A. O. Smith (AOS)’s Chairman and CEO Ajita Rajendra Sold 8,200 Shares; Shorts at FUJI ELECTRIC HOLDIN (FELTF) Raised By 2.3%

FUJI ELECTRIC HOLDIN (OTCMKTS:FELTF) had an increase of 2.3% in short interest. FELTF’s SI was 911,800 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 2.3% from 891,300 shares previously. It closed at $8.26 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Smith A O Corp Chairman and CEO and an insider Ajita Rajendra not a long ago sold 8,200 company shares having a value of $531,654 at an avg market stock price per share of $64.8. Currently, Ajita Rajendra owns 346,351 shares which are equivalent to around 0.20% of the company’s market capitalization (total value of the shares outstanding). Ajita finished this sale on 20-02-2018. The filing is available online here at the Security and Exchange Commission website.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.31 million activity. Shares for $1.65 million were sold by KITA JOHN J. GREUBEL WILLIAM P had sold 17,856 shares worth $1.19M on Thursday, February 1. Rajendra Ajita G sold 6,800 shares worth $435,308. The insider Martineau Peter R sold $1.32 million. The insider Heideman Robert J sold 11,606 shares worth $716,547.

Among 15 analysts covering AO Smith Corp (NYSE:AOS), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. AO Smith Corp has $111 highest and $50 lowest target. $75’s average target is 14.40% above currents $65.56 stock price. AO Smith Corp had 36 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) on Thursday, July 14 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $62.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, October 26. As per Tuesday, April 5, the company rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by SunTrust. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) earned “Neutral” rating by Longbow on Friday, June 17. The stock of A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, September 6 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. As per Friday, January 8, the company rating was downgraded by Maxim Group. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 1 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.20, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 36 investors sold A. O. Smith Corporation shares while 132 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 123.32 million shares or 19.18% less from 152.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utah Retirement owns 0.04% invested in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 26,400 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 436,192 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Reilly Advsr accumulated 405 shares or 0% of the stock. Kentucky Retirement Systems Fund holds 3,894 shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Lc invested in 781,476 shares. Nomura holds 0% or 7,427 shares in its portfolio. Atlantic Trust Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 618,604 shares. Marietta Investment Ltd has invested 5.68% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Cibc Asset Management Incorporated holds 13,784 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Cap Invest Of America invested 1.6% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). De Burlo Gp Inc has invested 2.12% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.05% in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS). Arizona State Retirement Sys reported 0.03% stake. Advantus Cap Incorporated holds 0.02% of its portfolio in A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) for 14,678 shares. 68,053 are held by Telemus Limited Liability Company.

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $65.56. About 303,259 shares traded. A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:AOS) has risen 35.20% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.50% the S&P500.

A. O. Smith Corporation manufactures and markets residential and commercial gas, gas tankless, electric water heaters, and water treatment products in North America, China, Europe, and India. The company has market cap of $11.24 billion. The firm offers water heaters for residences, restaurants, hotels and motels, office buildings, laundries, car washes, and small businesses; commercial boilers for use in space heating applications for hospitals, schools, hotels, and other large commercial buildings; and expansion tanks, commercial solar water heating systems, swimming pool and spa heaters, and related products and parts. It has a 38.56 P/E ratio. It also provides heat pump and solar units, as well as combi boilers; and air purification products.

Fuji Electric Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the power electronics systems, power and new energy, electronic devices, and food and beverage distribution businesses worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.90 billion. The Company’s Power Electronics segment provides energy solutions, such as factory energy management systems, power distribution solutions, smart meters, substation equipment, industrial power supply facilities, datacenters, uninterruptible power systems, power conditioning systems, switchboards, and power distribution and control equipment. It has a 13.09 P/E ratio. This segment also provides industry solutions, including inverters, motors, factory automation components and systems, drive control systems, measurement and control systems, distribution systems, plant factories, measuring instruments and sensors, radiation monitoring systems, transportation systems, and electrical and air-conditioning equipment, as well as information systems.