News headlines about Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Polaris Industries earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4424725807619 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) and Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD) Valuation Scores Hit … (parkcitycaller.com)
- Are the Quant Signals Leaning a Certain Way on Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)? (parkcitycaller.com)
- $1.45 Billion in Sales Expected for Polaris Industries (PII) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- Eicher-Polaris yet to decide the fate of JV plant in Rajasthan (moneycontrol.com)
- Polaris Industries (PII) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.57 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of research firms have commented on PII. Stephens set a $133.00 price objective on shares of Polaris Industries and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Wells Fargo raised Polaris Industries from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Citigroup dropped their target price on Polaris Industries from $136.00 to $129.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Sanford C. Bernstein reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $144.00 target price (up previously from $121.00) on shares of Polaris Industries in a report on Monday, January 29th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Polaris Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 11th. Sixteen investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $112.88.
Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 24th. The company reported $1.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.19. The company had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.22 billion. Polaris Industries had a return on equity of 36.32% and a net margin of 4.15%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.75 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Polaris Industries will post 6.15 EPS for the current year.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 1st will be issued a $0.60 dividend. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. Polaris Industries’s payout ratio is presently 49.48%.
Polaris Industries Company Profile
Polaris Industries Inc designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets power sports vehicles worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs)/Snowmobiles, Motorcycles, Global Adjacent Markets, and Aftermarket. It offers ORVs, including all-terrain vehicles and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use; snowmobiles; motorcycles; and low emission, light duty hauling, passenger, commercial, and industrial vehicles, as well as snow bike conversion kit systems.
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