Harley-Davidson mixed checks may create buying opportunity, says RW Baird Baird said its mixed channel checks indicated Harley-Davidson's Q2 is off to s slow start, but that momentum is building, which may create an opportunity to add to positions. Baird maintains its Outperform rating and $82 price target on expectations for a strong June finish and solid cash flow.
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.