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Analyst Expects Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) To Make Big Moves

After Hours

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. After-hours trades for Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.43, or 1.02%, to $42.76. The Harley-Davidson Inc. has recorded 18,650 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed Harley-Davidson Delivers Strong Third Quarter Financial Results.

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Stocks Info

As a NYSE listed company, HOG falls under the Consumer Cyclical sector while operating within the Recreational Vehicles industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $42.33 and fluctuated between $42.63 as its day high and $40.99 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Harley-Davidson Inc. is $6.10B. A total of 1.22 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.46M shares.

Insider Activity

Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, HOG has seen 1 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 914 and the disposition of 430 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 36 BUYs and 32 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 261,211 shares during that period but sold 101,138.

In the most recent transaction, ZEITZ JOCHEN bought 25,750 shares of HOG for 38.94 per share on Sep 02. After the transaction, the President and CEO now owns 508,870 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 09, Masood Rafeh bought 1,335 shares at 37.50 per share. HOG shares that Director owns now total 1,335.

Among the insiders who sold shares, KORNETZKE MARK R disposed of 2,868 shares on Mar 02 at a per-share price of $40.33. This resulted in the Chief Accounting Officer holding 0 shares of HOG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, KORNETZKE MARK R sold 5,746 shares at $40.09 per share on Mar 01. Company shares held by the Chief Accounting Officer now total 2,868.


Investors prefer companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook. Harley-Davidson Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.63, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.49%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.78. HOG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 12/8/2022 when it declared a $0.1575 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 12/23/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 9/22/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 9/9/2022. The HOG stock dividend was $0.1575 per share in cash.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for HOG in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $47.80 with high estimates of $60.00 and low estimates of $39.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, HOG has a high of $48.72 and a low of $29.80.

As of this writing, HOG has an earnings estimate of $0.09 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.37 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.1. The company reported an EPS of $1.46 in the last quarter, which was 36.40% higher than expectations of $1.07.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 18 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for HOG is Underweight with a score of 3.33. A total of 4 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 2 rated it as Overweight while 11 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.

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