In today’s session Oshkosh Corp (OSK) registered an unusually high (521) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 call, expecting serious OSK increase. With 521 contracts traded and 11034 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: OSK161118C00055000 closed last at: $11.3 or 2.7% up. About 100,358 shares traded hands. Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) has risen 67.24% since April 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 62.55% the S&P500.
Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) Ratings Coverage
Out of 17 analysts covering Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 65% are positive. Oshkosh Corporation has been the topic of 37 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Citigroup maintained Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) on Friday, April 29 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. The stock of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, August 18. The stock of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 3 by SunTrust. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, September 7, the company rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, September 26. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Standpoint Research. Standpoint Research downgraded Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) on Friday, April 29 to “Hold” rating. On Monday, September 26 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh, JLG, Pierce, McNeilus, Medtec, Jerr-Dan, BAI, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline, SMIT, Geesink, Norba, Kiggen, Con-E-Co, London and IMT. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.57, from 0.88 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 15 funds sold all Oshkosh Corp shares owned while 78 reduced positions. 52 funds bought stakes while 83 increased positions. They now own 69.13 million shares or 6.51% less from 73.95 million shares in 2016Q1.
Amalgamated Savings Bank accumulated 0.03% or 9,893 shares. Fincl Advisers Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) for 18,548 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Limited Co owns 1.34 million shares or 0.74% of their US portfolio. The New York-based Teachers Advsrs has invested 0.01% in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas, a Texas-based fund reported 10,327 shares. Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) for 44,730 shares. Amer Assets Invest Management Ltd owns 71,040 shares or 0.82% of their US portfolio. Zacks Investment owns 18,907 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) for 4,526 shares. The New Jersey-based Princeton Alpha Management Lp has invested 0.04% in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK). Arizona State Retirement holds 28,706 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. The Wisconsin-based State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has invested 0.19% in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK). Penn Capital Mgmt Company has 145,092 shares for 0.42% of their US portfolio. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% or 155 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Limited Liability Corp last reported 168,452 shares in the company.
Insider Transactions: Since May 20, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 25 selling transactions for $13.33 million net activity. $951,090 worth of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) was sold by Moynihan Colleen R. on Monday, August 1. $90,681 worth of shares were sold by Grennier R Scott on Friday, November 4. On Friday, August 5 May Marek W. sold $161,190 worth of the stock or 3,000 shares. KIMMITT JOSEPH H had sold 35,378 shares worth $1.91 million on Wednesday, August 3. 14,333 shares were sold by Fredericksen Gregory L, worth $770,252. $233,464 worth of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) was sold by SIM RICHARD G on Monday, August 15. $106,700 worth of Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) shares were sold by Radue Mark M.
Oshkosh Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of a range of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, including access equipment, defense trucks and trailers, fire and emergency vehicles, concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles. The company has a market cap of $5.03 billion. The Company’s divisions are Access Equipment, Defense, Fire & Emergency, and Commercial. It has a 23 P/E ratio. The Access equipment segment offers aerial work platforms and telehandlers used in construction, agricultural, industrial, institutional and general maintenance applications.
OSK Company Profile
Oshkosh Corporation, incorporated on January 31, 1930, is a designer, maker and marketer of a range of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies, including access equipment, defense trucks and trailers, fire and emergency vehicles, concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles. The Company’s divisions include Access Equipment, Defense, Fire & Emergency, and Commercial. The Firm makes aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) and airport snow removal vehicles under the brand name Oshkosh. The Firm makes rear-and front-discharge concrete mixers and portable and stationary concrete batch plants under McNeilus, Oshkosh, London and CON-E-CO brands. Under the IMT brand name, the Company makes field service vehicles and truck-mounted cranes. Under the Frontline brand name, the Company makes and markets broadcast vehicles.
More notable recent Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Oshkosh Corp Shares Dropped 10% Today” on September 23, 2016, also Jsonline.com with their article: “Oshkosh Corp. profit rises 22% on military business” published on November 01, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “Oshkosh Corporation to Present at the 2016 Southwest IDEAS Investor Conference” on November 01, 2016. More interesting news about Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Form 4 OSHKOSH CORP For: Nov 11 Filed by: Moynihan Colleen R.” published on November 15, 2016 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 15, 2016” with publication date: November 14, 2016.
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