Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) Stock: Should Investors Follow These Insider Trades?

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG) saw a downside of -0.43% to close Tuesday at $36.81 after subtracting -$0.16 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,500,720 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $37.60 in the past week. An average of 1,455,850 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,305,782.

HOG’s 1-month performance is -2.52% or -$0.29 on its low of $35.31 reached on 10/06/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $27.03 and high of $52.06, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 05/18/21. YTD, HOG has achieved 0.30% or $0.11. However, the current price is down -29.29%% from the 52-week high price.

3 Tiny Stocks Primed to Explode The world's greatest investor — Warren Buffett — has a simple formula for making big money in the markets. He buys up valuable assets when they are very cheap. For stock market investors that means buying up cheap small cap stocks like these with huge upside potential.

We've set up an alert service to help smart investors take full advantage of the small cap stocks primed for big returns.

Click here for full details and to join for free


Insider Transactions

On Nov 09, 338 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG). Olin John A (Former SVP & CFO) most recently sold 92,002 shares at $34.45 per share on Nov 09. This transaction cost the insider $3,169,044.

Valuation Metrics

The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 60.57 and a low of 5.745. HOG stock has a beta of 1.53. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.14 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.59, with the price to cash flow ratio at 5.23.

Harley-Davidson Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.63% and the payout ratio is 10.70%. HOG’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 24, when it paid $0.15 a share compared with prior rate of $0.15, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.13 reported on Wednesday February 3 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by -69.86% yearly.

It is projected that Harley-Davidson Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 6-Dec. HOG is expected to distribute $0.15 as its next dividend.

Harley-Davidson Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 1.20, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.30 meaning that HOG stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 2.17, while the total debt to equity was 3.24. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 36.70%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 4.39% while for the period ending June 29; Harley-Davidson Inc.’s operating margin was 13.30%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.37 billion against revenue of $4.05 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 43.53% to $1.53 billion, while revenue of $1.42 billion was 7.15% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected HOG to announce $1.17 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.33, representing a 13.70% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $345.96 million. HOG stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 8.72 billion, with total debt at $7.11 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $153.85 million

Technical Picture

Let’s look briefly at Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 44.32% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 22.72%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $36.68, reflecting a +0.60% or $0.22 change from its current price. HOG is currently trading -2.54% above its 20-day SMA, -23.76% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -6.12% and -0.81% respectively.

Stochastic %K and %D was 45.80% and 40.35% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.94. The RSI (14) points at 43.04%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 40.65% with the period’s ATR at 0.95. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.29 and -0.17 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG), Edward Jones downgraded it to a Sell rating. They previously had a Hold rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for HOG stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate HOG as a “sell,”, while 8 advise that investors “Hold.” 1 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is HOG’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $39.00 and a high of $70.00, with their median price target at $50.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) stock is $49.56.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Hot Topics

Related Videos

Related Videos

Related Articles



Download Free eBook For



100% free. stop anytime no spam