Harley-Davidson Beats Street Expectations and 4 Stock Analyses Turning Heads

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Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG): After the firm spoke with dealers, RBC Capital is convinced that Harley-Davidson’s retail sales are probably beating Street expectations, but the firm believes that the better than expected sales probably won’t make much of a difference because Q4 is a seasonally small quarter. The firm keeps its Outperform rating on the stock.

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D) is believed by Credit Suisse to be in a good position when considering strong earnings growth of up to 6 percent along with a potential upside from the Cove Point LNG export opportunity. Shares have an Outperform rating and a $59 price target.

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Smithfield Foods Inc. (NYSE:SFD): According to Credit Suisse, the firm believes that concerns about Smithfield’s Q2 are overdone when considering strong packaged meats read-throughs, seasonal demand, and higher prices in hog futures. The firm increased its Q2 EPS estimate to 50c, compared to the consensus of 44c, and it keeps its Outperform rating and $25 price target on the stock.

Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN) price target has been increased by Susquehanna due to a healthy balance sheet and positive comps for the first time in ten quarters. Shares have a Positive rating.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS): After the firm met with Las Vegas Sands’ IR VP, RBC Capital has reported that the company has all wishes to raise its recurring dividend by a minimum of 10 percent next year. Also, the firm added that another special dividend “isn’t out of the question,” and it reiterates its Outperform rating on the stock.

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