Analyst Ratings for Oshkosh Corp. (OSK)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE:OSK) by analysts covering the stock. OSK had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 19 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

OSK was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 85, implying a possible profit of 21.97 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 60, which equates to a potential downside of -13.9 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.5 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.29 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.44 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.74 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of OSK to grow at a rate of 20.92 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. OSK has a PEG ratio of 1.2.

OSK has traded between a high of 75.00 and a low of 48.51 over the past year. Today's price is 43.66 percent above the 52-week low, and 7.08 percent lower than its 52-week high. OSK has a P/E ratio of 25.03. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OSK value stock report compares OSK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.32 billion. OSK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.