Large Inflow of Money Witnessed in Smith (A.O.) Corporation

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS) saw its share price trade relatively negative in the recent trading session. The share price was last updated to $84.8 with a loss of -0.55 points or -0.64%. The net money flow was $14.87 million and the up/down ratio was 2.86. Approximately $22.88 million was the inflow in upticks and $8.01 million was the outflow in downticks. On a weekly measure, the shares have seen a price change of 0.43%.The shares witnessed a block transaction with a net money flow of $15.1 million. The total money in uptick was $15.1 million and in downtick was $0 million with the up/down ratio reaching 0.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.74% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.44%. The company shares have rallied 15.4% in the past 52 Weeks. On June 20, 2016 The shares registered one year high of $86.48 and one year low was seen on August 24, 2015 at $50.09. The 50-day moving average is $81.24 and the 200 day moving average is recorded at $75.19. S&P 500 has rallied 1.93% during the last 52-weeks.

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (NYSE:AOS): The stock opened at $85.32 on Tuesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $85.75 for the day. The stock traded down to $84.61 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $84.80 with a loss of -0.64% for the day. The stock had closed at $85.35 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 598,946 shares.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.76% of Smith (A.O.) Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -17.17% . Institutional Investors own 75.04% of Smith (A.O.) Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -20.12%. On the companys insider trading activities,The officer (Senior Vice President – CIO) of Smith A O Corp, Martineau Peter R sold 3,800 shares at $83.1 on May 27, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $315,780. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

A. O. Smith Corporation operates its business through two segments, which include North America and Rest of World. Both segments manufacture and market a range of residential gas, gas tankless and electric water heaters and commercial water heating equipment. The North America segment manufactures and markets specialty commercial water heating equipment, condensing and non-condensing boilers, and water systems tanks. The Company serves residential and commercial end markets in North America with a range of products, including water heaters, boilers and others. The Rest of World segment manufactures and markets water treatment products, primarily in Asia. The Rest of World segment includes China, Europe and India. The Company supplies water heaters to the residential market in China with a range of product offering, including electric, gas, gas tankless, heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers.

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