The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Polaris Industries's revenues will grow 13.8% and EPS will grow 25.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $830.4 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.19.
Last quarter, Polaris Industries logged revenue of $755.4 million. GAAP reported sales were 24% higher than the prior-year quarter's $613.4 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.98. GAAP EPS of $0.98 for Q2 were 44% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.68 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 29.5%, 40 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 14.5%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 9.1%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.13 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.18.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 267 members out of 305 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 83 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 75 give Polaris Industries a green thumbs-up, and eight give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Polaris Industries is outperform, with an average price target of $89.64.
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