Oshkosh (OSK) & Its Peers Critical Contrast
Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Oshkosh to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Oshkosh and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices 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 3.04%. Given Oshkosh’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Oshkosh is more favorable than its competitors.
Institutional and Insider 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 endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
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 increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
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.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Oshkosh and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Oshkosh||$6.83 billion||$285.60 million||23.56|
|Oshkosh Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||121.33|
Oshkosh has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Oshkosh is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Oshkosh beats its competitors on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
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.
Receive News & Ratings for Oshkosh Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Oshkosh and related companies with Analyst Ratings Network's FREE daily email newsletter.