Oshkosh (NYSE:OSK) and GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR (OTCMKTS:GELYY) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

89.5% of Oshkosh shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Oshkosh shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Oshkosh and GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oshkosh 0 6 6 0 2.50

Oshkosh currently has a consensus price target of $87.36, indicating a potential upside of 34.97%. Given Oshkosh’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Oshkosh is more favorable than GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR.


This table compares Oshkosh and GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oshkosh 6.12% 19.93% 9.21%

Risk & Volatility

Oshkosh has a beta of 1.71, suggesting that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Oshkosh and GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oshkosh $7.71 billion 0.61 $285.60 million $6.36 10.18
GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR $13.73 billion 1.39 $1.57 billion $3.43 12.42

GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Oshkosh. Oshkosh is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Oshkosh pays an annual dividend of $0.96 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Oshkosh pays out 15.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Oshkosh has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.


Oshkosh beats GEELY AUTOMOBIL/ADR on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Oshkosh Company 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; and chassis and service parts sales. Its Defense segment provides severe-duty, and heavy-and medium-payload tactical trucks for the department of defense, such as hauling tanks, missile systems, ammunition, fuel, troops, and cargo for combat units and light-payload tactical vehicles. The company's Fire & Emergency segment offers custom and commercial fire apparatus; and emergency vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial platform, ladder and tiller trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles, wild land rough terrain response vehicles, mobile command and control centers, bomb squad vehicles, hazardous materials control vehicles, and other emergency response vehicles. This segment also provides snow removal vehicles; broadcast and communication vehicles comprising electronic field production trailers, and satellite and electronic news gathering vehicles; and command trucks, and military simulator shelters and trailers. Its Commercial segment offers front-and rear-discharge concrete mixers, portable and stationary concrete batch plants and vehicle components, and refuse collection vehicles to concrete ready-mix and waste services industries. Oshkosh Corporation provides its products through direct sales representatives, dealers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Oshkosh Truck Corporation and changed its name to Oshkosh Corporation in February 2008. Oshkosh Corporation was founded in 1917 and is based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, operates as an automobile manufacturer primarily in the People's Republic of China. The company engages in the research, development, production, marketing, and sale of automobiles, automobile parts, and related automobile components. It primarily offers sedans, sport utility vehicles, and electric vehicle models. The company is also involved in the research and development of automobile engines and electric hybrid engines. It also exports its products primarily to the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and Africa. The company is headquartered in Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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