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09/08/14Polaris Industries Saddened by the Loss of Board Member William G. Van Dyke
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), announced with great sorrow that board member William G. Grant Van Dyke passed away on Sept. 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Van Dyke served with distinction Director on the Polaris Board since 2006, Chairing the Audit Committee and working as a member of the Compensation Committee. “We are deeply saddened by the death of Bill Van Dyke,” said Scott Wi... 
08/26/14Sportsman ACE™ Named “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream Magazine
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2014-- Polaris Industries today announced the Sportsman ACE™ has been awarded “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream magazine. This is the second year in a row a Polaris vehicle has won the prestigious award with the RANGER XP 900 winning last year. The single-seat Sportsman ACE (Photo: Polaris Industries) “This past January, Polaris defined an entirely new type of off-road vehicle with the in... 
08/19/14Polaris Industries Inc. Receives Symbol of Appreciation from Boy Scouts of America
Special print honors Polaris’ partnership and commitment to Off-Road Vehicle Safety and Environmental Sustainability MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) received a one-of-a-kind print from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in appreciation for its commitment to a 10-year partnership to provide age-appropriate vehicles, safety equipment and safety instruction to BSA camps across the nation. This token o... 
08/12/14Polaris Donates Customized RZR XP 1000 to Raise Funds for the American Cancer Society
Special Pink RZR to be offered at Raffle to Minnesotans MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company has donated a customized pink RZR XP 1000 to the American Cancer Society as part of their Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign. “Too many of us have been affected by cancer, whether through a personal battle or an af... 
08/07/14Polaris Industries Honors New Hall of Fame Inductees as Company Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary Year
Retired Employees, Leading Dealers & Key Supplier-Partner Are Inducted MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. inducted three retired employees, including two executives, three premier dealerships, and a key supplier into the Polaris Hall of Fame. They were honored for their significant contributions to the company’s success – along with the community of Roseau, Minnesota, and the company’s Roseau workforce –... 
07/30/14Polaris Debuts 2015 ORV and Motorcycle Product Lines
A new, revolutionary 3-wheel motorcycle joins Polaris’ historically innovative product portfolio MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2014-- Celebrating 60 years as a respected leader in powersports, Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) unveiled its 2015 product offerings from its on-road and off-road vehicle divisions this week during its annual summer sales meeting. The new lineup accelerates Polaris’ long-standing reputation for innovation ... 
07/28/14The All-New Polaris Slingshot Has Been Unleashed
A revolutionary 3-wheel roadster that delivers head turning exhilaration MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2014-- Polaris celebrated 60 years of innovation by introducing the highly anticipated Polaris® Slingshot™, an awe-inspiring 3-wheel roadster that represents the future of on-road driving exhilaration. “Slingshot was designed to deliver head turning exhilaration on two dimensions,” said Mike Jonikas, Vice President of Slingshot. “Fir... 
07/28/14Polaris Industries Inc. Announces New Business Unit and Leadership Changes in EMEA Business
Organizational changes enable company to leverage scale and resources for global growth MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it is integrating several emerging business lines to create a new Global Adjacent Markets business and that it has named Matt Homan to lead the fully integrated business as President, Global Adjacent Markets. This new business unit is operational effective... 
07/24/14Polaris GEM Introduces 2015 Models
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), a leading manufacturer of electric vehicles, today announced the availability of its 2015 line of Polaris GEM vehicles. These vehicles are ready for order through all 260 authorized GEM dealers in North America. With over 50,000 vehicles built in the past 16 years, GEM remains a leader in premium electric performance for transporting people, moving cargo, and performing ... 
07/24/14Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.48 per share cash dividend payable on September 15, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 2, 2014. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and ... 
07/22/14Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results; EPS Increased 26% to $1.42 on 20% Sales Growth
Company increases full year 2014 Sales and EPS guidance Second Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 21% to $96.9 million and earnings per diluted share increased 26% to $1.42 compared to the second quarter last year with sales increasing 20% to $1,014.0 million, setting records for second quarter sales and earnings. North American retail sales improved significantly, rising 15% year-over-year... 
06/27/14Polaris Schedules Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. central time on the same day to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Scott W. Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. ... 
06/18/14Polaris Chairman and CEO Joins U.S. Bancorp Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced that Scott W. Wine, its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has been elected to serve as a director of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), effective July 14, 2014. “It is a tremendous honor to join the Board of Directors of U.S. Bancorp, a great banking institution with a stellar reputation for efficiency, integrity, and strong financial results,” said Wine. “I lo... 
06/13/14Polaris, Indian Motorcycle & Victory Motorcycle Exhibiting Together at the Las Vegas Licensing Expo June 17th-19th, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2014-- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company will be exhibiting at the Las Vegas Licensing Expo June 17th-19th, 2014. For over 30 years, Licensing Expo has connected the worlds' most influential entertainment, character, fashion, art and corporate brand owners with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers. This is a meeting ... 
04/24/14Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.48 per share cash dividend payable on June 16, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 2, 2014. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovativ... 
04/23/14Polaris Urging Help to Re-Open Areas of the Imperial Sand Dunes
Thanks to the tireless efforts of the American Sand Association (aSa) and numerous volunteers, 40,000 acres of currently closed dunes will be reopened for OHV recreation. The aSa is working on a volunteer effort, in conjunction with the BLM, to start the process of removing the closure stakes in the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. More specifically, the small central closure near Gecko Campground and the 160 acres in Buttercup. The Buttercup project... 
04/23/14Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2014 Results; EPS Increased 11% to $1.19 on 19% Sales Growth
First Quarter 2014 Highlights: Sales increased 19% to $888.3 million, setting a new record for the first quarter. Operating income increased 24% to $126.7 million during the 2014 first quarter. Raising guidance for full year 2014 earnings to a range of $6.30 to $6.45 per diluted share from continuing operations, an increase of 17% to 19% over 2013 based on projected full year 2014 sales... 
04/02/14Polaris Schedules First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 2, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. ... 
04/01/14Polaris Acquires Kolpin Outdoors, Inc.
Addition of Kolpin enhances Polaris offerings in the powersports accessories market MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Kolpin Outdoors, Inc., a privately held, Wisconsin-based company that develops branded and private label powersports accessories. Committed to innovation and growth, Kolpin is a leading aftermarket accessory brand delivering purpose-built and univ... 
03/28/14Polaris Takes Camp RZR to the United Arab Emirates
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2014-- Polaris® Industries Inc., (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, is showing off its RZR vehicles in the United Arab Emirates. Camp RZR UAE takes place March 28 through March 29, 2014 in Dubai, UAE. The United Arab Emirates is home to some of the world’s best sand dunes, making it the perfect place to hold the event outside of North America. Setting up for Camp RZR UAE. (Pho... 
03/27/14Polaris Enters 10-Year Exclusive Partnership with Boy Scouts of America
Relationship to Focus on Off-Road Vehicle Safety, Environmental Sustainability, and Recreational Benefits of Off-Road Riding MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 27, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles (ORVs), today announced the company has entered a 10-year, exclusive partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, the largest youth organization in the U.S., to provide all-terrain vehicles (ATV... 
03/03/14Polaris Debuts 2015 Snowmobile Lineup
The all-new AXYS™ platform delivers new levels of rider-balanced control, acceleration and comfort MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2014-- Celebrating 60 years as a respected leader in the snowmobiling industry, Polaris’ commitment to innovation strikes again. The 2015 snowmobile lineup features the all-new AXYS™ platform, designed to deliver unmatched handling and performance, along with two new long-track INDY models for exceptional on-... 
02/24/14Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at The Raymond James 35th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. ET. Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast o... 
01/30/14Polaris Industries Announces 14% Increase in Cash Dividend for 2014
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 14% percent increase in the 2014 regular quarterly cash dividend that raises the payout to $0.48 per share. The first quarter dividend will be payable on March 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 3, 2014. "This dividend increase demonstrates the fact that returning value to ... 
01/28/14Polaris Reports Record 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Fourth Quarter EPS Increased 26% on Sales Growth of 20%
Fourth Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 23% to $108.7 million, or $1.56 per diluted share, with sales increasing 20% to $1,083.7 million, both fourth quarter records. Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 16%; Motorcycle sales increased 94%; PG&A sales increased 33%; and International sales increased 46% in the 2013 fourth quarter. Gross profit margins expanded 110 basis points t... 
01/22/14Polaris Introduces Revolutionary New Off-Road Vehicle
Sportsman® ACE is Confidence-Inspiring and Fun to Ride MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2014-- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is defining an entirely-new type of off-road vehicle with the introduction of the Sportsman® ACE. The vehicle’s architecture is completely new to the industry and features a revolutionary, sit-in chassis that is nimble and comfortabl... 
01/06/14Polaris Announces Sled-a-Day Giveaway in Honor of Company’s 60th Anniversary
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced “The Polaris Sled-a-Day Giveaway” to kick-off the company’s celebration of 60 years of terrain domination. During a 60-day timeframe, Polaris will give away 60 model year 2015 Polaris snowmobiles to lucky riders, throughout the United States and Canada, who enjoy the ultimate snowmobiling experience. Participation is easy. Consumers c... 
01/03/14Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Organizational Changes
Organizational changes to further strengthen end-to-end customer support and global growth goals MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that, effective immediately, it is merging its Polaris sales (this announcement has no impact on the Motorcycle sales force), sales operations, service, corporate marketing and interactive team into a unified global customer excellence team led by Tim L... 
01/02/14Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2014-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and C... 
12/18/13Polaris Announces Strategic Partnership with Ariens Company
Alliance will offer both companies new strategic opportunities to grow in adjacent markets MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced a strategic partnership with Ariens Company, a Brillion, Wis.-based manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. Ariens is a family-owned manufacturer of snow blowers, lawnmowers and other outdoor power equipment. In the 80 years since its founding, Ariens has d... 
12/03/13Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wedbush Securities 14th Annual Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Wedbush Securities Consumer Conference at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 9:45 a.m. ET. Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation wi... 
12/02/13Polaris Introduces Polaris POWER™
Company Launches New Business Adjacency with Three All-New Digital Inverter Generators MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the introduction of a new product line adjacency, Polaris POWER™. This introduction supports Polaris’ strategy to continue driving growth through adjacencies, bringing innovative Polaris products to an entirely new product space. Three all-new digital inverter gen... 
11/26/13Polaris RANGER to Assist in the DARPA Robotics Challenge
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2013-- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced that Polaris RANGER® XP 900 EPS vehicles will be used as part of the DARPA Robotics Challenge to be held December 20-21, 2013, at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, in Homestead, Fla. In the early stages of a number of recent disasters, it was clear there were limitations to what mitigation steps hum... 
11/15/13Polaris Introduces Military-Grade Consumer Work Vehicle
New Sportsman WV850 H.O. All-Terrain Vehicle Features Terrain Armor Non-Pneumatic Tires MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2013-- Polaris® Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company is launching a new military-grade all-terrain vehicle (ATV) featuring Terrain Armor™ Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT). The new Sportsman® WV850 H.O. with Terrain Armor will be available to consumers looking ... 
11/12/13Polaris Announces Buyback of 3.96 Million Shares From Fuji Heavy Industries
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced that it has purchased all of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s (“FHI”) 3.96 million shares of Polaris’ common stock for a purchase price of $497.5 million, thereby reducing its outstanding share count by approximately six percent. Polaris funded this purchase with a combination of cash on hand and $250 million of borrowings under the Company’s revolving credit fac... 
11/02/13Join Polaris at Camp RZR, October 31 - November 2
20,000 people expected at Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area near Glamis, CA MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of off-road riders celebrated Halloween in Glamis, California at Camp RZR. The event is a gathering of off-road riding enthusiasts and owners of Polaris RZRs, to celebrate the sport and the machines. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131102/CG09249) This three-day event brings in more than 20,000 off-road riders from around the country. Fami... 
10/24/13Kevin Farr Appointed to Polaris Industries Inc. Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today appointed Kevin Farr to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Farr is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Mattel, Inc., the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. At Mattel, Mr. Farr is responsible for the finances of a $6.4 billion global business. He also plays integral roles in corporate strate... 
10/24/13Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.42 per share cash dividend payable on December 16, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2013. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2012 sales of $3.2 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovati... 
10/23/13USSOCOM Awards Polaris Contracts to Supply All Terrain Vehicles
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, announced the company was awarded a contract by the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to provide MRZR Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicles. This contract award spans up to five years, and allows SOCOM to manage their ultra-light tactical mobility needs to meet mission demands and emerging threats. ... 
10/22/13Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2013 Results; EPS from Continuing Operations Increased 23% to $1.64 on Sales Growth of 25%
Third quarter surpasses $1.1 billion in sales; Company increases full year 2013 Sales and EPS from continuing operations guidance Third Quarter Highlights: Net income from continuing operations increased 24% to $116.9 million, or $1.64 per diluted share, with sales increasing 25% to $1,102.6 million, setting records for third quarter sales and earnings and exceeding $1 billion in quarterly sales for the first time in the ... 
09/19/13Polaris Schedules Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 19, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the results. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. ... 
09/12/13German Army Awards Polaris Contract to Supply Military ATVs
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leading manufacturer of off-road vehicles, today announced the company was awarded a contract to provide MV850 ultra-light tactical vehicles to the German Army. “Defense forces around the world are seeking Polaris Defense Military vehicles to take advantage of our ability to make modifications to our commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS), insert customer r... 
08/19/13Polaris Industries Inc. Names Tim Larson as Vice President, Global Customer Excellence
Newly created position will focus on customer excellence and brand development MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the hire of Tim Larson to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Customer Excellence. He will begin work with the Company in this role immediately. Today, Tim Larson starts in his new role with Polaris Industries Inc. as the Company's Vice President, Glob... 
07/31/13Polaris Debuts New Products for 2014 Off-Road and Motorcycle Lines
New vehicles across the Company’s product portfolio reinforce Polaris’ reputation for innovation MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) unveiled its new 2014 product offerings from its Motorcycle and Off-Road Vehicle divisions at the company’s annual summer sales meeting. The lineup reflects the company’s trademark of continued innovation, highlighted by the launch of new vehicles and enhancements to ... 
07/25/13Polaris Receives Verdict in 2010 Lawsuit Involving Discontinued Marine Products Division
Polaris’ full year 2013 sales and earnings from continuing operations guidance remains unchanged MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that a Los Angeles County jury returned an unfavorable verdict against Polaris on July 23, 2013 in the Esparza (“Plaintiff”) vs. Polaris Industries Inc. lawsuit arising out of a collision between a boat and a 2001 Polaris Virage personal watercraft (“V... 
07/25/13Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.42 per share cash dividend payable on September 16, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 3, 2013. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2012 sales of $3.2 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and ... 
07/23/13Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2013 Results; EPS Increased 15% to $1.13 With Sales Growth of 12%
Company increases full year 2013 EPS guidance Second Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 15% to $80.0 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, with sales increasing 12% to $844.8 million, setting records for second quarter sales and earnings. North American retail sales improved, rising 11% year-over-year in the second quarter. Gross profit margin percentage increased 120 basis p... 
07/22/13RANGER XP 900 Named “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream Magazine
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2013-- Polaris Industries today announced the RANGER XP 900 has been awarded “Best of the Best” by Field & Stream Magazine. The RANGER XP 900 is the third Polaris Off-Road Vehicle in five years to win the prestigious award. “Polaris would like to thank Field & Stream for recognizing Polaris’ contribution to the hunting industry,” said Warren Lopata, marketing director of the Off-Road Division ... 
06/28/13Polaris Schedules Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide pr... 
06/24/13Indian Motorcycle to Electrify Sturgis, HISTORY(R), and the Motorcycling World With Reveal of 2014 Indian Chief(R)
Choice in American Motorcycles Is Coming: Most Significant Motorcycle Introduction in Decades; Saturday, August 3 at 8 p.m. in Downtown Sturgis MEDINA, MN -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/13 -- Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, today released the schedule and additional details of one of the most highly anticipated and historic motorcycling events in decades -- the reveal of the all-new 2014 Indian® Chief®. Two and a half years in the making, the reveal party will be a thrillin... 
05/28/13Polaris Donating 10 Off-Road Vehicles to The Salvation Army for Oklahoma Disaster Relief
Military units to feature Run-Flat and Non-Pneumatic Tires due to harsh conditions MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 28, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company is donating 10 military, off-road vehicles with a combination of Run-Flat and Non-Pneumatic Tires (NPT), to enhance The Salvation Army’s ability to transport food, water and other critical supplies to survivors, in Moore, Okla. The units will be delivere... 
05/17/13Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 17, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the B. Riley & Co. 14th Annual Investor Conference at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentatio... 
04/25/13Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.42 per share cash dividend payable on June 17, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2013. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2012 sales of $3.2 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high qualit... 
04/23/13Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2013 Results; EPS Increased 26% to $1.07 on 11% Sales Growth
First Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 26% to $75.5 million, or $1.07 per diluted share, with sales increasing 11% to $745.9 million, setting new records for first quarter sales and earnings. Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 7% in the first quarter 2013 despite difficult first quarter 2012 comparisons, and PG&A sales increased 27% during the 2013 first quarter. Raising guida... 
04/11/13Polaris Acquires Aixam Mega
Expertise in On-Road Quadricycles and Light Duty Commercial Vehicles Complements Polaris’ Existing Product Portfolio MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 11, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of A.M. Holding S.A.S., which operates under the name Aixam Mega S.A.S., a privately owned company based in Aix-les-Bains, France which manufactures and sells enclosed on-road quadricycles and light duty ... 
04/03/13Polaris Schedules First Quarter 2013 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2013 financial results on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide pre... 
03/11/13Indian Motorcycle Showcases New Engine with Custom-Built "Spirit of Munro" Streamliner
One-of-a-Kind Vehicle Powered by All-New Thunder Stroke 111 Engine Pays Tribute to Burt Munro’s ‘Munro Special’ Portrayed in ‘World’s Fastest Indian’ Motion Picture MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2013-- Indian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle company, revealed a custom-built streamliner named the “Spirit of Munro.” The one-of-a-kind vehicle was unveiled in a special surprise announcement on Saturday, March 9 at Dayto... 
03/11/13Indian Motorcycle Honors the Past and Powers the Future with the Thunder Stroke 111 Engine
All-New 111-Cubic Inch V-Twin Power Plant Unifies Iconic Past and Advanced Engineering to Deliver Heartbeat of Upcoming, all new 2014 Indian Motorcycle MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2013-- Indian Motorcycle, the first American motorcycle company, announced the details of the all new Thunder Stroke 111™ engine that will power the model year 2014 Indian Motorcycle. The new engine was publicly unveiled to a gathering of press a... 
03/06/13Polaris Industries Launches BRUTUS
Company’s First Purpose-Built Commercial Vehicles Highlight Focus on New Audiences MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today debuted the Polaris BRUTUS™, an innovative line of utility vehicles that highlights Polaris’ entry into the commercial segment reinforced by a dedicated team and distribution channel to attack a growing customer segment that has been underserved by the industry... 
03/06/13Polaris Debuts 2014 Snowmobile Lineup
Latest models showcase focus on innovative features, versatility and performance MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- Since its founders invented the snowmobile almost 60 years ago, Polaris has been a leader in the snowmobile industry, known for innovation, appreciation for the riding lifestyle and the best-riding sleds available. Earlier this week at the Phoenix Convention Center, Polaris unveiled its 2014 snowmobile lineup to... 
03/01/13Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at The Raymond James 34th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:05 p.m. ET. Scott Wine, Chairman and CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcas... 
01/31/13Polaris Industries Announces 14% Increase in Cash Dividend for 2013
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 14% percent increase in the 2013 regular quarterly cash dividend that raises the payout to $0.42 per share. The first quarterly dividend will be payable on March 15, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2013. “For the 18th consecutive year we are raising our dividend pay... 
01/31/13Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Changes to Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced its Board of Directors voted to elect Scott Wine, Polaris’ Chief Executive Officer, as Chairman of the Board. Wine succeeds Greg Palen, who has been Chairman for 11 years and has nearly 20 years of service on the Board. “I would like to congratulate Scott on his election to serve in the additional capacity of Chairman of the Board. Under his lead... 
