Thor Industries Stock Gains On Q2 Earnings Beat

  • Thor Industries Inc THO reported second-quarter FY22 sales growth of 42.1% year-on-year, to $3.88 billion, beating the consensus of $3.57 billion.
  • The company attributed the sales increase to the continuing demand for RVs and recent acquisitions.
  • Net sales from the North American Towable RVs rose 44.6% Y/Y, North American Motorized RVs climbed 69.3%, and the European RVs decreased 1.3%.
  • EPS of $4.79 beat the analyst consensus of $3.39.
  • The gross profit margin expanded 220 basis points Y/Y to 17.4%. Selling, general and administrative expenses rose 29.7% Y/Y to $267.5 million.
  • The company held $330.3 million in cash and equivalents as of January 31, 2022. The long-term debt of Thor amounted to $2.2 billion.
  • Consolidated RV backlog as of January 31, 2022, was $17.73 billion, up over 60% compared to RV backlog as of January 31, 2021.
  • "We remain very optimistic about the growth of the RV industry for 2022 and in the long term," said COO Todd Woelfer.
  • Price Action: THO shares traded higher by 6.05% at $89.80 in premarket on the last check Wednesday.
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