Active Stocks in Review: Toll Brothers Inc. (TOL), Ford Motor Co. (F)

David Von Spreckelsen Doug Yearley and 91 Leonard Street

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1.27 and $1.09 respectively. The firm now has a sell rating on the construction company's stock.

Ford Motor Co.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $0.45, according to consensus of 18 analysts.

The company reported its EPS on 7/30/2017.

Toll Brothers, Inc. (TOL) opened the session with a $50.5 price tag, later ranging from $50.31 to $51.08, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. (NYSE:TOL). Franklin Resource Inc holds 0.01% or 562,400 shares. The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in TOL.

Shares of Toll Brothers, Inc. Also, there are 2 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.92 average brokerage recommendation. UBS initiated coverage on Toll Brothers in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. On Thursday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". ValuEngine downgraded Toll Brothers from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday. Buckingham Research lowered Toll Brothers from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of TOL in report on Thursday, April 7 with "Equalweight" rating. (NYSE:TOL) rating on Wednesday, August 24. The company's market cap is $7.39 Billion, and the average volume is $1.96 Million. Sns Grp Inc Ltd has invested 0.22% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Toll Brothers Inc has a 52 week low of $25.29 and a 52 week high of $39.37. It turned negative, as 85 investors sold GE shares while 816 reduced holdings. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 5.49% with $146.56 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. M Hldgs owns 14,483 shares or 0.2% of their U.S. portfolio. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

In other news, President Richard T. Hartman sold 8,537 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. After this sale, 32,836 common shares of TOL are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,540,993. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Since June 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $3.50 million activity. With 1.02 million avg volume, 8 days are for Vonage Holdings Corporation (NYSE:VG)'s short sellers to cover VG's short positions.

The industry-wide Asset Turnover is 0.71, while that of Toll Brothers Inc (NYSE:TOL) is now 0.58. Public Employees Retirement System of OH now owns 125,517 shares of the construction company's stock valued at $5,205,000 after purchasing an additional 53,045 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 152,760 shares of the construction company's stock worth $6,040,000 after purchasing an additional 9,723 shares during the last quarter. Shelton Cap Management stated it has 0.03% in Toll Brothers, Inc. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank raised its position in shares of Toll Brothers by 5.2% during the 2nd quarter. Thanks to a rise of nearly 5.69% in the past five days, the stock price is now up 3.79% so far on the year - still in weak territory.

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Toll Brothers, the biggest USA luxury-home builder, fell the most in nine years after reporting quarterly earnings that missed analysts' estimates, driven by delayed sales of three expensive New York City condo units.

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