Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, January 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.53 per share for the quarter. Oshkosh has set its FY18 guidance at $4.25-4.65 EPS.

Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.36. Oshkosh had a net margin of 4.18% and a return on equity of 15.14%. The company had revenue of $1.96 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.90 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.05 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Oshkosh to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) opened at $90.74 on Thursday. Oshkosh has a 12-month low of $61.74 and a 12-month high of $94.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 1.81 and a quick ratio of 1.09. The stock has a market cap of $6,820.00, a P/E ratio of 24.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 1.84.

In related news, insider Wilson R. Jones sold 40,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.14, for a total value of $3,405,600.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 159,859 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,610,395.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP James W. Johnson sold 22,300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.59, for a total transaction of $2,020,157.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 51,673 shares in the company, valued at $4,681,057.07. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 115,153 shares of company stock worth $9,953,433 in the last 90 days. 1.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

OSK has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Citigroup increased their target price on shares of Oshkosh from $85.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, October 13th. KeyCorp restated an “overweight” rating and set a $100.00 price target (up previously from $90.00) on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price target on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Friday, October 27th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Oshkosh from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 price target on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $93.77.

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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.

Earnings History for Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK)

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