Polaris Industries (PII) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research

Marco Green
April 16, 2018

Eastman Stephen L. sold $1.01M worth of Polaris Industries Inc. The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. The stock decreased 1.51% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $33.37. About 319,246 shares traded. (NYSE:PII). Cipher Capital L P holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Polaris Industries Inc. It has underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500.

Ccm Investment Advisers Llc decreased Exelon Corp (EXC) stake by 18.65% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing.

Polaris Industries Inc designs, engineers and manufactures powersports vehicles, which include Off-Road Vehicles (ORV), including All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use; Snowmobiles, Motorcycles and Global Adjacent Markets vehicles, including Work and Transportation and military vehicles. Stock traders acquired 1,595 call options on the stock. PII has also 563,454 shares volume.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) is expected to reveal earnings on April, 24., Zacks reports. earnings per share of $0.87 is 16.00 % up from 2017's $0.75 EPS. PII outperformed the S&P500 by 23.89%. Zacks Investment Research raised Polaris Industries from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $148.00 price target for the company in a research note on Saturday, January 20th. Therefore 90% are positive. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Mkt Perform" on Friday, July 29. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Compass Point given on Thursday, February 11. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy" on Monday, September 18. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was initiated by TH Capital. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, November 2 by Topeka Capital Markets. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.58 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.84 and a beta of 1.19. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. As per Wednesday, December 16, the company rating was upgraded by Wunderlich.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.58 per share. 35 investors sold all, 140 reduced holdings as PII ratio increased. 21 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. Dnb Asset As accumulated 123,339 shares. Strs Ohio has invested 0.12% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). Garnet Equity Holding reported 160,000 shares. Art Advsrs Lc has 7,192 shares. Clinton Grp accumulated 0.1% or 9,517 shs.

National Bank Of America De accumulated 605,407 shs. Advsrs Asset Mngmt holds 0.02% or 8,081 shares in its portfolio. Granahan Mngmt Inc Ma has invested 0.41% in CEVA, Inc. Lehman Fincl Resources reported 10,491 shares. The company reported $1.47 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.47. 41,031 are owned by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System. (NASDAQ:CEVA) for 57,339 shares.

PII registered $8.83 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 5 insider sales since October 26, 2017. The Halsey Associates Inc holds 127,960 shares with $15.35 million value, up from 112,599 last quarter.

NYSE:PII - Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) has insider ownership of 2.40% and institutional ownership of 85.29%. Therefore 18% are positive. Polaris had 24 analyst reports since October 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, October 25 with "Neutral". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, October 12 by Northcoast. (NYSE:KKR), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. On Thursday, January 25 the stock has "Hold" rating by SunTrust. Raymond James Tru Na has 0.06% invested in Polaris Industries Inc.

Shares of PII opened at $124.09 on Friday. Polaris Industries Inc. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $84.73 and a 200-day moving average of $84.08. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated a "market perform" rating and issued a $144.00 target price (up from $121.00) on shares of Polaris Industries in a report on Monday, January 29th. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 9 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Polaris Industries Inc.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Polaris Industries Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSE:PII)" was first published by registrarjournal.com and is owned by of registrarjournal.com. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.97 EPS.

During 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment increased to 1.04. Its up 0.32, from 0.72 in 2017Q3. The insider BUTLER CALVIN JR sold 25,000 shares worth $948,500. 101 grew holdings while 81 funds bought holdings. Linscomb And Williams Inc, Texas-based fund reported 16,085 shares. It improved, as 38 investors sold EXC shares while 240 reduced holdings.

On 4/27/2017 NYSE:PII - Polaris Industries announced a quarterly dividend of $0.58 2.72% with an ex dividend date of 5/30/2017 which will be payable on 6/15/2017. Benjamin F Edwards & Com has 10,065 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability accumulated 3.63 million shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd holds 0.01% or 47,841 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Public Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 24,405 shs. Fund Evaluation Grp Limited Liability Co stated it has 12,870 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.97 earnings per share. Finemark Bancorp And owns 3,729 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. On average, equities research analysts expect that Polaris Industries Inc. will post $4.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Investors holded 56.03 million in 2017Q3 but now own 52.32 million shares or 6.62% less.

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