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Harley-Davidson Sets Qtrly Cash Dividend Of $0.37 Per Share
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.37 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson- Notified Dealers Of Voluntary Safety Recall
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON- ON OCT 22, NOTIFIED DEALERS OF VOLUNTARY SAFETY RECALL FOR HYDRAULIC CLUTCH ASSEMBLY.HARLEY-DAVIDSON SAYS RECALL INCLUDES ABOUT 238,300 MOTORCYCLES GLOBALLY - SEC FILING.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - ESTIMATES TOTAL COST OF RECALL TO CO TO BE ABOUT $35 MILLION, WHICH WILL BE CHARGED TO Q4 2018.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - RECALL IS FOR HYDRAULIC CLUTCH ASSEMBLY ON ALL MODEL YEAR 2017,2018 TOURING,TRIKE AND CVO TOURING MODELS,SOME 2017 SOFTAIL MODELS.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Reports Q3 GAAP Earnings Per Share Of $0.68
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS.Q3 REVENUE $1.32 BILLION VERSUS $1.15 BILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE EXCLUDING ITEMS $0.78.Q3 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.68.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.53 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.CONFIRMED FULL-YEAR SHIPMENT AND OPERATING MARGIN GUIDANCE.MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION INITIATIVE ON TRACK, REDUCED TOTAL COST ESTIMATE.COMPANY CONTINUES TO EXPECT CAPITAL INVESTMENT OF APPROXIMATELY $75 MILLION THROUGH 2019.SEES FY MOTORCYCLE SHIPMENTS TO BE APPROXIMATELY 231,000 TO 236,000 MOTORCYCLES.QUARTERLY MOTORCYCLE SHIPMENTS OF 48,639 VEHICLES VERSUS 41,662 VEHICLES REPORTED LAST YEAR.IN Q3 OF 2018, COSTS RELATED TO MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION WERE $21.0 MILLION.COMPANY HAS REDUCED COST OUTLOOK FOR ITS MULTI-YEAR MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION INITIATIVE.QUARTERLY WORLDWIDE RETAIL SALES DECREASED 7.8 PERCENT.SAYS EXPECTS TO INCUR RESTRUCTURING & OTHER CONSOLIDATION COSTS OF $155 MILLION-$185 MILLION THROUGH 2019 FROM MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION INITIATIVE.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Accelerates Strategy To Build Next Generation Of Riders Globally
Monday, 30 Jul 2018 

July 30 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON ACCELERATES STRATEGY TO BUILD NEXT GENERATION OF RIDERS GLOBALLY.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - PLANS TO FUND "ACCELERATED STRATEGY" ENTIRELY THROUGH COST REDUCTION & REALLOCATION OF PREVIOUSLY PLANNED INVESTMENT & RESOURCES.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - PLANS 'MORE ROADS TO HARLEY-DAVIDSON' TO GENERATE MORE THAN $1 BILLION OF INCREMENTAL ANNUAL REVENUE IN 2022 AS COMPARED TO 2017.HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - DEVELOPING A MORE ACCESSIBLE, SMALL-DISPLACEMENT (250CC TO 500CC) MOTORCYCLE FOR ASIA EMERGING MARKETS.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - "ACCELERATED STRATEGY" FUNDING PLANS INCLUDE OPERATING INVESTMENT & CAPITAL INVESTMENT THROUGH 2022 OF $450-$550 MILLION, $225-$275 MILLION RESPECTIVELTY.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECTS 'MORE ROADS TO HARLEY-DAVIDSON' TO INCREASE REVENUE & EARNINGS, AND ALLOW CO TO RETURN MORE CASH TO SHAREHOLDERS.HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - NEW SMALL-DISPLACEMENT (250CC TO 500CC) MOTORCYCLE IS INTENDED TO FUEL CO'S GROWTH IN INDIA, OTHER ASIA MARKETS.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - LAUNCHING CO'S FIRST ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE, LIVEWIRE, IN 2019; LIVEWIRE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY ADDITIONAL MODELS THROUGH 2022.HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - CO'S 2027 OBJECTIVES IS "ACCELERATING THE PACE OF INTERNATIONAL GROWTH".HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - INTRODUCING A NEW MODULAR 500CC TO 1250CC MIDDLEWEIGHT PLATFORM OF MOTORCYCLES.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - SOME OF CO'S NEW MODULAR 500CC TO 1250CC MIDDLEWEIGHT PLATFORM OF MOTORCYCLES ARE PLANNED TO LAUNCH BEGINNING IN 2020.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson To Shift Production From U.S. To International Facilities
Monday, 25 Jun 2018 

