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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.74
PII's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. PII: 0.74 )
PII' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.39   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.74

-0.39
No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.41
PII's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. PII: 0.41 )
PII' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.41

0.17
0.51
Interest Coverage 93.06
PII's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. PII: 93.06 )
PII' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 11.66   Max: 9999.99
Current: 93.06

11.66
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.64
M-Score: -2.62
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 15.71
PII's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. PII: 15.71 )
PII' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.17   Max: 15.3
Current: 15.71

8.17
15.3
Net-margin (%) 9.96
PII's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PII: 9.96 )
PII' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 15.61
Current: 9.96

2.63
15.61
ROE (%) 59.34
PII's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. PII: 59.34 )
PII' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.23   Max: 75.74
Current: 59.34

19.23
75.74
ROA (%) 22.97
PII's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. PII: 22.97 )
PII' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 8.12   Max: 23.77
Current: 22.97

8.12
23.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 119.65
PII's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. PII: 119.65 )
PII' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 76.66   Max: 213.88
Current: 119.65

76.66
213.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.70
PII's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. PII: 22.70 )
PII' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4   Max: 24.1
Current: 22.7

4
24.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 31.70
PII's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. PII: 31.70 )
PII' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 34.2
Current: 31.7

-9.1
34.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.10
PII's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PII: 36.10 )
PII' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.5   Max: 49.4
Current: 36.1

-19.5
49.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

PII Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 4,483 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,000 sh (+233.33%)
Bill Frels 4,532 sh (+6.89%)
Ken Heebner 783,000 sh (-4.28%)
Ken Fisher 207,850 sh (-6.94%)
Chuck Royce 16,700 sh (-17.73%)
Mario Gabelli 3,800 sh (-43.28%)
Steven Cohen 1,749 sh (-93%)
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Q1 2014

PII Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 56,627 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,384 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 227,735 sh (+12920.9%)
Mario Gabelli 3,800 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 4,532 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Ken Fisher 203,588 sh (-2.05%)
Ken Heebner 698,000 sh (-10.86%)
Chuck Royce 9,100 sh (-45.51%)
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Q2 2014

PII Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 79,300 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 91,427 sh (+61.45%)
Ken Fisher 212,959 sh (+4.6%)
Bill Frels 4,542 sh (+0.22%)
Steven Cohen 10,800 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 3,800 sh (unchged)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 2,076 sh (-12.92%)
Chuck Royce 5,900 sh (-35.16%)
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Q3 2014

PII Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Heebner 639,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 95,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 215,630 sh (+1.25%)
Bill Frels 4,542 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 83,629 sh (-8.53%)
Mario Gabelli 2,300 sh (-39.47%)
Chuck Royce 3,200 sh (-45.76%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PII

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ken Heebner 2014-09-30 New Buy2.7%$130.23 - $152.17 $ 148.543%639000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out $130.23 - $152.17 $ 148.543%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Reduce -39.47%$130.23 - $152.17 $ 148.543%2300
Ken Heebner 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2.6%$126.37 - $142.82 $ 148.5412%0
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Reduce -10.86%0.33%$119.98 - $145.78 $ 148.5410%698000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$119.98 - $145.78 $ 148.5410%2384
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 Reduce -4.28%0.12%$124.7 - $145.78 $ 148.5411%783000
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce -43.28%$124.7 - $145.78 $ 148.5411%3800
Ken Heebner 2013-09-30 Add 36.33%0.75%$95.83 - $128.33 $ 148.5432%818000
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -22.99%$95.83 - $128.33 $ 148.5432%6700
Ken Heebner 2013-06-30 New Buy1.5%$83.57 - $96.76 $ 148.5464%600000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$83.57 - $96.76 $ 148.5464%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Reduce -21.62%$83.57 - $96.76 $ 148.5464%8700
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -50.22%0.05%$83.24 - $93.23 $ 148.5469%9196
Ken Heebner 2012-12-31 Sold Out 2.7%$80.06 - $88.35 $ 148.5478%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.09%$80.06 - $88.35 $ 148.5478%18474
Ken Heebner 2012-06-30 New Buy2.5%$68.42 - $83.12 $ 148.5498%1441600
Ken Heebner 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$54.67 - $73.78 $ 148.54141%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$54.67 - $73.78 $ 148.54141%0
Ken Heebner 2011-12-31 Reduce -90%0.53%$48.58 - $65.53 $ 148.54153%50000
Meridian Funds 2011-12-31 Reduce -28.42%0.13%$48.58 - $65.53 $ 148.54153%172550
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$48.58 - $65.53 $ 148.54153%5837
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy$48.58 - $65.53 $ 148.54153%11000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.1219%$45.985 - $61.125 $ 148.54173%0
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Reduce -22.03%0.11%$45.985 - $61.125 $ 148.54173%241050
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Guru Investment Theses on Polaris Industries Inc

Meridian Funds Comments on Polaris Industries Inc - Jun 19, 2014

Polaris Industries, Inc. (PII) is a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles such as ATVs, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. We invested in this company several years ago during a cyclical disruption to their business. We were attracted to their opportunity to gain share with several new manufacturing initiatives as well as new growth markets. The company has executed almost flawlessly and the stock has been a strong contributor to the portfolio.



