Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on July 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Harley-Davidson's revenues will expand 3.7% and EPS will increase 10.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.63 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.18.
Last quarter, Harley-Davidson reported revenue of $1.41 billion. GAAP reported sales were 9.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.43 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.99. GAAP EPS of $0.99 for Q1 were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.74 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 39.6%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 22.4%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 14.3%, 230 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.29 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.32.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,453 members out of 1,848 rating the stock outperform, and 395 members rating it underperform. Among 504 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 446 give Harley-Davidson a green thumbs-up, and 58 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Harley-Davidson is outperform, with an average price target of $58.80.
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