June 25 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON - WILL NOT RAISE MANUFACTURER'S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICES OR WHOLESALE PRICES TO DEALERS TO COVER COSTS OF RETALIATORY EU TARIFFS.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - TO BEAR SIGNIFICANT IMPACT RESULTING FROM EU TARIFFS, CO ESTIMATES INCREMENTAL COST FOR REMAINDER OF 2018 TO BE ABOUT $30 TO $45 MILLION.HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - EU TARIFFS ON HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES EXPORTED FROM U.S. HAVE INCREASED FROM 6% TO 31% - SEC FILING.HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - ON A FULL-YEAR BASIS, ESTIMATES AGGREGATE ANNUAL IMPACT DUE TO EU TARIFFS TO BE ABOUT $90 TO $100 MILLION.HARLEY-DAVIDSON-EU TARIFFS ON MOTORCYCLES EXPORTED FROM U.S. TO RESULT IN INCREMENTAL COST OF ABOUT $2,200/AVERAGE MOTORCYCLE EXPORTED FROM U.S. TO EU.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - WILL BE IMPLEMENTING A PLAN TO SHIFT PRODUCTION OF MOTORCYCLES FOR EU DESTINATIONS FROM U.S. TO ITS INTERNATIONAL FACILITIES.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - SEES RAMPING-UP PRODUCTION IN INTERNATIONAL PLANTS NEEDS INCREMENTAL INVESTMENT, MAY TAKE AT LEAST 9 TO 18 MONTHS TO BE COMPLETE.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Sets Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.37 Per Share
Thursday, 10 May 2018 

May 10 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.37PER SHARE.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Sees Full-Year International Retail Sales Growth
Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018 

April 24 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::EXPECT NEW THAILAND MANUFACTURING PLANT TO BEGIN PRODUCTION LATER THIS YEAR - CONF CALL.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - CONTINUE TO EXPECT FY RETAIL SALES TO BE DOWN IN U.S, BUT AT A SLOWER RATE THAN THAT IN Q1, SEES GROWTH IN INTERNATIONAL RETAIL SALES.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - PLAN TO INVEST ABOUT $75 MILLION OF CAPITAL AND EXPECT ANNUAL ONGOING CASH SAVINGS OF BETWEEN $65 MILLION TO $75 MILLION AFTER 2020 - CONF CALL.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECT Q2 MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION CHARGES TO BE ABOUT $20 MILLION - CONF CALL.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECT FIRST HALF SHIPMENTS TO BE DOWN 11% TO 14%, EXPECT BACK HALF SHIPMENTS TO BE UP ROUGHLY 12% - CONF CALL.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - SINCE ANNOUNCEMENT OF TARIFF ON IMPORTED STEEL, ALUMINUM IN U.S., AND MIDDLE OF FEB, SEEN ALUMINUM, STEEL PRICES RISE EVEN FURTHER.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECT ADDITIONAL $15 MILLION TO $20 MILLION ON TOP OF RISING RAW MATERIALS THAT WE EXPECTED AT THE START OF THE YEAR.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - THERE IS NO CHANGE TO OUR PRICING DUE TO THE TARIFFS AT THIS POINT - CEO ON CONF CALL.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - NOT SEEN ANY IMPACT OF TARIFFS ON OUR SALES EITHER IN THE UNITED STATES OR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS.HARLEY-DAVIDSON- ON EUROPEAN UNION'S RETALIATORY TARIFFS, CO SAYS KEEPING CLOSE EYE, WORKING WITH TRADE GROUPS, VARIOUS TRADE OFFICIALS IN BOTH COUNTRIES.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - SOFTAILS HAVE HIT THE MARKET AND OUR TEST RIDES AND CONVERSION RATES CONTINUE TO IMPROVE IN MANY OF OUR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Increases Dividend, Announces Additional Share Repurchase
Monday, 5 Feb 2018 

