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A. O. Smith Corporation (AOS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsA.O. Smith Corporation (A.O. Smith) is a manufacturer and marketer of water heaters and boilers. It manufactures and markets a wide range of residential gas, gas tankless and electric water heaters in China, Europe, India and North America. In North America, the company also offers specialty commercial water heating equipment, condensing, non-condensing boilers and water systems tanks, expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters and related products and parts. The company also offers water treatment products for Asian Markets. A.O. Smith is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the US.A. O. Smith Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 01, 2016: A. O. Smith names Peter Martineau chief information officerMar 29, 2016: A. O. Smith joins with Water Council to foster water technology start-upsFeb 22, 2016: A. O. Smith names Greene vice president-government and industry affairsJan 29, 2016: A. O. Smith announces record 2015 earnings on nearly eight percent increase in salesDec 10, 2015: APCOM's Franklin plant breaks ground on major new additionKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6A. O. Smith Corporation - Key Facts 6A. O. Smith Corporation - Key Employees 7A. O. Smith Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8A. O. Smith Corporation - Major Products and Services 9A. O. Smith Corporation - History 10A. O. Smith Corporation - Company Statement 14A. O. Smith Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 15Head Office 15Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15Section 2 - Company Analysis 17A. O. Smith Corporation - Business Description 17A. O. Smith Corporation - SWOT Analysis 18SWOT Analysis - Overview 18A. O. Smith Corporation - Strengths 18Strength - Market Position 18Strength - Business Segment: North America 18Strength - Distribution Network 18A. O. Smith Corporation - Weaknesses 19Weakness - Increase in Debt 19A. O. Smith Corporation - Opportunities 20Opportunity - New Offerings 20Opportunity - Growth Market: China 20A. O. Smith Corporation - Threats 21Threat - Increasing Competition 21Threat - Volatility in Prices of Key Raw Materials 21Threat - Regulatory Changes 21A. O. Smith Corporation - Key Competitors 22Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Section 4 - Company's Power Financial Deals and Alliances 29A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30A. O. Smith Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Section 5 - Company's Recent Developments 32Apr 01, 2016: A. O. Smith names Peter Martineau chief information officer 32Mar 29, 2016: A. O. Smith joins with Water Council to foster water technology start-ups 33Feb 22, 2016: A. O. Smith names Greene vice president-government and industry affairs 34Jan 29, 2016: A. O. Smith announces record 2015 earnings on nearly eight percent increase in sales 35Dec 10, 2015: APCOM's Franklin plant breaks ground on major new addition 37Nov 20, 2015: A. O. Smith and Marquette University to lead water solution initiative 38Oct 21, 2015: A. O. Smith reports record third quarter earnings 40Jul 23, 2015: A. O. Smith reports record earnings on strong global sales growth; raises full year EPS guidance over 10 percent 42May 19, 2015: UW-Madison microgrids help power industry in Milwaukee 44May 13, 2015: A. O. Smith names new Managing Director for Indian operation 45Section 6 - Appendix 46Methodology 46Ratio Definitions 46About GlobalData 50Contact Us 50Disclaimer 50List of TablesA. O. Smith Corporation, Key Facts 6A. O. Smith Corporation, Key Employees 7A. O. Smith Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8A. O. Smith Corporation, Major Products and Services 9A. O. Smith Corporation, History 10A. O. Smith Corporation, Subsidiaries 15A. O. Smith Corporation, Key Competitors 22A. O. Smith Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 23A. O. Smith Corporation, Annual Ratios 24A. O. Smith Corporation, Interim Ratios 27A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30A. O. Smith Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 31Currency Codes 46Capital Market Ratios 46Equity Ratios 47Profitability Ratios 47Cost Ratios 48Liquidity Ratios 48Leverage Ratios 49Efficiency Ratios 49List of FiguresA. O. Smith Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26A. O. Smith Corporation, Ratio Charts 28A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 29A. O. Smith Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 30