Harley-Davidson mentioned cautiously at UBS UBS said Harley Davidson shipped everything it produced in Q1 in stead of stockpiling, adding 6c to EPS. The firm notes that dealer inventory grew even with strong Q1 sales.
Harley-Davidson management is too optimistic on a recovery, says Barclays Barclays analyst Felicia R. Hendrix believes Harley-Davidson's management is too optimistic near-term on a recovery. Hendrix said used bikes continues to outpace new sales, recent product launches have generated lower than expected "mindshare" among core customers. and competition is growing their presence. The analyst recommends stating on the sidelines until Harley-Davidson can demonstrate sustainable growth.