Feb 5 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. INCREASES DIVIDEND, ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION.‍APPROVED A CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.37 PER SHARE FOR Q1 OF 2018 ON FEB. 2, 2018​.‍BOARD AUTHORIZED COMPANY TO REPURCHASE UP TO 15 MILLION SHARES OF HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC COMMON STOCK​.SAYS BOARD AUTHORIZATION IS IN ADDITION TO EXISTING SHARE REPURCHASE AUTHORIZATION APPROVED IN FEBRUARY 2016.  Full Article

Harley To Spend $25 Mln-$50 Mln/Yr Over Next Several Years On Electric Bike Technology - Conf Call​
Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON EXPECTS 800 JOBS WILL BE ELIMINATED AT ITS KANSAS CITY PLANT, AND 450 JOBS WILL BE ADDED IN YORK FACILITY BY 2019 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY TO CLOSE WHEEL OPERATIONS IN AUSTRALIA, DECISION TO AFFECT 100 EMPLOYEES - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS ITS INCREASED INVESTMENT IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES WILL HELP ACCELERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE MARKET - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS YEAR-END U.S. RETAIL INVENTORY TO BE FLAT COMPARED WITH 2017, AND FLAT TO UP IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS IN THE SAME PERIOD VERSUS LAST YEAR - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS U.S. DEALER RETAIL SALES TO BE DOWN IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS GROWTH IN INTERNATIONAL RETAIL SALES IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS TO INCUR RESTRUCTURING CHARGES OF APPROXIMATELY $57 MILLION IN Q1 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS TO SPEND $25-$50 MILLION PER YEAR OVER NEXT SEVERAL YEARS TO DEVELOP ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS U.S. RETAIL SALES TO BE DOWN IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY SAYS SOME OF ITS 2018 MODEL YEAR BIKES WERE WELL RECEIVED, BUT WERE NOT ENOUGH TO TURN THE INVENTORY OR THE INDUSTRY HEADWINDS - CONF CALL​.  Full Article

Harley To Spend $25 Mln-$50 Mln/Yr Over Next Several Years on EV Technology - Conf Call​
Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON EXPECTS 800 JOBS WILL BE ELIMINATED AT ITS KANSAS CITY PLANT, AND 400 JOBS WILL BE ADDED IN THE YORK FACILITY BY 2019 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY TO CLOSE WHEEL OPERATIONS IN AUSTRALIA, DECISION TO AFFECT 100 EMPLOYEES - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS ITS INCREASED INVESTMENT IN ELECTRIC VEHICLES WILL HELP ACCELERATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE MARKET - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS YEAR-END U.S. RETAIL INVENTORY TO BE FLAT COMPARED WITH 2017, AND FLAT TO UP IN INTERNATIONAL MARKETS IN THE SAME PERIOD VERSUS LAST YEAR - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS U.S. DEALER RETAIL SALES TO BE DOWN IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS GROWTH IN INTERNATIONAL RETAIL SALES IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS TO INCUR RESTRUCTURING CHARGES OF APPROXIMATELY $57 MILLION IN Q1 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS TO SPEND $25-$50 MILLION PER YEAR OVER NEXT SEVERAL YEARS TO DEVELOP ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY - CONF CALL​.HARLEY EXPECTS U.S. RETAIL SALES TO BE DOWN IN 2018 - CONF CALL​.HARLEY SAYS SOME OF ITS 2018 MODEL YEAR BIKES WERE WELL RECEIVED, BUT WERE NOT ENOUGH TO TURN THE INVENTORY OR THE INDUSTRY HEADWINDS - CONF CALL​.  Full Article

UPDATE 5-Trump threatens to cut GM subsidies in retaliation for U.S. job cuts

WASHINGTON, Nov 27 U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Tuesday to eliminate subsidies for General Motors Co in retaliation for the automaker cutting U.S. jobs and plants, and the automaker also took fire from Canadian political and labor leaders for cutbacks there.