Smith (A.O.) Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on
November 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AOS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an -40% decrease from the same period a year ago.
At the current stock price of $50.75, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of AOS was $50.75,
representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.52 and
a 77.88% increase over the 52 week low of $28.53.
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 $1.8. Zacks Investment Research reports AOS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 34.94%, compared to an
industry average of 18.9%.
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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:
- SPDR Homebuilders ETF (
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- SPDR S&P 600 Small Cap ETF (based on S&P SmallCap 600
Index -- (
- iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund (
- Vanguard S&P Small-Cap 600 ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCI with an increase of
17.95% over the last 100 days. XHB has the highest percent
weighting of AOS at 3.58%.