01/29/13Polaris Reports Record 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Fourth Quarter EPS Increased 38% to $1.24 with Sales Growth of 15%
Fourth Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 38% to $88.1 million, or $1.24 per diluted share, with sales increasing 15% to $900.6 million, both fourth quarter records. Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 22%, On-Road Vehicle sales increased 36% and PG&A sales increased 17% during the 2012 fourth quarter. North American retail sales remained strong, increasing 13% in the ... 
01/07/13Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2013-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. ... 
12/06/12Polaris Acquires KLIM Technical Riding Gear
Addition of KLIM enhances Polaris offerings in the parts, garments and accessories market MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an industry l... 
11/19/12Brian Cornell Appointed to Polaris Industries Inc. Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the appointment of Brian Cornell, Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Americas Foods, to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Cornell has more than 30 years’ experience in consumer product marketing and general management, and has served on the Board of Directors for both The Home Depot and OfficeMax. Brian Cornell, Chief Executive Officer of Pep... 
10/25/12Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.37 per share cash dividend payable on December 17, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2012. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2011 sales of $2.7 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and ... 
10/22/12Polaris Defense Survivability Solutions Headline AUSA Display
Advanced armor and non-pneumatic tires address protection and mobility requirements MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2012-- Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is showcasing two advanced vehicle technologies, designed to address the U.S. military’s need for increased vehicle survivability, at the AUSA 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition. A lightweight, advanced armor solution and non-pneumatic tir... 
10/18/12Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2012 Results; EPS Increased 40% to $1.33 With Sales Growth of 21%
Company increases full year 2012 guidance Third Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 39% to $94.3 million, or $1.33 per diluted share, with sales escalating 21% to $879.9 million, setting third quarter sales and earnings records All product lines experienced double digit percentage sales increases during the 2012 third quarter, as North American retail unit sales climbed more than 10%... 
09/28/12Polaris Breaks Ground on Major Facility Expansion
Company’s Product Development Center in Wyoming, Minn. will more than double in square footage MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today broke ground on an expansion of the Company’s Product Development Center near Wyoming, Minn. Since opening in 2005, the 126,000 square foot research and development facility has been pivotal in Polaris’ ascent to the top of the global powersports market. ... 
09/24/12Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, October 18, 2012, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A sli... 
09/13/12Polaris Industries to Ring The NYSE Closing Bell® Today Marking 25 Years as a Publicly Traded Company
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Scott Wine, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today to ring The Closing Bell ® at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Wine will be joined by members of Polaris management to commemorate Polaris Industries’ 25th year as a publicly traded company. Wine noted, “We are proud to be celebrating 25 successful years as a publicl... 
08/01/12Polaris Debuts 2013 ORV and Motorcycle Product Lines
New, versatile Side-by-Sides and a modern take on the classic cruiser shine in a lineup full of stars MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) unveiled its 2013 product offerings from its on-road and off-road vehicle divisions. The latest additions and updates deliver on Polaris’ reputation for innovation, introducing brand-new vehicles and upgrading features on the Company’s historic names. Among the ... 
07/26/12Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.37 per share cash dividend payable on September 17, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2012. About Polaris Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2011 sales of $2.7 billion. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and ... 
07/25/12Polaris Industries Inc. to Host and Webcast Analyst & Investor Meeting
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst / Investor Meeting on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Pacific Daylight Time. Management will be discussing its future strategy to drive growth and profitability including a first look at some exciting new model year 2013 products. ... 
07/24/12Polaris Enters Joint Venture with Eicher Motors Limited
Partnership creates new operation in India, expanding the Company’s global footprint MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced a joint venture with Eicher Motors Limited, a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicles and motorcycles in India. The joint venture will develop and market new products to meet the diverse vehicle needs in India and other emerging markets. The agreement ... 
07/24/12Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2012 Results; EPS Increased 44% to $0.98 With Sales Growth of 24%
Company increases full year 2012 guidance Second Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 43% to $69.8 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, with sales increasing 24% to $755.4 million, setting second quarter sales and earnings records. North American retail sales sustained considerable momentum, rising 17% year-over-year in the second quarter. All product lines experienced... 
06/27/12Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2012 financial results on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide ... 
06/14/12Polaris Industries Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against Bombardier Recreational Products
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 14, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. today announced it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) in U.S. District Court. The lawsuit specifically details alleged infringements of patents by BRP that were issued to Polaris. The company is not disclosing specific details of the lawsuit at this time, but the patents in question in this case relate to the suspensi... 
05/17/12Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 17, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at The Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference at The New York Palace Hotel on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 9:05 am ET. Mike Malone, Vice President - Finance & CFO will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris website at http://www.polarisindus... 
04/27/12Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.37 per share cash dividend payable on June 15, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2012. In 2012, quarterly dividend record and payment dates will occur approximately one month later than in prior years due to scheduling of the Company's 2012 Board of Directors' meetings. About Polaris Pol... 
04/18/12Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2012 Results; EPS Increased 27% to $0.85 on 25% Sales Growth
First Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 27% to $60.1 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, with sales climbing 25% to $673.8 million, representing a record for first quarter sales and earnings. Off-Road Vehicle sales increased 30% and On-Road Vehicle sales increased 44% during the 2012 first quarter. North American retail sales remained strong, increasing 17% in the firs... 
03/23/12Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2012 financial results on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slid... 
03/06/12Polaris Debuts 2013 Snowmobile Lineup
Return of Indy® highlights collection of sleds built on historic names and new technologies MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2012-- For more than a half-century, Polaris has been synonymous with producing the best-riding snowmobiles in the world. Debuted yesterday at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., the 2013 Polaris snowmobile lineup embraces the Company’s proud heritage while pushing forward with innovative tech... 
02/28/12Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at The Raymond James 33rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 10:25 a.m. ET. Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentat... 
02/06/12Polaris Hires Retail Executive, Strengthens Adjacency Focus
New leadership for Parts, Garments and Accessories facilitates strong focus on Small Vehicles, enabling accelerated growth for each business MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the hiring of Steve Eastman, former president of Target.com, to lead its Parts, Garments, and Accessories (PG&A) business. This appointment allows Scott Swenson, who previously ran both PG&A and the Company’s Small Vehicles business, to focus his attention on ... 
02/02/12Polaris Industries Announces 64% Increase in Cash Dividend for 2012
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 64 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend to $0.37 per share effective in the first quarter 2012. Scott Wine, Polaris’ CEO, commented: “During calendar year 2011 our net income increased 55 percent on 33 percent sales growth. Given this strong performance, our solid long-term growth prospects, and our ongoing commitment to enhancing shareholde... 
01/25/12Polaris Reports Record 2011 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights: Fourth quarter 2011 earnings per diluted share increased 15% to a record $0.90 with sales increasing 26% from the year earlier period to a record $782.0 million. All product lines experienced increased sales and market share for the full year 2011. International sales increased 43% in the fourth quarter 2011 and 39% for full year 2011 des... 
01/09/12Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2012-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the webcast will be ... 
12/20/11Polaris Expands Side-by-Side Lineup with Introduction of Four-Passenger Recreational Vehicle
New RANGER RZR XP 4 900 Debuts in Dealerships in January MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2011-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the release of the RANGER RZR XP 4 900, the latest addition to the Company’s industry-leading lineup of extreme performance side-by-sides. This new vehicle, which is the first four-passenger vehicle in a class Polaris pioneered earlier this year, debuted to press and dealers via a webcast e... 
12/01/11Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wedbush Securities 2011 California Dreamin' Consumer Management Access Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wedbush Securities California Dreamin' Consumer Conference at The Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, California on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. PST. Mike Malone, V.P. of Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation will be available by acce... 
11/16/11Polaris to Acquire Goupil Industrie SA
Combining Polaris and Goupil creates a dynamic on-road, commercial small electric vehicle business poised for continued growth MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2011-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Goupil Industrie SA, a privately owned, Bourran, France-based manufacturer of on-road, commercial electric vehicles, built on a modular design that offers many functional options and appeals to a wide ... 
10/26/11Polaris Announces Investment in Brammo
Powersports Leader Acquires an Interest in Electric Motorcycle Leader MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced a minority investment in Brammo, an Ashland, Ore.-based maker of electric vehicle technology and two-wheel electric vehicles. By investing in Brammo, Polaris obtains access to their proprietary electric vehicle powertrain technology, as well as exposure to the rapidly growing electric motorcycle market. "We are excited to adva... 
10/20/11Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.225 per share cash dividend payable on November 15, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2011. About Polaris With annual 2010 sales of $1.99 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER(R) for re... 
10/18/11Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2011 Results; 26% Sales Growth Drove EPS Increase of 38%
Company Increases Full Year 2011 Guidance Third Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 43% to a record $67.6 million, or a record $0.95 per diluted share. All product lines and geographic regions experienced sales growth during the third quarter. Gross profit margin percentage increased 230 basis points to 28.3%. During the third quarter, the Board of Directors declared a two-for-one split of the Company's outstanding shares of common stock. Raising guidance for full year 2011 earnin... 
09/29/11Army Awards Polaris Industries Three-Year Contract to Supply Military ATVs, Spare Parts and Trailers
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company has received a $54-million, three-year contract to provide All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), spare parts and trailers to Afghan and Iraqi security forces, the U.S. Government and other allied governments. The contract was received from the U.S. Army Contracting Command-Warren and includes options to extend the contract two additional years. This new contract award follows Polaris' successful c... 
09/26/11Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 10:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio webcast will be posted on th... 
09/19/11Polaris CEO Scott Wine to Join Terex Corporation Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Scott Wine will be appointed to the Terex Corporation Board of Directors effective October 10, 2011. "I am honored by the invitation to join Terex's Board of Directors, a seasoned group that strives to set the standard for corporate governance," said Wine. "This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to Terex's strategic growth while working with, and learning from, R... 
09/13/11Polaris Receives Three More Awards to Supply Military ATVs and Side-by-Sides
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries today announced the company received three separate awards exceeding $12 million dollars to supply MV700 ATVs, MVRS700 Side-by-Side vehicles and associated spare parts to the U.S. military and its allies. "Polaris vehicles appeal to the military due to our ability to modify our commercial off-the-shelf vehicles with additional accessories for different military missions," said Rich Haddad, general manager of Polaris Defense. "The ... 
08/19/11Polaris Announces Changes in Leadership Team
Organizational transitions further strengthen Company's global growth goals MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced several organizational changes designed to align its leadership team with the company's long term strategic objectives. Polaris' growth outlook is exceptionally strong, supported by the recent success and strategic expansion of its product offerings and global footprint. These moves will enhance opportunities for continue... 
08/01/11Polaris Debuts 2012 Product Line
A Trail-Capable Side-by-Side and World-Class Touring Motorcycle Highlight Latest Products MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) today unveiled its product offerings for 2012, a lineup that delivers several new vehicles and accessories, honoring Polaris' rich heritage for innovation, and upgrades to legendary Polaris titles. Among the new products are Side-by-Sides, including the second trail-capable Side-by-Side in the RANGER RZR family, the RANGER RZR 570... 
07/20/11Polaris Industries Inc. to Host Analyst & Investor Meeting on July 27, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst / Investor Meeting on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Central Time. Management will be discussing its future strategy to drive growth and profitability including a first look at some exciting new model year 2012 products. Presenters at the meeting will include Sc... 
07/20/11Polaris Announces a Two-for-One Stock Split and Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one split of the Company's outstanding shares of Common Stock to be effected in the form of a one-hundred percent stock dividend. On September 12, 2011 Polaris shareholders will receive one additional share of Common Stock for each share of record they hold at the close of business on September 2, 2011. Upon completion of the stock split, Polaris will... 
07/19/11Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2011 Results; EPS Increased 83% to $1.37 with Sales Growth of 41%
Company increases full year 2011 guidance Second Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 90% to $48.7 million, or $1.37 per diluted share, with sales increasing 41% to $607.9 million, setting new second quarter sales and earnings records. All product lines and geographic regions experienced increased sales during the 2011 second quarter. North America sales increased 43% and International increased 35%. Gross profit margin percentage increased 300 basis points to 29.2% due to lower prod... 
06/27/11Polaris Industries Completes Acquisition of Global Electric Motorcars
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC and manufacturer of electric vehicles. About Polaris With annual 2010 sales of $1.99 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER(R)... 
06/21/11Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 10:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio webcast will be posted on the ... 
05/18/11Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The Wells Fargo Securities Consumer, Gaming & Lodging Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Consumer, Gaming and Lodging Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 9:05 a.m. PDT. Mike Malone, V.P. of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast of the presentation will be available by acce... 
05/09/11Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The 2011 Robert W. Baird Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Baird 2011 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 9:45 a.m. CDT. Scott Wine, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris website at... 
04/25/11Polaris to Acquire Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM)
Provides future growth opportunities within the low-emission small vehicle market MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced an agreement to acquire Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned Fargo, N.D. based subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC and manufacturer of premium electric-powered vehicles. GEM is the recognized leader within the low-speed vehicle market, with a well-respected brand and approximately $30 million in sales durin... 
04/21/11Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.45 per share cash dividend payable on May 16, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 2, 2011. About Polaris With annual 2010 sales of $1.991 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER(TM), snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for... 
04/20/11Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2011 Results; EPS Increased 127% to $1.34 on 49% Sales Growth
First Quarter Highlights: Net income increased 139% to $47.3 million or $1.34 per diluted share with sales increasing 49% to $537.2 million, representing a record for both sales and earnings for the first quarter. All product lines and geographic regions experienced increased sales during the 2011 first quarter. Gross margin percentage increased 210 basis points to 28.3% due to lower product and warranty costs, higher selling prices, and positive currency movements. Raising guidance for ... 
04/19/11Polaris Acquires Indian(R) Motorcycle
Polaris brings world-class engineering, manufacturing and distribution to Indian's rich American heritage and historic brand MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Indian Motorcycle. The business was acquired from Indian Motorcycle Limited ("IML"), a company advised by Stellican Limited and Novator Partners LLP, U.K. Private Equity firms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "We are excited to be part of th... 
04/19/11Polaris Industries to Keep Some Engine Manufacturing in Osceola
The Company will preserve jobs at facility to meet demands of continued, strong growth MEDINA, Minn., Apr 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will keep some of its engine manufacturing operations in Osceola, Wis. This announcement comes in response to stronger than projected growth for Polaris in recent months. "Since we announced the strategic realignment last year, our volumes are up significantly in each of our businesses and our U.S. plants... 
03/21/11Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio webcast will be posted on the... 
03/07/11Polaris Announces Record Profit Sharing
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today it is continuing a 29 year profit-sharing payment tradition. More than $13.6 million of the company's 2010 profits will be shared among approximately 2,250 hourly and non-salaried Polaris employees in a cash payment. On average, each of these employees will receive nearly 19 percent of their annual pay base. Polaris also will distribute profit-sharing payments to each of its fulltime salaried employe... 
03/04/11Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Raymond James 32nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 32nd Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris website at ... 
03/03/11Polaris Defines New Model Segment with Debut of Innovative 2012 Snowmobile Lineup
World's First "Adventure" Snowmobile Headlines a Product-Packed Unveiling MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nearly 60 years of exploring new ideas established Polaris Industries as a respected leader in the snowmobiling industry. That tradition of innovation leadership continues with the 2012 Polaris snowmobile lineup. The company is introducing nine all-new models and diversifying its sled offerings with Polaris' exclusive PRO-RIDE Chassis, the first true progressive-rate rear sus... 
02/14/11Tribute: Edgar Hetteen, Co-Founder of Polaris, 1920-2011
MEDINA, Minn., Feb 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- It is with great sadness that we relay word of the passing of the legendary Edgar Hetteen, one of the co-founders of Polaris and such a long-time driving force in the snowmobile industry that he is commonly called "The Godfather of Snowmobiling." Edgar died on Saturday, February 12. He was 90. "Edgar was an icon, a snowmobile pioneer and visionary who helped grow a seed of a sport and industry into a thriving pursuit and business that people love ... 
01/27/11Polaris Reports Record 2010 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights: Fourth quarter 2010 earnings per diluted share increased 18% to a record $1.55 with sales increasing 31 percent from the 2009 fourth quarter to a record $618.4 million All product lines experienced increased sales and market share during the 2010 fourth quarter and full year Full year 2010 earnings per diluted share increased 40% to a record $4.28 with record sales of $1,991.1 million, an increase of 27% from the 2009 full year Full year 2010 gros... 
01/20/11Polaris Names Jim Williams as Vice President of Human Resources
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today named Jim Williams as vice president of human resources. Williams has an extensive human resources background, with top-level experience at Fortune 400 companies. Williams will be responsible for Polaris' global human resource sourcing and will play a large role in the company's international growth plans. "Jim is a world-class human resources professional with broad experience globally inclusive of acquisiti... 
01/20/11Polaris Industries Announces Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 13 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend, which represents the 16th consecutive year of Polaris increasing its dividend, effective with the 2011 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $0.45 will be payable on February 15, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2011. Scott Wine, Polaris' CEO, c... 
01/11/11Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2010 financial results on Thursday, January 27, 2011, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio webcast will be posted on t... 
01/06/11Victory Motorcycles Announces Military Recipients of 2011 Victory Vegas 8-Ball Motorcycles
Company Thanks Two Servicemen with Free Bikes MEDINA, Minn., Jan 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Victory Motorcycles today announced that two members of the American military have received the keys to 2011 Victory Vegas 8-Ball motorcycles as part of the company's ongoing military appreciation efforts. Working with Calif.-based Operation Gratitude, Victory sent the keys to the first of these two motorcycles inside the 600,000th care package delivered overseas by General James Amos, Commandant of... 
12/14/10Victory Motorcycles Thanks Deployed Troops with Free 2011 Victory Vegas 8-Ball
Operation Gratitude's 600,000th Package Includes Keys to a Brand-New Bike MEDINA, Minn., Dec 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Victory Motorcycles, working with Calif.-based Operation Gratitude, earlier this week donated a 2011 Victory Vegas 8-Ball motorcycle to be included as one of the items in Operation Gratitude's 600,000th care package. The keys to the motorcycle, which will be discovered among the other donated items in the package, were placed in the 600,000th package in a ceremony at the ... 
12/08/10Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wedbush Securities 11th Annual California Dreamin' Consumer MAC: Management Access Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wedbush Securities California Dreamin' Consumer Conference at The Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, California on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 8:05 a.m. PST. Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing ... 
11/02/10Victory Motorcycles 'Hometown Heroes' Program Honors & Supports Military Personnel
Operation Gratitude Donations Being Collected at Victory Dealerships MEDINA, Minn., Nov 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Victory Motorcycles has launched the "Hometown Heroes" program to honor military personnel and to collect personal items at Victory dealerships that Operation Gratitude will distribute to troops worldwide. In the end, one Hero will receive a free, new Victory motorcycle, Throughout November, consumers are invited to nominate "Hometown Heroes" on the Victory Hometown Heroes websi... 
10/21/10Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.40 per share cash dividend payable on November 15, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2010. About Polaris With annual 2009 sales of $1.6 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER(TM), snowmobiles and Victory motorcy... 
10/19/10Polaris Reports Third Quarter 2010 Results; Sales Increased 33% and Earnings Per Share Increased 46%
Company Increases Full Year 2010 Guidance Third Quarter 2010 Highlights: Sales grew 33% to $580.1 million and net income per share increased 46% to a record $1.37 per diluted share from last year's third quarter, both exceeding Company expectations North American retail sales for the Company increased 21 percent for the third quarter compared to the same period last year Net income increased 51% to $47.2 million compared to the same period last year Gross margin percentage increased 190... 
10/19/10Polaris Defense Announces Five-Year Award for All-Terrain Ultra-Light Utility Vehicles
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), has been notified by the National Guard Bureau, Washington DC, that they have been selected for a contract award to provide Ultra-Light Utility Vehicles to the Army National Guard. "We are excited to have our Polaris RANGER utility vehicles selected by the National Guard to help with their homeland security and disaster relief missions," said Polaris Chief Executive Officer, Scott W... 
09/22/10Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2010 financial results on Tuesday, October 19, 2010, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio webcast will be posted on the... 
