Calamos Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) by 137.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 9,500 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,500 shares during the quarter. Calamos Advisors LLC’s holdings in Oshkosh were worth $714,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LSV Asset Management raised its holdings in shares of Oshkosh by 98.5% during the 4th quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 2,207,284 shares of the company’s stock valued at $135,328,000 after purchasing an additional 1,095,275 shares in the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its holdings in Oshkosh by 6,031.4% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,790,926 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,000 after acquiring an additional 1,761,717 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its holdings in Oshkosh by 2.1% in the 4th quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 969,065 shares of the company’s stock worth $59,414,000 after acquiring an additional 19,672 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in Oshkosh by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 911,706 shares of the company’s stock worth $55,897,000 after acquiring an additional 19,557 shares during the period. Finally, Norges Bank bought a new position in Oshkosh in the 4th quarter worth $51,926,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of OSK opened at $80.05 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.99, a quick ratio of 1.12 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.59 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.59, a PEG ratio of 0.94 and a beta of 1.93. Oshkosh Corp has a one year low of $51.42 and a one year high of $82.48.

Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 30th. The company reported $1.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.67. The company had revenue of $1.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.67 billion. Oshkosh had a net margin of 6.62% and a return on equity of 21.83%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.84 EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Oshkosh Corp will post 7.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Oshkosh news, insider Wilson R. Jones sold 16,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.04, for a total value of $1,264,640.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 168,274 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,300,376.96. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Ignacio A. Cortina sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $74.66, for a total transaction of $373,300.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 85,928 shares of company stock worth $6,771,979 over the last 90 days. Company insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on OSK shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Oshkosh from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of Oshkosh from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $80.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 10th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $82.00 target price on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Monday, January 7th. Bank of America upgraded shares of Oshkosh from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 31st. Finally, reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Oshkosh in a report on Wednesday, February 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Oshkosh currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $83.83.

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About Oshkosh

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.

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