NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Harley-Davidson

(NYSE:

HOG

) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $47.36 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Harley-Davidson has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Harley-Davidson has a market cap of $11.02 billion and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

automotive

industry. Shares are up 21.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Harley-Davidson, Inc. engages in the production and sale of heavyweight motorcycles. It operates in two segments, Motorcycles and Related Products, and Financial Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5, above the average automotive industry P/E ratio of 17.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Harley-Davidson as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

Harley-Davidson Ratings Report

.

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