07/28/10Polaris Debuts 2011 Product Line
Powersports Leader Delivers Performance, Innovation and Value to Latest Lineup MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) today unveiled its product offerings for 2011, a lineup that continues the company's tradition of striving to provide more innovation, more performance and more value to consumers. The 2011 models deliver upgraded features for both off - and on-road products. This includes new RANGER(TM) side-by-sides, n... 
07/22/10Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.40 per share cash dividend payable on August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 2, 2010. About Polaris With annual 2009 sales of $1.6 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGE... 
07/20/10Polaris Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
Sales Increased 25% and Earnings Per Share Increased 42%; Company Increases Full Year 2010 Sales and Earnings Per Share Guidance Second Quarter 2010 Highlights: Sales grew 25% to $430.9 million and net income per share increased 42% to a record $0.75 per diluted share from last year's second quarter, both exceeding Company expectations Net income increased 47% to $25.6 million compared to the same period last year Gross ... 
07/20/10Polaris Industries Inc. to Host Analyst/Investor Meeting on July 27, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst Meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Eastern Time. Management will be discussing its future strategy to drive growth and profitability including a first look at some exciting new model year 2011 products. Presenters at the meeting ... 
06/21/10Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2010 financial results on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the audio... 
05/20/10Polaris to Realign Manufacturing Operations
Realignment expected to improve long-term competitive positioning resulting from logistical and production cost savings while expediting delivery times MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In an effort to improve its long-term competitive positioning, increase operational efficiencies and position the company for future growth, Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced plans to realign its operations and refocus on its core strategic manu... 
05/12/10Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The 2010 Robert W. Baird Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Baird 2010 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 4:15 p.m. CDT. Scott Wine, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast of the presentation will b... 
04/21/10Polaris Reports First Quarter 2010 Results; EPS Increased 127% on 16% Sales Growth
Performance Driven by Retail Sales Growth and Market Share Gains in Off-Road Vehicles, Victory and International and Improved Gross Margins First Quarter Highlights: Sales grew 16% to $361.7 million from last year's first quarter Net income increased 127% to $0.59 per diluted share, representing a first quarter record for Polaris Gross margin percentage for the first quarter 2010 increased 170 basis points to 26.2% due to lower product cost, higher selling prices and favorable currency... 
04/06/10Polaris Awarded Contract with Educational and Institutional Cooperative Purchasing
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company was awarded a new competitively solicited contract with Educational and Institutional Cooperative Purchasing (E&I). The contract makes Polaris vehicles available to all E&I Cooperative members comprised of more than 1,700 colleges, universities, prep schools and other institutions. E&I is the largest member-owned buying cooperative for higher ... 
03/29/10Polaris Names Suresh Krishna as Vice President Supply Chain and Integration
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today named Suresh Krishna as vice president supply chain and integration. Krishna has a strong background in operations, mergers and acquisitions and strategic business leadership that spans the globe. "We are excited to have Suresh join Polaris and bring a new dimension to our leadership team as we focus on growing our business around the world," said Scott Wine, chief exe... 
03/23/10Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2010 financial results on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slide presentation and link to the aud... 
03/10/10Polaris Debuts Industry-Leading 2011 Snowmobile Lineup
Introduces 11 New Models with Industry-Leading Innovation and Technology MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Continuing a tradition built on more than 55 years as the industry leader in snowmobile ride and handling,Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today unveiled its 2011 model line-up. The company - known for developing leading snowmobile technology - introduced 11 brand-new snowmobiles during its dealer meeting at The Bellagio Resort in Las ... 
03/05/10Polaris Announces Profit-Sharing for 28th Consecutive Year
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today it is continuing a 28 year annual tradition of profit-sharing with its employees. The Company will distribute today nearly $10 million of its profits from the 2009 calendar year among approximately 2,200 hourly and non-salaried Polaris employees. On average, each of these employees will receive nearly 15 percent of their annual pay base. In addition, Polaris wi... 
03/05/10Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Raymond James 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 31st Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 8, 2010 at 11:35 a.m. ET. Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast of the presentation will be ava... 
02/18/10Polaris Defense Awarded Contract with the General Services Administration
New contract approves and authorizes Polaris to sell its Low Speed, Electric Vehicle (EV) to Government Customers MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the company was awarded a new contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) to sell the Polaris all electric, on-road and off-road Low Speed Vehicle (LSV), known as the Polaris EV LSV, to Government Customers. Po... 
02/03/10Polaris Industries Announces Acquisition of Engine-Developer swissauto Powersports
Expertise from Switzerland-based Company will enhance Polaris' engineering capabilities and broaden geographic reach MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced its acquisition of swissauto Powersports. Based in Burgdorf, Switzerland, swissauto has expertise in designing and developing high-performance and high-efficiency engines and innovative vehicles. The acquisition will further strengthen Polaris' global... 
01/28/10Polaris Reports 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
Fourth quarter net income of $43.9 million, increased 21% from $36.2 million in the fourth quarter 2008, resulting in record earnings per diluted share of $1.31, up 18% from the prior year period Fourth quarter 2009 sales of $ 471.8 million were down 10% from the 2008 fourth quarter. Full year 2009 sales of $1,565.9 million, decreased 20% from full year record 2008 sales Full year 2009 net income of $ 101.0 million decreased 14% from 2008, and full year 2009 diluted earnings per... 
01/21/10Polaris Industries Announces Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a three percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend, which represents the 15th consecutive year of Polaris increasing its dividend, effective with the 2010 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $0.40 will be payable on February 16, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb... 
01/11/10Polaris Announces First Robby Gordon Edition, the Industry's First Four-Seat Side-by-Side
Razor Sharp Performance for 4MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nine months ago, Polaris announced a relationship with Robby Gordon and today we're proud to introduce the first Robby Gordon edition, the all-new RANGER RZR 4. Before today, Sport Side-by-Side enthusiasts looking to carry multiple passengers had no option; that is no longer the case with the announcement of the industry's first four-seat Sport Side-by-Side. "Polaris saw a market fo... 
01/08/10Polaris Schedules 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter 2009 the morning of Thursday, January 28, 2010. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2009 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and ... 
01/06/10Polaris Defense Enters Low Speed Vehicle Market
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Defense today announced the introduction of their Low Speed Vehicle, the Polaris EV LSV, designed for on and off-road use. "We are excited to introduce the Polaris EV LSV to the military market," said Mark McCormick, managing director of Polaris Defense. "The features and superiority of our product will greatly benefit applications that require vehicles with on and off-road capabilities." Based off the RANGE... 
11/04/09Victory Motorcycles Offers Military Personnel a 'Full Throttle Salute' With $1,000 Cash Back
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2009-- Victory Motorcycles is honoring U.S. and Canadian military personnel for their dedication and commitment by providing them with a special offer. Victory salutes the efforts of those who serve to protect the freedom we value so highly. For a limited time, U.S. and Canadian military personnel are being offered $1,000 cash back on the purchase of any new Victory model during the Victory “Full... 
10/22/09Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.39 per share cash dividend payable on November 16, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 2, 2009. About Polaris With annual 2008 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off-road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain v... 
10/22/09Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wells Fargo Securities Consumer Growth Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Consumer Growth Conference to be held at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at 8:00 AM ET. Mike Malone, Vice President of Finance and CFO of Polaris will provide a review of the Company’s recent performance. An audio webcast of the presentation will be availab... 
10/15/09Polaris Reports Third Quarter 2009 Results
Company Raises and Narrows 2009 EPS Guidance Range MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII): Third Quarter Highlights: Net income of $0.94 per diluted share for the third quarter 2009 exceeded Company expectations Sales declined 25% to $436.2 million in the third quarter 2009, in-line with expectations Gross profit margin p... 
10/14/09Polaris Defense Awarded $2.4 Million Contract by National Guard Bureau for RANGER 800 CREW Off-Road Vehicles
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2009-- Polaris Defense today announced an award for the purchase of Polaris RANGER 800 CREW Side-by-Sides by the National Guard Bureau, the federal organization that oversees equipment purchases for the National Guard. The $2.4 million purchase of the Side-by-Sides will support the critical role the Army National Guard has to conduct missions abroad and at home including disaster relief. “The Nati... 
10/01/09Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, October 15, 2009, and will hold a conference call and webcast at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the release. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. A slid... 
09/09/09Off-Road Vehicles Become More "Eco-Friendly"
New Polaris RANGER EV fills need for a capable, alternative-powered utility vehicle MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9, 2009-- With gas prices soaring and the emphasis on preserving the environment, more people are becoming “eco-friendly.” From the influx of Hybrid cars, energy-saving appliances and even more efficient light bulbs, Americans are taking notice of the environment and saving money in the process. One of the tren... 
08/18/09U.S. Army Orders More Polaris ATVs
Relationship Drives Company's Growth in Adjacent Market Segments MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 18, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. today announced the Company received orders from the U.S. Army to provide additional vehicles, parts and accessories of the company's highly successful militarized ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle), the MV700, for operations in Afghanistan. The MV700 already has proven to be a very versatile vehicle in supporting a wi... 
07/27/09Polaris Debuts 2010 Product Line
New Products Showcase Leading Level of Product Innovation and Quality from Company's Off-Road Vehicle, On-Road Vehicle and PURE Polaris Divisions MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 27, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today unveiled its product offerings for 2010, keeping its foot on the gas with its entrance into the electric low emission vehicle market, more power and control in All-Terrain and Side-by-Side vehicles, and two new touring model Victory ... 
07/17/09Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.39 per share cash dividend payable on August 17, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 3, 2009. About Polaris With annual 2008 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and... 
07/17/09Polaris Industries to Host Analyst / Investor Meeting on July 22nd
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst Meeting on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 in St. Paul, MN. The meeting will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Central Time. Management will be discussing its current strategy to drive growth and profitability and a first look at some exciting new model year 2010 products. Presenters at the mee... 
07/16/09Polaris Industries Launches New Neighborhood Vehicle
First Adjacency Product in the On-Road Vehicle Division MEDINA, Minn., Jul 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the introduction of a low emission electric powered Neighborhood Vehicle, the Polaris Breeze(TM), which is the first new product to be launched by the recently announced On-Road Vehicle Division. This unique, low emission vehicle combines industry leading functionality, with the fun and freedom that consumer... 
07/16/09Polaris Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
Second Quarter Highlights: Net income of $0.53 per diluted share for the second quarter 2009 exceeded Company expectations Sales declined 24% in the second quarter 2009 as expected Gross profit margin percentage for the second quarter of 2009 improved by 40 basis points to 24.1% due primarily to lower commodity costs and lower promotional expense Increased retail market share in ORV during the second quarter 2009 Factory inventory decreased 21% and dealer inventories dec... 
06/15/09Polaris Industries Inc. Schedules Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will release its second quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, July 16, 2009, and will hold a webcast conference call at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the company’s financial results for the second quarter 2009. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance ... 
06/15/09Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wachovia Securities' 19th Annual Mid-Year Equity Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at Wachovia Securities' 19th Annual Mid-Year Equity Conference to be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 8:30 AM EDT. Scott Wine, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast... 
05/18/09Polaris Announces Creation of On-Road Vehicle Division
New Division Aims to Further Strengthen Company's Position in Critical On-Road Marketplace MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 18, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the creation of a new On-Road Vehicle Division to help continue its drive toward the company’s vision and objectives which include establishing a significant on-road presence. The new division takes the existing skills and assets within the company and aligns them in a... 
05/08/09Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at The 2009 Robert W. Baird Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Baird 2009 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. CDT. Mike Malone, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. ... 
04/21/09Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.39 per share cash dividend payable on May 15, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 1, 2009. About Polaris With annual 2008 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets off road vehicles (ORVs), including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) an... 
04/16/09Polaris Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
First Quarter Highlights: MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today reported net income of $8.5 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009 driven by a 180 basis point increase in its gross profit margin percentage and after taking a $0.18 per diluted share non-cash impairment charge on its investment in KTM. By comparison, 2008 first quarter net income was $19.1 milli... 
04/13/09Polaris Grants $46,500 to ATV Organizations
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2009-- To complete the third year of the company’s T.R.A.I.L.S. grant program, Polaris Industries announced the granting of $46,500 to five organizations in five states. In more than three years, the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program has granted $746,557 in funds to local, state and National ATV Clubs. To date, Polaris has assisted 83 organizations in 42 states across the U.S. The first of its ki... 
03/31/09Polaris Schedules First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will release its first quarter 2009 financial results at approximately 5:00 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, April 16, 2009, and will hold a conference call at 9:00 am Central Time on the same day to discuss the company’s financial results for the first quarter 2009. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike ... 
03/30/09Polaris Enters Agreement with Robby Gordon
NASCAR and Off-Road racer to help with product development and marketing initiatives MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2009-- Polaris Industries today announced the company has entered into a marketing and product development agreement with famed NASCAR and three-time Baja 1000 Trophy Truck winner, Robby Gordon. The three-year agreement includes Gordon providing insight on future products and promoting Polaris’ RANGER RZR Side-by-Sides. ... 
03/11/09Polaris Names Wes Barker as Vice President of Operations
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today named Wes Barker as vice president of Operations. Barker brings more than 20 years of global experience driving lean operations and building efficient business cultures. He has an impressive record of success in building teams and driving results in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Mexico. “We are thrilled to have Wes join the Polaris Leadership team and the ... 
03/05/09Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at the JW Marriott in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 at 9:50 a.m. EDT. Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company’s past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. An audio webcast of the ... 
03/03/09Polaris Debuts 2010 Snowmobile Lineup, Offering Industry-First, Terrain Dominating Control
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2009-- With 55 years as the industry leader in snowmobile ride and handling, powersports frontrunner Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today unveiled its bold new product offerings for 2010. Polaris has set a new industry standard by delivering Terrain Dominating Control in all of its new 2010 models – featuring a no-compromise blend of durability, balance, power and suspension. The all-new 600 RUSH™... 
03/02/09Polaris Industries Inc., Bobcat Company Announce Long-Term Strategic Alliance
Technology Sharing, Co-Development and Supply of Highly Differentiated Work Vehicles MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 2, 2009-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) and Bobcat Company today announced a long-term strategic alliance that will leverage the complementary strengths of both companies to penetrate work related market segments globally. The alliance will include technology sharing, co-development and supply of highly differentiated work vehicles... 
02/03/09Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Deutsche Bank Small Mid Cap Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Deutsche Bank Small Mid Cap Conference at The Ritz-Carlton, in Naples, Florida on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A live audio webcast of the presentation wi... 
01/29/09Polaris Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Record Full Year Results
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01/26/09Polaris RUSH(TM) Will Revolutionize Snowmobile Industry
'Feel the RUSH' and Ride Longer, Harder, and Ride Again Tomorrow on the All-New Terrain-Dominating PRO-RIDE RUSH MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polaris Industries Inc. today launched its Model Year 2010 600 RUSH snowmobile, the first snowmobile with a truly progressive-rate rear suspension. The 600 RUSH's bottomless suspension is designed to absorb the toughest bumps, transferring the load to the super-rigid PRO-RIDE chassis which isolates the rid... 
01/22/09Polaris Industries Announces Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2009--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a three percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend, which represents the 14th consecutive year of Polaris increasing its dividend, effective with the 2009 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $0.39 will be payable on February 17, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on Febru... 
01/22/09Polaris Industries Announces Workforce Reduction
Reducing workforce and production capacity in response to weakening retail demand. Will announce 2008 financial results and 2009 outlook on January 29, 2009. MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2009--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced a reduction in the Company's workforce to respond to weakening retail demand in a difficult 2009 economic outlook. The company is adjusting and realigning its production resources and capacity in response to the weaken... 
01/12/09Polaris Schedules 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2009--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter 2008 the morning of Thursday, January 29, 2009. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter 2008 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President... 
12/01/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Wedbush Morgan Micro-Small-Mid-Cap Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 1, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Wedbush Morgan Micro-Small-Mid-Cap Conference at The Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, California on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 11:15 a.m. PST. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A live audio ... 
10/23/08Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend; Appoints CEO Scott Wine to Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.38 per share cash dividend payable on November 17, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 3, 2008. Scott Wine, Polaris' Chief Executive Officer commented, "We are pleased to announce the declaration of our regular quarterly dividend of $0.38 per share, which we believe continues to underscore the strength of our business. Polaris... 
10/14/08Polaris Reports Third Quarter 2008 Results, Sales Grew Seven Percent to a Record $580.3 Million; Earnings from Continuing Operations Increased to a Record $1.13 Per Diluted Share
Third Quarter 2008 Highlights: MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today reported third quarter net income from continuing operations of $37.7 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. By comparison, 2007 third quarter net income from continuing operations was $39.1 million, or $1.07 per diluted share. Sales for the third quarter 2008 totaled a record $580.3 million, an increase of seven percent from last year's third... 
10/01/08Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2008 the morning of Tuesday, October 14, 2008. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2008 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. The call will be hosted by Scott Wine, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. To listen to the conference call by... 
09/23/08Polaris Presents Sand Riot 2008 in Conjunction with H-Bomb Films
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): WHAT: Polaris Industries will present the second-annual Sand Riot in conjunction with H-Bomb Films. The three-day dune extravaganza will include demos of the 2009 Polaris Outlaws and RANGERs, customized Polaris vehicles, live DJs and bands, vendors, kids zone, free giveaways, and Polaris and H-Bomb factory racers. ---------------------------------------------------------------------... 
09/17/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Thomas Weisel Partners 2008 Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at Thomas Weisel Partners 2008 Consumer Conference at the Mandarin Oriental New York on Monday, September 22, 2008 at 2:05 pm ET. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as an update on current business conditions. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by accessing th... 
08/04/08Polaris Names Scott Wine New Chief Executive Officer
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today named Scott W. Wine Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2008. Mr. Wine will succeed outgoing CEO Thomas C. Tiller, who will continue to serve as a member of the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wine joins Polaris from UTC Fire and Security, a unit of Hartford, CT, based United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), where he served as President, Fire Safety Americas. He also held senior ... 
07/24/08Polaris Debuts 2009 Product Line Up Geared to Win with Every Rider
Launch Marks New Level of Product Innovation and Quality from Company's ATV, RANGER, Victory Motorcycle and PURE Polaris Divisions MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today unveiled its product offerings for 2009, highlighted by the company's biggest product launch in All-Terrain and Side-by-Side vehicle history, and its celebration of a decade of success in the motorcycle industry. The 2009 product line up featured an array of new machines dri... 
07/18/08Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.38 per share cash dividend payable on August 15, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2008. About Polaris With annual 2007 sales of $1.8 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including the Polaris RANGER(TM), snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreat... 
07/18/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Host Analyst/Investor Meeting on July 24, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst Meeting on Thursday, July 24, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Pacific Time. Management will be discussing its future strategy to drive growth and profitability including a first look at some exciting new model year 2009 products. Presenters at the meeting will include Tom Tiller, CEO... 
07/15/08Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2008 Results; Sales Grew by 21%; EPS Increased 16%; Company Raises 2008 Guidance
Side-by-Side Vehicles, International and PG&A results were strong during the quarter Second Quarter Highlights: Second quarter results exceeded Company's expectations despite continued economic headwinds Second quarter sales reached a record high of $455.7 million driven by strong ATV sales growth of 24%, primarily attributable to growth in the RANGER(TM) side-by-side vehicles and international sales, and PG&A sales growth of 24% Second quarter earnings from continuing operations per ... 
06/16/08Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 16, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2008 the morning of Tuesday, July 15, 2008. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter year 2008 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. The call will be hosted by Tom Tiller, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. To listen to th... 
06/10/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at William Blair & Company's 28th Annual Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at William Blair & Company's 28th Annual Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday, June 19, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. CT. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing... 
05/21/08Polaris Obtains Favorable Settlement in Patent and Trade Dress Rights Infringement Suit
Company Brought Action Against Jerrico and CSK for import and sale of ATVs MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), a powersports company, today announced a favorable result regarding the enforcement of its intellectual property rights. Polaris previously filed suit against Jerrico and CSK for the import and sale of ATVs that infringe Polaris's U.S. Patent No. 6,270,106 and trade dress rights. Polaris obtained a... 
