The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Oshkosh Corp (OSK) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $2.37, or 2.57%, to $94.58. The Oshkosh Corp has recorded 12,469 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Oshkosh Corporation Recognized by Newsweek as One of America’s Greenest Companies 2024.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $92.21 and fluctuated between $92.20 as its day high and $90.98 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Oshkosh Corp is $6.03B. A total of 0.5 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 590.75K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, OSK has seen 6 BUY and 5 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 17,450 and the disposition of 16,700 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 152 BUYs and 121 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 130,899 shares during that period but sold 67,006.
In the most recent transaction, Johnson James W. sold 7,000 shares of OSK for 104.34 per share on Aug 31. After the transaction, the Exec VP & Pres., Vocational now owns 47,439 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 31, Brandt Bryan K sold 3,250 shares at 103.63 per share. OSK shares that SVP & Chief Marketing Officer owns now total 7,848.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Verich John S disposed of 400 shares on Aug 31 at a per-share price of $103.88. This resulted in the SVP Corp Dev & Treasurer holding 3,050 shares of OSK after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Pack Michael E sold 8,075 shares at $103.11 per share on Aug 30. Company shares held by the Exec. VP & CFO now total 16,974.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Oshkosh Corp pays an annual dividend of $1.65, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.78%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.62. OSK’s most recent ex-dividend date was 11/10/2023 when it declared a $0.41 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 11/27/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 8/31/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 8/16/2023. The OSK stock dividend was $0.41 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for OSK in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $107.92 with high estimates of $137.00 and low estimates of $89.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, OSK has a high of $106.66 and a low of $72.09.
As of this writing, OSK has an earnings estimate of $2.18 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $2.34 per share and a lower estimate of $1.99. The company reported an EPS of $1.59 in the last quarter, which was 55.90% higher than expectations of $1.02.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. OSK’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.38B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $818.80M in debt and $2.15B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $54.19, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.25B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for OSK is Buy with a score of 3.79.