Toro Co (TTC) reported quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May-19-2016. The company said it had a profit of $1.89 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.09. Analysts had a consensus of $1.80. The company posted revenue of $836.40 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $853.87 million. The company’s revenue was up 1.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.64 EPS.
Toro Co opened for trading at $87.21 and hit $88.94 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $88.35, with a gain of 1.72% or 1.49 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,18,029 shares. Company has a market cap of $4,811 M.
In a different news, on Mar 29, 2016, William E Jr Brown (Group VP, Res & Cont) sold 8,800 shares at $87.33 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 24, 2016, Darren L Redetzke (VP, International Business) sold 9,600 shares at $86.50 per share price. On Mar 23, 2016, Philip A Burkart (VP, Irrig. & Lighting Business) sold 2,200 shares at $85.50 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
The Toro Company (Toro) designs manufactures and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services turf irrigation systems landscaping equipment and lighting agricultural micro-irrigation systems rental and construction equipment and residential yard and snow removal products. The Company sells its products across the world through a network of distributors dealers hardware retailers home centers mass retailers and over the Internet under the names of Toro Exmark Irritrol Hayter Pope Unique Lighting Systems Lawn-Boy and Lawn Genie. The Company operates in three business segments: Professional through which the Company designs professional turf landscape and agricultural products and markets them across the world; Residential which markets its residential products to homeowners and Distribution which consists of the Companys owned domestic distributorships.