Thor Industries Inc. earned a top ranking in The Wall Street Journal’s Shareholder Scoreboard for the recreational products and services category, as of year-end 2005.
According to a press release, Jackson Center, Ohio-based Thor achieved a top-rated five-year average return of 52.7%. The builder also posted a 10-year average return of 29.2%, a seven-year average return of 33.3%, and a one-year return of 9.4%.
The Shareholder Scoreboard ranks companies relative to others in their own industries. The returns are compound annualized total returns, including price changes and dividends.
Overall, Thor was the 21st best performer out of 1,000 ranked companies in shareholder returns over five years.