Janus Henderson Group PLC purchased a new stake in shares of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 1,229,032 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $128,458,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC owned approximately 2.34% of Thor Industries as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Thor Industries by 8.7% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,122,123 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $430,843,000 after acquiring an additional 329,996 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Thor Industries by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,042,036 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $422,474,000 after acquiring an additional 48,345 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Thor Industries by 7.4% during the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,324,845 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $138,473,000 after acquiring an additional 90,713 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its holdings in shares of Thor Industries by 5.0% during the 1st quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,320,280 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $126,925,000 after acquiring an additional 62,855 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Thor Industries by 8.8% during the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,054,269 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $110,192,000 after acquiring an additional 85,581 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.48% of the company’s stock.

Thor Industries, Inc. (THO) traded down 0.0207% on Monday, reaching $129.0433. 53,119 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Thor Industries, Inc. has a 12 month low of $74.00 and a 12 month high of $129.71. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $113.66 and its 200-day moving average is $102.90. The firm has a market cap of $6.79 billion, a PE ratio of 20.1378 and a beta of 1.36.

Thor Industries (NYSE:THO) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, September 27th. The construction company reported $2.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.95 by $0.31. Thor Industries had a net margin of 5.16% and a return on equity of 26.04%. The company had revenue of $1.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.83 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.57 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 49.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts forecast that Thor Industries, Inc. will post $8.18 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on THO shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Thor Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $122.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. BMO Capital Markets cut shares of Thor Industries from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Aegis assumed coverage on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Monday, September 11th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $113.00 price objective for the company. Off Wall Street assumed coverage on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Thursday, June 29th. They issued a “sell” rating and a $75.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price objective on shares of Thor Industries in a report on Friday, September 8th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Thor Industries presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $119.74.

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In other news, Chairman Peter Busch Orthwein sold 2,784 shares of Thor Industries stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.00, for a total value of $320,160.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 1,396,352 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $160,580,480. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 6.60% of the company’s stock.

Thor Industries Profile

Thor Industries, Inc manufactures a range of recreational vehicles (RVs) in the United States and sells those vehicles primarily in the United States and Canada. The Company’s segments include towable recreational vehicles, which consists of the operations of Airstream, Inc (Airstream) (towable); Heartland Recreational Vehicles, LLC (Heartland) (including Bison Coach, LLC (Bison), Cruiser RV, LLC (CRV) and DRV, LLC (DRV)); Jayco, Corp.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Thor Industries (NYSE:THO)

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