05/20/08Polaris Grant Program Tops $700,000 in Aid to Local, State and National ATV Organizations $108,400 in New Funds Announced
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2008--Polaris Industries is proud to announce the completion of its second year of T.R.A.I.L.S. grants. In more than two years, the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program has granted $700,057 in funds to local, state and National ATV Clubs. In this first round of 2008, Polaris granted $108,400 to 11 organizations in eleven states. To date, Polaris has assisted 78 ATV organizations in 42 states across the U.S. The first of its kind in the ATV indus... 
05/14/08Polaris Sportsman 800 Touring Named ''ATV of the Year'' by Affinity Powersports Media's ATV Magazine
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2008--Polaris Industries today announced the Sportsman 800 Touring was named "ATV of the Year" by Affinity Powersports Media's ATV Magazine. The ATV also received a "Best in Class" award for being the "Best Two-Passenger ATV." The Sportsman 800 Touring beat out the "Best Mega-Bore Utility" and "Best Open-Class ATV" winners for the prestigious "ATV of the Year" award. ATV Magazine picked the Sportsman 800 Touring due to its innovative Active De... 
05/07/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Baird's 2008 Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 07, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at Baird's 2008 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 10:40 a.m. CT. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris website at w... 
04/25/08Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.38 per share cash dividend payable on May 15, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 1, 2008. About Polaris With annual 2007 sales of $1.8 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including the Polaris RANGER(TM), snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recreational and utilit... 
04/15/08Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2008 Results; EPS Increased 62% on 22% Sales Growth
Performance Driven by Side-by-Side Vehicles and PG&A MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII): First Quarter Highlights: First quarter results exceeded Company's expectations despite economic headwinds Sales grew 22% to $388.7 million - all product lines produced sales growth during the quarter Earnings from continuing operations per diluted share of $0.55, up 62 percent from $0.34... 
04/02/08Polaris Schedules First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter 2008 on the morning of Tuesday, April 15, 2008. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2008 financial results at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on the same day. The call will be hosted by Tom Tiller, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO. To liste... 
03/10/08Polaris Rolls Out New Snowmobile Line-up That Brings Dominant Products and Performance to Riders in Every Segment
New Model Year 2009 Sleds Deliver on Polaris' Tradition of Superior Ride and Handling MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 10, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), the leader of Ride and Handling in the snowmobile industry for more than 54 years, today announced its 2009 line-up of sleds featuring more models with the powerful Liberty(R) 800 HO Cleanfire4(TM) engine, an expanded selection of high-value Shift models and the first Utility model built on the Pol... 
03/06/08Polaris Industries Files Annual Report on Form 10-K
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Polaris makes available, free of charge via its website, all Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K and other information filed with or furnished to the SEC. This information is available under "our company; i... 
02/28/08Polaris Announces Increase in First Quarter 2008 Sales and Earnings per Share Guidance; Reaffirms Full Year 2008 Guidance
-- Raising first quarter 2008 earnings from continuing operations guidance to $0.44 to $0.49 per diluted share on expected first quarter 2008 sales growth of 15 to 18 percent -- Reaffirms guidance of 3 to 5 percent sales growth and earnings from continuing operations of $3.28 to $3.40 per diluted share for full year 2008 -- Anticipates retail credit changes from HSBC subsequent to March 1, 2008 MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE... 
02/26/08Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida on Monday, March 3, 2008 at 1:05 p.m. EST. Mike Malone, Vice President of Finance and CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation w... 
02/18/08NASCAR Racer Kasey Kahne to Appear at Polaris Open House
Racer will greet fans and sign autographs at Chaparral Motorsports, in San Bernardino, Calif. SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2008-- Who/What: Seven-time winner in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series "Rookie of the Year," Kasey Kahne will be visiting Chaparral Motorsports in San Bernardino, Calif. As Kahne embarks on his fifth season of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitio... 
01/29/08Polaris Reports 2007 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Full Year 2007 EPS from Continued Operations Increased 14% on 7% Sales Growth
Highlights: Fourth quarter and full year results met Company's expectations in a tough economic environment Fourth quarter 2007 sales increased 21% and earnings per diluted share increased 15% while dealer inventories declined in the fourth quarter compared to 2006 Full year 2007 sales increased 7% from the prior year; ATVs up 7%; snowmobiles up 14%; PG&A up 9% and International up 11% Operating income improvement... 
01/24/08Polaris Industries Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization and Declares Increase in Cash Dividend
Board of Directors approves a 3.5 million share increase in share repurchase authorization Approves a 12 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has increased the Company's common stock share repurchase authorization by 3.5 million shares. The additional share repurchase authorization announced today, together with the 2.9 million shares remai... 
01/16/08Tiller to Step Down as Polaris CEO at End of 2008 Search for Successor Underway
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Tom Tiller, expects to step down from his position by the end of 2008 when his current employment contract expires. Tiller, 46, has been with the company since July, 1998 and its CEO since May, 1999. Tiller explained his decision as a personal one. "After considerable thought and extensive discussions with the Board of Directors, I felt 2008 was the r... 
01/02/08Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2008--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year 2007 the morning of Tuesday, January 29, 2008. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, Bennett Morgan, President and COO and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conferenc... 
12/06/07Polaris Facility Achieves LEED Certification
Wyoming, MN site honored for its sustainable green building practices MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 6, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced that its Research & Development site in Wyoming, MN has officially achieved the coveted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for new construction. The LEED certification demonstrates Polaris' commitment to environmentally sound business practices. Polaris' Wyoming site e... 
11/26/07Polaris Defense Introduces Multi-Passenger Military Vehicle
Company Delivers First MVRS800 to the Army MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced the Company has delivered a military version of Polaris' "Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding" RANGER(TM) utility vehicle to the U.S. Army at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The MVRS800, is the newest addition to the Polaris family of Ultra Light Tactical Vehicles produced for the military. It is powered by a 760cc, 40hp Patriot Engine(TM) that operates on JP8... 
11/12/07Polaris Continues to Raise the Bar with T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program
$591,657 Given to Local, State & National ATV Organizations MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2007--Polaris Industries is proud to announce the completion of its second year of T.R.A.I.L.S. grants. In two years, the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program has granted $591,657 in funds to local, state and National ATV Clubs. In this round, Polaris granted $91,199 to 10 organizations in seven states. To date, Polaris has assisted 69 ATV organizations in 37 states across the U.S. ... 
10/25/07Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.34 per share cash dividend payable on November 15, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2007. About Polaris With annual 2006 sales of $1.7 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), including the Polaris RANGER(TM), snowmobiles and Victory motorcycles for recr... 
10/16/07Polaris Reports Strong Third Quarter 2007 Results, Sales Grew 11 Percent to a Record $544 Million; Earnings Per Diluted Share from Continuing Operations Increased to $1.07
Third Quarter Highlights: Results exceeded the Company's expectations driven by record sales and improved gross margins Sales for the third quarter 2007 reached a record high of $544.0 million driven by ATV sales growth of 15%, primarily from growth in the RANGER(TM) side by side business and PG&A sales growth of 13% Earnings per diluted share from continuing operations increased three percent to $1.07, from $1.04 per d... 
09/26/07Polaris Defense Delivers New Military All Terrain Vehicles
MV800 4X4 ATV Features New Engine Powered by Military JP8 Fuel MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 26, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced the Company has completed first production and received orders from the U.S. Department of Defense for its newest military vehicle, the MV800 4X4 ATV. The MV800 is Polaris' first military machine to feature the Patriot Engine(TM) with Electronic Direct Fuel Injection, The 760cc, 40hp spark ignition engine is powered by JP8, the U.S. m... 
09/20/07Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2007 the morning of Tuesday, October 16, 2007. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2007 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. To listen to the conference call by phone, dial 800... 
09/14/07False Report of Polaris Snowmobile Plant in Europe
Company Has No Plans To Construct New Snowmobile Facility in Romania or Bulgaria MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced that a report which appeared on Reuters.com about company plans to build a new snowmobile plant in Southeast Europe is untrue. Polaris has released the following statement in response to the false news report. "The story released today about Polaris's plan to construct a new snowmobi... 
08/29/07Polaris, Victory & Rider Groups Team Up to Accelerate the Cause in the Fight Against Cancer
Upper Midwest Riders are Raising Funds for American Cancer Society MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2007--Polaris and Victory Motorcycle dealers in Minnesota and Wisconsin are teaming up with Polaris ATV, RANGER and Victory riders to raise funds for the American Cancer Society in a special campaign called the "Polaris Rider Challenge to Fight Cancer." This special fundraising drive runs through October 31, 2007. Polaris is rallying its employees, dealers, riding groups... 
08/27/07Polaris Inducts Five Valued Contributors to Company History into the Polaris Hall of Fame
Individuals, Dealerships & Vital Supplier Are Honored MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. honored two retired long-time employees, two Polaris dealerships and a supplier of thousands of components by inducting the five into the Polaris Hall of Fame on Tuesday, July 24, in Nashville, Tennessee. The induction ceremonies took place during the annual Polaris National Sales Meeting. The Polaris Hall of Fame was founded in 2004 as the company cele... 
08/20/07U.S. Army Awards Polaris ATV Contract
Relationship Drives Company's Growth in Adjacent Market Segments MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced the Company was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to continue to provide the company's highly successful militarized ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle). This competitively awarded contract will supply Polaris MV700 All Terrain Vehicles, parts and accessories. The MV700 has already proven to be a very vers... 
08/14/07Polaris Completes Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction
Completes 3.55 million share repurchase announced in December with final $13.0 million payment. Resumes open market and privately negotiated share repurchase program. Reaffirms guidance for full year 2007 earnings from continuing operations of $2.95 to $3.05 per diluted share. MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it has paid the purchase price adjustment that was contempl... 
08/06/07Polaris and Local Dealer Digger's Polaris & Marine to Provide Units for Interstate 35W Bridge Recovery
Polaris Sportsman ATVs and Polaris RANGERs to Aid in the Effort MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2007--Polaris Industries today announced the company is working with Minnesota Dealer, Digger's Polaris & Marine, to provide Sportsman ATVs and RANGER side by side vehicles to help with the recovery efforts of the Interstate 35W bridge disaster. "As a Minnesota company, we share in the sorrow this tragedy has left on our state," said Polaris President and Chief Operating Offic... 
07/26/07Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.34 per share cash dividend payable on August 15, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2007. About Polaris With annual 2006 sales of $1.7 Billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles and the Polaris RANGER for recreational and utili... 
07/26/07Polaris Industries Inc. Appoints John P. Wiehoff to Its Board of Directors
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the appointment of John P. Wiehoff to the Company's Board of Directors effective July 26, 2007. Mr. John Wiehoff, 45, is the chief executive officer of C.H. Robinson, a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions. He has also been a director of C.H. Robinson since December 2001. Prior to being appointed CEO in 2002, Mr. Wiehoff was the President of C.... 
07/23/07Polaris Rolls Out 2008 Products Offering More Options for Every Type of Rider
Industry-leading Style, Performance and Quality from its ATV, RANGER and Victory Motorcycle Divisions Fuel New Model Year Machines MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2007--Polaris today unveiled its product offerings for 2008, showcasing a variety of new machines that meet the wants and needs of riders including the most complete offering of ATVs in the industry, a new six-passenger side-by-side and the ultimate in style and comfort for an American luxury-touring motorcycle. ... 
07/17/07Polaris Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 17, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): Second Quarter Highlights: Reported earnings per diluted share from continuing operations increased 17 percent to $0.62, from $0.53 per diluted share last year Gross margin percentage improved 130 basis points to 23.0% due primarily to positive product mix changes Guidance for full year 2007 earnings from continuing operations raised to ... 
07/05/07Canadian Couple Choose ''The World's Toughest ATVs'' for Cross-Continent Quadtrek
Polaris Sportsman X2 800s will carry couple from Canada to Mexico in 10 months MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 5, 2007--During a camping trip in Utah in 2000, Marc Joinville and France Labonte discovered an ATV trail that ran lengthwise through the state of Utah. Their finding sparked the dream to ride their ATVs from Canada to Mexico, through the United States. "There are so many extraordinary places to discover, to explore and life is so shor... 
06/21/07Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 21, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2007 the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2007. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter year 2007 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. To listen to the conference call by phone, dial 800-374-64... 
06/18/07Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Program Tops $500,000 in Grants to ATV Clubs
National, State and Local ATV Clubs & Organizations Benefit MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 18, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries is proud to announce the third round of 'T.R.A.I.L.S.' grant recipients, with grants totaling $105,320 for a grand total of $500,458 granted to national, state and local ATV clubs since the program was launched in 2006. In this round, Polaris issued grants to 12 organizations in 12 states. To date, Polaris has assisted 59 ATV organizations in 35 states across the U.... 
06/15/07Polaris Sells 0.27 Million Shares of KTM Power Sports to Cross Industries Subsidiary
Completes Second and Final Closing Under Previously Announced Agreement MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 15, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced that its Austrian subsidiary has completed the second and final closing of its sale of shares of KTM Power Sports AG ("KTM") to a subsidiary of KTM's largest shareholder, Cross Industries AG ("Cross"), under the terms of a previously announced agreement dated December 22, 2006, as supplemented on February 20, 2007. Approximatel... 
05/31/07Polaris Industries Announces a Fifty Percent Expansion of Its Vermillion, South Dakota Distribution Center
Expansion Supports Cost Structure Efficiencies Allowing for Continued Investment in PG&A Growth MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced it will add 128,000 square feet to its Vermillion parts, garments and accessories distribution center effective spring 2008. Investment in the centralized Vermillion facility, which will add fifty percent capacity to the already existing 256,000 square foot facility, reflects Polaris' ... 
05/29/07Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, May 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference at the Goldman Sachs Conference Center in New York, NY on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. ET. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by... 
05/07/07Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Baird's 2007 Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Baird's 2007 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 9, 2007 at 7:45 a.m. CT. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris websi... 
04/19/07Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.34 per share cash dividend payable on May 15, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 1, 2007. About Polaris With annual 2006 sales of $1.7 Billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles and the Polaris RANGER for recreational and utility us... 
04/12/07Polaris Reports First Quarter 2007 Results
Click here for PDF MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) First Quarter Highlights: Reported earnings from continuing operations per diluted share of $0.34, up 31 percent from $0.26 per diluted share last year Gain of $4.8 million, pretax, or approximately $0.09 per diluted share, was realized on the sale of 1.11 million shares of Polaris' KTM investment Operating cash flow used for ... 
03/28/07Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter 2007 on the morning of Thursday, April 12, 2007. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter year 2007 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The conference call will be broadcast live o... 
03/14/07Polaris Introduces New Snowmobile Line-Up That Allows Riders to Climb Higher, Take Tighter Turns and Ride Farther
New Model Year Machines Build on Polaris' Industry Leading Ride and Handling ExcellenceMINNEAPOLIS, Mar 14, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII), recognized for inventing the sport of snowmobiling more than 50 years ago, today announced the addition of four all new snowmobile models, improved IQ(R) Independent Front Suspension (IFS), a new RAW Hybrid chassis and new 136 inch coupled performance and comfort rear suspension at its annual meeting in Atlanta. In every segment,... 
02/26/07Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 28th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 at 3:25 p.m. EST. Tom Tiller, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing t... 
02/20/07Polaris Sells 1.11 Million Shares of KTM Power Sports to Cross Industries Subsidiary
Completes first closing under previously announced agreement Agreement provides for completion of sale of an additional 0.27 million shares on or before June 15, 2007 MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced that its Austrian subsidiary had completed the first closing of its sale of shares of KTM Power Sports AG ("KTM") to a subsidiary of KTM's largest shareholder, Cross Industries AG ("Cross"), under the term... 
01/25/07Polaris Reports 2006 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) (NYSE Arca: PII): Highlights: Earnings per share from continuing operations for fourth quarter and full year 2006 in line with guidance Victory motorcycles sales up 13% and financial services income increased 22% for full year 2006 Polaris repurchased 6.9 million shares or approximately 17% of its common stock during 2006, and has 4.8 million shar... 
01/19/07Polaris Outlines Long Term Strategy and Growth Opportunities Through 2009; Introduces New Products for Victory Motorcycles and Ranger(TM) Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today its new sales and earnings goals for the Company through 2009. Specifically, the Company reported that it has established goals for total Company sales to grow to $2.2 billion by the end of the 2009 calendar year with net income from continuing operations increasing to $150 million and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations growing to $4.25 per share during the same period. The Co... 
01/18/07Polaris Announces Extension of Employment Agreement with CEO
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it has renewed and extended the employment agreement of its Chief Executive Officer, Tom Tiller. The current term of the new agreement runs through 2008. Mr. Tiller, 45, joined Polaris as its President and Chief Operating Officer in 1998 after 15 years in various management positions with General Electric Corporation. Mr. Tiller became Polaris' President and Chief Executive Officer in ... 
01/18/07Polaris Declares 10 Percent Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an 10 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend effective with the 2007 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $.34 will be payable on February 15, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2007. Tom Tiller, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, stated, "This increase represents the 12th con... 
01/09/07Polaris Industries to Host Analyst Meeting on January 19, 2007
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst/Investor Meeting on Friday, January 19, 2007 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street in New York City, New York. The meeting will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Management will be discussing its future strategy to drive growth and profitability including a first look at some exciting new products to be relea... 
01/08/07Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2007--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year 2006 the morning of Thursday, January 25, 2007. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2006 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The confer... 
12/22/06Polaris Enters into Agreement to Sell a Majority of Its Interest in KTM Power Sports to Cross Industries Subsidiary
Polaris will retain 5 percent interest in KTM Sale transactions to be completed by June 15, 2007 Polaris and KTM to continue strategic relationship MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(NYSE Arca:PII) announced today that the Company has entered into a share purchase agreement dated December 22, 2006 to sell approximately 1.38 million shares of KTM Power Sports AG ("KTM") to a subsidiary of KTM's largest shareholder... 
12/21/06The Riders Have Spoken: Victory Motorcycles Receives High Ratings From J.D. Power and Associates
Product Performance, Service and Cost of Ownership Lead List of High Consumer Ratings For The New American Motorcycle MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2006--"With the release of this information from J.D. Power and Associates, we believe it's clear that Victory Motorcycles has played a key role in raising the bar of consumer expectations - not only in the American V-Twin market, but in the motorcycle industry as a whole," said Mark Blackwell, Vice President of Victory ... 
12/08/06Polaris Updates Accelerated Share Repurchase Transaction
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it has repurchased 3.55 million shares of Polaris common stock at an initial purchase price of approximately $165.6 million, or $46.64 per share in connection with the accelerated share repurchase agreement with Goldman, Sachs & Co. ("Goldman"). Polaris announced on December 5, 2006 that it entered into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Goldman for the repurchase of up to $... 
12/05/06Polaris Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization; Enters into Accelerated Share Repurchase Agreement
Board of Directors approves 7.0 million share increase in share repurchase authorization Polaris enters into an accelerated share repurchase agreement with Goldman, Sachs & Co. to immediately repurchase an aggregate of up to $200 million of its common stock Polaris enters into new credit facilityMINNEAPOLIS, Dec 05, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has increased the Company's common stock share repurchase authorization by ... 
12/01/06Polaris Industries Inc. to Voluntarily Delist From NYSE Arca
MINNEAPOLIS (December 1, 2006)—Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced plans to voluntarily withdraw its common stock from listing on NYSE Arca, Inc., formerly known as the Pacific Exchange, Inc. Polaris' common stock will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange. Polaris' decision to voluntarily withdraw listing from NYSE Arca, Inc. was made to eliminate duplicative administrative requirements inherent with dual listings as a result of the NYSE Group's recent merger wit... 
11/08/06Polaris Industries Announces Organizational Changes
Three-pronged initiative to improve competitiveness MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced targeted organizational changes as part of an overall plan to improve Polaris business over the next 12 to 15 months. These changes, designed to strengthen performance in the increasingly competitive all-terrain vehicle (ATV) category, allow Polaris to realign resources across the organization in order to lower the cost structure and pursue addi... 
