Bluestein R H & Co. purchased a new position in shares of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 22,050 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,305,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in THO. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Thor Industries by 14,578.8% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,792,127 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $364,538,000 after buying an additional 3,766,293 shares during the period. Point72 Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in Thor Industries during the first quarter worth approximately $99,442,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its position in Thor Industries by 217.6% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 1,173,336 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $112,792,000 after buying an additional 803,868 shares during the period. Scopus Asset Management L.P. acquired a new position in Thor Industries during the first quarter worth approximately $59,120,000. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its position in Thor Industries by 139.0% during the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 814,673 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $78,315,000 after buying an additional 473,786 shares during the period. 89.48% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director Alan Siegel sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.45, for a total transaction of $109,450.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 4,988 shares in the company, valued at approximately $545,936.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Chairman Peter Busch Orthwein sold 2,784 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $115.00, for a total value of $320,160.00. Following the sale, the chairman now owns 1,396,352 shares in the company, valued at $160,580,480. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE THO) traded down 0.5545% on Friday, hitting $114.6905. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 170,621 shares. The firm has a market cap of $6.03 billion, a PE ratio of 17.8980 and a beta of 1.38. Thor Industries, Inc. has a 1-year low of $74.00 and a 1-year high of $115.85. The company has a 50 day moving average of $107.12 and a 200 day moving average of $100.92.

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Several research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Thor Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Thor Industries in a research report on Thursday. Aegis assumed coverage on Thor Industries in a research report on Monday, September 11th. They set a “hold” rating and a $113.00 price target on the stock. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 price target on shares of Thor Industries in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $110.00 price target on shares of Thor Industries in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $110.89.

About Thor Industries

Thor Industries, Inc manufactures a range of recreational vehicles (RVs) in the United States and sells those vehicles primarily in the United States and Canada. The Company’s segments include towable recreational vehicles, which consists of the operations of Airstream, Inc (Airstream) (towable); Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) (including Bison Coach, LLC (Bison), Cruiser RV, LLC (CRV) and DRV, LLC (DRV)); Jayco, Corp.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Thor Industries (NYSE:THO)

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