SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 8, 2006
A. O. Smith Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)|| |
P.O. Box 245008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53224-9508
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 8, 2006, A. O. Smith Corporation issued a news release forecasting its earnings for 2006. The news release is filed with this report as Exhibit 99.1, and its contents are 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 February 8, 2006.
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: February 8, 2006||By:||/s/ W. David Romoser|
W. David Romoser
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION
Exhibit Index to Current Report on Form 8-K dated February 8, 2006.
|99.1||News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated February 8, 2006.|