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Smith (a.o.) Corporation (AOS) [hlAlert]

up 248.03 %

Smith (a.o.) Corporation (AOS) rated Outperform with price target $126 by William Blair

Posted on: Tuesday,  Sep 20, 2011  3:25 PM ET by William Blair

William Blair rated Outperform Smith (a.o.) Corporation (NYSE: AOS) on 09/20/2011, when the stock price was $18.36. Since
then, Smith (a.o.) Corporation has gained 248.04% as of 01/08/2016's recent price of $63.90.
If you would have followed this William Blair's recommendation on AOS, you would have gained 248.03% of your investment in 1571 days.

A. O. Smith Corporation is a manufacturer of water heating equipment and electric motors, serving a diverse mix of residential, commercial and industrial end markets principally in the United States. The Company's business is organized in two operating segments: Water Products and Electrical Products. The Water Products business manufactures and markets a line of residential gas and electric water heaters, standard and specialty commercial water heating equipment, copper-tube boilers and water systems tanks. The Electrical Products business manufactures and markets a line of hermetic motors, fractional horsepower alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) motors. During the year ended December 31, 2008, 63% of the Company?s net sales were attributable to its Water Products business and 37% attributable to its Electrical Products business. In April 2009, the Company acquired Smith Investment Co.

The Equity Research department provides the firm's clients with in-depth investment analysis and investment recommendations. Acting as the company's laboratory for new investment ideas, it specializes in providing investment analysis on quality growth companies. Located together in our Chicago office, our equity analysts currently follow a universe of nearly 360 companies.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
9/20/2011 3:25 PM Buy
18.36 63.00
as of 12/30/2011
1 Week down  -1.52 %
1 Month up  2.19 %
3 Months up  25.25 %
1 YTD up  9.25 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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