10/26/06Polaris CEO Claims Victory
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2006--After granting a last chance extension to his original challenge of a live, head-to-head competition to settle who really has the toughest ATVs, Polaris CEO Tom Tiller today claimed an uncontested victory. "After granting an extension and issuing several requests to participate, the other manufacturers' CEOs have either declined or not responded at all," said Tiller. "Regardless of the reason, I'm disappointed the other CEOs would not a... 
10/20/06Polaris CEO Extends Deadline for Challenge
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2006--Polaris CEO Tom Tiller challenged the CEOs of the other major ATV manufacturers to a live, head-to-head competition. "The Duel," was to "settle, once-and-for-all, who really has the toughest ATVs." Due to the lack of response from some of the other manufacturers' CEOs, Tiller has extended the deadline of his challenge to October 24. "I've extended the deadline to give the CEOs every opportunity to accept my challenge," said Tiller. "I'm... 
10/19/06Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on November 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 1, 2006. About Polaris With annual 2005 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles and the Polaris RANGER for recreati... 
10/12/06Polaris Reports Third Quarter 2006 Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Third Quarter Highlights: Earnings per share from continuing operations in line with guidance Victory motorcycle sales grew 60% Revising full year 2006 earnings from continuing operations guidance to $2.68 to $2.73 per diluted share Full year 2006 sales are now expected to be down 11 to 12 percent due to further reduction of ... 
10/09/06Polaris Challenges Competitors to a Duel
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2006--To back up the statement Polaris builds "The World's Toughest ATVs," Polaris CEO Tom Tiller today challenged the CEOs of the other major ATV manufacturers to a live, head-to-head competition. "The Duel," as stated in a letter to the other manufacturers' CEOs, is to "settle, once-and-for-all, who really has the toughest ATVs." "Every manufacturer claims their product is tougher than the competition," said Polaris CEO Tom Tiller. "Polaris ... 
09/25/06Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 25, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2006 the morning of Thursday, October 12, 2006. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2006 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference ca... 
09/12/06ATVs, They're Not Just for Boys Anymore; Polaris Introduces Youth Quads Designed for Girls
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2006--Pretty in pink has a whole different meaning these days. Walk into an ATV dealership or open any ATV-related publication and you'll see an increasing amount of riding gear for women and girls. Polaris research has shown about one-third of the youth ATVs they manufacture are ridden by girls. As part of the increased interest, the company is coupling the best-selling line of youth ATVs and its entry-level Phoenix model with this latest t... 
08/01/06Polaris Unveils 2007 Models That Build on Current Success; New Products Reflect Recent Innovations and Consumer Demand
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2006--If the key to business success is giving the customers what they want, then Polaris Industries is in for another successful year. The powersports industry frontrunner today unveiled its product offerings for 2007, delivering a variety of new products including an ATV engineered and designed through the strategic partnership between Polaris and KTM, a new class-leading 50 mph speed for RANGER XP and an exciting new sport-inspired Hammer S V... 
07/28/06Polaris & KTM to Continue Strategic Partnership As Independent Companies; Polaris to Maintain 25% Ownership Stake in KTM
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) and KTM Power Sports AG ("KTM") today jointly announced that they will continue their strategic partnership at an operational and technical level but that they no longer anticipate that Polaris will acquire a majority equity interest in KTM. On July 19, 2005 the companies announced that Polaris purchased approximately a 25 percent interest in KTM and that Polaris and KTM's largest shareholder, Cro... 
07/19/06Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on August 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2006. About Polaris With annual 2005 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles and the Polaris RANGER for recreational ... 
07/19/06Polaris Industries Inc. Appoints William Grant Van Dyke to Its Board of Directors
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) today announced the appointment of William Grant Van Dyke to the Company's Board of Directors effective July 19, 2006. Mr. Van Dyke, 61, was the Chairman of the Board of Donaldson Company, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems and replacement parts, until his retirement in 2005. He was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Donaldson Company from 1996 to 2004... 
07/18/06Polaris Receives Delivery Order to Supply Light Weight All-Terrain Vehicles to the US Military
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2006-- 4X4 and 6X6 ATV's to be supplied to United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) Polaris Industries Inc. today announced it has received another delivery order from USSOCOM to ship another 50 Light Weight All-Terrain Vehicles for military applications. Polaris is currently under a five year contract awarded in 2004 with USSOCOM to provide All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV's) with Military modifications... 
07/13/06Polaris Reports Second Quarter 2006 Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 13, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Second Quarter Highlights: Earnings per share from continuing operations in-line with expectations Gross margin percentage improved 27 basis points to 21.7% due to quality improvements, currency benefits and various cost reduction initiatives implemented by the Company Victory motorcycle sales grew 26% Narrowing range of full ... 
06/21/06Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2006 the morning of Thursday, July 13, 2006. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter year 2006 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The conference call will be broadcast... 
05/04/06Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Baird's 2006 Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Baird's 2006 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 10, 2006 at 10:05 a.m. CT. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Po... 
04/24/06Polaris Grants More Than $260,000 to ATV Clubs; National, State and Local ATV Clubs & Organizations to Benefit
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2006--Polaris Industries is proud to announce the first round of 'T.R.A.I.L.S.' grant recipients, with grants totaling $269,267. Polaris issued grants to 34 organizations in 20 states. The first of its kind in the ATV industry, the 'T.R.A.I.L.S.' grant program was launched in January for ATV clubs, associations and grassroots groups. ATV riders and the trails they use are the lifeblood of the sport and Polaris aimed to create a program to he... 
04/20/06Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 20, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on May 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 1, 2006. About Polaris With annual 2005 sales of $1.9 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles and the Polaris RANGER for recreational and utility us... 
04/18/06Polaris Announces New General Manager, Snow Division; Scott Swenson Appointed to Lead the Company's Snow Business
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the appointment of Scott Swenson as General Manager, Snow Division, effective immediately. Swenson joined Polaris in 1998 to lead the company's financial service business through Polaris Acceptance. Swenson also was responsible for the Treasury function and building the Medina facility. After successfully building the financial services business and delivering on several other... 
04/13/06Polaris Reports First Quarter 2006 Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 13, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): First Quarter Highlights: Results in-line with expectations Operating cash flow used for continuing operations improved $27.2 million primarily due to lower factory inventories Victory motorcycle sales grew 8% Revising guidance for full year 2006 earnings from continuing operations to a range of $3.08 to $3.20 per diluted share due ... 
03/28/06Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter 2006 the morning of Thursday, April 13, 2006. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter year 2006 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the I... 
03/20/06Riders Demand Cleaner, More Efficient, Smoother Riding Snowmobiles - Polaris Delivers; New Model Year Machines Unveiled to Snowmobile Community Worldwide Via Industry-First Webcast
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2006--Polaris (NYSE: PII), a fixture in the snowmobile industry since 1954, brought its riders' voice to life Tuesday as it unveiled its 2007 model year line-up of quieter, fuel-efficient, performance-driven snowmobiles at the company's annual dealer meeting in Salt Lake City. Following thousands of research hours put toward asking snowmobile enthusiasts what they're looking for in their machines, Polaris went to work on delivering models fo... 
03/10/06Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 10, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Citigroup Small & Mid-Cap Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 1:05 p.m. PST. Michael Malone, V.P. Finance & CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing t... 
03/07/06KTM becomes Polaris' Distributor in Germany
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced that effective March 1, 2006 KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG has become Polaris' exclusive distributor in Germany for Polaris All Terrain Vehicles, Quadricycles, Snowmobiles and Polaris RANGER(TM) vehicles. "KTM has established a dedicated sales force to manage the Polaris brand and product sales. KTM will leverage our back office operations in Germany to increase sales, build the Polar... 
02/28/06Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 28, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 25th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 8:40 a.m. EDT. Tom Tiller, CEO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by acces... 
02/21/06Polaris Announces Extension of Employment Agreement With CEO
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it has renewed and extended the employment agreement of its Chief Executive Officer, Tom Tiller. The current term of the new agreement runs through 2007. Mr. Tiller, 44, joined Polaris as its President and Chief Operating Officer in 1998 after 15 years in various management positions with General Electric Corporation. Mr. Tiller became Polaris' President and Chief Executive Of... 
01/26/06Polaris Reports 2005 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Full Year 2005 Earnings Per Share Increased 8 Percent on 5 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Highlights: 2005 represents the 24th consecutive year of record earnings per share from continuing operations Increased full year 2005 sales ---- ATVs up 7%; Victory motorcycles up 34%; PG&A up 9% and International up 20% Higher product sales and lower operating expenses coupled with increased income from financial services contributed to 8% earnings per share growth for t... 
01/19/06Polaris Declares 11 Percent Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an 11 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend effective with the 2006 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $.31 will be payable on February 15, 2006 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2006. Tom Tiller, Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, stated, "This increase represents the 11th... 
01/05/06Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 5, 2006--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year 2005 the morning of Thursday, January 26, 2006. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2005 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be... 
12/29/05Polaris Snowmobiles with Efficient New 4-Stroke Engine Approved for Riding in Yellowstone; 2006 FS IQ(TM) Touring & FS Classic Use Smooth, Quiet New FS Engine
MEDINA, Minn., Dec 29, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Two model year 2006 Polaris snowmobiles with the clean and efficient Polaris FS 4-stroke engine have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Interior as having Best Available Technology (BAT), so they are certified for use this winter in Yellowstone National Park. Snowmobile use in National Parks such as Yellowstone has been closely monitored and subject to stringent operating regulations in recent winters. With their BAT certification, b... 
12/12/05Victory Motorcycles Makes Waves at International Motorcycles Show in Long Beach, Calif.; Unveiling of 'Victory Vision(TM) 800' Concept Bike Wows Public At Prestigious Show
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2005--In a dramatic live unveiling before the motorcycle and mainstream media, Victory Motorcycles, a division of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII), revealed its Vision 800 concept motorcycle at this weekend's International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California. A fully automatic motorcycle that pushes beyond the current reality of American style and design, it provides a glimpse into one possible future segment of American motorcycle... 
11/29/05Polaris Dealers Nationwide Host Toys for Tots Drop-off Sites
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2005--As the crispness of autumn gives way to the cold holiday season, good boys and girls anxiously await a visit from jolly old St. Nick. But for many children right here at home, and for reasons a child shouldn't have to understand, sometimes Santa simply can't make the trip. Now in its 58th year, Toys for Tots has helped pick up the slack when Chris Cringle isn't able to reach every child's home. With operations in all 50 states, U.S. Mar... 
11/07/05Polaris Announces Organizational Expansion of Victory Motorcycle and International Divisions
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2005-- Appointment of Mark Blackwell to Vice President of Victory Motorcycles and International Operations Leads Series Of Management Transitions That Poise Company For Strong Growth Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) has announced the appointment of several members of the management team to new positions, effective immediately. Mark Blackwell has been named Vice President, Victory Motorcycles & Internationa... 
10/20/05Polaris Industries Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization and Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Board of Directors increases share repurchase authorization by 4.0 million shares Declares a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per share Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has increased the Company's common stock share repurchase authorization by 4.0 million shares. The additional share repurchase authorizatio... 
10/20/05Polaris Industries Inc. Appoints Stefan Pierer to Its Board of Directors
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today announced the appointment of Stefan Pierer to the Company's Board of Directors effective October 20, 2005. Mr. Pierer, 49, has been managing director of and a principal shareholder in KTM Power Sports AG and its predecessors since 1992. Polaris is a 24.9% shareholder in KTM. Prior to joining KTM, Mr. Pierer was the authorized officer and sales manager of HOVAL GmbH. He is also a founder of ... 
10/19/05Polaris to Open New Training Facility; Dekalb Technical College to House Company's Fourth Training Center in the Country
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2005--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) this week announced plans to establish a dealer training center at Dekalb Technical College in Clarkston, Ga., near Atlanta. The facility, which will continue to house the college's Motorcycle Service Technology certification program, also will accommodate Polaris dealer training courses year-round. Through Polaris' Master Service Dealer Training Program, dealers from across North America spend four to five... 
10/13/05Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter 2005 Results; Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations up 17 Percent on 6 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 13, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Highlights: 30th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings from continuing operations ATV sales grew 4%, Victory sales grew 45%, PG&A sales grew 8% and International sales grew 6% Continued sales growth and a focus on operating efficiencies contributed to the earnings growth for the third quarter Third quarter 2005 earnings includes an in... 
09/27/05Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2005 the morning of Thursday, October 13, 2005. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2005 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the Int... 
09/15/05Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the RBC Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the RBC Consumer Conference at the Disney Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. A live audio broadcast of the presentation will be available by accessing the Polaris... 
09/07/05Polaris Industries Inc. Purchases Additional KTM Shares from Institutional Investor; Maintains Interest in KTM at 24.9%
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 07, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it has purchased additional shares in Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM Power Sports AG through its Austrian subsidiary from an institutional investor in connection with a recently completed capital increase by KTM. "We had anticipated this transaction when we initially purchased shares of KTM in August. KTM recently increased its outstanding capital stock as part of a tran... 
08/11/05Polaris Industries Inc. Completes Purchase of 24.9% of KTM; Part of Polaris/KTM Strategic Partnership Announced in July
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it has completed its purchase of a 24.9% interest in Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM Power Sports AG, formerly known as Cross Holding AG, through its Austrian subsidiary from an institutional investor. "This transaction, together with several strategic projects that we are cooperatively exploring with KTM, is part of the strategic partnership with KTM that we announced ... 
07/25/05New Products Poise Polaris for Increased Growth; New All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), RANGER Utility Vehicles, Victory Motorcycles Give Expanded Breadth, Opportunity
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 25, 2005--Innovative new products drive the powersports industry, and at last week's national sales meeting in Nashville, Tenn., Polaris continued its tradition of introducing new products in every Division. The company unveiled more than a dozen new products in its ATV, RANGER utility vehicle and Victory Motorcycle product lines, the largest offering of new vehicles in the company's history. "This is an exciting time for Polaris and its deal... 
07/20/05Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.28 per share cash dividend payable on August 15, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 1, 2005. About Polaris Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. With annual 2004 sales of $1.... 
07/19/05Polaris Industries Inc. and KTM Announce Strategic Partnership
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): -- Polaris to purchase 24-percent interest in KTM -- Companies to cooperate on product, technology, manufacturing and distribution projects -- Potential for relationship expansion in 2007 Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will purchase a 24-percent interest in Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM Power Sports AG, formerly known... 
07/14/05Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2005 Results; Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations up 11 Percent on 12 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 14, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc., (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Highlights: -- 29th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings from continuing operations -- ATV sales grew 13%, Victory sales increased 24%, and International sales grew 39% -- The higher sales and lower operating expenses contributed to the earnings growth for the second quarter -- For the balance of 2005, anticipate continued growth in sal... 
06/24/05Polaris Opens New Product Development Center in Wyoming, Minn.; Facility to Provide Jobs for Nearly 200 Employees by December 2005
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 24, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the opening of its new 126,000-square-foot Product Development Center located in Wyoming, Minn. Research, development and testing at the facility will include prototype fabrication and assembly, laboratories for structural testing, electrical development, materials engineering and Powertrain assembly and dynamometer testing. Future enhancements will include a noise and vibration... 
06/20/05Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 20, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2005 the morning of Thursday, July 14, 2005. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2005 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over ... 
05/06/05Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Robert W. Baird 2005 Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Robert W. Baird 2005 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 2:40 p.m. CDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Pola... 
04/21/05Polaris Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.28 per share cash dividend payable on May 16, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 2, 2005. About Polaris Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. With annual 2004 sales of $1.8 bil... 
04/14/05Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2005 Results; Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations up 11 Percent on 9 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 14, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): First Quarter Highlights: -- 28th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings per share from continuing operations -- Victory motorcycle sales grew 12%, ATV sales grew 12%, International sales increased 24%, and PG&A sales were up 8% -- Improved earnings per share during the first quarter driven by higher sales and reduced operating expense, as a percent of ... 
04/12/05Polaris Announces New President and COO; Bennett Morgan Promoted to the Company's Number-Two Post
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 12, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the appointment of Bennett Morgan as president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. Morgan, 41, is an eighteen-year veteran of Polaris. Prior to this promotion, he was vice president and general manager responsible for leading the company's all terrain vehicle division, its largest, for the last four years. Over his career, Morgan has demonstrated success in a wide variety of... 
04/12/05Management Transitions at Polaris Poise Company for Strong Growth
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 12, 2005--Bennett Morgan, president and chief operating officer, Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) has announced the promotion of several members of the management team to new positions, effective immediately. Until his promotion today, Morgan had been vice president and general manager of Polaris' All-Terrain Vehicle division since 2001. Mike Dougherty is replacing Morgan as general manager of the ATV Division. Dougherty joined Polaris' Internat... 
03/18/05Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 18, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter 2005 the morning of Thursday, April 14, 2005. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2005 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the I... 
03/03/05Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 3, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York City, New York on Thursday, March 17, 2005 at 8:50 a.m. EST. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from... 
03/01/05Largest New Snowmobile Offering In History Kicks Off Next 50 Years At Polaris
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2005-- Five new engines, 15 new sleds greet dealers at sales meeting in Salt Lake City Polaris (NYSE:PII), an icon in the snowmobile industry since 1954, blasted into its second half-century by introducing the widest breadth of new products in its snowmobile line in company history. Fifteen new models featuring five all-new engines highlighted the announcement to dealers at Polaris' annual meeting last... 
02/18/05Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference at the Hyatt Grand Cypress Hotel in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, March 9, 2005 at 8:40 a.m. EST. Mr. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed f... 
02/02/05Polaris Announces Extension of Employment Agreement with CEO; Company Also Announces Rule 10b5-1 Trading Plan
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) announced today that it has renewed and extended the employment agreement with its President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Tiller. The current term of the new agreement runs through 2006. Mr. Tiller, 43, joined Polaris as its President and Chief Operating Officer in 1998 after 15 years in various management positions with General Electric Corporation and became Polaris' President and Chief Executiv... 
01/27/05Polaris Reports Record 2004 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Full Year 2004 Earnings Per Share up 14 Percent on 14 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Highlights: 23rd consecutive year of record earnings per share from continuing operations 27th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings from continuing operations All businesses grew sales double digits for the full year 2004 - ATVs up 11%; Snowmobiles up 26%; Victory motorcycles up 29%; PG&A up 13%; International up 40% Higher gr... 
01/20/05Polaris Declares 22 Percent Increase in Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 20, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 22 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend effective with the 2005 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $0.28 will be payable on February 15, 2005 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2005. Tom Tiller, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polaris, stated, "This increase repr... 
01/13/05Polaris Settles With CPSC; Company Denies Any Wrongdoing; Agrees to Penalty to Avoid Litigation
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced it will pay the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) $950,000 to settle claims alleging that the company violated the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA). The Commission alleged that Polaris, in the late 1990s, didn't immediately report two potential problems on some models of its all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The potential problems related to throttle controls and oil lines.... 
01/11/05Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2005--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2004 the morning of Thursday, January 27, 2005. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2004 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the co... 
11/09/04Polaris Announces New Director of Retail and Dealer Development
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the promotion of Paige Wittman to Director of Retail and Dealer Development, effective in December. Wittman currently is Manager of Global Sales and International Dealer Development. Prior to her current position, Wittman was Regional Sales Manager for the Northern Plains Region from 2000 to 2004. In her role as Regional Sales Manager, Wittman helped lead many positive changes to... 
11/02/04Polaris Announces Changes to Management Team
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today announced management changes in its Snowmobile Division, Consumer Sales and Dealer Development departments, effective immediately. Eric Lindquist, who has been Polaris' Director of Consumer Sales since 2002, has been named General Manager of the Polaris Snowmobile Division. As General Manager, Lindquist will oversee product development, engineering and marketing for Polaris' second-largest prod... 
10/28/04Polaris Gets Its Motor Running with McKinney; Leading Recreational Vehicle Maker Taps McKinney For Creative Thinking and Connection Planning Capabilities
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc., one of the world's leading makers of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and snowmobiles, announced today it has named McKinney as its agency of record, effective immediately. McKinney will provide a full range of integrated marketing communications solutions to Polaris that includes strategic leadership, creative development and media buying and planning responsibilities for all Polaris brands. "At Polaris... 
