POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.38 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 27.59% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1124.33||1013.96|
|Net Income ($mil)||100.94||96.91|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||118.82||119.04|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2181.55||1919.05|
|Total Debt ($mil)||403.48||367.63|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||30.79||32.1|
|Return on Assets||21.34||20.82|
|Return on Equity||51.66||57.09|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||66.14||65.96|
|Div / share||0.53||0.48|
|Book value / share||13.63||10.71|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||749402.0||960429.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 59.50 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 20.51. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.67 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.49. The current price-to-sales ratio is similar to the S&P 500 average, but it is above the industry average, indicating a premium.
|PII 19.30||Peers 59.50||PII 17.91||Peers 16.58|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PII is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
PII is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PII 15.32||Peers 21.86||PII 1.71||Peers 2.83|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
PII is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
PII trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|PII 9.67||Peers 5.49||PII 17.55||Peers -11.57|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
PII is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
PII is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|PII 1.84||Peers 1.70||PII 15.80||Peers 9.33|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
PII is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
PII has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
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