Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE:THO) reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as $79.78 and last traded at $79.72, with a volume of 199,305 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $77.84.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Thor Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $84.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. SunTrust Banks Inc. upgraded shares of Thor Industries from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $65.00 to $90.00 in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Wellington Shields upgraded shares of Thor Industries from a “hold” rating to a “gradually accumulate” rating in a research report on Monday, June 27th. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Thor Industries from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $72.00 to $67.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 8th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Wunderlich lifted their target price on shares of Thor Industries from $70.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 7th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Thor Industries presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $74.33.

The stock has a market capitalization of $4.18 billion and a PE ratio of 17.30. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $74.40 and a 200-day moving average of $64.27.

Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, June 6th. The company reported $1.51 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.08. The company earned $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.19 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Thor Industries Inc. will post $4.68 earnings per share for the current year.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of the company. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in Thor Industries by 8.5% in the fourth quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 38,411 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,157,000 after buying an additional 3,006 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Thor Industries by 137.2% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 41,154 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,310,000 after buying an additional 23,805 shares during the period. Matarin Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Thor Industries during the fourth quarter valued at $7,180,000. Airain ltd boosted its position in Thor Industries by 104.7% in the fourth quarter. Airain ltd now owns 17,941 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,007,000 after buying an additional 9,178 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Thor Industries by 4.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,255,413 shares of the company’s stock valued at $70,494,000 after buying an additional 56,080 shares during the period.

Thor Industries, Inc (Thor), manufactures and sells various recreational vehicles (RV) throughout the United States and Canada, as well as related parts and accessories. The principal types of The Company’s towable recreational vehicles that the Company produces include conventional travel trailers and fifth wheels.

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