10/21/04Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.23 per share cash dividend payable on or about November 15, 2004 to shareholders of record on November 1, 2004. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. About Polaris Information about the complete line of Polaris pro... 
10/21/04Polaris Industries Inc. Appoints Robert L. Caulk to Its Board of Directors
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) (PSE:PII) today announced the appointment of Robert L. Caulk to the Company's Board of Directors effective October 21, 2004. Mr. Caulk, 52, joined United Industries Corporation in November 1999 as President and Chief Executive Officer and since 2001 has also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. United Industries is a $1 billion manufacturer and marketer of consumer products, including lawn... 
10/20/04Polaris Frontier Snowmobile with 4-Stroke Engine Earns U.S. Interior Department Certification For `Best Available Technology'
MEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2004-- Interior Sec. Gale Norton Lauds Polaris During Visit to Company HQ Secretary of the Interior Gale A. Norton announced the Polaris Frontier Touring snowmobile featuring the company's 4-stroke engine technology has been certified as meeting Best Available Technology (BAT) standards required for snowmobiles operated in select National Parks. Norton made the announcement during an October 12 visit to the Polaris corporat... 
10/14/04Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter Sales and Earnings from Continuing Operations; Sales Grew 15 Percent to $511 Million
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations Increased 8 Percent to a Record $1.00 Per Diluted Share Third Quarter Highlights: 26th consecutive quarter of increased sales and net earnings from continuing operations ATV sales grew 18%, international sales grew 60%, and PG&A sales increased 20% Repurchased 265,000 shares of common st... 
10/04/04Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2004 before the market opens on Thursday, October 14, 2004. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2004 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. ... 
09/30/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the RBC Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 30, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the RBC Consumer Conference at the Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Polaris' Web site at ... 
09/02/04Polaris to Exit Marine Business; Declining Personal Watercraft Market, Continued Operating Losses Led to Decision
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will cease to manufacture marine products effective immediately. Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories and will continue to provide replacement parts, service and warranty to marine dealers and customers. The Company reported that the decision does not affect any of Polaris' other product lines. "This was an extremely difficult decision for the B... 
08/27/04Polaris Opens New Training Facility; SUNY Canton To House Company's Fourth Dealer Training Center in the Country
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2004--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) this week announced plans to establish a dealer training center at the State University of New York campus in Canton, N.Y. The facility, which will continue to house the University's motorsports performance and repair certification program, will also accommodate Polaris dealer training courses year-round. Through Polaris' Master Service Dealer Training Program, dealers from across the country spend four to fi... 
08/23/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Midwest Mini-Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 23, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James Midwest Mini-Conference at The East Bank Club in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at 7:30 a.m. CDT. Mr. Mike Malone, Chief Financial Officer, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast from the Polaris web site at www.po... 
07/30/04Polaris Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Introduction of Breakthrough New Vehicles; Tens of Thousands Attend Company's 50th Celebration at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
MEDINA, Minn., Jul 30, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries celebrated its 50th anniversary last week by paying tribute to its past and introducing numerous new products that reflect the premium ride, quality and performance customers can expect from Polaris in the next 50 years. Founded 50 years ago in the northern Minnesota town of Roseau, Polaris today is a $1.6 billion leader in the global powersports industry. To celebrate its first half-century, Polaris hosted a celebrati... 
07/29/04Polaris Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Jam-Packed 'Way Out Weekend'; Historic Party Rocks the Minnesota State Fairgrounds
MEDINA, Minn., Jul 29, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris and more than 25,000 riding enthusiasts and music fans turned the Minnesota State Fairgrounds into "Polarisville" during "The Way Out Weekend" celebration of the Polaris 50th anniversary on July 23 and 24. The celebration included tributes to the company's past through the introduction of the Polaris Hall of Fame and a view of the future of powersports through the introduction of new 2005 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory Motor... 
07/24/04Polaris Brings Past, Present and Future Together for 50th Anniversary Celebration
"The Way Out Weekend" Featured the Summer's Hottest Music Line up, Interactive Displays and Much More MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 24, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thousands of Powersports enthusiasts from around the world converged on St. Paul, Minn., today to join Polaris (NYSE:PII) in celebrating 50 years of creating industry-leading recreational and utility products. The company hosted "The Way Out Weekend" birthday bash at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The Polaris faithful were introduced to the co... 
07/23/04Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.23 per share cash dividend payable on or about August 16, 2004 to shareholders of record on August 2, 2004. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. About Polaris Information about the complete line of Polaris product... 
07/15/04Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings; Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Per Share up 15 Percent on a 12 Percent Sales Increase
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Second Quarter Highlights: -- 25th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings -- Snowmobile sales grew 65%, ATV sales grew 7%, international sales grew 54%, and PG&A sales increased 11% -- Improved earnings per share driven by higher sales, expanding gross margins of 80 basis points and a 59 percent increase in Financial Services inco... 
07/09/04Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 9, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PCX:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2004 the morning of Thursday, July 15, 2004. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2004 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will... 
06/28/04Polaris Industries to Host Analyst Event July 21-22, 2004
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 28, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. announced today that the executive management team of Polaris will host an Analyst Event on Wednesday, July 21, 2004, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., and Thursday, July 22, 2004, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in St. Paul, Minnesota. Management will introduce several exciting new products and elaborate on the next steps in its strategy to make Polaris the dominant brand in recreational and utility vehicles. Additionally, attendees will have a... 
06/09/04Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Takes Contest Winner for the Ride of His Life; Minnesota Resident Rides Polaris ATVs With Stock Car Racing Star Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 9, 2004--Jim Boatwright of Andover, Minn., already spends a lot of time riding trails on Polaris ATVs, however his most recent ride was one he won't soon forget. Chosen from more than 23,000 entries nationally as grand-prize winner of Polaris' "Ride of Your Life Sweepstakes," Boatwright won the opportunity to join stock car racing star Dale Earnhardt, Jr. on a private ATV trail ride. He also received a behind-the-scenes tour of the Dale Earnhardt Incorpo... 
06/07/04Polaris Offers Summer Safety Tips for ATV Enthusiasts, Especially Young Riders; Parental Supervision is the Most Important Safety Precaution
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 7, 2004--Summer is the season of heightened outdoor activity from coast to coast and Polaris Industries, leading manufacturer of ATVs and recreational vehicles, aims to help increase safety awareness and offer riders sensible tips on how to make the summer safer, while enjoying the great outdoors. With more and more people enjoying the thrill and the freedom of riding ATVs, and with the prime summer ATV riding season upon us, it is important to ree... 
06/03/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 3, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City, New York on Thursday, June 10, 2004 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Pola... 
05/10/04Polaris Brings Past, Present and Future Together for 50th Anniversary Celebration This Summer
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2004-- "The Way Out Weekend" to Feature the Summer's Hottest Music Line up, Interactive Displays and Much More Visitors from around the world will converge on St. Paul, Minn., this summer to join Polaris in celebrating 50 years of industry-leading products and innovation of outdoor recreational vehicles, experience demo rides, re-visit the history of snowmobiling, preview the concept vehicles of the future, and mor... 
04/29/04U.S. Army Awards $10.3 Million ATV Contract to Polaris Industries; U.S. Special Operations Command Will Use All-Terrain Vehicles In Iraq, Afghanistan
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2004--Polaris Industries this week was awarded a 5-year, $10.3 million contract by the United States Department of Defense's Special Operations Command for the production and delivery of up to 700 Polaris all-terrain vehicles. U.S. military forces in Afghanistan and Iraq currently use Polaris ATVs. "We're honored to do our part to help defend the United States of America by providing the world's toughest ATVs to the world's toughest military,... 
04/26/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Robert W. Baird 2004 Growth Stock Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 26, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Robert W. Baird 2004 Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 3:50 p.m. CDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Po... 
04/22/04Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 22, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.23 per share cash dividend payable on or about May 17, 2004 to shareholders of record on May 3, 2004. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. With annual 2003 sales of $1.6 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manufacture... 
04/15/04Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2004 Results; Earnings Per Share up 14 Percent on 10 Percent Sales Growth
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): First Quarter Highlights: 24th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings per share Victory motorcycle sales grew 40%, PG&A sales grew 18% and International sales grew 28% Operating income improved 34% over last year's first quarter Improved earnings per share driven by higher sales, higher gross margins of 160 basis points and 86% gr... 
04/06/04Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2004 the morning of Thursday, April 15, 2004. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2004 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call wil... 
03/22/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 22, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York City, New York on Tuesday, March 30, 2004 at 8:00 a.m. EST. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from... 
03/08/04Polaris Introduces World's First Electronically Fuel-Injected 4x4 ATV; Innovative ATV delivers smoother power, easier starts and better fuel economy
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 8, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII), the world's second-largest a leading manufacturer of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), is once again revolutionizing the ATV industry by introducing electronic fuel injection (EFI) technology available only from Polaris. With the new Sportsman 700 Twin EFI, the company continues outpacing its competition by applying tried-and-true technologies for use in ATVs. The Sportsman 700 Twin EFI is the world's first electro... 
03/02/04Polaris Industries Drives Ambitious Supply Chain Initiatives with RedPrairie
WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 2, 2004-- Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer Plans Operational and Technology Transformation to Reduce Freight and Labor Costs Polaris Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of recreational and utility vehicles will shift its parts, garments and accessories business into overdrive by installing an integrated supply chain execution solution from RedPrairie, a leader in global supply chain technology solutions. Sc... 
02/26/04Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James 25th Annual Institutional Investors Conference at The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 at 4:00 p.m. EDT. Mr. Michael Malone, VP Finance and CFO of Polaris, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio bro... 
02/26/04Polaris Kicks Off 50th Anniversary Celebration By Unveiling Two Revolutionary `Purpose Built' Snowmobiles
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2004--With two all new revolutionary snowmobiles, Polaris has delivered on under-the-hood innovations and sleek, new designs to get the snowmobile division back to Victory Lane in 2004. Building on its heritage as the inventor of the modern-day snowmobile, Polaris Industries, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, today introduced the all new Fusion(TM) and 900 RMK(R) models. "These new sleds are going to change the industry," said To... 
02/21/04ADVISORY/Photo from World's Record Snowmobile Ride, Hosted by Polaris Industries, Available On Business Wire's Web Site, Newstream.com and AP PhotoExpress
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly 1,000 snowmobile riders braved subfreezing temperatures Saturday to be part of the World's Record Snowmobile Ride. The event, hosted by Polaris Industries to mark its 50th anniversary, was part of Roseau, Minn.'s annual Frostbite Days. MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=4578286 CONTACT: Weber Shandwick Dave Fransen, 612-385-6167 dfransen@webershandwick.com SOURCE: Polaris Industri... 
02/21/04Multimedia Available: Photo from World's Record Snowmobile Ride, Hosted by Polaris Industries
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nearly 1,000 snowmobile riders braved subfreezing temperatures Saturday to be part of the World's Record Snowmobile Ride. The event, hosted by Polaris Industries to mark its 50th anniversary, was part of Roseau, Minn.'s annual Frostbite Days. You can reach the story directly by going to http://www.newstream.com/cgi-bin/display_story.cgi?12441. This multimedia news story is for free and unrestricted use on your news information site (and for print or bro... 
01/31/04Polaris CEO Tom Tiller Escorts Stanley Cup across Minnesota
EVELETH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2004--Polaris CEO Tom Tiller prepares to leave the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth, MN, with the Stanley Cup in celebration of the company's 50th anniversary. The Cup will be displayed at the NHL FANtasy site in St. Paul, MN, until the NHL All-Star Game on Feb. 7. MULTIMEDIA AVAILABLE: http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=4562633 CONTACT: Weber Shandwick Dave Fransen, 612-385-6167 SOURCE: Polaris ... 
01/29/04Polaris Reports Record 2003 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results; Full Year 2003 Earnings Per Share up 12 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Highlights: -- 15th consecutive year of record Earnings per Share -- 23rd consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings -- ATV sales grew 11%, Victory motorcycle sales grew 70%, PG&A sales grew 10% and International sales grew 57% for the full year 2003 -- Improvement in earnings driven by higher gross margins of 60 basis points for ... 
01/27/04Multimedia Available: Polaris All-Terrain Pickup Wins 2004 ATV of the Year Award
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) today announced that its All-Terrain Pickup (ATP) was named "ATV of the Year" by ATV Magazine, the largest ATV industry publication. This is the third Polaris ATV to receive such recognition in three years. This multimedia news story is for free and unrestricted use on your news information site (and for print or broadcast too). Visit http://www.newstream.com to download video, audio, text, graphics and photos. If you... 
01/27/04Polaris All-Terrain Pickup Wins 2004 ATV of the Year Award; ATP is Third Polaris ATV to Win Similar Award in Three Years
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2004--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) today announced that its All-Terrain Pickup (ATP) was named "ATV of the Year" by ATV Magazine, the largest ATV industry publication. This is the third Polaris ATV to receive such recognition in three years. The ATP earned the honor based on its combination of smooth ride, exceptional utility use and multiple drive capabilities. The machine is produced with two engine options, the ATP 500 H.O. (high output) a... 
01/26/04Multimedia Available: Polaris ATVs Partners With NASCAR Star -- Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt, Jr. just picked up a new mode of transportation, but his new wheels are made for high performance off the track. Polaris ATVs has signed Earnhardt, Jr., one of the hottest names in NASCAR, to a personal services agreement. You can reach the story directly by going to http://www.newstream.com/cgi-bin/display_story.cgi?12080 This multimedia news story is for free and unrestricted use on your news information site (... 
01/26/04Polaris ATVs Partners With NASCAR Star - Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2004--NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt, Jr. just picked up a new mode of transportation, but his new wheels are made for high performance off the track. Polaris ATVs has signed Earnhardt, Jr., one of the hottest names in NASCAR, to a personal services agreement. Earnhardt, Jr. will represent Polaris ATVs in a variety of promotions, such as the "Ride Of Your Life" sweepstakes in April 2004, and lend his signature to a new special-edition 2004 Predator ... 
01/22/04Polaris Declares 48 Percent Increase in Cash Dividend and Two-for-One Stock Split
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced that its Board of Director's has approved a 48 percent increase in the regular quarterly cash dividend effective with the 2004 first quarter dividend. The first quarter dividend of $0.46 (on a pre-split basis) will be payable on February 17, 2004 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 2, 2004. Polaris also announced that its Board of Directors declared a ... 
01/21/04Design/Builder Selected for Polaris' New Product Development Facility
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 21, 2004--Ryan Companies has been selected to be the Design/Builder of Polaris Industries' (NYSE:PII) new product development facility in Wyoming, Minn. Construction on the facility, which will house research laboratories, engineering resources and indoor and outdoor areas for product testing, is scheduled to begin in June 2004. "We are very pleased with the concepts presented by Ryan Companies," said Tom Tiller, president and CEO, Polaris. "... 
01/08/04Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2004--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2003 the morning of Thursday, January 29, 2004. The Company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2003 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference c... 
11/18/03Kobes Named General Manager of Polaris Marine Division; Karl to Lead Operations in Roseau
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced a key organizational change today with the promotion of Rich Kobes to general manager of the Polaris Marine division. Kobes has been director of operations for Polaris' Roseau manufacturing facility for the past three years. He replaces Ron Bills, who is leaving Polaris to become President and CEO of Segway LLC, a manufacturer of alternative fuel vehicles. "Rich's in-depth knowledge of... 
11/06/03Multimedia Available: Governor Pawlenty Commends Polaris For Bringing New Facility, 300 Jobs To Wyoming, Minnesota
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Governor Tim Pawlenty on Thursday commended the decision by Polaris Industries Inc. to build a new product development facility in Wyoming, Minn., saying it illustrates the company's longstanding commitment to providing high-quality jobs in the state. Photo available later today You can reach the story directly by going to http://www.newstream.com/cgi-bin/display_story.cgi?11261 This multimedia news story is for free and unrestricted use o... 
11/06/03Governor Pawlenty Commends Polaris for Bringing New Facility, 300 Jobs to Wyoming, Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov 6, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Governor Tim Pawlenty on Thursday commended the decision by Polaris Industries Inc. to build a new product development facility in Wyoming, MN, saying it illustrates the company's longstanding commitment to providing high-quality jobs in the state. "Polaris was born here, has grown into a power sports powerhouse here, and the company's 'North Star' logo is an institution in the North Star State," said Governor Pawlenty. "We couldn't be m... 
10/16/03Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on or about November 17, 2003 to shareholders of record on November 3, 2003. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. With annual 2002 sales of $1.52 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, m... 
10/14/03Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings; Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Per Share up 11 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 14, 2003-- Third Quarter Highlights: -- 22nd consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings -- ATV sales grew 14 percent -- International sales grew 36 percent -- Gross margins continued to expand -- Income from Financial Services improved 87 percent -- Repurchased 154,000 shares of common stock during the third quarter Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today reported ... 
10/06/03Polaris Schedules Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PCX:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2003 on October 14, 2003, before the market opens. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2003 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The ... 
10/01/03Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at RBC Capital Markets Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the RBC Capital Markets Consumer Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida on Thursday, October 2, 2003 at 10:40 a.m. EST. Mr. Tom Tiller, President and CEO will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Polar... 
09/03/03Polaris Hits the Jackpot in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 2003--At its August sales meeting in the nation's gambling capital, recreational and utility vehicle manufacturer Polaris Industries Inc. proved to be a sure bet with dealers and analysts. Only days after posting higher-than-expected earnings and raising EPS targets for 2003, the company unveiled four new products, giving dealers a winning hand for months and years to come. The products, including the Victory Kingpin and the Arlen Ness Signature Series... 
09/03/03Polaris MSX Named ``Watercraft of the Year''
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 3, 2003-- Watercraft World Magazine Bestows Annual Award to the Polaris MSX; Innovation, Market Appeal and Industry Impact Key Factors Polaris Industries today announced that its 2003 MSX 140(HO) personal watercraft was named "Watercraft of the Year" by Watercraft World Magazine, marking the first time a Polaris watercraft has earned this distinction. "We are very excited to receive this very important recognition," said... 
08/22/03Polaris Frontier Snowmobiles Certified By EPA
Four-stroke Machines Reach Requirements Two Years Ahead of Mandate MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Polaris Industries announced today that its 2004 model Frontier family of snowmobiles received certification for meeting Environmental Protection Agency emission requirements for 2006. Model year 2004 Frontiers will be the first snowmobiles certified to the EPA's more stringent requirements. The four-stroke Frontier presents a cleaner, quieter alternative in snowm... 
08/20/03Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at the Raymond James Midwest Mini-Conference
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Raymond James Midwest Mini-Conference at The Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 9:20 a.m. EDT. Mr. Mike Malone, Chief Financial Officer, will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will not be available as a live audio broadcast, however, the slide presentation w... 
07/17/03Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 17, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on or about August 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on August 1, 2003. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. With annual 2002 sales of $1.52 billion, Polaris designs, engineers, manuf... 
07/15/03Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings; Second Quarter 2003 Earnings Per Share up 13 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2003--Second Quarter Highlights: -- 21st consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings -- ATV sales grew 24% and international sales grew 80% -- Gross margins continued to expand -- Repurchased 242,000 shares of common stock during the second quarter Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today reported record net income of $0.94 per diluted share for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003, a 13... 
06/25/03Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2003 the morning of Tuesday, July 15, 2003. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2003 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will... 
06/19/03Polaris CEO Named Executive of the Year
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 19, 2003--Powersports Business, a trade publication that covers the multi-billion dollar recreational vehicle industry, has named Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) President and CEO Tom Tiller "Executive of the Year." Tiller joins previous winners Ray Blank, vice president of American Honda Motor Company's motorcycle division and Fred Fox, founder of Parts Unlimited, in receiving the prestigious award. Since joining Polaris in 1998... 
05/01/03Polaris Announces Key Organizational Change to Drive Division and Revenue Growth
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. announced a key organizational change today with the promotion of Mike Jonikas to general manager of the Polaris Utility Vehicle and Professional Series division where he will be responsible for the Professional Series line of commercial vehicles and Polaris RANGER utility vehicles. The Professional Series was launched in 2000 and marked the company's initial expansion into the commercial equipment marketplace with ... 
