Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Toll Brothers (TOL) Share Price

Media headlines about Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Toll Brothers earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 44.0455686551772 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Toll Brothers (TOL) traded up $0.27 on Friday, hitting $47.00. The stock had a trading volume of 1,389,050 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,122,440. The company has a market capitalization of $7,688.02, a PE ratio of 17.47, a PEG ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a current ratio of 6.75, a quick ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84. Toll Brothers has a 1-year low of $28.93 and a 1-year high of $47.45.

Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 22nd. The construction company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.19. The business had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.51 billion. Toll Brothers had a return on equity of 10.44% and a net margin of 8.12%. Toll Brothers’s quarterly revenue was up 18.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.61 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Toll Brothers will post 3.2 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, October 13th were paid a $0.08 dividend. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 12th. Toll Brothers’s dividend payout ratio is 11.90%.

TOL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price target on shares of Toll Brothers in a research report on Wednesday. KeyCorp raised Toll Brothers from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $44.55 to $52.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. UBS AG initiated coverage on Toll Brothers in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $50.00 price target on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $47.00 price target on shares of Toll Brothers in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Toll Brothers from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $44.00.

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In related news, Director Carl B. Marbach sold 12,900 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.97, for a total value of $515,613.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 114,149 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,562,535.53. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Richard J. Braemer sold 7,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $37.88, for a total value of $284,100.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 110,373 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,180,929.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 72,187 shares of company stock worth $3,124,490. 8.78% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About Toll Brothers

Toll Brothers, Inc is engaged in designing, building, marketing, selling and arranging financing for detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The Company operates through two segments: Traditional Home Building and Toll Brothers City Living (City Living). Within the Traditional Home Building segment, it operates in five geographic segments in the United States: the North, consisting of Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey and New York; the Mid-Atlantic, consisting of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia; the South, consisting of Florida, North Carolina and Texas; the West, consisting of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Washington, and California.

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