Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, January 25th. Analysts expect Oshkosh to post 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 issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.36. The firm had revenue of $1.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.90 billion. Oshkosh had a net margin of 4.18% and a return on equity of 15.14%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.05 earnings per share. 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. The firm has a market cap of $6,820.00, a P/E ratio of 24.13, a P/E/G ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 1.84. Oshkosh has a 1-year low of $61.74 and a 1-year high of $94.16. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35.

OSK has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Oshkosh from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating and set a $86.00 target price (up from $80.00) on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Monday, October 9th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $93.00 target price on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of Oshkosh from $85.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Oshkosh from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $93.77.

In related news, SVP Bradley M. Nelson sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $83.86, for a total value of $628,950.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 18,908 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,585,624.88. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Colleen R. Moynihan sold 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.62, for a total transaction of $350,480.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 7,347 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $643,744.14. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 115,153 shares of company stock valued at $9,953,433. 1.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Oshkosh

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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