05/01/03Polaris Announces Sales Organization Leadership Changes
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2003--Polaris Industries today announced a significant reorganization of its sales leadership team in an effort to improve the overall dealer network and support provided to both dealers and consumers. The change is the first major step towards a company initiative to develop an industry leading dealer network. Leading a new integrated Parts, Garments and Accessories (PG&A) and whole goods field sales team will be the new Director of Consumer... 
04/24/03Polaris Industries Inc. Announces New Share Repurchase Authorization; Board of Directors Authorizes Repurchase of Additional 2.0 Million Shares
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to repurchase up to 2.0 million shares of the Company's common stock on a discretionary basis in the open market. The newest share repurchase authorization, together with approximately 700,000 shares available for repurchase under a previous authorization, represents approximately twelve percent of the shares of Polaris common sto... 
04/21/03Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.31 per share cash dividend payable on or about May 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on May 1, 2003. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at www.polarisindustries.com. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain v... 
04/15/03Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings; First Quarter Earnings Per Share up 12 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): First Quarter Highlights: -- 20th consecutive quarter of increased sales and earnings -- ATV sales grew 7%, PG&A sales grew 12% and international sales grew 85% -- Higher gross margins contributed to the improvement in earnings -- No change in previously issued earnings per share guidance of $4.70 to $4.85 per share for full year 2003... 
04/09/03Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2003 the morning of Tuesday, April 15, 2003. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2003 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will... 
04/08/03Polaris Raises Industry Bars for Product Quality and Diversification; Independent Study Finds Polaris Snowmobile Quality Best in the World
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2003--Building on its heritage as the inventor of the modern-day snowmobile and its reputation as a dominant brand across a spectrum of recreational and utility vehicles, Polaris Industries recently upped the ante by announcing an industry-leading quality designation. The company also announced continued product diversification to better serve hard-working people who seek a way to get away from the stresses of war, work and everyday worries. A... 
03/31/03Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 31, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York on Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at 8:50 a.m. EST. Mr. Mike Malone, VP Finance and CFO will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The audio portion of the presentation can be accessed from Polaris' Web site at www.polarisindustries.com by... 
03/31/03Polaris Appoints Mary McConnell as General Counsel
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2003--Polaris Industries today announced the appointment of Mary McConnell as vice president and general counsel, a new position at Polaris. McConnell joined Polaris after spending nearly 20 years practicing law on behalf of a number of public and commercial organizations. Most recently, she was general counsel for the Control Products Division of Honeywell. "As the company grows and the external environment continues to change, Polaris... 
03/18/03Polaris Launches Next-Generation ATV; Polaris All-Terrain Pickup Helps Do More, More Easily
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries, the world's second-largest manufacturer of all-terrain vehicles, yesterday debuted a significant advancement in the all-terrain vehicle industry on NBC's Today show with the introduction of the Polaris All-Terrain Pickup (Polaris ATP). The Polaris ATP combines the rugged, go-anywhere power and sleek styling of Polaris' premium ATVs with the functionality of a pickup truck, making it ideal for hauling and carrying. It is es... 
02/03/03Polaris Watercraft Announces International Distribution Agreement With Mercury Marine
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2003-- Consumers will now be able to purchase Polaris Watercraft at select Mercury Marine dealerships in Asia and Latin America Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) and Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), announce a distribution agreement for selling Polaris Watercraft through select Mercury Marine branch operations in Asia and Latin America, includ... 
01/30/03Polaris Reports 14th Consecutive Year of Record Earnings; Fourth Quarter Earnings Per Share Up 12 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights: 14th consecutive Year of Record Earnings per Share 19th consecutive Quarter of increased Sales and Earnings ATV sales grew 13% and Victory motorcycle sales grew 81% for the full year 2002 Improvement in earnings driven by higher gross margins of 120 basis points for the ye... 
01/23/03Polaris Enters New Recreational Vehicle Category With Sport Boat Launch; Polaris Continues Product Diversification with Strategic Alliance with Baja and Mercury Marine
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2003--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) today announced its entry into the sport boat market with the Polaris EX2100 Sport Boat line, the result of a strategic alliance with Baja Marine and Mercury Marine, division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC). As a result of the alliance, the Polaris-designed Sport Boat line is powered by the industry-leading Mercury Marine Jet Drive technology and is manufactured for Polaris at the Baja Marine fac... 
01/23/03Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) Board of Directors voted today to increase the regular quarterly dividend from $0.28 per share to $0.31 per share of common stock, an 11 percent increase. The dividend is payable on or about February 15, 2003 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2003. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris ho... 
01/13/03Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2003--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2002 the morning of Thursday, January 30, 2003. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2002 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO wil... 
11/22/02Polaris Announces Spirit Lake, Iowa Expansion
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2002--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced plans for a $3 million expansion to the recreational and utility vehicle maker's production facility in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Polaris expects the project to create approximately 120 new jobs in the Iowa Great Lakes area over the next three years. The 33,000-square foot addition will house new state of the art manufacturing equipment and space to expand assembly operations. Con... 
10/18/02Polaris Industries CEO Announces Adoption of Securities Trading Plan Under SEC Rule 10b5-1
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PCX:PII) announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Tom Tiller, has established a plan under Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide for the predetermined sale of a small portion of his Polaris common stock within the next three months. The plan, effective for an initial term of three months commencing October 22, 2002, will allow Mr. Tiller to sell up to 32,400 ... 
10/17/02Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 17, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PCX:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.28 per share cash dividend payable on or about November 15, 2002 to shareholders of record on November 1, 2002. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at polarisindustries.com. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain... 
10/15/02Polaris Reports Record Earnings Driven by Double Digit Growth in ATV Sales and Improved Manufacturing Efficiency; Management Re-Affirms Year-End Guidance
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 15, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): Third Quarter Highlights: -- 14 percent earnings per share increase to a record $1.57 per share -- Strong 23 percent sales growth in ATVs -- Gross margin increased 240 basis points to 23.9 percent of sales for the quarter -- 18th straight quarter of sales and earnings per share growth Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today announced record earnings of $1.5... 
10/07/02Polaris Schedules Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 7, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PCX:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its third quarter 2002 the morning of October 15, 2002. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2002 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the Internet... 
10/01/02Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at RBC Capital Markets Consumer Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 1, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the RBC Capital Markets Consumer Conference at the Villas of Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 2:55 p.m. EST. Mr. Tom Tiller, President and CEO will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a live audio broadcast and can be accessed from Polaris' W... 
09/20/02Polaris Announces Major Roseau Expansion; State Aid For Flood Relief Paves Way for Polaris Investment
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 20, 2002--Polaris Industries Inc. today announced plans to expand its engineering facility in Roseau, Minn. It will be the 30th time in the recreational and utility vehicle maker's 48-year history that the company has invested in the northwestern Minnesota town where the company was founded. Construction on the new $7 million engineering facility is scheduled to begin in Fall, 2002. When completed Polaris will improve its engin... 
09/18/02Victory Motorcycles Revolutionizes Industry With Custom Order Program; Orders Placed By September 27, 2002 Delivered For Spring 2003 Riding Season
MEDINA, Minn., Sep 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Victory Motorcycles, the four-year old division of Polaris Industries, targets the heart and spirit of the cruiser market with the biggest news to hit the motorcycle industry in decades. For a limited time, until September 27th, Victory's new Custom Order Program enables buyers to customize their unique Classic Cruiser or Touring Cruiser at Victory dealer locations nationwide or by visiting Victory's website, www.victory-usa.com. This new ... 
09/12/02Polaris Donates to National Disaster-Relief Fund
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2002--Polaris Industries today announced a $100,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund to assist victims of natural and other disasters in their time of need. In October 2001, Polaris pledged to donate proceeds from the sale of its Freedom Series all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) built in late 2001 and sold in the first half of 2002, to the American Red Cross. The ATVs featured red, white and blue gr... 
08/01/02Polaris Announces Largest New Product Launch in Company History
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug 1, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Less than 75 miles from Kennedy Space Center, Polaris Industries' (NYSE:PII) biggest launch mission ever lifted off today when the recreational and utility vehicle manufacturer unveiled a plethora of all new products -- each unprecedented in the powersports industry. The historic new product introductions highlighted Polaris' weeklong international sales meeting with dealers and industry analysts. A new sport/performance all-terrain vehic... 
07/26/02Polaris Industries Inc. to Discuss Strategies and Financial Operations with Investors and Financial Analysts
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 26, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), which manufactures snowmobiles, ATVs, personal watercraft and motorcycles, announced the executive management team of Polaris, including President and CEO Tom Tiller and Chief Financial Officer Mike Malone, will be hosting an Analyst Event on Monday, July 29 in Orlando, Florida. Management will introduce several exciting new products and elaborate upon the next steps in its strategy to make Polaris the dominan... 
07/18/02Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.28 per share cash dividend payable on or about August 15, 2002 to shareholders of record on August 1, 2002. Information about the complete line of Polaris products is available from authorized Polaris dealers or from the Polaris homepage at polarisindustries.com. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrai... 
07/16/02Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings for the Second Quarter 2002; 17th Consecutive Quarter of Increased Sales and Earnings Per Share
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 16, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): Second Quarter Highlights: -- Earnings per share increases 15 percent to a record $0.83 per share despite a temporary interruption from flooding at the Roseau manufacturing facility -- Strong sales growth in ATVs (5 percent) and PG&A (7 percent) -- Gross margin increases 260 basis points to 20.5 percent in quarter -- Management expects full year 2002 ea... 
07/09/02Polaris Industries Inc. to Discuss Strategies and Financial Operations with Investors and Financial Analysts
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 9, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII), which manufactures snowmobiles, ATVs, personal watercraft and motorcycles, announced the executive management team of Polaris, including President and CEO Tom Tiller and Chief Financial Officer Mike Malone, will be hosting an Analyst Event on Sunday and Monday, July 28/29 in Orlando, Florida. Management will introduce several exciting new products and elaborate upon the next steps in its strategy to make Polari... 
07/03/02Polaris Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 3, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its second quarter 2002 the morning of July 16, 2002. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2002 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the Internet ... 
06/18/02Polaris Facility in Roseau, Minn. Resumes Operations After Flood; Company Reaffirms Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Projections
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 18, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that its production facility in Roseau, Minn., has resumed operations on two assembly lines and that it expects the facility will be fully operational by the end of this week, just ten days after the plant was temporarily closed due to heavy flooding in the area. The company was able to resume shipments to dealers from its Roseau facility late last week. The company credited employees and volunt... 
06/14/02Man and Machine Emerge as Heroes in Face of Natural Disaster; Polaris CEO Ordered Company's Machines To Front Lines To Battle Floods
ROSEAU, Minn., Jun 14, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sometimes even Mother Nature's worst natural disasters are no match for a community of strong-willed people. The 2,700 residents of Roseau, Minn., who were struck by an historic flood this week, have managed to save the local hospital, the school and the city's largest employer - a Polaris Industries manufacturing plant from catastrophe. They did it using the products most of them build everyday. Polaris, a manufacturer of all-terrain vehic... 
06/12/02Polaris' Roseau Plant Withstands Flood; Facility and Inventory Intact
ROSEAU, Minn., Jun 12, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- (NYSE:PII) Despite the worst flooding in the history of Roseau, Minn., the Polaris Industries Inc. production facility, the town's largest employer, has not suffered any significant damage or losses. "Thanks to the tireless efforts of hundreds of Polaris employees and local volunteers, the Polaris facility and inventory are dry and intact," said Polaris president and chief executive officer Tom Tiller, who worked side-by-side with voluntee... 
06/05/02Polaris Industries Inc. to Present at Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant & Leisure Conference
MINNEAPOLIS, Jun 5, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced today that it will present at the Goldman Sachs Lodging, Gaming, Restaurant and Leisure Conference at the Marriott Eastside Hotel in New York on Thursday, June 6, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Mr. Tom Tiller, President and CEO will provide a brief review of the Company's past performance as well as future growth prospects. The presentation will be available as a replay-only broadcast and can be accessed f... 
05/21/02Multimedia Available: ATVs Help Armed Forces Climb Harsh Terrain in Search of the Enemy
May 21, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With search and destroy missions being carried out in the mountains of Afghanistan as recently as last night, the Allied Forces' fighting tactics have had to adapt to some of the world's most rugged and unpredictable terrain. Intelligence and mobility have become key factors in the conflict, causing Allied Forces to look for alternate means of transportation to replace massive tanks, Humvees and other ground systems. The one ground vehicle that has seen ... 
05/21/02ATVS Help Armed Forces Climb Harsh Terrain in Search of the Enemy
MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With search and destroy missions being carried out in the mountains of Afghanistan as recently as last night, the Allied Forces' fighting tactics have had to adapt to some of the world's most rugged and unpredictable terrain. Intelligence and mobility have become key factors in the conflict, causing Allied Forces to look for alternate means of transportation to replace massive tanks, Humvees and other ground systems. The one ground vehicle that ... 
05/02/02Polaris Announces Changes in Its Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS, May 2, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced a number of changes to the composition of its Board of Directors. At the annual shareholders meeting the Company announced the retirement of W. Hall Wendel, Jr. as Chairman of the Board, the retirement of Mr. Robert S. Moe as a member of the Board of Directors, that Mr. George W. Buckley has been elected as a director, and Mr. Gregory R. Palen will succeed Mr. Wendel as the non-executive... 
04/22/02Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 22, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.28 per share cash dividend payable on or about May 15, 2002 to shareholders of record on May 1, 2002. Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles, watercraft, and the Polaris RANGER for recreational and utility use with annual 2001 sales of $1.5 billion. Polaris is the la... 
04/16/02Polaris Reports First Quarter 2002 Net Income Increase of 12 Percent to $11.6 Million
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 16, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): First Quarter Highlights: -- 16th consecutive quarter of increased Sales and Earnings per share -- Sales increased three percent to a record $299.2 million -- Earnings per share increased 11 percent to a record $0.49 per share -- Exceeded Wall Street's consensus EPS estimate -- ATV sales grew 14 percent, Victory Motorcycle sales were up s... 
04/05/02Polaris Industries Inc. to Broadcast Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference Presentation via Live Webcast
MINNEAPOLIS, Apr 5, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) will host a live Internet broadcast of its presentation at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference on Tuesday, April 9, 2002 at 8:00 am (EDT). Mr. Thomas Tiller, President and CEO and Mr. Richard Edwards, Director of Investor Relations will be presenting at the conference. Individuals may access the broadcast from Polaris' Web site at www.polarisindustries.com by clicking on the "Investor Relations... 
03/26/02Polaris Schedules First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 26, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its first quarter 2002 the morning of April 16, 2002. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2002 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the Internet and c... 
03/25/02Polaris Gives Snowmobile Dealers Reasons for Optimism; Polaris is the Number One Snowmobile Manufacturer in the World for 12th Straight Year
DALLAS, Mar 25, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- This month, Polaris Industries proved that everything is bigger in Texas. The world's largest snowmobile manufacturer hosted its annual convention in Dallas for approximately 1,000 North American Polaris snowmobile dealers. Despite marginal snow conditions throughout much of the country this winter, Polaris continues to lead the snowmobile market with the industry's most reliable, highest quality product line as the company continues its quest to ... 
03/15/02Polaris Industries Appoints Ernst & Young LLP as Auditor
MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 15, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries (PII:NYSE) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ernst & Young LLP as the company's independent auditors for the year ending December 31, 2002. The appointment of Ernst & Young was made after careful consideration by the Board of Directors, its Audit Committee and the management of the company and concludes an extensive evaluation process. Ernst & Young replaces Arthur Andersen LLP as the company's indep... 
02/12/02Polaris' Annual Meeting of Shareholders Set for May 2, 2002
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 12, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) today announced that its 2002 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2002. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST at the company's headquarters, located at 2100 Highway 55 in Medina, Minnesota. Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 12, 2002 are entitled to notice of, and to vote at the annual meeting of shareholders or at any adjournments or postponements... 
01/29/02Polaris Reports 13th Consecutive Year of Record Earnings; Fourth Quarter Earnings Up 15 Percent
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 29, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII): Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights: -- 13th consecutive Year of Record Earnings per Share -- 15th consecutive quarter of increased Sales and Earnings -- Exceeded Wall Street's consensus estimate -- Snowmobile sales grew 22% and Parts, Garments and Accessories sales grew 15% for the full year 2001 -- Sportsman 700 Twin named "ATV of the Year" Polar... 
01/24/02Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 24, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) Board of Directors voted today to increase the regular quarterly dividend from $0.25 per share to $0.28 per share of common stock, a 12 percent increase. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2002 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2002. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Victory motorcycles, personal watercraft, th... 
01/18/02Polaris Sportsman 700 Twin Named ``ATV of the Year''
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2002--Ehlert Publishing Group, publisher of magazines for the recreational products industry, is recognizing a U.S.-made all-terrain vehicle as the most innovative ATV of the 2002 models in ATV Magazine, the largest circulation ATV magazine in the U.S. The Sportsman 700 Twin, built by Medina-based Polaris, is the most powerful, smoothest riding ATV on the market, and is positioned as a leading product in the future financial growth of Polaris' ... 
01/11/02Polaris Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 11, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII)(PSE:PII) announced today that it will release financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2001 the morning of Tuesday, January 29, 2002. The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2001 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the confer... 
10/18/01Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Program; Declares Regular Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 18, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to the existing stock repurchase plan of an additional 2.0 million shares. Polaris began its share repurchase program in January 1996 and since that time the Company has repurchased approximately 6.7 million shares with approximately 800,000 shares available for repurchase under previous authorizations. The increase represents about ni... 
10/16/01Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings for the Third Quarter 2001
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2001-- Inline with Wall Street's consensus estimate; 14th consecutive quarter of increasing sales and earnings; Growth continues despite political uncertainty and continued general economic weakness Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today reported record net income of $1.38 per diluted share for the third quarter ended September 30, 2001, an 11 percent increase over the third quarter 2000 net income o... 
10/01/01Polaris Industries Reaffirms Third Quarter Projections; Expects Earnings Per Share of $1.35 to $1.40
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2001--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) today confirmed that it continues cto expect that its earnings per share for the third quarter ending September 30, 2001 will be in the $1.35 to $1.40 range, up 9 to 13 percent from prior year's third quarter earnings of $1.24 per share. This is consistent with the original guidance provided by the Company on July 17, 2001 when it announced its second quarter 2001 financial results. The Company expects to rele... 
09/06/01Polaris Appoints Ken Sobaski Vice President Marketing and Business Development
MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 6, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tom Tiller, President and CEO of Polaris Industries Inc., announced today that Ken Sobaski has been appointed to the position of Vice President Marketing & Business Development. "We are thrilled to have Ken join Polaris. He brings with him extensive sales, marketing and general management experience, will add to a historically strong management team, and he is a recreational product enthusiast", said Tiller. "Ken is stepping into a critical ro... 
08/31/01Polaris Industries Jolts All-Terrain Vehicle Market With Launch of World's Most Powerful 4X4 ATV; Sportsman 700 Paves New Business Landscape for Polaris and Its Dealers
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) embarked on a true "power trip" today with the launch of the new Polaris Sportsman 700 Twin-- the most powerful, smoothest riding 4x4 all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in the world. "The introduction of the Sportsman 700 Twin will help Polaris close out a strong 2001 as we prepare to enter the fourth quarter," said Tom Tiller, President and CEO of Polaris. "Product innovation is a key strength of o... 
08/28/01John R. Menard Joins Polaris' Board of Directors
MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 28, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced the appointment of John R. Menard, president and chief executive officer of Menard Inc., to its Board of Directors effective July 17, 2001. Menard brings more than 30 years of retail experience to his new role as a Polaris director. "Polaris Industries is an exciting and growing company," said Menard. " I'm looking forward to working with the Board of Directors and management team at Polaris to he... 
07/18/01Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) announced the declaration of a regular quarterly $0.25 per share cash dividend payable on or about August 15, 2001 to shareholders of record on August 1, 2001. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft, the Polaris Ranger and related parts, garments and accessories for recreational and utility us... 
