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Harley-Davidson to make more motorcycles outside the US

Harley-Davidson to make more motorcycles outside the US

Equities analysts expect Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) to post $1.36 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Zacks Investment Research's EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that that provide coverage for Harley-Davidson.

Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 24th. The company reported the earnings of $1.03/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.9/share. The company had revenue of $1.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.24 billion. Harley-Davidson had a net margin of 10.31% and a return on equity of 32.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis.

Another shareholder value can be analyzed through the EPS growth rate; the next 5 years EPS growth rate is predicted by the analysts after the analyzing the previous trends.

Several brokerages have weighed in on HOG. The price target set by analyst is also to be considered while investing as it suggests to what extent the stock will rise or fall in the near future. Wedbush dropped their target price on Harley-Davidson from $44.00 to $42.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, June 7th. Longbow Research raised Harley-Davidson from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, March 29th. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $48.0 target in Tuesday, January 30 report.

Kiltearn Partners Llp holds 4.63% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson, Inc. for 4.47 million shares. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 85,556 shares of the company's stock worth $4,353,000 after purchasing an additional 12,807 shares during the period.

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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Matthew S Levatich, CEO of Harley Davidson, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, during a visit of the company's executives at the White House in Washington U.S., February 2, 2017. Thompson Investment Management Inc. now owns 78,459 shares of the company's stock worth $4,238,000 after purchasing an additional 686 shares during the period. Finally, Sciencast Management LP acquired a new stake in Harley-Davidson in the 4th quarter worth $266,000. The fund owned 45,836 shares of the company's stock after selling 6,524 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,730,695 shares of the company's stock worth $87,869,000 after acquiring an additional 27,799 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Harley-Davidson by 5,971.2% in the 4th quarter. The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 98.5 percent.

Shares of Harley-Davidson traded down $0.44, reaching $45.24, during trading hours on Thursday, Marketbeat.com reports.

Immunomedics, Inc., (NASDAQ: IMMU) exhibits a change of 4.15% during the last trading, with the company's shares hitting the price near 25.35 on active trading volume of 2020537 contrast its three months average trading volume of 2.48M. The company had Year Ago Sales of 1.58 Billion. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.05 billion, a PE ratio of 11.74, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 0.89. Harley-Davidson has a 52 week low of $39.34 and a 52 week high of $56.95.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 31st were issued a dividend of $0.37 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th.

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Harley-Davidson, Inc. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.