Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
Business | By Kate Woods

Analyst EPS Estimates Coverage: Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)


BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) by 5.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm's stock has a market capitalization of $7.96 bln. Harley-Davidson earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. Matrix Asset Advisors Inc. CHICAGO TRUST Co NA now owns 37,952 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,719,000 after buying an additional 2,665 shares during the period. F&V Capital Management LLC now owns 72,405 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,279,000 after buying an additional 31,740 shares during the period.

Lsv Asset Management says it decreased its ownership in Harley-Davidson Inc by 0.1% in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System owns 303,425 shares valued at $14,628,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its holdings in shares of Harley-Davidson by 2,910.0% during the 2nd quarter. Lsv Asset Management now owns 4,040,473 shares with a value of $194,791,000.

HOG has been the topic of a number of research reports.

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October 15 investment analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. On October 8, 2017 Wedbush released a research note on HOG stating a rating of "Hold" and a price target of $45.00. ValuEngine lowered shares of Harley-Davidson from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

Lsv Asset Management trimmed its investment by selling 22,828 shares a decrease of 7.0%. October 13 investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets kept the stock rating at "Buy" with a current price target of $56.00.

Investors are more bearish on the company recently at least if you consider the increase in short interest. (NYSE HOG) traded down $0.42 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $46.88. Harley-Davidson Inc now has a P/E ratio of 14.72 and market capitalization is 7.92B. Harley-Davidson, Inc. has a one year low of $44.52 and a one year high of $63.40. The company has a current ratio of 1.18, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.48.

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Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $962.10 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $959.41 million. Harley-Davidson had a return on equity of 35.49% and a net margin of 12.86%. The firm's revenue was down 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $3.19 with 168.30M shares now outstanding.

In other Harley-Davidson news, CEO Matthew S. Levatich sold 19,447 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th. The value of the position overall is down by 9.9%. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. There were 55 sold out positions, amounting to 4.1 million shares. The company's stock has lost ~18.9% YTD (year-to-date) and has seen a value erosion of 1.9% in 4Q17 so far. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright legislation. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/11/14/harley-davidson-inc-hog-position-increased-by-bnp-paribas-arbitrage-sa.html.

Examining Institutional Ownership at Harley-Davidson, Inc. The Company operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) and the Financial Services.

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