MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson
Inc. said Tuesday its net income rose 30 percent during its
The Milwaukee-based company said its second quarter earnings per
share were $1.62, a 34 percent increase compared with the same
period last year. Net income was $354.2 million, compared with
net income of $271.7 million, or $1.21 a share in the second
quarter of 2013, the company said.
In addition, Harley-Davidson reported its sales for the second
quarter of 2014 rose 12 percent to $2 billion, up from $1.79
billion in the same quarter a year earlier.
"Harley-Davidson's second-quarter results reflect the financial
strength of the company and brand, including the benefits of
continuous improvement throughout our operation," said Keith
Wandell, chairman, president and chief executive officer of
Harley-Davidson. "As a customer-led organization, our employees,
dealers in 90 countries and suppliers are focused every day on
providing outstanding products and experiences for customers
around the world."