Harley-Davidson checks show Q4 U.S. retail sales up 6%-8%, says Citigroup Citigroup said its Harley-Davidson dealer channel checks indicate the company's Q4 U.S. retail sales rose 6%-8%. Citi says dealer inventories likely increased slightly given better availability. The firm expects investors to view the positive U.S. retail sales in Q4 as favorable and keeps a Buy rating on the stock.
Harley-Davidson checks indicate ongoing share losses, says ITG Research ITG Research's checks indicate ongoing market share losses for Harley-Davidson to rivals and due to cannibalization, as the percentage of used bikes sold is now above new. The firm's analyst maintains its Negative view on Harley-Davidson given weak core retail trends and risk to guidance.