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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 29, 2021
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A. O. Smith Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware 1-475 39-0619790
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

11270 West Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53224
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(414) 359-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock (par value $1.00 per share)AOSNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.






Item 2.02.    Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On July 29, 2021, A. O. Smith Corporation (“the Company”) issued a news release announcing the Company’s results for the quarter ended June 30, 2021. A copy of the Company’s news release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Current Report”) and is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is being filed herewith:

(99.1)    News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated July 29, 2021
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document)




SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


A. O. SMITH CORPORATION
Date: July 29, 2021
By:/s/James F. Stern
James F. Stern
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary