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    How Has Harley-Davidson Performed so Far in 3Q16?

    Harley-Davidson is set to release its 3Q16 earnings report on October 18, 2016. The company is the most popular heavyweight motorcycle brand in the world.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Could Harley-Davidson Stock Continue to Impress in 2017?

    Harley-Davidson is the most popular heavyweight motorcycle manufacturer in the world. It maintains its own premium space in the motorcycle market.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (D)

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    What Factors Are Hindering Harley-Davidson’s Profitability?

    In 1Q16, Harley-Davidson reported a shift in its product mix. The shipments of Harley’s touring motorcycles fell by 0.8% while shipments of the cruiser and Sportster/street motorcycles rose by 15.1% and 1.2%, respectively.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Does a Technical Analysis of HOG’s Stock Suggest?

    As of September 27, 2016, Harley-Davidson’s stock was trading at $52.14. Until the end of 2Q16, the price was well below the downward sloping trendline.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Why Ford Underperformed Its Peers in 3Q16

    Ford Motor Company (F) is set to release its 3Q16 earnings report on October 27, 2016.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Why Harley-Davidson’s 4Q16 Margins Could Disappoint

    Analysts are estimating that Harley-Davidson’s gross margin have shrunk to 32.8% in 4Q16 from 37.9% a year before.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Polaris President Bennett Morgan Retired

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. It rose by 1.1% to close at $84.38 per share on May 16, 2016.

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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    HOG’s Sales Worries Continue, but the Stock Is Trying to Bottom

    Harley-Davidson released its 1Q18 earnings today before the market opened.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Exploring FCAU’s Updated Technicals before Its 4Q17 Results

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    How Has Fiat Chrysler’s Stock Fared in April So Far?

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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Harley-Davidson’s Financial Services Complement Its Core Business

    Under its retail financial services, Harley-Davidson Financial Services primarily provides installment lending for the purchase of new and used Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

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    What’s the Latest News from Polaris Industries?

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. It fell 2.2% to close at $85.84 per share on December 9, 2016.

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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    DE Shaw hedge fund opens new positions in FOXA, NWS, NVE, Sells S, HOG, CCL – 13F Flash (E)

    In this six-part series, we will go through each one of the larger positions DE Shaw traded this past quarter DE Shaw is a New York–based $30 billion-plus quantitative hedge fund founded in 1988 by David E. Shaw, a former Columbia faculty member. The firm’s primary trading method is systematic and computer-driven. DE Shaw has […]

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    Should You Buy Into Harley-Davidson’s Electric Bicycle and Turnaround Plan?

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Harley-Davidson to Quit India As Losses Mount

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    Will HOG Zoom Past Analysts’ Earnings Estimates for 2Q16?

    In 1Q16, HOG’s adjusted earnings per share (or EPS) stood at $1.36, reflecting a rise of 7% compared to its EPS of $1.27 in 1Q15.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Consumer

    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

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    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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%.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Will Rough Road Continue for Harley-Davidson?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) disappointed investors in 2017, and its stock witnessed a 12.8% drop.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    How Is Harley-Davidson Stock Trading before Its 4Q17 Earnings?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) is set to release its 4Q17 earnings on January 30, 2018.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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%.

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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

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    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 […]

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    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.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Goldman Sachs Rated Harley-Davidson as ‘Neutral’

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) reported 3Q16 Motorcycle and Related Products revenues of $1.09 billion, a fall of 4.4% from the $1.14 billion reported in 3Q15.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    What RBC Capital Thinks of Harley-Davidson

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $10.4 billion. It fell 1.2% to close at $58.29 per share on November 15, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Polaris Industries Acquired Transamerican Auto Parts for $665 Million

    Polaris Industries (PII) reported 3Q16 sales of ~$1.2 billion, which represents a fall of 18.5% from its ~$1.5 billion in sales in 3Q15.

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    A Look at Harley-Davidson’s 3Q16 Performance

    Price movement Harley-Davidson (HOG) rose 13.1% to close at $56.37 per share during the third week of October 2016. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) price movements were 13.1%, 8.5%, and 27.2%, respectively, as of October 21. HOG is trading 9.2% above its 20-day moving average, 8.1% above its 50-day moving average, and […]

    By Gabriel Kane
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    How Does Longbow View Polaris Industries?

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $4.6 billion. It fell 4.4% to close at $74.07 per share on October 4, 2016. Longbow rated Polaris Industries as “underperform” and set the stock’s price target at $77.50 per share.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Jefferies Is Rating Harley-Davidson a ‘Hold’

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $9.4 billion. It rose 0.21% to close at $52.59 per share on September 30, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    The Word on the Street: Analyst Recommendations for Harley-Davidson

    According to Bloomberg, 22.7% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson gave the stock a “buy” recommendation while 59.1% of analysts gave it a “hold.”

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Why Might Harley-Davidson’s 3Q16 Earnings Disappoint?

    In 2Q16, HOG reported adjusted EPS of $1.55 for the quarter, which is a 7.0% rise over its EPS of $1.44 in 2Q15 and in line with analyst estimates of $1.54.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Harley-Davidson Rose Again on Rumors

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) rose 1.6% to close at $52.52 per share during the third week of September 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Polaris Defense Appoints John M. Olson as Vice President

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $5.5 billion. It fell by 0.50% to close at $83.52 per share on September 6, 2016.

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    Why Did Harley-Davidson Cut Jobs?

    Harley-Davidson rose by 0.36% to close at $52.89 per share on September 1, 2016. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were -0.66%, 2.4%, and 18.5%.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Northcoast Research Downgrades Polaris Industries to ‘Neutral’

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $5.6 billion. It fell by 2.5% to close at $86.64 per share on August 31, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Harley-Davidson Declares Dividend of $0.35 Per Share

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $9.6 billion. It rose by 0.80% to close at $52.75 per share on August 30, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Longbow Research Downgrades Harley-Davidson to ‘Underperform’

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $9.5 billion. It fell by 0.46% to close at $52.33 per share on August 29, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Why Will Harley-Davidson Pay a $12 Million Fine?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $9.6 billion. It fell by 1.7% and closed at $53.54 per share on August 18, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Barclays Downgrades Harley-Davidson to ‘Underweight’

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $9.3 billion. It fell by 2.4% to close at $51.66 per share on August 1, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Wells Fargo and RBC Capital Downgrade Harley-Davidson

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market capitalization of $9.6 billion. It rose by 3.7% to close at $52.92 per share on July 29, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    How Does Polaris Industries Compare to Its Peers?

    The year-to-date price movements of Polaris Industries, MOAT, IVOG, and RYJ are 12.0%, 18.3%, 9.5%, and 7.2%, respectively.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    How Did Polaris Industries’ Segments Fare in 2Q16?

    In 2Q16, Polaris Industries (PII) reported sales of $1,130.8 million, a fall of 0.58% compared to the corresponding period last year.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Harley’s 2Q16 Earnings: What Can Investors Look Forward To?

    In the last few quarters, Harley’s margins have shrunk in multiple markets, including Europe, Japan, Australia, and Brazil.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Polaris Industries Announces 2Q16 Results and Quarterly Dividend

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $6.1 billion. It rose by 9.1% to close at $95.03 per share on July 20, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Why Analysts Expect Harley-Davidson’s Revenue to Fall in 2Q16

    In 1Q16, Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) revenue stood at ~$1.8 billion, 4.6% higher than the ~$1.7 billion it posted in 1Q15.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Why Are Analysts Uncertain about Harley-Davidson?

    According to the latest Bloomberg consensus, 19% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG) have given the stock “buy” recommendations.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Raymond James Downgrades Polaris Industries to ‘Market Perform’

    Raymond James has downgraded Polaris Industries’ rating to “market perform” from “strong buy.”

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Why Are 430,000 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Being Investigated?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market cap of $8.9 billion. Its stock rose by 1.9% to close at $48.73 per share on July 8, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Why Did Harley-Davidson Rise ~20% on July 1?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) has a market capitalization of $8.2 billion. It rose by 19.8% to close at $54.25 per share on July 1, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Behind Toyota’s Recent Stock Movement: What the Technical Analysis Suggests

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    What a Technical Analysis of Harley-Davidson’s Stock Suggests

    As of April 20, 2016, Harley-Davidson’s stock was trading at $46.94. The price is well below the downward sloping trendline, which should act as a minor resistance near $50.30–$50.50.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Does Harley-Davidson’s Rising Leverage Mean for Investors?

    At the end of 2015, HOG generated a free cash flow of $840.1 million, ~$74 million less than in the previous year.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Could Affect Harley-Davidson’s Valuation Multiples in 2016?

    As of March 29, 2016, Harley-Davidson’s forward EV/EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple is 10.6x.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Are Harley-Davidson’s Valuation Multiples?

    As of March 29, 2016, Harley-Davidson’s forward EV/EBITDA multiple is 11x for the next 12 months.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Analysts Recommend for Harley-Davidson ahead of 1Q16 Results

    30.4% of analysts covering Harley-Davidson (HOG) gave the stock a “buy” recommendation while 65.3% of analysts gave it a “hold” recommendation.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Factors Could Affect Harley-Davidson’s Valuation Multiples?

    If the company doesn’t pay attention and take action to improve the falling sales volume of these heavyweight motorcycles, it could threaten its profitability and drive valuation multiples lower.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Is Harley-Davidson’s Marketing Strategy?

    It’s important for investors to take a look at an automaker’s marketing strategy to understand how the company differentiates its strategy to market its offerings.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Could Harley-Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle Be a Reality Soon?

    One such innovation that could soon become large in the two wheeler segment is electric motorcycles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Factors Could Affect Harley-Davidson’s Profitability?

    Last year, currency headwinds stole nearly 4.4% of the company’s total revenues, which resulted in an unfavorable impact on Harley-Davidson’s profitability and margins.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Is Harley-Davidson’s Leverage Position?

    It’s important for investors to pay attention to a company’s leverage position. High debt levels increase the risk profile of a company.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Are the Broad Categories of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles?

    Harley-Davidson (HOG) is a well-known global motorcycle brand that currently produces a variety of motorcycle models. These models range from lightweight motorcycles to large heavyweight motorcycles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    What Are the Key Geographical Markets for Harley-Davidson?

    In 2015, the company shipped ~95,000 motorcycles outside the US. Australia, Mexico, and Canada are also some of the other key markets for Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Where Are Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Manufactured?

    Most of Harley-Davidson’s (HOG) manufacturing and assembly plants are located in the US.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Early History of Harley-Davidson: The Motorcycle Pioneer

    Harley-Davidson has become a synonym for power, passion, and class among motorcycle enthusiasts around the world.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Harley-Davidson’s Margins Are Trending

    In the last five years, Harley-Davidson’s gross margins have expanded to 39.6% from 35.9% in 2010.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Will Polaris Benefit from Taylor-Dunn Acquisition?

    Polaris Industries has acquired Taylor-Dunn, a leading provider of industrial vehicles. Taylor-Dunn will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    KeyBanc Raised Polaris Industries’ Price Target to $100 per Share

    Polaris Industries (PII) has a market cap of $5.9 billion. PII rose by 2.4% to close at $91.29 per share as of February 26, 2016.

    By Gabriel Kane
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