Harley-Davidson Earnings Preview: Get Ahead of the Analysts
Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Harley-Davidson, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells motorcycles. The Company’s products include heavyweight touring, custom, and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, and general merchandise. Harley-Davidson also provides motorcycle floor planning and parts and accessories financing to its North American and European dealers.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Harley-davidson Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.99 per share on revenues of $1.46 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.77.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.26 to a profit $1.22. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.36, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Harley-davidson has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||5,955||4,782||4,859||5,312||5,581|
|Diluted EPS ($)||2.79||-0.24||0.62||2.55||2.72|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,184||1,430||1,730||1,250||1,171|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.45||0.74||1.07||0.59||0.32|
Harley-davidson has beat analyst estimates 3 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.
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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)