Updated: July 22, 2014 11:24AM
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. on Tuesday reported net income that climbed by 30 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts’ expectations.
The Milwaukee-based company said earnings rose to $354.2 million, or $1.62 per share, from $271.7 million, or $1.21 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for profit of $1.46 per share.
The company said revenue rose 12 percent to $2 billion from $1.79 billion in the same quarter a year earlier, also beating Wall Street forecasts. Analysts expected $1.84 billion, according to Zacks.