday, January 30. On Tuesday, April 3 Stifel Nicolaus maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) with “Hold” rating. On Friday, April 27 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. In Wednesday, April 4 report Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $7200 target. On Thursday, February 15 the company was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, April 4 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus.

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