Polaris Industries (PII) was Initiated by Jefferies to “Hold” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $69. Jefferies advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 30, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Polaris Industries. Shares were Reiterated by Wedbush on Sep 13, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 77 from a previous price target of $88 .Shares were Reiterated by Lake Street on Sep 13, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $106 .Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Sep 13, 2016 to “Sector Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 69 from a previous price target of $88 .
On the company’s financial health, Polaris Industries reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Jul 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.05. The company had revenue of $1130.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1100.47 million. The company’s revenue was up .6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.49 EPS.
Polaris Industries opened for trading at $74.16 and hit $75.5 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $75.23, with a gain of 1.55% or 1.15 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,88,384 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,822 M.
In a different news, on May 25, 2016, Kevin M Farr (director) purchased 2,100 shares at $83.15 per share price. According to the SEC, on May 4, 2016, David C. Longren (President-ORV) sold 21,108 shares at $99.00 per share price. On Feb 1, 2016, Lawrence D Kingsley (director) purchased 6,925 shares at $72.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Polaris Industries Inc. (Polaris) designs engineers and manufactures off-road vehicles (ORV) including all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use snowmobiles motorcycles and small vehicles (SV). These products are sold through dealers and distributors located in the United States Canada and Europe. The Company’s ORVs include core ATVs and RANGER and RZR side-by-side vehicles. The Company produces a range of snowmobiles consisting of 32 models ranging from youth models to utility and economy models to performance and competition models. Polaris’ Motorcycles division consists of Victory Indian motorcycles and three-wheel roadster motorcycle Slingshot. The Company offer products in the light-duty hauling people mover and urban/suburban commuting sub-sectors of the small vehicles industry. The Company produces or supplies a range of replacement parts and accessories for its product lines.