Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) is one of 15 public companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Oshkosh to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Oshkosh and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Oshkosh||$6.83 billion||$285.60 million||23.49|
|Oshkosh Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||122.29|
Volatility & Risk
Oshkosh has a beta of 1.84, suggesting that its stock price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oshkosh’s competitors have a beta of 1.43, suggesting that their average stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Oshkosh pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Oshkosh pays out 25.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 33.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Oshkosh has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
93.6% of Oshkosh shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Oshkosh shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.9% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Oshkosh and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Oshkosh currently has a consensus target price of $92.75, indicating a potential upside of 4.72%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 9.22%. Given Oshkosh’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Oshkosh has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares Oshkosh and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Oshkosh beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Oshkosh Company Profile
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. The Company operates through four segments: Access equipment, Defense, Fire & emergency and Commercial. The Access equipment segment provides aerial work platforms and telehandlers to position workers and materials at elevated heights. The Defense segment provides supply parts and services and wheeled vehicles. The Fire & Emergency segment manufactures and markets commercial and custom fire vehicles, simulators and emergency vehicles. The Commercial segment manufactures, markets and distributes concrete mixers, portable concrete batch plants, and vehicle and vehicle body components.
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