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How to buy Oshkosh Corporation stock | $105.76

Learn how to easily invest in Oshkosh Corporation stock.

Oshkosh Corporation is a farm & heavy construction machinery business based in the US. Oshkosh Corporation shares (OSK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Oshkosh Corporation employs 14,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Oshkosh Corporation stock price (NYSE: OSK)

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Oshkosh Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-25.
Latest market close$105.76
52-week range$65.87 - $137.09
50-day moving average $112.53
200-day moving average $120.72
Wall St. target price$142.06
PE ratio 15.1259
Dividend yield $1.29 (1.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.99

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Is it a good time to buy Oshkosh Corporation stock?

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Oshkosh Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $105.76 from 2021-09-24

1 week (2021-09-17) -2.23%
1 month (2021-08-26) -8.30%
3 months (2021-06-25) -14.96%
6 months (2021-03-26) -12.01%
1 year (2020-09-25) 47.44%
2 years (2019-09-26) 41.73%
3 years (2018-09-26) 48.77%
5 years (2016-09-26) 101.76%

Is Oshkosh Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Oshkosh Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Oshkosh Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Oshkosh Corporation's P/E ratio

Oshkosh Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Oshkosh Corporation shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Oshkosh Corporation's PEG ratio

Oshkosh Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 6.5374. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Oshkosh Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Oshkosh Corporation's EBITDA

Oshkosh Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $655.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Oshkosh Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Oshkosh Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $7.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.5%
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.61%
Return on equity TTM 16.11%
Profit margin 6.48%
Book value $46.94
Market capitalisation $7.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Oshkosh Corporation shares

There are currently 1.5 million Oshkosh Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Oshkosh Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 24.9% up from 1.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Oshkosh Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Oshkosh Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Oshkosh Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Oshkosh Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Oshkosh Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 479040.25559105). Oshkosh Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.13. In other words for every 100,000 Oshkosh Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3130 shares are currently held short.

However Oshkosh Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Oshkosh Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Oshkosh Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Oshkosh Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Oshkosh Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.022% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Oshkosh Corporation shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Oshkosh Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Oshkosh Corporation stock.

Oshkosh Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 22% of net profits

Recently Oshkosh Corporation has paid out, on average, around 22% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Oshkosh Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Oshkosh Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.29 per share.

While Oshkosh Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Oshkosh Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

Oshkosh Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Oshkosh Corporation's shares ever split?

Oshkosh Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 28 August 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Oshkosh Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Oshkosh Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Oshkosh Corporation's share price.

Oshkosh Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Oshkosh Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $65.8684 up to $137.0916. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OSK.US volatility(beta: 1.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Oshkosh Corporation's is 1.5235. This would suggest that Oshkosh Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Oshkosh Corporation overview

Oshkosh Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies worldwide. The company's Access Equipment segment provides aerial work platforms and telehandlers for use in various construction, industrial, institutional, and general maintenance applications. This segment also offers rental fleet loans and leases, and floor plan and retail financing through third-party funding arrangements; towing and recovery equipment; carriers and wreckers; equipment installation services; and chassis and service parts sales. Its Defense segment provides heavy, medium, and light tactical wheeled vehicles and related services for the department of defense. The company's Fire & Emergency segment offers custom and commercial firefighting vehicles and equipment; and commercial fire apparatus and emergency vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial platform, ladder and tiller trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles, wild land rough terrain response vehicles, mobile command and control centers, bomb squad vehicles, hazardous materials control vehicles, and other emergency response vehicles. This segment also provides aircraft rescue and firefighting, snow removal, and broadcast vehicles, as well as command trucks, and military simulator shelters and trailers. Its Commercial segment offers front-and rear-discharge concrete mixers for the concrete ready-mix industry; refuse collection vehicles and related components to commercial and municipal waste haulers; and field service vehicles and truck-mounted cranes for the construction, equipment dealer, building supply, utility, tire service, railroad, and mining industries.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Oshkosh Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.587% of Oshkosh Corporation shares are held by insiders and 91.878% by institutions.
How many people work for Oshkosh Corporation?
Latest data suggests 14,000 work at Oshkosh Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Oshkosh Corporation?
Oshkosh Corporation's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is Oshkosh Corporation based?
Oshkosh Corporation's address is: 1917 Four Wheel Drive, Oshkosh, WI, United States, 54902
What is Oshkosh Corporation's ISIN number?
Oshkosh Corporation's international securities identification number is: US6882392011
What is Oshkosh Corporation's CUSIP number?
Oshkosh Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 688239201

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