Polaris Industries CEO says 'year is off to a solid start'
CEO Scott Wine said, "Polaris' 65th anniversary year is off to a solid start, as we delivered sound results and finished the Quarter with strong momentum. The team executed well, providing quality products to our customers while navigating a dynamic trade environment. Retail sales results were somewhat mixed, with greater than 20 percent Snowmobile growth helping to offset modest weather-related declines in ORV, Motorcycles and Boats, although all three of these segments came on strong at the end of March. Our product lineup has never been stronger, our Boat brands fared well during the recent boat shows, dealer inventory levels are well-positioned to support the peak spring retail selling season, and our strategic sourcing program is accelerating savings and value enhancement. We remain steadfastly committed to enhancing our customer-centric culture, which amplifies our investments in innovation and operational prowess, and as we look to the balance of 2019, we are confident about gaining market share as we continue bringing innovative products to our customers and solidifying our position as the leader in Powersports."