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 highest price target was 111, which equates to a potential upside of 23.35 percent. The lowest price target was 60, implying potential capital losses of -33.33 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 7 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 6 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PII's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 79.37 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. PII has a PEG ratio of 0.47.

PII has a 52-week high of 99.16 and a 52-week low of 70.14. Currently the stock is 28.3 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 9.25 percent. PII has a price/earnings 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.