Analysts See $0.43 EPS for The Toro Company (TTC)

February 14, 2018 - By Marry Poplack

 Analysts See $0.43 EPS for The Toro Company (TTC)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.43 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 45 investors sold The Toro Company shares while 109 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 78.75 million shares or 0.32% more from 78.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bridgeway Inc reported 129,100 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Ig Inv Limited reported 0.02% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). 4,390 are held by Da Davidson Comm. Michigan-based Monroe Bankshares Mi has invested 0.42% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Wells Fargo & Mn holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) for 1.16M shares. Retirement System Of Alabama reported 0.07% stake. 116,854 are held by Ubs Asset Americas Inc. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 23,000 shares. Enterprise Financial Ser has 60 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Kames Cap Public Ltd Liability Co owns 0.03% invested in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) for 17,625 shares. Suntrust Banks stated it has 0.02% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Moreover, Brinker Capital has 0.04% invested in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). The California-based First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has invested 0.53% in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC). Zeke Cap Ltd holds 21,200 shares. South Dakota Inv Council has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC).

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $5.88 million activity. Shares for $499,618 were sold by Grams Blake M. On Thursday, January 4 Dordell Timothy P sold $3.04 million worth of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) or 46,000 shares. 23,000 shares were sold by ALKIRE DAVID H, worth $1.51M. $371,286 worth of stock was sold by HARLESS KATHERINE J on Friday, September 29.

Analysts expect The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) to report $0.43 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 4.88 % from last quarter’s $0.41 EPS. TTC’s profit would be $46.10 million giving it 35.46 P/E if the $0.43 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, The Toro Company’s analysts see 38.71 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $60.99. About 406,912 shares traded. The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) has risen 60.11% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.41% the S&P500.

The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Toro (NYSE:TTC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Toro had 13 analyst reports since December 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) earned “Hold” rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, January 18. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) earned “Buy” rating by Cleveland on Friday, March 31. The firm has “Hold” rating by Seaport Global given on Friday, August 25. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) earned “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Friday, June 10. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was downgraded by Dougherty & Company to “Neutral”. Seaport Global Securities upgraded the shares of TTC in report on Friday, January 13 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Longbow on Monday, December 12. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) earned “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global on Tuesday, May 24. Dougherty & Company maintained The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) on Friday, February 24 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) earned “Neutral” rating by Longbow on Friday, December 4.

The Toro Company manufactures and markets turf maintenance equipment and services, turf irrigation systems, landscaping equipment and lighting products, snow and ice management products, agricultural micro-irrigation systems, and residential yard and snow thrower products worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.54 billion. The Company’s Professional segment offers turf and landscape equipment products, such as sports fields and grounds maintenance equipment, golf course mowing and maintenance equipment, landscape contractor mowing equipment, landscape creation and renovation equipment, rental and construction equipment, and other maintenance equipment; snowplows, salt and sand spreaders, and related parts and accessories; and sprinkler heads, electric and hydraulic valves, controllers, computer irrigation central control systems, and micro-irrigation drip tape and hose products, as well as professionally installed lighting products. It has a 25.31 P/E ratio. This segment markets its products to professional users engaged in maintaining golf courses, sports fields, municipal properties, agricultural fields, residential and commercial landscapes, and removing snow through a network of distributors and dealers, as well as directly to government customers, rental companies, and retailers.

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