Should You Buy Into Harley-Davidson’s Electric Bicycle and Turnaround Plan?
Harley-Davidson to Quit India As Losses Mount
Trade War or Fed Policies: What’s Hurting Automakers?
US automakers have been hit hard lately. However, President Trump’s policies and the trade war had a greater impact on automakers than the Fed’s policies.
Harley-Davidson’s Q2 Earnings Impacted by Trump’s Trade War
Harley-Davidson’s Q2 earnings were slightly better than estimates.
Harley-Davidson Stock Rose after Announcing Partnership in China
In the third week of June, Harley-Davidson (HOG) posted 5.8% gains as compared to a 2.2% rise in the S&P 500 Index. Last week, the company announced its partnership with China’s Qianjiang Motorcycle Company Limited. Under the new partnership, both the companies aim to collaborate to launch a premium 338cc motorcycle targeted at Chinese and other Asian markets.
HOG to Start Making Bikes in China while Apple May Move Away
Yesterday, US legacy motorcycle pioneer Harley-Davidson (HOG) announced its partnership with China’s Qianjiang Motorcycle Company. Meanwhile, according to a recent Nikkei report, Apple (AAPL) wants to move about 15% to 30% of its production out of China. Let’s take a closer look.
With Tariffs, Is India Trying to Send a Message to Trump?
Over the weekend, India raised tariffs on more than two dozen US goods. The country mooted these tariffs last year after President Donald Trump slapped Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs on it. However, the move wasn’t aimed at India alone—almost all countries were hit with these tariffs.
What Could Hurt Harley-Davidson’s Valuation Multiples in Q2?
On April 23, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple was 12.0x.
How Harley’s Financial Services Division Performed in Q1 2019
In the first quarter, Harley-Davidson’s operating income fell 37.3% YoY (year-over-year) to $108 million in its Motorcycles and Related Products segment.
These Key Factors Hurt Harley-Davidson’s Profitability in Q1 2019
In the first quarter, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) gross profit from the Motorcycles and Related Products segment stood at $347 million.
Analyzing Harley-Davidson’s International Market Sales in Q1 2019
In the first quarter, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) international market retail sales fell 3.3% YoY (year-over-year) to 21,060 motorcycle units.
Why Harley-Davidson Stock Fell 2% after Its Q1 Earnings Report
Heavyweight motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG) released its earnings results for the first quarter of 2019 on April 23.
Did Trump’s Warnings to the EU Worry Fiat Chrysler Investors?
On April 23, shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) fell about 5.0% despite the broader market’s optimism.
HOG Gives Trump a Reason to Escalate US-EU Trade Tensions
Earlier today, Harley-Davidson (HOG), the world’s most popular heavyweight motorcycle maker, announced its first-quarter earnings results.
Harley-Davidson Beats Q1 2019 Estimates, but Its Profits Tank
On April 23 before the market opened, legacy motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG) reported its first-quarter earnings results.
A Review of Harley-Davidson’s Key Technicals
Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) valuation multiples have risen in the last six months.
What to Expect for Harley-Davidson’s Q1 Profit Margin
In the fourth quarter, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) gross profit from motorcycles and related products fell ~17.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $564 million from $320 million, reducing the segment’s gross margin YoY to 27.6% from 30.6%.
Harley-Davidson’s Revenue Could Continue to Fall
In the fourth quarter, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) total revenue fell 8.7% YoY (year-over-year) to $956 million.
Analysts’ Views on Harley-Davidson before Its Q1 Release
Of the 22 analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG), 18% recommend “buy,” 77% recommend “hold,” and 5% recommend “sell.”
Analysts Expect Harley-Davidson’s Q1 Earnings to Disappoint
This year, Harley-Davidson (HOG) has risen 17.4%, while the S&P 500 has risen 15.9%.
Trump’s Ignorance Could Lead the Auto Industry to Disaster
Since President Donald Trump began his presidential campaign, he’s repeatedly targeted the auto industry for hurting the US jobs market.
What Harley-Davidson Could Learn from Apple, Tesla, and GM
On Tuesday before the markets opened, American motorcycle pioneer Harley-Davidson (HOG) released its dismal fourth-quarter of 2018 results.
HOG Stock Tanks after Its First Earnings Miss in Two Years
Today, US motorcycle pioneer Harley-Davidson (HOG) reported its fourth-quarter earnings before the market opened.
Apple, GM, the Fed: Why Trump Isn’t Happy with Any of Them
In the last couple of months, the broader market has seen sharp declines, triggering investors’ fear about softness in economic growth.
Did General Motors Expect Trump’s Criticism?
General Motors likely expected President Trump to criticize its plan to close four of its American factories and lay off thousands of workers.
Nasdaq Flirts with Down 10%…in October
So this is painful. Very few were perfectly positioned into this selloff.
What to Expect from Harley-Davidson’s Q3 2018 Profit Margins
Analysts are expecting Harley-Davidson’s consolidated gross profit margin to expand marginally to 29.1% in the third quarter.
How’s Harley-Davidson Stock Trading before Q3 Earnings?
Harley-Davidson (HOG) is set to release its Q3 2018 earnings on October 23. It’s one of the most popular motorcycle brands in the world.
Harley-Davidson Ended Q3 on Positive Note after Weak H1 2018
In the week ended October 5, Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock fell 3% compared to a 1% fall in the S&P 500 index.
Market Crash Coming? Today’s Drop Could Be the Start
On August 27, we published our first technical outlook pointing toward a potential steep market correction. Let’s take a closer look.
US Economy: Are Investors Ignoring the Trade War Risks?
Jamie Dimon mentioned that while the price increases from the trade war are detrimental, the bigger problem will be the second-order effects.
Harley-Davidson Stock Continues to Rise despite Tariff Threats
In week 38, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) rose 2.4%, outperforming the broader market.
Did Trump’s Tweet Impact Harley-Davidson Stock?
In week 37, the week ending September 14, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) fell 0.2% despite the broader market and auto stocks’ (XLY) recovery.
Why US Businesses Aren’t Excited about ‘Make in America’
To be sure, we’ve seen some impact from the Section 232 tariffs, as US steel imports have seen a year-over-year fall this year.
How Has Harley-Davidson Stock Fared since Trump’s Tweet?
In the week that ended on September 7, Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock jumped 4.1% despite broader market weakness.
Can America Be Great Again without a Strong Auto Industry?
Earlier this year, in an effort to save the struggling American steel and aluminum industry, Trump decided to impose 25% and 10% tariffs on steel and aluminum, respectively.
Here’s Why Weakness in Harley-Davidson Stock Could Continue
Last week, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) continued to trade on a negative note for the second consecutive week.
Will President Trump Really Go After Russia This Time?
Harley-Davidson (HOG) and Tesla (TSLA) are now paying counter-tariffs on some of their overseas shipments.
S&P 500’s Top Gainers: Avery Dennison and Harley-Davidson
Avery Dennison was the S&P 500’s top gainer on July 24. Avery Dennison opened higher on Tuesday and rose to four-month high price levels.
Assessing Harley-Davidson’s Key Technicals
As of July 17, Harley-Davidson stock was trading at $42.65.
How Harley-Davidson’s Valuation Compares
For the last couple of years, Harley has been struggling to boost its global sales, and its international profit margins have been weaker than its US profit margins.
What to Watch for in Harley-Davidson’s Q2 2018 Results
So far in this series, we’ve covered analysts’ estimates for Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) Q2 2018 results.
Trump Should Understand Harley’s Pain
American heavyweight motorcycle pioneer Harley-Davidson (HOG) is facing sharp criticism from Donald Trump.
Has Harley-Davidson Become the Poster Child of Trump’s Trade War?
Harley-Davidson has found mention a few times as President Donald Trump has discussed the issue of unfair trade by the United States’ trading partners.
Key Support and Resistance Levels in Tesla Stock This Week
Last week, Tesla stock (TSLA) continued to rise, gaining 12% and closing at $358.17 despite mixed market sentiment.
Analysts’ Target Price for HOG Stock Drops
In 2017, popular motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG) held the largest share of the US heavyweight motorcycle market.
HOG’s Sales Worries Continue, but the Stock Is Trying to Bottom
Harley-Davidson released its 1Q18 earnings today before the market opened.
Key Technical Levels in Harley-Davidson Stock before 1Q18 Release
As of April 16, 2018, Harley-Davidson stock was trading at $42.04. It has seen an 18.5% value erosion in the last three months.
Analysts Expect Harley-Davidson’s 1Q18 Revenues to Be Weak
In the fourth quarter of 2017, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) revenues were $1.04 billion, which was 12.2% higher than $933 million in 4Q16.
Most Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ on Harley-Davidson in March 2018
Harley-Davidson (HOG) maintained the highest US market share in the heavyweight motorcycle sector. Its stock underperformed other auto stocks in 2017 and lost ~12.8%.
Will Rough Road Continue for Harley-Davidson?
Harley-Davidson (HOG) disappointed investors in 2017, and its stock witnessed a 12.8% drop.
Are Harley-Davidson’s Weak Sales Driving Pessimism in 1Q18?
In the week that ended on March 16, 2018, Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock traded on a negative note. The stock ended the week at $44.14.
Harley-Davidson Begins March 2018 on a Weak Note
Harley-Davidson stock Last week, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a mixed note after dropping for the previous three weeks. The stock ended the week at $44.35, with a minor gain of ~0.3% for the week and a fall of~2.3% in March so far. As of March 9, 2018, HOG had lost about 12.8% this quarter, whereas […]
Why President Trump Thinks Tariffs Are a Good Measure
President Donald Trump’s announcement about tariffs on steel (SLX) and aluminum (AA) imports shouldn’t come as a surprise.
Analysts Remain Cautious on Harley-Davidson in February 2018
Motorcycle pioneer Harley-Davidson (HOG) maintained the highest US market share in the heavyweight motorcycle segment in 2017.
Top Losers in the Consumer Sector Last Week
Hershey (HSY) announced its fiscal 4Q17 results on February 1. Hershey’s revenue declined 1.5% YoY to $1.94 billion and missed the estimates by 0.97%.
How Analysts View Harley-Davidson Stock
Analysts’ ratings for HOG According to Reuters’s latest data, of the 22 analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG) on January 30, only 27% recommended “buy,” while 64% recommended “hold” and 9% recommended “sell.” Upside potential and target prices As of January 30, analysts’ consensus 12-month target price for Harley-Davidson was $51.71, reflecting a minor return potential of ~1.7% based on its […]
Why Harley-Davidson Stock Fell after Its 4Q17 Report
US-based heavyweight motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG) released its 4Q17 earnings on January 30, 2018.
Why Did Harley-Davidson Decline on January 30?
Harley-Davidson (HOG), which is an American motorcycle manufacturer, was among the S&P 500’s top losers on January 30.
Important Technical Levels in HOG before Its 4Q17 Earnings Event
On January 22, 2018, Harley-Davidson stock was trading at $53.81. Its price was hovering right below a key resistance near $56.40.
A Look at Harley’s Valuation Multiples before Its 4Q17 Earnings
On January 22, 2018, Harley-Davidson’s forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple was 13.1x.
What to Keep an Eye on during HOG’s 4Q17 Earnings Event
Analysts expect weakness to prevail in Harley’s 2017 earnings due to sales-related challenges and lower profitability.
Could Harley-Davidson’s Profit Margins Expand in 4Q17?
Now, let’s explore analysts’ estimates for Harley-Davidson’s margins in 4Q17.
Analysts Estimate Harley-Davidson’s Revenue to Rise in 4Q17
Now, let’s see what Wall Street analysts are expecting for Harley-Davidson’s 4Q17 revenue.
How Is Harley-Davidson Stock Trading before Its 4Q17 Earnings?
Harley-Davidson (HOG) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings on January 30, 2018.
Analysts’ Recommendations on HOG before Its 4Q17 Results
According to data compiled by Reuters, 68% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson stock gave it “hold” recommendations.
Key Technical Levels in Ford Stock before Its 4Q17 Earnings
As of January 16, 2018, Ford stock (F) was trading at $12.19. After posting a fresh 52-week low of $10.47 in August, the stock has risen ~25%.
Exploring FCAU’s Updated Technicals before Its 4Q17 Results
Despite recent positive trends, Fiat Chrysler’s valuation multiples are currently trending lower than those of its direct peers General Motors (GM) and Ford Motor Company (F).
Dominion Resources and Harley-Davidson on January 3
Dominion Resources (D), which is an American power and energy company, was among the S&P 500’s top losers on January 3.
Could Harley-Davidson Stock Remain Weak in 4Q17?
In October 2017, Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock turned negative again and lost about 1.8% after gaining 2.6% in September.
What Are the Key Technical Levels for Ford Stock?
As of October 18, 2017, Ford stock (F) was trading at $12.19.
This Is What’s Hurting Harley-Davidson’s Profitability
In 3Q17, Harley-Davidson’s gross profits from motorcycles and related products stood at $277 million, which was ~24.5% lower than its gross profit in 3Q16.
Analysts Remain Uncertain on Tesla Stock amid Production Woes
According to the data compiled by Reuters as of October 11, about 35% of the 23 analysts covering Tesla (TSLA) gave its stock a “buy” recommendation.
Understanding HOG’s Valuation Multiples before 3Q17 Earnings
As of October 10, 2017, Harley-Davidson’s forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple was 11.9x.
Key Factors to Watch During HOG’s 3Q17 Earnings Event
In an investor meeting in February 2017, HOG’s management revealed its plan to expand its international dealer network.
What to Expect from Harley-Davidson Stock in October 2017
Last week, which ended on September 29, 2017, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a mixed note and ended the week at $48.21 with a minor weekly loss of 0.10%.
Factors That Could Be Keeping Harley-Davidson Stock Rangebound
In the week ended September 22, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a mixed note and ended the week at $48.24 with a minor weekly gain of ~0.5%.
Harley-Davidson Stock Rises
Harley-Davidson stock Last week, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a positive note and ended the week at $48.01, rising ~1.3% during the week. The company’s stock has lost ~11.1% quarter-to-date and has seen a value erosion of 17.7% in 2017 so far. Let’s look at its key technical levels for the week ahead. Key support […]
September Began on a Mixed Note for Harley-Davidson Stock
Harley-Davidson stock Last week, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a mixed note, ending the week at $47.38 without any notable change. The company’s stock has fallen ~12.3% quarter-to-date 18.8% year-to-date. Let’s explore what could be affecting Harley-Davidson stock lately. Is Harley’s dismal 2017 guidance driving pessimism? In 2Q17, Harley’s adjusted EPS (earnings per share) were […]
The Key Reasons for Harley-Davidson Stock’s Dismal Performance
Harley-Davidson stock Last week, Harley-Davidson stock (HOG) traded on a subdued note, ending the week with a ~0.7% loss at $47.37. The company’s stock has fallen ~12.3% quarter-to-date and 18.8% year-to-date. Let’s take a look at what could be affecting HOG stock. Dismal 2017 outlook In 2Q17, Harley’s adjusted EPS (earnings per share) stood at $1.48, about […]
August Update: Analysts’ Views on Harley-Davidson Stock
Harley-Davidson stock Harley-Davidson (HOG) is the world’s most popular heavyweight motorcycle manufacturer. Since its beginning, Harley-Davidson has maintained its own premium space in the crowded motorcycle market. In 2016, the company’s stock impressed investors by delivering a ~28% return, outperforming auto companies. However, the company has been facing several operational challenges in 2017, which have […]
Updated Technical Levels for FCAU Stock before Its 2Q17 Results
On July 19, FCAU stock was trading at $12.05. The stock has risen about 32.7% in fiscal 2017 so far.
