Harley-Davidson 1Q profit beats Street estimates
MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson's first-quarter profit jumped 30 percent as it shipped more motorcycles to dealerships across the globe. The Milwaukee company said it earned $224.1 million, or 99 cents per share, from January through March. That's up from $172 billion, or 74 cents per share, a year earlier. The company shipped more than 75,000 motorcycles to dealerships in the quarter, up from 64,000 last year. Revenue rose almost 10 percent to $1.57 billion from $1.43 billion.