07/17/01Polaris Reports Record Sales and Earnings for the Second Quarter
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 17, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Exceeds Wall Street's consensus estimate; 13th consecutive quarter of increasing sales and earnings; Company remains on track for full year targets Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today reported net income totaling a record $17.1 million or $0.72 per diluted share compared to $16.2 million or $0.68 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2000, a six percent increase. Lower operating expenses and higher sales volume from snowmobiles... 
07/16/01Polaris Conference Call Scheduled
MINNEAPOLIS, Jul 16, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) will issue a press release describing its second quarter 2001 financial results the morning of Tuesday, July 17, 2001. The company will also host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2001 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broadcast over the Intern... 
06/27/01Polaris Industries Acquires Its Distributor Operations of R. L. Ryerson; Polaris to Operate 100 Percent Dealer Direct in U.S. and Canada
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2001--Today Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced plans to acquire the Polaris distributor operations and related assets from the R. L. Ryerson Company. The deal, which is expected to close July 2, will enable Polaris to sell 100 percent dealer direct in the United States and Canada, resulting in better efficiency for dealers and increased profitability for Polaris. "Polaris has valued the R. L. Ryerson Company's ongoing suppor... 
05/15/01Polaris Industries' CEO Thomas Tiller Talks to The Wall Street Transcript
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2001--The Wall Street Transcript has published an in-depth interview with Thomas Tiller, CEO of Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII), in which he talks at length about the company's future. The entire 4,600-word interview is available online at http://www.twst.com/info/info347.htm Tiller gives an overview of the company. "Polaris is a 46-year-old company headquartered here in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and we produce a variety of recreat... 
04/23/01Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced the declaration of a quarterly $0.25 per share cash dividend payable on or about May 15, 2001 to shareholders of record on May 1, 2001. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft and the Polaris Ranger for recreational and utility use. Polaris is the world's largest snowmobile manufactur... 
04/17/01Polaris Reports First Quarter Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today reported a 7 percent increase in earnings per share (diluted) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2001. Sales for the quarter totaled a record $294.0 million, up 5 percent from last year's first quarter sales of $279.1 million. Net income totaled $10.4 million or $0.44 per diluted share compared to $9.7 million or $0.41 per diluted share for the first quarter of 2000. Improved gross margins ... 
03/30/01Polaris Industries Inc. to Broadcast Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference Presentation Via Live Webcast
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 30, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) will host a live Internet broadcast of its presentation at the Banc of America Securities Consumer Conference on Wednesday, April 4 at 8:45 am (EDT). Mr. Thomas Tiller, President and CEO and Mr. Mike Malone, VP, Finance and CFO will be presenting at the conference. Individuals may access the broadcast from Polaris' Web site at www.polarisindusties.com by clicking on the "Investor Relations" li... 
03/30/01Polaris Conference Call Scheduled
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 30, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) will issue a press release describing its first quarter 2001 financial results the morning of Tuesday, April 17, 2001. The company will also host a conference call to discuss its first quarter 2001 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CDT on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be broad... 
03/20/01Polaris Gives Dealers More to be Happy About Than Snowy Winter
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2001--In the midst of the first normal snow levels in four winters, Polaris Industries Inc. delivered a flurry of positive news at its international snowmobile dealer conference recently. The world's largest snowmobile manufacturer announced brisk snowmobile sales, innovative new products for 2002 and plans to increase customer-ordering options. "This has been a great winter for snowmobilers and for Polaris," said Tom Tiller, presi... 
02/20/01Polaris Industries Unveils Cleaner, Quieter Four-Stroke Snowmobile
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2001-- World's Largest Snowmobile Manufacturer Designs More Environmentally-Friendly Snowmobile Engine Today at its international snowmobile dealer convention in Orlando, Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) introduced a new, more environmentally friendly snowmobile featuring a four-stroke engine designed specifically for snowmobiles. Polaris plans to begin limited production of the new cleaner, quieter snowmob... 
02/19/01ADVISORY/Big Winner in Daytona Rides in Four Wheel Drive
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The cheer of a sold-out crowd may bring excitement to some. For others, it may be the thunderous horn of a cruise ship with St. Martin as its destination. But nothing has ever sounded sweeter to Menominee, Mich., resident Eugene Lemery than the roar of a Polaris Sportsman 500 ATV that started up this morning during Polaris' "Millionth Automatic ATV $1 Million Giveaway." You can reach the story directly by going to http://www.newstr... 
02/18/01Big Winner in Daytona Rides in Four Wheel Drive; Richard Petty and Polaris Award Eugene Lemery $1 Million
DAYTONA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2001--The loud cheer of a sold-out crowd may bring excitement to some people. For others, it may be the thunderous horn of a cruise ship with St. Martin as its destination. But nothing has ever sounded sweeter to Menominee, Mich. resident Eugene Lemery than the roar of a Polaris Sportsman 500 ATV that started up this morning during Polaris' "Millionth Automatic ATV $1 Million Giveaway." Lemery was one of 10 finalists flown to Dayton... 
02/14/01Polaris To Work With Bombardier On FICHT Technology
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2001--Ron Bills, general manager of the Polaris Watercraft Division, is pleased to announce that the company has reached an agreement with Bombardier Inc. to supply Polaris with pressure surge fuel injection systems using FICHT(R) technology. Polaris currently purchases the FICHT systems from Outboard Marine Corp., which is currently in bankruptcy. On February 9, 2001, the bankruptcy court in Chicago approved the bid of US$95 million ... 
01/30/01Polaris Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2001-- Fourth Quarter EPS Up 15% on 8% Sales Growth Company Posts Record EPS for Twelfth Consecutive Year Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) today reported the twelfth consecutive year of record net income on the strength of record sales and net income for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2000. Net income per diluted share for the 2000 fourth quarter totaled $1.17, up 15 percent from ... 
01/18/01Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Increase in Quarterly Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) Board of Directors voted today to increase the regular quarterly dividend from $0.22 to $0.25 per share of common stock, a 14 percent increase. The dividend is payable on February 15, 2001 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2001. Polaris Industries Inc. (www.polarisindustries.com) designs, engineers, manufactures and markets all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, ... 
01/17/01Polaris Conference Call Scheduled
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2001--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) will issue a press release describing its fourth quarter and year end 2000 financial results the morning of Tuesday, January 30, 2001. The company will also host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year end 2000 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. ... 
01/16/01Rusty Wallace "Splash For Kids" Creates A Tidal Wave For The Second Annual Charity Ride
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2001-- Kyle Petty, John Andretti and Ward Burton to join Polaris watercraft charity ride Watercraft and NASCAR fans, start your engines. The second annual Rusty Wallace "Splash For Kids," a Polaris watercraft charity ride, is revving up to make a big splash on Lake Norman, N.C. NASCAR star Rusty Wallace, along with new additions, Ward Burton, Kyle Petty and John Andretti, will take part in the... 
01/11/01Polaris Celebrates Milestone and Receives Industry Award for Revolutionizing The ATV Industry and ATV Riding
MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota company that invented the modern-day snowmobile more than 45 years ago celebrated another milestone today. In 1985 Polaris (NYSE: PII) introduced an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) with a first-of-its-kind automatic transmission that revolutionized the powersports industry, making ATVs easier to operate than traditional manual transmission ATVs. The Polaris Variable Transmission (PVT) has become a standard for the industry and ... 
01/08/01Polaris Industries Names Richard Edwards Director of Investor Relations
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2000--Today Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) named Richard Edwards to the newly-created position of Director, Investor Relations. Edwards will be responsible for the company's communications with the investment community, including building awareness and understanding of the company's strategy and performance among institutional and retail investors, attracting new investor interest and ensuring a fair valuation for Polaris shares. "We a... 
01/04/01Polaris Diversifies Product Line With New Landscape Machine; All Surface Loader Expands Utility Segment for Polaris
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2001--Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) is growing its existing line of utility vehicles with the launch of a new landscaping product, the All Surface Loader. "The All Surface Loader will help Polaris continue to expand our product line by reaching the growing business segment of landscapers and estate homeowners," said Tom Tiller, President and CEO, Polaris Industries Inc. "Polaris has a strong dealer network in place to sell the All Surf... 
10/19/00New Directors Appointed to the Polaris Board
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2000--William E. Fruhan, Jr., R.M. (Mark) Schreck, and J. Richard (Dick) Stonesifer were appointed to the Polaris Industries Inc. Board of Directors at today's Board of Director's meeting held at the corporate offices in Medina, Minnesota. In a related action, the Board of Directors expanded the number of directors serving on the Board from nine to twelve. "We are excited to have added the expertise of Bill, Mark and Dick to our board... 
10/19/00Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced the declaration of a quarterly $0.22 per share cash dividend payable on or about November 15, 2000 to shareholders of record on November 1, 2000. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft and the Polaris Ranger for recreational and utility use. Polaris is the world's largest snowmobile m... 
10/17/00Polaris EPS up 13% in Third Quarter, 14% Year to Date; Third Quarter Sales and Net Income at Record Levels
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) today reported a 13 percent increase in net income per diluted share for the third quarter ended September 30, 2000. Net income per diluted share in the third quarter totaled a record $1.24 compared to $1.10 in the third quarter of 1999. Net income rose 7 percent to a third quarter record of $29.3 million from $27.2 million in the comparable 1999 period. Sales for the third quarter were $397.0 milli... 
10/11/00Polaris Conference Call Scheduled
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) will issue a press release describing its third quarter 2000 financial results the morning of Tuesday, October 17, 2000. The company will also host a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2000 financial results at 9:00 a.m. CST on the same day. Tom Tiller, President and CEO, and Mike Malone, Vice President Finance and CFO will host the conference call. The call will be bro... 
10/10/00Chuck Baxter Steps Down As Vice President of Engineering at Polaris; Jeff Bjorkman Accepts New Position As Vice President of Operations
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 10, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that Chuck Baxter, Vice President of Engineering, will step down from his full-time responsibilities after 30 years with Polaris. Polaris' Vice President of Manufacturing, Jeff Bjorkman, will take over Baxter's role in the newly-created position of Vice President of Operations, which will encompass the leadership of both manufacturing and engineering at Polaris. "Polaris has... 
10/03/00Polaris Revs Up for a Big 2001 With New Product Introductions
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2000-- Polaris Unveils New Products, New Partnership and New E-Commerce Site to 2,500 Attendees at its Biggest-Ever Dealer Meeting The desert sun has set on Polaris' largest, most successful dealer meeting in Reno, Nev., where the new 2001 Polaris four-wheel all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), Polaris RANGERs, personal watercraft and 375 new apparel and accessory products were unveiled to ... 
09/26/00Dodge and Polaris Map a New Course Together
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 26, 2000-- Marketing Partnership Includes Cars, Trucks, All-Terrain Vehicles, Snowmobiles, Personal Watercraft, Polaris RANGER, Victory Motorcycles and Related PG&A Dodge and Polaris executives put their heads and horsepower together and announced a first-of-its-kind partnership to 2,500 Polaris dealers at Polaris' All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV), Polaris RANGER and Personal Watercraft convention in Reno... 
08/29/00Polaris Names Blackwell Victory Motorcycles GM
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. today named Mark Blackwell as general manager of its Victory Motorcycle Division. Blackwell brings more than 20 years of motorcycle industry experience to Victory and was most recently vice president of marketing for Arctic Cat Inc., overseeing all of the company's sales and marketing activities. "We're thrilled to have Mark join the team," said Tom Tiller, Polaris CEO. "He has an outstanding leadership t... 
08/28/00Minnesota Wild Fills Need for Speed; Inks Three-Year Deal With Minnesota Icon
MINNEAPOLIS and SAINT PAUL, Minn., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Wild added blazing speed, power and rock solid reliability today when the team signed a three-year deal with a 46 year-old Minnesota legend from Northern Minnesota. Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII), the company that invented the modern day snowmobile and is now one of the world's largest manufacturers of recreational vehicles, will become one of the Wild's major corporate partners this fall. (PHO... 
07/21/00Polaris EPS Up 13% in Second Quarter, 14% for Six Months
Strength in ATVs Drives Record Results MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 21, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) today reported a 13 percent increase in net income per diluted share on a 6 percent increase in sales for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000. Net income per diluted share in the second quarter totaled a record $.68 compared to $.60 in the second quarter of 1999. Net income rose 7 percent to $16.2 million from $15.1 million in the comparabl... 
07/20/00Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced the declaration of a quarterly $0.22 per share cash dividend payable on or about August 15, 2000 to shareholders of record on August 1, 2000. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft and the Polaris Ranger for recreational and utility use. Polaris is the world's largest snowmobile manufact... 
07/18/00The United States Declares Victory With Launch of New Motorcycle Today in the United Kingdom
American-Made Victory Motorcycles Makes U.K. Debut with Heavyweight Cruisers MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2000--The first new American motorcycle company in more than 60 years will make its debut in the United Kingdom today with the launch of Victory Motorcycles. Named "Cruiser of the Year" its two first years in the United States, Victory plans to shake up the United Kingdom's heavyweight cruiser market. "Victory Motorcycles is an alternative to... 
07/15/00NASCAR Star Rusty Wallace Laps Lake Norman for Kids
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2000--NASCAR fans made waves today on Lake Norman in Charlotte, N.C., at the Rusty Wallace "Splash for Kids," a Polaris watercraft charity ride. Wallace led dozens of participants on the four-hour ride on a Polaris Genesis watercraft custom-painted to look like his No. 2 Winston Cup Ford. "It was fun to ride watercraft on Lake Norman with true NASCAR fans and help children in need," said Wallace. "The turnout was exceptional and so was... 
06/20/00Finalist in the Polaris Million Dollar Giveaway May be Moving -- to Easy Street
ROCK ISLAND, Ill., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The light to get on easy street could be turning green for Taylor Ridge, Ill. resident, Greg Miner, the April finalist in the "Polaris Millionth Automatic ATV $1 Million Giveaway" contest. Miner won by submitting the winning photo of his ATV and an essay explaining what Polaris' slogan, "The Way Out," means to him. As a finalist, Miner has already won a custom "The Way Out" ATV PRO Adventure tour for two and tickets to a NASCAR Winston Cup ... 
05/25/00First Finalist in the Polaris Million Dollar Giveaway May be Moving -- to Easy Street
MINNEAPOLIS, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The light to get on easy street could be turning green for New Market, Tenn. resident, Walter T. Bacon, the March semi-finalist in the "Polaris Millionth Automatic ATV $1 Million Giveaway" contest. Bacon won by submitting the winning photo of his ATV and an essay explaining what Polaris' slogan, "The Way Out," means to him. As a semi-finalist, Bacon has already won a custom "The Way Out" ATV PRO Adventure tour for two, tickets to a NASCAR Winston... 
05/19/00NASCAR Star Rusty Wallace Will Trade Pavement For Water at the Rusty Wallace
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2000--This summer will give new meaning to skimming across the waves. On July 15, scores of NASCAR fans will have the opportunity of a lifetime -- to ride Rusty Wallace's wake at the Rusty Wallace "Splash for Kids," a Polaris personal watercraft charity ride on Lake Norman in Charlotte, N.C. Additional NASCAR celebrities also will take part in the ride, which will raise money for Speedway Children's Charities. "Speedway Children's Chari... 
05/18/00Polaris Industries Inc. Adopts Shareholder Rights Plan
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a shareholder rights plan. Under the plan, a dividend of preferred stock purchase rights will become exercisable if a person or group should acquire 15 percent or more of the company's common stock. The dividend will consist of one purchase right for each outstanding share of the company's common stock held by shareholders of record on June 1, 2000. ... 
05/04/00Ed Skomoroh to Retire From Polaris
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that Ed Skomoroh, Vice President of Marketing, will retire from the company effective May 31, 2000. He will continue with the company on a part-time basis, assisting with regulatory issues, dealer relations and other projects, according to Polaris President and CEO Tom Tiller. Skomoroh joined Polaris in 1982 as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. He recently joined Tiller, Polar... 
04/27/00Polaris and Snowmobile Industry Challenge Snowmobile Ban
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc., the world's leading snowmobile manufacturer, was deeply disappointed and surprised by the announcement made today by the Department of Interior's issuance of a snowmobile ban in national parks. Industry leaders believe the ban was based on inaccurate data and question the validity of a federal ruling made without broader public and industry input and testing. Polaris is committed to maintaining a leadership ... 
04/20/00Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced the declaration of a quarterly $0.22 per share cash dividend payable on or about May 15, 2000 to shareholders of record on May 1, 2000. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft and the Polaris Ranger for recreational and utility use. Polaris is the world's largest snowmobile manufacturer, a... 
04/19/00Polaris First Quarter EPS Up 14% On 14% Sales Growth
Continued Strength in ATVs Helps Deliver Increased First Quarter Results MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) today reported a 14% increase in net income per diluted share on a 14% increase in sales for the first quarter ended March 31, 2000. Sales increases across all product lines resulted in sales of $271.0 million in 2000 compared to $237.8 in the first quarter of 1999. Net income per diluted share for the 2000 first quarter totaled $.41 ... 
04/13/00Polaris Is ''The Way Out''
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 13, 2000--New branding is about escaping everyday stress and finding freedom. Ringing phones, endless meetings, and an influx of emails and faxes chain today's workforce to their desks. As Friday afternoon approaches, everyone searches for the way out. This month recreational products manufacturer Polaris Industries is launching its new branding strategy "The Way Out." Geared toward the working world, "The Way Out" targets individuals who ne... 
02/28/00Breaking Trail Forty Years Later; The Henry Fords of the Snowmobile Industry Will Lead Inspirational Trek Across Alaska
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two lifelong friends who invented the modern-day snowmobile will lead a trek across the untamed frozen tundra of Alaska, recreating an adventure that launched an exhilarating sport for millions of winter enthusiasts. On Mar. 15, David Johnson, 77, and Edgar Hetteen, 79, will lead a ten-man team on an expedition to raise money to support a fellow snowmobiler and prove to the world you're never too old to go play in the snow. The journey wi... 
02/01/00Polaris Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Year; Fourth Quarter EPS Up 16% on 12% Sales Growth; Polaris Posts 11th Consecutive Year of Record Net Income
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) today reported record sales and net income for both the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 1999. The company has now reported record adjusted net income for eleven consecutive years. Net income per diluted share for the 1999 fourth quarter totaled $1.02, up 16 percent from $.88 in the 1998 fourth quarter. Net income for the 1999 fourth quarter increased 10 percent to $24.9 million ... 
01/20/00Polaris Industries Inc. Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2000--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced the declaration of a quarterly $0.22 per share cash dividend payable on or about February 15, 2000 to shareholders of record on February 1, 2000. This represents a 10% increase over the quarterly dividend paid during 1999. Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and markets snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, personal watercraft and the Polaris Ranger for... 
10/21/99Polaris Industries Inc. Expands Share Repurchase Program and Declares Cash Dividend
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 21, 1999--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE:PII) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to repurchase up to 2.5 million shares of the Company's common stock. The Company also announced the declaration of a quarterly $.20 per share cash dividend payable on or about November 15, 1999 to shareholders of record on November 1, 1999. The share repurchase represents approximately 10 percent of the shares of Polaris Industries co... 
10/20/99Polaris Reports Record Third Quarter Results
Third Quarter EPS Up an Adjusted 13 Percent on 8 Percent Sales Growth MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 1999--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE/PSE: PII) today reported a 13 percent increase in net income per diluted share on an eight percent increase in sales for the third quarter ended September 30, 1999. Net income per diluted share for the 1999 third quarter totaled a record $1.10 compared to an adjusted $.97 in the comparable 1998 period. Net income for the 1999 third quarter ... 
10/13/99Polaris Industries Ceo to Interview On RadioWallStreet Internet Broadcast
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 1999--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) President and CEO, Thomas Tiller, will be interviewed on RadioWallStreet Wednesday, October 13, 1999 at 2:30 PM EDT, Investor Broadcast Network f/k/a Vcall Corporation announced. The interview will address current news and future growth prospects for the company. Conducting the interview for RadioWallStreet will be Daniel Moyer, Sr. Vice President of Emerald Asset Management, a leading equity research firm....