NEW YORK, October 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com takes a look back at the Consumer Goods space which includes companies that manufacture, market, and sell products for personal and household use, including appliances, cigarettes, sporting goods, and toys. The sector offers average dividend yields that are generally in-line with the wider market. Today's equities to review are: Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG), Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO), and Vista Outdoor Inc. (NYSE: VSTO). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
At the close on Thursday, shares in Wisconsin headquartered Harley-Davidson Inc. saw a decline of 2.22%, ending the day at $50.16. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.19 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.39 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.63% in the previous three months and 13.18% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 7.54%. Moreover, shares of Harley-Davidson, which primarily manufactures cruiser and touring motorcycles, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.70.
On September 19th, 2016, Harley-Davidson announced that it will release its Q3 2016 financial results before market hours on October 18th, 2016. The company will hold a conference call from 8-9 a.m. CDT with Matt Levatich, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Olin, Senior Vice President and CFO, Harley-Davidson.
On September 30th, 2016, research firm Jefferies initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $49 per share. HOG complete research report is just a click away and free at:
Shares in Polaris Industries Inc. ended the day 1.62% lower at $74.28, with a total trading volume of 930,270 shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 12.79%. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and on-road vehicles in the US, Canada, Western Europe, Australia, and Mexico, have an RSI of 37.85.
On September 16th, 2016, Polaris introduced RZR XP Turbo EPS and RZR XP 4 Turbo EPS. Featuring a new ProStar® Turbo H.O. engine that unleashes 168 horsepower, the vehicles offer 15% more power than last year's models and 9% more than anything else on the market, noted the company. To match the horsepower upgrade, the 2017 RZR XP Turbo models feature new, high-capacity cooling, and a stronger driveline.
On September 30th, 2016, research firm Jefferies initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $69 per share. The complimentary report on PII can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, shares in Indiana-based Thor Industries Inc. finished 0.03% lower at $85.81, with a total trading volume of 532,430 shares. The stock has advanced 3.34% in the last one month, 20.54% over the previous three months, and 54.26% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.30% and 31.36%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Thor Industries, which through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells a range of recreational vehicles, and related parts and accessories primarily in the US and Canada, have an RSI of 66.39.
On September 26th, 2016, Thor Industries announced record net income from continuing operations of $82.8 million, or $1.57 per diluted share, on record revenues of $1.29 billion for Q4 FY16. Gross profit margins increased to 17.3% in Q4 FY16, compared to 16.2% in the prior-year period. Net income from continuing operations increased 20.1% on sales growth of 22.2% compared to Q4 FY15.
On September 28th, 2016, research firm Wellington Shields upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Gradually Accumulate' to 'Buy'. Sign up for your complimentary research report on THO at:
Utah headquartered Vista Outdoor Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 1.28 million shares at the end of yesterday's session, which was above their three months average volume of 524,900 shares. The stock closed the day at $37.85, dropping 3.32%. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 9.99%. Additionally, shares of Vista Outdoor, which designs, manufactures, and markets consumer products for the outdoor sports and recreation markets worldwide, have an RSI of 29.04.
On September 01st, 2016, Vista Outdoor announced it has acquired privately owned Camp Chef, a leading provider of outdoor cooking solutions. Vista Outdoor will pay a total purchase price of $74 million for Camp Chef, comprised of $60 million in cash paid at closing and $14 million in cash to be paid out in equal installments on the first, second and third anniversaries of the closing date.
On September 19th, 2016, research firm CL King initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $45 per share. Get free access to your research report on VSTO at:
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