Alpha Windward LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) by 13.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,518 shares of the company’s stock after selling 858 shares during the quarter. Alpha Windward LLC’s holdings in Oshkosh were worth $522,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. D.B. Root & Company LLC increased its position in Oshkosh by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. D.B. Root & Company LLC now owns 6,150 shares of the company’s stock worth $582,000 after purchasing an additional 150 shares in the last quarter. Donaldson Capital Management LLC increased its position in Oshkosh by 0.8% during the 4th quarter. Donaldson Capital Management LLC now owns 41,781 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,955,000 after purchasing an additional 324 shares in the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC increased its position in Oshkosh by 2,023.0% during the 3rd quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 248,991 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,873,000 after purchasing an additional 237,263 shares in the last quarter. Man Group plc increased its position in Oshkosh by 25.9% during the 3rd quarter. Man Group plc now owns 120,811 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,158,000 after purchasing an additional 24,857 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Squarepoint Ops LLC increased its position in Oshkosh by 471.0% during the 3rd quarter. Squarepoint Ops LLC now owns 138,299 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,483,000 after purchasing an additional 114,080 shares in the last quarter. 90.11% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In related news, VP James W. Johnson sold 7,009 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.48, for a total transaction of $641,183.32. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 39,454 shares in the company, valued at $3,609,251.92. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO David M. Sagehorn sold 34,600 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $86.71, for a total value of $3,000,166.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 190,575 shares in the company, valued at $16,524,758.25. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 94,160 shares of company stock valued at $8,288,319. Company insiders own 1.80% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have issued reports on OSK shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Oshkosh from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 5th. Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on shares of Oshkosh from $100.00 to $109.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, December 16th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Oshkosh from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $66.00 to $90.00 in a research report on Friday, November 8th. Royal Bank of Canada increased their price objective on shares of Oshkosh to $98.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 31st. Finally, Robert W. Baird raised shares of Oshkosh from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $74.00 to $101.00 in a research report on Thursday, October 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $93.46.

Shares of Oshkosh stock traded down $0.73 on Tuesday, hitting $91.40. 22,795 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 501,449. The stock has a market cap of $6.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.00, a PEG ratio of 0.94 and a beta of 2.01. The company has a quick ratio of 1.24, a current ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $92.77 and its 200 day moving average is $82.29. Oshkosh Corp has a 52-week low of $66.04 and a 52-week high of $95.62.

Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 30th. The company reported $2.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $2.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.11 billion. Oshkosh had a return on equity of 23.21% and a net margin of 6.91%. The business’s revenue was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.80 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that Oshkosh Corp will post 7.77 EPS for the current year.

Oshkosh Profile

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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