Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13
or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report
(Date of earliest
|July 15, 2004|
|A. O. Smith Corporation |
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or Other Jurisdiction
| (I.R.S. Employer|
|P.O. Box 245008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53224-9508|
|(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)|
|(Registrants telephone number, including area code)|
Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.
(c) Exhibits. The following exhibit is being filed herewith:
(99) News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated July 15, 2004.
Item 12. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On July 15, 2004, A. O. Smith Corporation (the Company) issued a news release announcing the Companys results for the quarter ended June 30, 2004. A copy of the Companys news release is attached as Exhibit 99 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (this Current Report) and is incorporated by reference herein.
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 15, 2004
|By: /s/ Kenneth W. Krueger|
|Kenneth W. Krueger|
|Senior Vice President and|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Exhibit Index to Current Report on Form 8-K Dated July 15, 2004.
|99||News Release of A. O. Smith Corporation, dated July 15, 2004.|