Comparing Oshkosh (OSK) and Its Rivals
Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Oshkosh to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk and profitability.
Insider and Institutional 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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Oshkosh and its rivals’ 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 recommmendations for Oshkosh and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Oshkosh presently has a consensus price target of $92.75, indicating a potential upside of 3.55%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 7.00%. Given Oshkosh’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Oshkosh has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
Oshkosh has a beta of 1.84, suggesting that its share price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oshkosh’s rivals have a beta of 1.42, suggesting that their average share price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.
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 35.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Oshkosh has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Oshkosh and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Oshkosh||$6.83 billion||$285.60 million||23.82|
|Oshkosh Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||116.04|
Oshkosh has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Oshkosh is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Oshkosh beats its rivals on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
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. 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.
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