Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) saw unusually-high trading volume on Friday . Approximately 570,549 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 8% from the previous session’s volume of 618,414 shares.The stock last traded at $49.06 and had previously closed at $48.86.

Several brokerages have weighed in on OSK. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased their price target on Oshkosh Corp. from $32.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Monday, March 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Oshkosh Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Bank of America Corp. raised Oshkosh Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, April 29th. Citigroup Inc. increased their price target on Oshkosh Corp. from $38.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, April 29th. Finally, Standpoint Research downgraded Oshkosh Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $45.38.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $47.13 and a 200-day moving average of $40.85. The stock has a market cap of $3.59 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.75.

Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.43 by $0.33. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. The business earned $1.52 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.37 billion. Oshkosh Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Oshkosh Corp. will post $2.61 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, VP Marek W. May sold 1,667 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.43, for a total value of $79,065.81. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 13,593 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $644,715.99. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Richard M. Donnelly sold 900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.39, for a total transaction of $40,851.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 31,454 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,427,697.06. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Harris Associates L P boosted its position in Oshkosh Corp. by 349.6% in the fourth quarter. Harris Associates L P now owns 1,292,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $50,467,000 after buying an additional 1,005,150 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Oshkosh Corp. by 24.6% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,883,138 shares of the company’s stock valued at $73,519,000 after buying an additional 371,855 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its position in Oshkosh Corp. by 23.6% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 391,043 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,266,000 after buying an additional 74,543 shares in the last quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in Oshkosh Corp. by 51.4% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 50,478 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,970,000 after buying an additional 17,139 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bragg Financial Advisors Inc boosted its position in Oshkosh Corp. by 29.8% in the fourth quarter. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc now owns 62,312 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,433,000 after buying an additional 14,316 shares in the last quarter.

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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