These Factors Helped Harley-Davidson Protect Its 2Q17 Margins
In 2Q17, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) gross profits from the motorcycle and related product segment stood at $607.6 million.
Harley-Davidson’s International Market Sales Disappointed in 2Q17
In 2Q17, Harley-Davidson’s motorcycle retail sales in international markets were at 31,720 motorcycle units, which reflected a YoY (year-over-year) sales decrease of about 2.1%.
Reviewing Key Technical Levels in GM Stock before Its 2Q17 Earnings
After testing a key support level near $31.92 in May 2017, GM’s stock price bounced back. Since then, it has been trading on a bullish note.
Key Support and Resistance in HOG Stock before 2Q17 Results
As of July 11, 2017, HOG stock was trading at $51.99. Currently, the price is hovering right above a key support near $51.60 as shown in the chart above.
What Analysts Are Recommending for HOG ahead of 2Q17 Earnings
According to the latest data compiled by Reuters, 70% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock gave it “hold” recommendations.
How Did Harley-Davidson Stock Perform in 2Q17?
Harley-Davidson (HOG) is set to release its 2Q17 earnings data on July 18, 2017.
What Analysts Recommend for HOG Stock at End of 1H17
According to the data compiled by Thomson Reuters on June 28, 15 out 21 analysts, or 71%, were recommending a “hold” on Harley-Davidson (HOG).
Why Analysts Are Cautious about Harley-Davidson Stock in June
About 73.0% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG) stock have given it a “hold” recommendation. About 23.0% have recommended a “buy.”
Analysts’ Views on Tesla Stock as the Price Rally Continues
About 29.0% of analysts covering Tesla (TSLA) have given the stock a “buy” recommendation. About 43.0% have recommended a “hold,”
Will Tesla’s 1Q17 Earnings Justify Stellar Year-to-Date Gains?
Tesla (TSLA) is set to release its 1Q17 earnings on May 3, 2017. The company’s stock has yielded impressive returns of about 45.1% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
Key Technical Levels in Ford Stock before Its 1Q17 Earnings
On March 17, Ford stock tested the upper range of the descending channel near $12.75. It couldn’t close above the level and turned negative.
How Has Fiat Chrysler’s Stock Fared in April So Far?
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) is set to release its 1Q17 earnings report on April 26, 2017. By 2016 vehicle sales volume, FCAU was the fourth-largest automaker in the US.
The Positives of Harley-Davidson’s International Market Sales
In 1Q17, Harley-Davidson’s motorcycle retail sales in international markets fell 1.8% YoY (year-over-year) to 21,733 motorcycle units.
Key Factors to Watch during Harley-Davidson’s Earnings
Analysts’ estimates suggest prevailing weakness in the company’s upcoming earnings. Analysts expect continued profitability and sales-related challenges.
Harley-Davidson’s 1Q17 Margins Might Shrink
Analysts expect Harley-Davidson’s consolidated gross margins to fall to 35.0% in 1Q17 from 37.4% in 1Q16. Its margins are expected to be flat in 2017.
How Did HOG Perform in International Markets in 4Q16?
In 4Q16, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) motorcycle retail sales in international markets were down 1.3% year-over-year at 20,033 motorcycle units.
Technical Outlook for Fiat Chrysler Stock after 4Q16 Results
As of January 26, 2017, Fiat Chrysler stock was trading at $11.06. So far this year, it has delivered an impressive return of more than 21.3%.
What Are Harley-Davidson’s Key Support and Resistance Levels?
As of January 23, 2017, Harley-Davidson stock was trading at $59.26. It’s currently trading in an upward sloping trend on a positive note.