Analyst Ratings for Polaris Industries Inc. (PII)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Hold has been given to Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, PII received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 13 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

PII was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 111, which equates to a potential upside of 23.35 percent. The lowest price target was 60, which equates to a potential downside of -33.33 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -3.48 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -3.11 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.36 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.36 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 7 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 6 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PII to grow at a rate of 79.37 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PII has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

In the last 52-weeks, PII has achieved a high of 99.16 and a low of 70.14. Currently the stock is 28.3 percent higher than its low, and 9.25 percent lower than its 52-week high. PII has a P/E ratio of 37.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PII value stock report compares PII to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of PII is $5.87 billion. PII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.