Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Scott Wine, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today to ring The Closing Bell ® at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Wine will be joined by members of Polaris management to commemorate Polaris Industries’ 25
year as a publicly traded company.
Wine noted, “We are proud to be celebrating 25 successful years as a publicly traded Company. Over that 25 year period Polaris’ total annual compounded return to shareholders was an impressive 24 percent per year including the reinvestment of dividends. These returns are the result of the innovation and dedication of all Polaris employees around the world over the 25 year period. We remain committed to further enhancing shareholder value with solid long-term growth initiatives fueled by our commitment to providing our customers with the highest quality, most innovative vehicles in the markets we serve.”
During the day on the NYSE trading floor, Polaris will be showcasing one of its exciting new model year 2013 motorcycles, the Victory Boardwalk™.
Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2011 sales of $2.7 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris
® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.
Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian motorcycle brands. Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM) and Goupil Industrie SA, and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Pure Polaris apparel, accessories and parts, available at Polaris dealerships.