Harley-Davidson Q4 sales likely beating Street expectations, says RBC Capital After speaking with dealers, RBC Capital believes that Harley-Davidson's retail sales are likely beating Street expectations. However, the firm adds that the better than expected sales likely won't "move the needle" because Q4 is a seasonally small quarter. The firm maintains an Outperform rating on the shares.
Harley-Davidson layoffs have no impact on production, says Wells Fargo Wells Fargo learned after speaking to management that Harley-Davidson's 169 employee layoffs were related to materials handling outsourcing and will have no bearing on production plans or rates. Wells notes the layoffs were planned and accrued for in Q4 of 2014. It has an Outperform rating on Harley-Davidson.