Analyst Ratings for Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Hold has been given to Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for HOG last month.

3 analysts declared HOG a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 16 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for HOG by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 65, which equates to a potential upside of 30.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying a possible loss of -9.47 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -39.88 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -40.63 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.98 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.47 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 8 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 9 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of HOG to grow at a rate of 3.29 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. HOG has a PEG ratio of 4.39.

HOG has traded between a high of 63.40 and a low of 46.00 over the past year. Currently the stock is 8.07 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 21.59 percent. HOG has a price/earnings ratio of 14.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HOG value stock report compares HOG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HOG is $8.51 billion. HOG's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.