A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG):

  • 9/21/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $53.25 price target on the stock.
  • 9/17/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush.
  • 9/14/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $53.25 price target on the stock.
  • 9/9/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2016 – Harley-Davidson is now covered by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They set an “outperform” rating and a $64.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $53.25 price target on the stock.
  • 8/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $51.00 to $62.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Longbow Research from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $52.57.
  • 8/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $50.75 price target on the stock.
  • 8/25/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Wedbush. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $40.00.
  • 8/23/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $53.25 price target on the stock.
  • 8/14/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS AG. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/8/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/3/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/1/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating. They now have a $66.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $54.00.
  • 8/1/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Argus.
  • 8/1/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. They now have a $51.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 7/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson had its “underperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating.
  • 7/29/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Barclays PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “underperform” rating. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $49.00.
  • 7/26/2016 – Harley-Davidson was downgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. They now have a $48.67 price target on the stock.

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) traded up 3.41% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $52.16. 8,194,950 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50 day moving average of $52.77 and a 200 day moving average of $48.64. The firm has a market cap of $9.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.88 and a beta of 1.09. Harley-Davidson Inc. has a 12-month low of $36.36 and a 12-month high of $57.33.

Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.54 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $1.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.67 billion. Harley-Davidson had a net margin of 13.23% and a return on equity of 34.33%. Harley-Davidson’s revenue was up 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.44 EPS. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Harley-Davidson Inc. will post $3.88 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 13th will be issued a $0.35 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 9th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.78%. Harley-Davidson’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 36.65%.

In related news, insider Lawrence G. Hund sold 12,537 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.23, for a total value of $667,344.51. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 16,922 shares in the company, valued at approximately $900,758.06. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Paul J. Jones sold 2,517 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.03, for a total transaction of $135,993.51. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.99% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Harley-Davidson, Inc is the parent company for the groups of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company (HDMC) and Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). The Company operates in two segments: the Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) and the Financial Services. The Motorcycles segment consists of HDMC, which designs, manufactures and sells at wholesale on-road l Harley-Davidson motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services.

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