Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Current Trend: Thor Industries (NYSE: THO)

Current Trend: Thor Industries (NYSE: THO)


Thor Industries is in the consumer cyclical sector and autos industry. The company CEO is Robert W. Martin. Thor Industries Inc is engaged in manufacturing recreational vehicles in the United States and sells those vehicles in the United States and Canada. Its segments are towable recreational vehicles and motorized recreational vehicles.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The THO stock showed a previous change of 0.99% with an open at 57.79 and a close of 57.38. It reached an intraday high of 58.32 and a low of 56.19.

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The stock has a market cap of $3.0b with 52.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 34.9m shares. Trading volume reached 1,129,766 shares compared to its average volume of 1,185,597 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Thor Industries shares returned 9.84% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -14.04%. Over three months, it changed -28.90%. In one year it has changed -61.91% and within that year its 52-week high was 161.48 and its 52-week low was 47.71. THO stock is 20.27% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 87.79 and a 50 day moving average of 62.27. Currently THO stock is trading -34.64% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 8.14 that ended on 31st of July 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 7.05. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.93. The TTM EPS is 8.55, which comes to a TTM PE of 6.71. Historically, the PE high was 23.80 and the PE low was 6.71. THO stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  1.28
07-31-2018:  1.67
04-30-2018:  2.53
01-31-2018:  1.92

The dividend per share is currently 1.56, which is a dividend yield of 2.72%. Also, the payout ratio is 18.25%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 273.38, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 79.01%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 136.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,296,517, which is 4.35% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 2.10. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.61

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 17.69%, return on assets is 11.60%, profit margin is 4.12%, price-to-sales is 0.38 and price-to-book is 1.41.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 4  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.