From Meridian Funds's semi-annual report ended December 31, 2013.



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Meridian Funds Comments on Polaris Industries Inc
Polaris Industries, Inc. (PII) is a leading manufacturer of recreational vehicles such as ATVs, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. We invested in this company several years ago during a cyclical disruption to their business. We were attracted to their opportunity to gain share with several new manufacturing initiatives as well as new growth markets. The company has executed almost flawlessly and the stock has been a strong contributor to the portfolio. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.80
PII's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. PII: 23.80 )
PII' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.71   Max: 37.61
Current: 23.8

4.71
37.61
P/B 11.99
PII's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. PII: 11.99 )
PII' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.56   Max: 17.72
Current: 11.99

3.56
17.72
P/S 2.37
PII's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. PII: 2.37 )
PII' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.37

0.27
2.7
PFCF 35.54
PII's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 107.60 vs. PII: 35.54 )
PII' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.93   Max: 42.54
Current: 35.54

4.93
42.54
EV-to-EBIT 14.72
PII's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 14.38 vs. PII: 14.72 )
PII' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 17.7
Current: 14.72

4.1
17.7
PEG 0.76
PII's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. PII: 0.76 )
PII' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 4.64
Current: 0.76

0.68
4.64
Shiller P/E 39.62
PII's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. PII: 39.62 )
PII' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 45.77
Current: 39.62

5.2
45.77
Current Ratio 1.31
PII's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PII: 1.31 )
PII' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.31

0.85
1.68
Quick Ratio 0.60
PII's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PII: 0.60 )
PII' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.6

0.27
1.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.29
PII's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PII: 1.29 )
PII' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 10.09
Current: 1.29

1.16
10.09
Dividend Payout 0.30
PII's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. PII: 0.30 )
PII' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.3

0.1
1.5
Dividend growth (3y) 28.10
PII's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. PII: 28.10 )
PII' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -27.5   Max: 28.1
Current: 28.1

-27.5
28.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.81
PII's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. PII: 3.81 )
PII' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 29.58
Current: 3.81

3.4
29.58
Share Buyback Rate -0.90
PII's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. PII: -0.90 )
PII' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.5   Max: -2.4
Current: -0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 16.48
PII's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PII: 16.48 )
PII' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 31.25
Current: 16.48

4.3
31.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.43
PII's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. PII: 2.43 )
PII' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.43

0.48
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.85
PII's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PII: 1.85 )
PII' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.85

0.3
2.12
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.95
PII's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PII: 0.95 )
PII' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.21
Current: 0.95

0.5
3.21
Price/Graham Number 4.12
PII's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PII: 4.12 )
PII' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 5.9
Current: 4.12

1.33
5.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
PII's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1365 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PII: 6.80 )
PII' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 24.2
Current: 6.8

5.6
24.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.50
PII's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Recreational Vehicles industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. PII: 32.50 )
PII' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.6   Max: 32.6
Current: 32.5

9.6
32.6

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Recreational Vehicles
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Traded in other countries:PL6.Germany,
Polaris Industries, Inc., is a Minnesota corporation formed in 1994 and is the successor to Polaris Industries Partners LP. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the designing, engineering and manufacturing Off-Road Vehicles (ORV), including All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV) and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use, Snowmobiles, and On-Road vehicles, including motorcycles and Small Electric Vehicles (SEV), together with the related replacement Parts, Garments and Accessories (PG&A). These products are sold through dealers and distributors located in the United States, Canada and Europe. Its Off-Road Vehicles include both core ATVs and RANGER side-by-side vehicles. ATVs are four-wheel vehicles with balloon style tires designed for off-road use and traversing rough terrain, swamps and marshland. Side-by-side vehicles are multi-passenger off-road, all-terrain vehicles that can carry up to six passengers in addition to cargo. ORVs are used for recreation, in such sports as fishing and hunting, as well as for utility purposes on farms, ranches, construction sites, and the military. The Company's On-Road Vehicles consist of Victory and Indian motorcycles and Small Electric Vehicles. Heavyweight motorcycles are utilized as a mode of transportation as well as for recreational purposes. There are four segments which include cruisers, touring, sport bikes and standard motorcycles. The Company produces a full line of snowmobiles, consisting of 25 models, ranging from youth models to utility and economy models to performance and competition models. The Company produces or supplies replacement parts and accessories for its product lines. ORV accessories include winches, bumper/brushguards, plows, racks, mowers, tires, pull-behinds, cabs, cargo box accessories, tracks and oil. Snowmobile accessories include covers, traction products, reverse kits, electric starters, tracks, bags, windshields, oil and lubricants. Motorcycle accessories include saddle bags, handlebars, backrests, exhaust, windshields, seats, oil and various chrome accessories. The Company's products are assembled at its original manufacturing facility in Roseau, Minnesota and at its facilities in Spirit Lake, Iowa, Osceola, Wisconsin, and Monterrey, Mexico. The Company produces and delivers its products throughout the year based on dealer, distributor and customer orders. Its products are sold through a network of approximately 1,750 dealers in North America, through 22 subsidiaries and 85 distributors in approximately 100 countries outside of North America. The products of the Company are subject to extensive United States federal and state and international safety, environmental and other government regulation.
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