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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the quarterly period ended September 29, 2019
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the transition period from to           
Commission file number 1-9183
Harley-Davidson, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Wisconsin
 
 
39-1382325
(State of organization)
 
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
3700 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
53208
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
(Zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (414342-4680
None
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock Par Value $.01 PER SHARE
HOG
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such requirements for the past 90 days.    Yes      No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files).    Yes     No  
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and "emerging growth company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large Accelerated Filer
Accelerated filer
Non-accelerated filer
Smaller reporting company
 

Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act). Yes No  
The registrant had outstanding 154,292,388 shares of common stock as of November 1, 2019.




Harley-Davidson, Inc.

Form 10-Q

For The Quarter Ended September 29, 2019
 
Part I
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 3.
 
 
 
Item 4.
 
 
 
Part II
 
 
 
Item 1.
 
 
 
Item 2.
 
 
 
Item 6.
 
 
 


Table of Contents

PART I – FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Item 1. Financial Statements
HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(In thousands, except per share amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
 
Three months ended
 
Nine months ended
 
September 29,
2019
 
September 30,
2018
 
September 29,
2019
 
September 30,
2018
Revenue:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorcycles and Related Products
$
1,068,942

 
$
1,123,945

 
$
3,698,583

 
$
4,013,013

Financial Services
203,577

 
191,724

 
590,935

 
558,000

 
1,272,519

 
1,315,669

 
4,289,518

 
4,571,013

Costs and expenses:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorcycles and Related Products cost of goods sold
748,878

 
776,530

 
2,576,342

 
2,659,740

Financial Services interest expense
53,390

 
44,696

 
158,387

 
145,089

Financial Services provision for credit losses
33,747

 
23,530

 
94,621

 
72,462

Selling, administrative and engineering expense
309,031

 
306,665

 
885,273

 
909,898

Restructuring expense
7,629

 
14,832

 
31,682

 
74,044

 
1,152,675

 
1,166,253

 
3,746,305

 
3,861,233

Operating income
119,844

 
149,416

 
543,213

 
709,780

Other income (expense), net
3,160

 
644

 
11,857

 
1,509

Investment income (loss)
2,041

 
(1,106
)
 
11,970

 
2,630

Interest expense
7,789

 
7,762

 
23,304

 
23,180

Income before provision for income taxes
117,256

 
141,192

 
543,736

 
690,739

Provision for income taxes
30,693

 
27,337

 
133,597

 
159,783

Net income
$
86,563

 
$
113,855

 
$
410,139

 
$
530,956

Earnings per share:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Basic
$
0.55

 
$
0.69

 
$
2.59

 
$
3.18

Diluted
$
0.55

 
$
0.68

 
$
2.58

 
$
3.17

Cash dividends per share
$
0.375

 
$
0.370

 
$
1.125

 
$
1.110

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the consolidated financial statements.


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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
 
Three months ended
 
Nine months ended
 
September 29,
2019
 
September 30,
2018
 
September 29,
2019
 
September 30,
2018
Net income
$
86,563

 
$
113,855

 
$
410,139

 
$
530,956

Other comprehensive (loss) income, net of tax:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign currency translation adjustments
(15,321
)
 
(2,212
)
 
(3,720
)
 
(21,779
)
Derivative financial instruments
6,284

 
123

 
(6,080
)
 
24,808

Pension and postretirement benefit plans
7,744

 
12,401

 
23,230

 
110,568

 
(1,293
)
 
10,312

 
13,430

 
113,597

Comprehensive income
$
85,270

 
$
124,167

 
$
423,569

 
$
644,553

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the consolidated financial statements.



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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands)
 
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
(Unaudited)
 
September 29,
2019
 
December 31,
2018
 
September 30,
2018
ASSETS
 
 
 
 
 
Current assets:
 
 
 
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
$
862,381

 
$
1,203,766

 
$
926,992

Marketable securities

 
10,007

 
10,011

Accounts receivable, net
307,616

 
306,474

 
332,309

Finance receivables, net
2,210,001

 
2,214,424

 
2,116,386

Inventories
489,098

 
556,128

 
516,247

Restricted cash
79,115

 
49,275

 
36,471

Other current assets
140,786

 
144,368

 
151,042

 
4,088,997

 
4,484,442

 
4,089,458

Finance receivables, net
5,305,579

 
5,007,507

 
5,187,176

Property, plant and equipment, net
844,446

 
904,132

 
884,960

Prepaid pension costs

 

 
140,763

Goodwill
63,727

 
55,048

 
55,318

Deferred income taxes
132,019

 
141,464

 
63,559

Lease assets
55,905

 

 

Other long-term assets
85,557

 
73,071

 
82,566

 
$
10,576,230

 
$
10,665,664

 
$
10,503,800

LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
348,951

 
$
284,861

 
$
310,967

Accrued liabilities
556,990

 
601,130

 
564,832

Short-term debt
1,013,137

 
1,135,810

 
1,373,859

Current portion of long-term debt, net
1,779,673

 
1,575,799

 
1,526,156

 
3,698,751

 
3,597,600

 
3,775,814

Long-term debt, net
4,607,041

 
4,887,667

 
4,196,517

Lease liabilities
39,408

 

 

Pension liabilities
82,561

 
107,776

 
54,138

Postretirement healthcare liabilities
89,032

 
94,453

 
112,798

Other long-term liabilities
223,218

 
204,219

 
211,561

Commitments and contingencies (Note 17)

 

 

Shareholders’ equity:
 
 
 
 
 
Preferred stock, none issued

 

 

Common stock
1,827

 
1,819

 
1,819

Additional paid-in-capital
1,482,669

 
1,459,620

 
1,453,035

Retained earnings
2,238,313

 
2,007,583

 
1,958,445

Accumulated other comprehensive loss
(616,254
)
 
(629,684
)
 
(386,452
)
Treasury stock, at cost
(1,270,336
)
 
(1,065,389
)
 
(873,875
)
 
1,836,219

 
1,773,949

 
2,152,972

 
$
10,576,230

 
$
10,665,664

 
$
10,503,800



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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS (continued)
(In thousands)
 
(Unaudited)
 
 
 
(Unaudited)
 
September 29,
2019
 
December 31,
2018
 
September 30,
2018
Balances held by consolidated variable interest entities (Note 13):
 
 
 
 
 
Finance receivables, net - current
$
308,568

 
$
175,043

 
$
128,005

Other assets
$
1,618

 
$
1,563

 
$
1,408

Finance receivables, net - non-current
$
1,175,086

 
$
591,839

 
$
331,415

Restricted cash - current and non-current
$
78,334

 
$
47,203

 
$
33,726

Current portion of long-term debt, net
$
346,350

 
$
189,693

 
$
140,189

Long-term debt, net
$
1,079,278

 
$
488,191

 
$
253,329

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the consolidated financial statements.

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
Nine months ended
 
September 29,
2019
 
September 30,
2018
Net cash provided by operating activities (Note 8)
$
848,649

 
$
1,122,555

Cash flows from investing activities:
 
 
 
Capital expenditures
(121,161
)
 
(119,845
)
Origination of finance receivables
(3,141,626
)
 
(3,039,160
)
Collections on finance receivables
2,695,918

 
2,564,695

Sales and redemptions of marketable securities
10,007

 

Acquisition of business
(7,000
)
 

Other investing activities
12,388

 
(21,753
)
Net cash used by investing activities
(551,474
)
 
(616,063
)
Cash flows from financing activities:
 
 
 
Proceeds from issuance of medium-term notes
546,655

 
1,144,018

Repayments of medium-term notes
(1,350,000
)
 
(877,488
)
Proceeds from securitization debt
1,021,353

 

Repayments of securitization debt
(244,250
)
 
(224,507
)
Borrowings of asset-backed commercial paper
177,950

 
120,903

Repayments of asset-backed commercial paper
(240,008
)
 
(156,258
)
Net (decrease) increase in credit facilities and unsecured commercial paper
(120,707
)
 
102,154

Dividends paid
(179,409
)
 
(186,105
)
Repurchase of common stock
(217,454
)
 
(195,998
)
Issuance of common stock under employee stock option plans
2,180

 
3,157

Net cash used by financing activities
(603,690
)
 
(270,124
)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash
(4,110
)
 
(12,567
)
Net (decrease) increase in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash
$
(310,625
)
 
$
223,801

 
 
 
 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash:
 
 
 
Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, beginning of period
$
1,259,748

 
$
746,210

Net (decrease) increase in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash
(310,625
)
 
223,801

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash, end of period
$
949,123

 
$
970,011

 
 
 
 
Reconciliation of cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash on the Consolidated balance sheets to the Consolidated statements of cash flows:
 
 
 
Cash and cash equivalents
$
862,381

 
$
926,992

Restricted cash
79,115

 
36,471

Restricted cash included in Other long-term assets
7,627

 
6,548

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash per the Consolidated statements of cash flows
$
949,123

 
$
970,011

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the consolidated financial statements.


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HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
(In thousands, except share amounts)
(Unaudited)
 
 
Common Stock
 
Additional
Paid-in
Capital
 
Retained
Earnings
 
Accumulated
Other
Comprehensive
Loss
 
Treasury
Stock
 
Total
 
 
Issued
Shares
 
Balance
 
Balance, December 31, 2018
 
181,931,225

 
$
1,819

 
$
1,459,620

 
$
2,007,583

 
$
(629,684
)
 
$
(1,065,389
)
 
$
1,773,949

Net income
 

 

 

 
127,945

 

 

 
127,945

Other comprehensive income, net of tax (Note 18)
 

 

 

 

 
7,633

 

 
7,633

Dividends ($0.375 per share)
 

 

 

 
(60,859
)
 

 

 
(60,859
)
Repurchase of common stock
 

 

 

 

 

 
(61,712
)
 
(61,712
)
Share-based compensation
 
702,687

 
7

 
5,961

 

 

 
4,687

 
10,655

Balance, March 31, 2019
 
182,633,912

 
1,826

 
1,465,581

 
2,074,669

 
(622,051
)
 
(1,122,414
)
 
1,797,611

Net income
 

 

 

 
195,631

 

 

 
195,631

Other comprehensive income, net of tax (Note 18)
 

 

 

 

 
7,090

 

 
7,090

Dividends ($0.375 per share)
 

 

 

 
(59,982
)
 

 

 
(59,982
)
Repurchase of common stock
 

 

 

 

 

 
(42,908
)
 
(42,908
)
Share-based compensation
 
9,338

 
1

 
9,238

 

 

 
3,960

 
13,199

Balance, June 30, 2019
 
182,643,250

 
1,827

 
1,474,819

 
2,210,318

 
(614,961
)
 
(1,161,362
)
 
1,910,641

Net income
 

 

 

 
86,563

 

 

 
86,563

Other comprehensive loss, net of tax (Note 18)
 

 

 

 

 
(1,293
)
 

 
(1,293
)
Dividends ($0.375 per share)