May 18, 2017 – By Migdalia James
Sentiment for Harley Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG)
Harley Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) institutional sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. The ratio has improved, as 177 investment managers increased and opened new stock positions, while 221 cut down and sold their positions in Harley Davidson Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 151.02 million shares, down from 158.72 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Harley Davidson Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number . Sold All: 45 Reduced: 176 Increased: 121 New Position: 56.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent firm for the groups of companies doing business as Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services (HDFS). The company has market cap of $ 9.04 billion. The Firm operates in two divisions: the Motorcycles & Related Products (Motorcycles) and the Financial Services. It has a 15.06 P/E ratio. The Motorcycles segment consists of HDMC, which designs, makes and sells at wholesale on-road Harley-Davidson motorcycles, as well as motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services.
About 980,391 shares traded. Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) has risen 6.00% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.
Analysts await Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $ 1.39 earnings per share, down 10.32 % or $ 0.16 from last year’s $ 1.55 per share. HOG’s profit will be $ 238.17M for 9.49 P/E if the $ 1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 1.05 actual earnings per share reported by Harley-Davidson Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 32.38 % EPS growth.
Kiltearn Partners Llp holds 5.6% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson Inc for 2.66 million shares. Cantillon Capital Management Llc owns 5.46 million shares or 4.46% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Impala Asset Management Llc has 3.3% invested in the company for 1.07 million shares. The United Kingdom-based Independent Franchise Partners Llp has invested 3.3% in the stock. F&V Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 87,440 shares.#img1#
Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $ 6.19 million activity.
Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) Ratings Coverage
Ratings analysis reveals 18% of Harley-Davidson’s analysts are positive. Out of 22 Wall Street analysts rating Harley-Davidson, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 18 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $ 40 while the high is $ 78. The stock’s average target of $ 55.66 is 5.54% above today’s ($ 52.74) share price. HOG was included in 59 notes of analysts from July 22, 2015. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 29 to “Market Perform”. As per Monday, November 23, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral” on Wednesday, July 6. Longbow downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, August 29 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) rating on Wednesday, October 21. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $ 59 target. The company was maintained on Monday, August 29 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, February 4 with “Buy”. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, April 20 report. UBS downgraded the shares of HOG in report on Wednesday, July 6 to “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets.
More recent Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com</a> which released: “Harley-Davidson, Inc. Announces Dividend” on April 29, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com</a> published the news titled: “Harley-Davidson is Oversold” on May 17, 2017. Gurufocus.com</a>‘s news article titled: “Great Lakes Advisors, Llc Buys Harley-Davidson Inc, 3M Co, Abbott Laboratories …” with publication date: May 09, 2017 was also an interesting one.
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