Smith (A.O.) Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 29, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.2 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AOS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that AOS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AOS was $69.27,
representing a -2.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.95 and
a 69.2% increase over the 52 week low of $40.94.
AOS is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes
companies such as General Electric Company (
) and Siemens AG (
). AOS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $3.41. Zacks Investment Research reports AOS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.67%, compared to an
industry average of 3.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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Interested in gaining exposure to AOS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AOS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction (
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio (
- PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio (
- First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of
24.19% over the last 100 days. PSCI has the highest percent
weighting of AOS at 2.96%.