Polaris Industries IncFind Ratings Reports
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.33 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.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.55% 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||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1185.07||1456.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||32.31||155.17|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||122.7||225.26|
|Total Assets ($mil)||2470.33||2310.07|
|Total Debt ($mil)||436.71||316.61|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||24.75||30.71|
|Return on Assets||10.56||20.78|
|Return on Equity||27.84||50.41|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||64.07||65.56|
|Div / share||0.55||0.53|
|Book value / share||14.63||14.53|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1352323.0||1263392.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.50 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.16. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.82 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.79 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.57. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. The valuation analysis reveals that, POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC seems to be trading at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PII 21.49||Peers 22.50||PII 13.47||Peers 14.70|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
PII is trading at a valuation on par with 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 17.19||Peers 20.53||PII NM||Peers 1.14|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
PII is trading at a premium to its peers.
Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|PII 5.82||Peers 4.57||PII -43.99||Peers 54.22|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PII is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PII 1.24||Peers 1.66||PII -9.91||Peers 7.29|
Discount. 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 significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
PII significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth