Peter B. Hamilton Sells 1,500 Shares of Oshkosh Corp (OSK) Stock

Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) Director Peter B. Hamilton sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.21, for a total transaction of $130,815.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 23,750 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,071,237.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Oshkosh Corp (NYSE OSK) opened at $84.99 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $6,300.50, a PE ratio of 17.52, a PEG ratio of 1.10 and a beta of 1.54. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a current ratio of 1.86 and a quick ratio of 1.08. Oshkosh Corp has a one year low of $61.74 and a one year high of $100.26.

Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $1.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.43 billion. Oshkosh had a net margin of 4.48% and a return on equity of 16.64%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 31.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.26 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Oshkosh Corp will post 5.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.13%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 9th. Oshkosh’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 22.64%.

OSK has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine cut shares of Oshkosh from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Oshkosh in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 price objective on shares of Oshkosh in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. KeyCorp restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $100.00 price objective (up previously from $90.00) on shares of Oshkosh in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $97.00 price objective on shares of Oshkosh in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Three 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 stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $94.54.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Oshkosh by 6.9% in the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 55,172 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,014,000 after purchasing an additional 3,539 shares during the last quarter. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA boosted its stake in shares of Oshkosh by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc. VA now owns 68,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,194,000 after purchasing an additional 1,490 shares during the last quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC boosted its stake in shares of Oshkosh by 5.6% in the 4th quarter. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC now owns 79,134 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,192,000 after purchasing an additional 4,169 shares during the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Oshkosh in the 4th quarter valued at about $4,323,000. Finally, MainStreet Investment Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Oshkosh in the 4th quarter valued at about $791,000. 92.40% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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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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