Polaris Industries IncFind Ratings Reports
POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.30 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 7.56% 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 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1358.76||1130.78|
|Net Income ($mil)||62.04||71.17|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||127.38||146.63|
|Total Assets ($mil)||3114.97||2395.64|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1067.8||468.13|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||29.12||27.85|
|Return on Assets||4.94||16.02|
|Return on Equity||17.81||41.05|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||62.56||64.09|
|Div / share||0.58||0.55|
|Book value / share||13.82||14.59|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||660916.0||833879.0|
BUY. POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 22.70 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.37 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a premium versus the industry average of 5.24. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PII 36.85||Peers 22.70||PII 11.22||Peers 14.05|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
PII is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. 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 discount to its peers.
|PII 17.00||Peers 19.09||PII 1.02||Peers 0.95|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
PII is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. 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 valuation on par to its peers.
|PII 6.37||Peers 5.24||PII -58.51||Peers 2.13|
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 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 1.12||Peers 1.54||PII 5.24||Peers 6.59|
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 trails its peers on the basis of sales growth