Harley-Davidson (HOG) Q1 Earnings Beat, Reaffirms Guidance
Milwaukee, WI-based Harley-Davidson, Inc. HOG is a leading manufacturer and seller of custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles.
In the first-quarter, Harley-Davidson reported adjusted earnings of $1.03 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 89 cents. The diluted earnings in the year-ago quarter were $1.05.
Harley-Davidson reported motorcycle and related products revenue to $1.36 billion, higher than $1.33 billion recorded in the year-ago quarter. Also, the figure surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.26 billion.
Estimate Trend & Surprise History
Investors should note that stock has witnessed an upward trend in the Zacks Consensus Estimate over the last seven days.
In the trailing four quarters, the company delivered positive earnings surprises thrice and in-line with estimates ones, leading to an average beat of around 7.87%.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. Price and EPS Surprise
Key Stats/Developments to Note
For 2018, Harley-Davidson reaffirmed its full-year motorcycle shipments to be within the range of 231,000-236,000 units. Also, for second-quarter 2018, the company expects motorcycle shipments to be approximately 67,500-72,500 units.
Moreover, for 2018, the company anticipates capital expenditures within $250-$270 million band. Further, the operating margin is estimated at nearly 9.5-10.5%.
Harley-Davidson holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), but that could change following its earnings report which has just released. Meanwhile, you can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
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