NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE: AOS: $69) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. AOS carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.
"The company has developed what we consider a strong brand identity, evidenced by an approximate 42 percent market share in domestic residential water heaters and a 58 percent share of the commercial water heater market," said Kevin Kirkeby, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "The company has also grown its market share in China from about five percent ten years ago to just over 20 percent today."
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