Polaris CEO Wine rings NYSE closing bell

Polaris Industries Inc. chief executive officer Scott Wine rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Wine was joined by members of Polaris management to commemorate Polaris Industries’ 25th year as a publicly traded company.

“We are proud to be celebrating 25 successful years as a publicly traded company,” Wine said in a news release. “Over that 25-year period Polaris’ total annual compounded return to shareholders was an impressive 24 percent per year including the reinvestment of dividends. These returns are the result of the innovation and dedication of all Polaris employees around the world over the 25-year period. We remain committed to further enhancing shareholder value with solid long-term growth initiatives fueled by our commitment to providing our customers with the highest quality, most innovative vehicles in the markets we serve.”

During the day on the NYSE trading floor, Polaris showcased one of its new model year 2013 motorcycles, the Victory Boardwalk.

Watch a video of the closing bell here.

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