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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for OSK. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 85, which equates to a potential upside of 21.97 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 60, implying a possible loss of -13.9 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

OSK has an estimated earnings growth rate of 20.92 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, OSK has achieved a high of 75.00 and a low of 48.51. Currently the stock is 43.66 percent higher than its low, and 7.08 percent below the 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.