Media coverage about Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Oshkosh earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6328691408258 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- These 3 Stocks Grew 25% in 2017, and They Aren’t Slowing Down … – Motley Fool (fool.com)
- Honda (HMC) Set to Develop All Solid-State EV Batteries (finance.yahoo.com)
- These 3 Stocks Grew 25% in 2017, and They Aren’t Slowing Down – Madison.com (host.madison.com)
- These 3 Stocks Grew 25% in 2017, and They Aren’t Slowing Down (finance.yahoo.com)
- Investors In Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) Are Paying Above The Intrinsic Value (finance.yahoo.com)
Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) traded up $0.29 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $91.40. 362,900 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 682,859. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,820.62, a PE ratio of 24.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 1.84. Oshkosh has a 12 month low of $61.74 and a 12 month high of $94.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.09.
Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.36. The business had revenue of $1.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.90 billion. Oshkosh had a net margin of 4.18% and a return on equity of 15.14%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.05 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Oshkosh will post 4.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th were issued a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, November 15th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.05%. This is a boost from Oshkosh’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. Oshkosh’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 25.53%.
OSK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 price objective on shares of Oshkosh in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Jefferies Group increased their price objective on shares of Oshkosh from $95.00 to $105.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Oshkosh from $80.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Oshkosh in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, KeyCorp restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $100.00 target price (up from $90.00) on shares of Oshkosh in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Oshkosh presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $92.85.
In related news, insider Wilson R. Jones sold 40,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.14, for a total transaction of $3,405,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 159,859 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $13,610,395.26. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP James W. Johnson sold 22,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.59, for a total transaction of $2,020,157.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 51,673 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,681,057.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 115,153 shares of company stock valued at $9,953,433. Corporate insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.
Oshkosh Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, access equipment, and fire and emergency. The company’s brands include Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, IMT, Frontline, Jerr-Dan, CON-E-CO and London.
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