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Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N)

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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

Harley-Davidson Reports Q4 EPS Of $0.05
Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018 

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER, FULL-YEAR 2017 RESULTS.Q4 REVENUE $1.23 BILLION VERSUS $1.11 BILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.05.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.48 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.IN Q4, HARLEY-DAVIDSON WORLDWIDE RETAIL MOTORCYCLE SALES DECLINED 9.6 PERCENT VERSUS PRIOR YEAR.FOR 2018, HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANTICIPATES FULL-YEAR MOTORCYCLE SHIPMENTS TO BE APPROXIMATELY 231,000 TO 236,000 MOTORCYCLES.IN Q1 OF 2018, HARLEY-DAVIDSON EXPECTS TO SHIP APPROXIMATELY 60,000 TO 65,000 MOTORCYCLES..NET INCOME AND EPS IN QUARTER ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY A $53.1 MILLION INCOME TAX CHARGE RELATED TO ENACTMENT OF 2017 TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT.NET INCOME AND EPS IN QUARTER WERE ALSO ADVERSELY IMPACTED BY A $29.4 MILLION PRE-TAX CHARGE FOR A VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL.PLANS TO FURTHER IMPROVE ITS MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS AND COST STRUCTURE.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECTS TO INCUR RESTRUCTURING, OTHER CONSOLIDATION COSTS OF $170 TO $200 MILLION, CAPITAL INVESTMENT OF ABOUT $75 MILLION OVER NEXT 2 YEARS.WILL INVEST "MORE AGGRESSIVELY" TO LEAD IN APPLICATION OF ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE TECHNOLOGY.HARLEY-DAVIDSON - EXPECTS TO CONSOLIDATE ITS MOTORCYCLE ASSEMBLY PLANT IN KANSAS CITY, MO. INTO ITS PLANT IN YORK, PA.WILL BE COMMENCING A MULTI-YEAR MANUFACTURING OPTIMIZATION INITIATIVE.EXPECTS ONGOING ANNUAL CASH SAVINGS OF $65 TO $75 MILLION AFTER 2020.  Full Article

Harley-Davidson Says ‍Board Has Approved A Cash Dividend Of $0.365 Per Share For Q4
Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017 

Nov 28 (Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc ::HARLEY-DAVIDSON INC - ‍BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAS APPROVED A CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.365 PER SHARE FOR Q4 OF 2017​.  Full Article

DI signs contract worth 4.41 bln won
Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 

Nov 23(Reuters) - DI Corp <003160.KS> ::Says it signed 4.41 billion won contract, to provide burn in tester.  Full Article

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