News headlines about Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harley-Davidson earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 28 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:
Shares of Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) traded up 0.74% during trading on Monday, reaching $ 52.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,222,918 shares. The stock has a market cap of $ 9.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.83 and a beta of 0.86. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $ 53.81 and its 200-day moving average price is $ 57.40. Harley-Davidson has a 52-week low of $ 47.03 and a 52-week high of $ 63.40.
Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 18th. The company reported $ 1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $ 1.02 by $ 0.03. The firm had revenue of $ 1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $ 1.35 billion. Harley-Davidson had a return on equity of 31.69% and a net margin of 12.50%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $ 1.36 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Harley-Davidson will post $ 3.74 EPS for the current year.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $ 57.00 target price on shares of Harley-Davidson in a research report on Monday, April 17th. BidaskClub upgraded Harley-Davidson from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $ 49.00 target price on shares of Harley-Davidson in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and set a $ 52.00 price target (down from $ 53.00) on shares of Harley-Davidson in a report on Friday, April 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating and set a $ 51.00 price target (down from $ 53.00) on shares of Harley-Davidson in a report on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Harley-Davidson presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $ 55.50.
Harley-Davidson Company Profile
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 Harley-Davidson motorcycles, as well as motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise and related services.
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