Harley-Davidson's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Harley-Davidson (HOG)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 25, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Amy Giuffre -

Keith E. Wandell - Chairman of The Board, Chief Executive Officer and President

John A. Olin - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Lawrence G. Hund - President of HDFS and Chief Operating Officer of HDFS

Analysts

Edward Aaron - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Sharon Zackfia - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

Craig R. Kennison - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Timothy A. Conder - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

James Hardiman - Longbow Research LLC

Rod Lache - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Felicia R. Hendrix - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Gerrick L. Johnson - BMO Capital Markets U.S.

Patrick Archambault - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Gregory R. Badishkanian - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Robin M. Farley - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Alicia and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. Amy Giuffre, Director of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference.

Amy Giuffre

Thank you, Beth, and welcome to Harley-Davidson's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. The audio for today's call is being webcast live on www.harley-davidson.com. The supporting [Audio Gap] can be accessed by clicking on Company, Investor Relations, then Events and Presentations.

Our comments today will include forward-looking statements that are subject to risks that could cause actual results to be materially different. Those risks include, among others, matters we have noted in our latest earnings release and filings with the SEC. Harley-Davidson disclaims any obligation to update information in this call.

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