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The Toro Company is a tools & accessories business based in the US. The Toro Company shares (TTC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Toro Company employs 9,329 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.3 billion.

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  3. Search for The Toro Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TTC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of The Toro Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of The Toro Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

The Toro Company share price

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The Toro Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-11-23.
52-week range USD$51.5146 - USD$91.17
50-day moving average USD$85.7963
200-day moving average USD$75.5989
Wall St. target price USD$88
PE ratio 32.9265
Dividend yield USD$1 (1.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.722

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Is it a good time to buy The Toro Company stock?

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Is The Toro Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing The Toro Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Toro Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

The Toro Company's P/E ratio

The Toro Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, The Toro Company shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

The Toro Company's PEG ratio

The Toro Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.34. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Toro Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Toro Company's EBITDA

The Toro Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$490.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Toro Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Toro Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$3.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.09%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 9.65%
Return on equity TTM 31.17%
Profit margin 9.04%
Book value $9.827
Market capitalisation USD$9.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Toro Company shares

There are currently 1.3 million The Toro Company shares held short by investors – that's known as The Toro Company's "short interest". This figure is 30.3% up from 986,979 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Toro Company shares can be evaluated.

The Toro Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Toro Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Toro Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Toro Company shares traded daily (recently around 440560.2739726). The Toro Company's SIR currently stands at 2.92. In other words for every 100,000 The Toro Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2920 shares are currently held short.

However The Toro Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Toro Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Toro Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Toro Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Toro Company shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0134% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Toro Company shares, roughly 13 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Toro Company.

Find out more about how you can short The Toro Company stock.

The Toro Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The Toro Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

The Toro Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 21.54

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The Toro Company's overall score of 21.54 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 22nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The Toro Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

The Toro Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.52/100

The Toro Company's environmental score of 8.52 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Toro Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The Toro Company's social score

Social score: 9.68/100

The Toro Company's social score of 9.68 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Toro Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

The Toro Company's governance score

Governance score: 6.34/100

The Toro Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The Toro Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The Toro Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The Toro Company scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that The Toro Company has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

The Toro Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 21.54
Total ESG percentile 22.42
Environmental score 8.52
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 9.68
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 6.34
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 2

The Toro Company share dividends

35%

Dividend payout ratio: 34.97% of net profits

Recently The Toro Company has paid out, on average, around 34.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Toro Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Toro Company's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

While The Toro Company's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The Toro Company may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The Toro Company's most recent dividend payout was on 9 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The Toro Company's shares ever split?

The Toro Company's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 19 September 2016. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Toro Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Toro Company shares which in turn could have impacted The Toro Company's share price.

The Toro Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Toro Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $51.5146 up to $91.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TTC.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Toro Company's is 0.7283. This would suggest that The Toro Company's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The Toro Company overview

The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets professional and residential equipment worldwide. The company's Professional segment offers turf and landscape equipment products, including sports fields and grounds maintenance equipment, golf course mowing and maintenance equipment, landscape contractor mowing equipment, landscape creation and renovation equipment, rental and specialty construction equipment, and other maintenance equipment; and snow and ice management equipment, such as snowplows, salt and sand spreaders, and related parts and accessories for light and medium duty trucks, utility task vehicles, skid steers, and front-end loaders. It also provides irrigation products comprising sprinkler heads, electric and hydraulic valves, controllers, computer irrigation central control systems, coupling systems, and agricultural irrigation system drip tape and hose products, as well as professionally installed lighting products through distributors and landscape contractors. This segment sells its products primarily through a network of distributors and dealers to professional users engaged in maintaining golf courses, sports fields, municipal properties, agricultural fields, residential and commercial landscapes, and removing snow and ice, as well as directly to government customers, rental companies, and retailers. Its Residential segment provides walk power mowers, riding mowers, snow throwers, replacement parts, and home solution products that include trimmers, blowers, blower-vacuums, and underground and hose-end retail irrigation products. This segment sells its products to homeowners through a network of distributors and dealers; and various home centers, hardware retailers, and mass retailers, as well as online. The Toro Company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.

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