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Harley-Davidson Prices $750 Million Senior Notes Offering

MILWAUKEE, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) today has priced a public offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of fixed rate senior notes consisting of the following: -- $450 million of senior notes that mature in 2025 and bear interest at a rate of 3.500% and -- $300 million of senior notes that mature in 2045 and bear interest at a rate of 4.625%. Harley-Davidson expects that it will receive approximately $740.9 million of net proceeds from the offering after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated expenses of the offering.  Harley-Davidson intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund repurchases of Ha...

Harley-Davidson Reports Second Quarter 2015 Earnings

Revenue, Earnings and Motorcycle Shipments in Line with Company Expectations MILWAUKEE, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) second-quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share were $1.44 compared to EPS of $1.62 in the year-ago period. Second-quarter net income was $299.8 million on consolidated revenue of $1.82 billion compared to net income of $354.2 million on consolidated revenue of $2.00 billion in the year-ago period. Second-quarter results are in line with company expectations following Harley-Davidson's decision in April to lower motorcycle shipments from initial projections for 2015 in light of currency-driven competitive pressures in the U.S. and the compa...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. TO REPORT SECOND-QUARTER EARNINGS JULY 21, 2015

Webcast Conference Call Scheduled for 8 a.m. CDT  MILWAUKEE, June 22, 2015 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) will release its second-quarter financial results before market hours July 21, 2015.  The public is invited to attend an audio webcast from 8-9 a.m. CDT with Matt Levatich, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Olin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Harley-Davidson, Inc.  A downloadable slide presentation will also be available, 30 minutes before the call, at http://investor.harley-davidson.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=87981&p=irol-calendar as support to the webcast. Webcast participants should log on and register at least ten minutes prior to the start tim...

Harley-Davidson Finalizes Business Transition Agreement For Canada Operations

Harley-Davidson plans to begin direct distribution to dealers in Canada by early August 2015 MILWAUKEE, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) and Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, the current exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson products in Canada, have signed an agreement paving the way for Harley-Davidson to begin direct distribution to independently owned Harley-Davidson dealers in Canada, aligning Harley-Davidson's Canada distribution with the company's global go-to-market strategy. Harley-Davidson previously announced its intent to assume direct distribution in Canada no later than July 31, 2017, when the company's current agreement ends with Deeley Harley...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. DECLARES DIVIDEND

MILWAUKEE, April 25, 2015 - The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.31 per share for the second quarter of 2015. The dividend is payable June 12, 2015, to the holders of record of the Company's common stock on May 28, 2015. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Financial Services.  # # # Media Contact: Kristen Cunningham (414) 343-4251 Financial Contact: Amy Giuffre (414) 343-8002 HUG#1914836

Harley-Davidson Reports First-Quarter Earnings

Diluted EPS, Net Income Improve Year-Over-Year MILWAUKEE , April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Harley-Davidson, Inc.  (NYSE:HOG) first-quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share increased 5.0 percent to $1.27 compared to diluted EPS of $1.21 in the year-ago period. Net income was $269.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.67 billion compared to net income of $265.9 million on consolidated revenue of $1.73 billion in last year's first quarter. Revenue in this year's first quarter was down from the year-ago period primarily on unfavorable foreign currency exchange and slightly lower motorcycl...

HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC. TO REPORT FIRST-QUARTER EARNINGS APRIL 21, 2015

Webcast Conference Call Scheduled for 8 a.m. CDT MILWAUKEE, March 23, 2015 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) will release its first-quarter financial results before market hours April 21, 2015.  The public is invited to attend an audio webcast from 8-9 a.m. CDT with Keith Wandell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Olin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Harley-Davidson, Inc.  A downloadable slide presentation will also be available, 30 minutes before the call, at http://investor.harley-davidson.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=87981&p=irol-calendar as support to the webcast. Webcast participants should log on and register at least ten minutes prior to the...

Harley-Davidson Plans Direct Distribution To Independent Dealers In Canada

MILWAUKEE and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) will transition to a model of direct distribution to independently owned dealers in Canada by July 31, 2017, when the company's current agreement ends with Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, the exclusive distributor of Harley-Davidson products in Canada since 1973. The two companies are also in discussions about a possible agreement to move up the transition in Canadian operations to as early as the third quarter of 2015. As part of its global growth strategy, Harley-Davidson has largely migrated to a globally consistent model of direct distribution to independently owned dealers and, in rec...

Harley-Davidson® Project LiveWire™ Experience Tour Expands To International Destinations

H-D Invites Riders around the World to Help Shape its First Electric Motorcycle MILWAUKEE, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Riders around the world will have the chance to add their voices to help shape the future of Project LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle, as the company's Project LiveWire™ Experience tour expands globally in 2015. Building on the excitement of Project LiveWire's debut last year, select consumers in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States will have an opportunity to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to guide the development of the new motorcycle, beginning this week with events at Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit. "Proje...

Matt Levatich, Harley-Davidson Motor Company President and COO, Named President and CEO of Harley-Davidson, Inc.

CURRENT CEO and CHAIRMAN KEITH WANDELL TO RETIRE MAY 1 MILWAUKEE, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has named Matthew S. (Matt) Levatich, currently President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, to succeed Keith Wandell as President and Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Inc. upon Wandell's retirement May 1, 2015. Levatich has also been elected, through Board action, to the Harley-Davidson Board of Directors. The leadership transition comes at a time of great brand strength and Company performance. Since early in Wandell's tenure, Harley-Davidson has benefited from a clear and compelling strategic plan. Along with major t...