Digging Into Oshkosh Corporation (OSK), AECOM (ACM) Revenue Targets

10 analysts out of 17 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 6 describe it as a Hold. OSK stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $76.3995. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $74.45. Analysts have set OSK’s consensus price at $82.88, effectively giving it a 9.31% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $96 (up 26.62% from current price levels). OSK has a 21.6% ROE, higher than the 13.25% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 12.15%.

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter OSK will have an EPS of $1.62, suggesting a 5.19% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $2.41. It means that there could be a 9.55% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by 17.61% to about $7.48. As for the coming year, growth will be about 5.21%, lifting earnings to $7.87. RSI after the last trading period was 46.12. OSK recorded a change of -2.58% over the past week and returned 19.42% over the last three months while the OSK stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of -3.27%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at 23.67%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of 7.7% while the shares have moved -4.47% for the past 12 months.

Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) currently trades at $75.82, which is lower by -0.84% its previous price. It has a total of 70.22 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 1.71. The company’s stock volume dropped to 0.77 million, worse than 803.56 thousands that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about -2.58% in its price means OSK is now 23.67% higher on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43323.18 since its $82.48 52-week high price recorded on 25th of February 2019. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -4.47 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $24.4 above the 52 week low of $51.42 set on 26th of October 2018.

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK)’s EPS was $1.61 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.84. That means that its growth in general now stands at 92%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.97 given by the analysts brought a positive surprise of 66%. OSK Dec 19 quarter revenue was $1.8 billion, compared to $1.59 billion recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a 14% growth rate. The company’s $0.21 billion revenue growth that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

AECOM (NYSE:ACM) shares depreciated -0.23% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 0.5%. ACM’s price now at $30.32 is greater than the 50-day average of $29.91. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $31.47 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 154.1 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 156.3 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.8%, while institutional investors hold about 90% of the remaining shares. ACM share price finished last trade -1.19% below its 20 day simple moving average and its downbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is -3.7%, while closing the session with 1.65% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

AECOM (ACM) shares were last observed trading -19.21% down since March 21, 2018 when the peak of $37.53 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 1.47% puts ACM performance for the year now at 14.42%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 22.11%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is losing value with -5.96% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $29.96 and $30.14. The immediate resistance area is now $30.57 Williams’s %R (14) for ACM moved to 71.1 while the stochastic %K points at 29.66.

ACM’s beta is 1.7; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $0.42 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $5.04 billion, which was 3% versus $4.91 billion in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $0.56 compared to $0.57 in the year-ago quarter and had represented -2% year-over-year earnings per share growth. ACM’s ROA is 0.5%, lower than the 3.57% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 5.13%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for AECOM (NYSE:ACM) are around $0.61 per share in three months through March with $0.75 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at -8.96% and 20.97%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 2.61%, the target being $2.75 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 13.45%, more likely to see it hit the $3.12 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 0.4%. ACM ranks lower in comparison to an average of 5.06% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 9.04%.