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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for PII. The most optimistic price target was 111, implying potential capital gains of 23.35 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 60, implying a possible loss of -33.33 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -3.48 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -3.11 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.36 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.36 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 7 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 6 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PII to grow at a rate of 79.37 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. PII has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PII hit 99.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 70.14. Today's price is 28.3 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 9.25 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.87 billion. PII is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.