The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Polaris Industries's revenues will grow 12.1% and EPS will increase 13.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $847.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.11.
Last quarter, Polaris Industries booked revenue of $745.9 million. GAAP reported sales were 11% higher than the prior-year quarter's $680.9 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 $1.07. GAAP EPS of $1.07 for Q1 were 26% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.85 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 30.0%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.5%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.0%, 120 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $3.67 billion. The average EPS estimate is $5.22.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 336 members out of 374 rating the stock outperform, and 38 members rating it underperform. Among 135 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 126 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 $99.92.
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