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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for HOG. The maximum price target given was 65, implying a possible profit of 30.76 percent. The lowest price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -9.47 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -39.88 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -40.63 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -7.98 percent. 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. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 8 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 9 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of HOG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 3.29 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of HOG is 4.39.

In the last 52-weeks, HOG has achieved a high of 63.40 and a low of 46.00. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.07 percent, and 21.59 percent lower than its 52-week high. HOG has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.