Oshkosh (OSK) Crashes After Losing Defense Contract

Shares of Mid-cap manufacturing company Oshkosh moved -10.3% this afternoon, and are now trading at $101.26 per share. Investors were spooked by the company losing out to AM General on a contract to build Joint Light Tactical Vehicle - valued at over $8.6 Billion On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $102.41.

Oshkosh Corporation designs, manufactures and markets specialty vehicles and bodies worldwide.

Oshkosh investors should be aware of the below:

  • The company has a net profit margin of 2.1%, compared to its operating margins of 0.05%. Its Revenues have a year-on-year growth rate of 23.0%, compared to a YoY growth rate of 217.3% for its earnings.

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 2.63, Oshkosh has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 38.5

  • OSK has a forward P/E ratio of 13.83.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 6.54. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Oshkosh's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.95

  • Oshkosh currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.6%.

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