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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Polaris Industries's revenues will increase 13.9% and EPS will increase 36.7%.
The average estimate for revenue is $890.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.23.
Last quarter, Polaris Industries reported revenue of $879.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% higher than the prior-year quarter's $736.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $1.37. GAAP EPS of $1.33 for Q3 were 40% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.95 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 30.2%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 15.9%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.6%, 140 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.20 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.38.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 277 members out of 315 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 97 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 88 give Polaris Industries a green thumbs-up, and nine 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 $90.75.
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