The motorcycle maker posted third-quarter income of $183.6 million, or 78 cents a share, compared to $93.7 million or 40 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Revenue was $1.23 billion, up from $1.09 billion a year ago.
Analysts were looking for earnings per share of 76 cents on revenue of $1.29 billion.
Worldwide motorcycle sales grew 5.1%, while U.S. sales grew 5.6%.The company's CEO Keith Wandell credited the growth to strategic changes implemented two years ago.
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