News articles about Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Polaris Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9993061996392 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Continues 2018 Success with Victories in All Three UTV Classes at the 50 – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- Movers of most recent trading session: Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) – The Oracle Examiner (oracleexaminer.com)
- Polaris RZR® Factory Racing Continues 2018 Success with Victories in All Three UTV Classes at the 50th Anniversary Mint 400 (finance.yahoo.com)
- India’s Eicher Motors shuts JV with U.S. partner Polaris (finance.yahoo.com)
- Investor’s Roundup (Volatility Analysis) – Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) – Stocks Pen (stockspen.com)
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on PII shares. Royal Bank of Canada raised shares of Polaris Industries to a “sector perform” rating and set a $113.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Polaris Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $148.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Saturday, January 20th. Longbow Research raised shares of Polaris Industries from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th. Wedbush increased their price objective on shares of Polaris Industries from $112.00 to $119.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $118.00 price objective on shares of Polaris Industries in a research report on Wednesday, January 31st. Fourteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $112.50.
Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.47. Polaris Industries had a net margin of 3.18% and a return on equity of 35.38%. The business had revenue of $1.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.35 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.97 earnings per share. Polaris Industries’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Polaris Industries will post 6.12 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.00%. This is a positive change from Polaris Industries’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.58. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. Polaris Industries’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 67.61%.
About Polaris Industries
Polaris Industries Inc designs, engineers and manufactures powersports vehicles, which include Off-Road Vehicles (ORV), including All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use; Snowmobiles, Motorcycles and Global Adjacent Markets vehicles, including Work and Transportation and military vehicles.
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