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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
TTC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. TTC: 0.19 )
TTC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.19

0
0.84
Equity to Asset 0.31
TTC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TTC: 0.31 )
TTC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.31

0.29
0.47
Interest Coverage 17.06
TTC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 27.71 vs. TTC: 17.06 )
TTC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 17.06
Current: 17.06

1.52
17.06
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.45
WACC vs ROIC
5.42%
34.94%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.13
TTC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. TTC: 12.13 )
TTC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.49   Max: 12.11
Current: 12.13

3.49
12.11
Net-margin (%) 8.13
TTC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. TTC: 8.13 )
TTC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 8
Current: 8.13

0.37
8
ROE (%) 45.60
TTC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2048 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. TTC: 45.60 )
TTC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 46.14
Current: 45.6

1.63
46.14
ROA (%) 15.27
TTC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2078 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. TTC: 15.27 )
TTC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 15.98
Current: 15.27

0.59
15.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 76.01
TTC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2076 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. TTC: 76.01 )
TTC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.02   Max: 86.58
Current: 76.01

10.02
86.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.40
TTC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. TTC: 8.40 )
TTC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 15.4
Current: 8.4

0.5
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.00
TTC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TTC: 16.00 )
TTC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.2   Max: 31.2
Current: 16

-18.2
31.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
TTC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. TTC: 17.70 )
TTC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.5   Max: 128.9
Current: 17.7

-51.5
128.9
» TTC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

TTC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 55,308 sh (+416.08%)
Steven Cohen 14,056 sh (+222.53%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 211,373 sh (-0.2%)
Columbia Wanger 2,066,736 sh (-0.24%)
Mario Gabelli 85,400 sh (-1.32%)
Ken Fisher 979,577 sh (-2%)
Bill Frels 2,949,753 sh (-7.9%)
Chuck Royce 263,764 sh (-56.51%)
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Q2 2014

TTC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 148,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 73,651 sh (+33.17%)
Diamond Hill Capital 211,743 sh (+0.18%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 85,140 sh (-0.3%)
Columbia Wanger 2,052,736 sh (-0.68%)
Chuck Royce 259,364 sh (-1.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,238 sh (-1.88%)
Ken Fisher 955,575 sh (-2.45%)
Bill Frels 2,842,565 sh (-3.63%)
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Q3 2014

TTC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 42,712 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,288 sh (+217.73%)
Jim Simons 267,400 sh (+80.31%)
Bill Frels 2,879,015 sh (+1.28%)
Ken Fisher 964,579 sh (+0.94%)
First Pacific Advisors 3,600 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 210,223 sh (-0.72%)
Chuck Royce 251,364 sh (-3.08%)
Columbia Wanger 1,950,736 sh (-4.97%)
Mario Gabelli 76,940 sh (-9.63%)
Joel Greenblatt 64,007 sh (-13.09%)
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Q4 2014

TTC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 56,842 sh (New)
Jim Simons 282,600 sh (+5.68%)
Diamond Hill Capital 210,895 sh (+0.32%)
Bill Frels 2,885,200 sh (+0.21%)
Mario Gabelli 76,940 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 3,600 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 248,964 sh (-0.95%)
Ken Fisher 948,529 sh (-1.66%)
Columbia Wanger 1,872,436 sh (-4.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,700 sh (-25.16%)
Jeremy Grantham 29,700 sh (-30.46%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TTC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$56.15 - $66.74 $ 67.319%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 33.17%0.01%$61.55 - $65.86 $ 67.316%73651
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 416.08%0.04%$61.19 - $66.93 $ 67.315%55308
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$53.51 - $63.19 $ 67.3114%10717
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$45.95 - $55.2 $ 67.3132%0
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.09%$43.34 - $48.23 $ 67.3146%44000
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -24.64%0.04%$36.79 - $40.11 $ 67.3176%1108347
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -27.31%0.05%$33.105 - $38.065 $ 67.3189%735366
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 1498.32%0.02%$33.105 - $38.065 $ 67.3189%47550
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$30.28 - $35.98 $ 67.31117%2975
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Guru Investment Theses on Toro Co

Bill Frels Comments on Toro Co - Jul 31, 2014

A number of other industrial companies in our portfolio detracted from performance, including Toro Company (TTC), a major provider of landscape maintenance equipment. Due, in part, to last winter’s unseasonably cold weather, the firm lowered earnings expectations. Prior to the disappointing earnings report, we had scaled back our position somewhat, while retaining the firm as a top 10 holding based on our conviction that Toro’s strong product lineup is likely to deliver revenue growth later in the year.

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)’ Mairs & Power Growth Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.60
TTC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. TTC: 21.60 )
TTC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 27.11
Current: 21.6

7.63
27.11
Forward P/E 19.42
TTC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. TTC: 19.42 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.60
TTC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. TTC: 21.60 )
TTC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 27.17
Current: 21.6

7.66
27.17
P/B 9.05
TTC's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. TTC: 9.05 )
TTC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 10.95
Current: 9.05

2.08
10.95
P/S 1.76
TTC's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TTC: 1.76 )
TTC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.76

0.45
1.91
PFCF 35.99
TTC's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 45.54 vs. TTC: 35.99 )
TTC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.68   Max: 40.15
Current: 35.99

4.68
40.15
POCF 22.59
TTC's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. TTC: 22.59 )
TTC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 22.98
Current: 22.59

3.84
22.98
EV-to-EBIT 14.42
TTC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. TTC: 14.42 )
TTC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 17.7
Current: 14.42

5.5
17.7
PEG 0.93
TTC's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TTC: 0.93 )
TTC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 20.56
Current: 0.93

0.57
20.56
Shiller P/E 32.15
TTC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 57.67 vs. TTC: 32.15 )
TTC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.55   Max: 36.96
Current: 32.15

7.55
36.96
Current Ratio 1.44
TTC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. TTC: 1.44 )
TTC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.44

1.23
2.25
Quick Ratio 0.73
TTC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TTC: 0.73 )
TTC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.73

0.73
1.55
Days Inventory 79.06
TTC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 103.84 vs. TTC: 79.06 )
TTC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 60.73   Max: 91.65
Current: 79.06

60.73
91.65
Days Sales Outstanding 34.04
TTC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 96.94 vs. TTC: 34.04 )
TTC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.45   Max: 93.95
Current: 34.04

25.45
93.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.26
TTC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TTC: 1.26 )
TTC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.26

0.29
2.84
Dividend Payout 0.27
TTC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. TTC: 0.27 )
TTC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 27.5
Current: 0.27

0.03
27.5
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
TTC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TTC: 26.00 )
TTC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 58.7
Current: 26

0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.21
TTC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. TTC: 3.21 )
TTC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 7.01
Current: 3.21

0.72
7.01
Share Buyback Rate 3.20
TTC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. TTC: 3.20 )
TTC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.2   Max: -1.9
Current: 3.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 41.55
TTC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 2199 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. TTC: 41.55 )
TTC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 14.03
Current: 41.55

1.84
14.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
TTC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TTC: 6.90 )
TTC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 18.1
Current: 6.9

5.7
18.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.07
TTC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TTC: 16.07 )
TTC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 27.9
Current: 16.07

1.5
27.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories
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Traded in other countries:TO2.Germany,
Toro Cowas incorporated in Minnesota in 1935 as a successor to a business founded in 1914 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1983. It 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 classifies its operations into three reportable business segments: Professional, Residential, and Distribution. Its products are advertised and sold at the retail level under the primary trademarks of Toro (r), Exmark(r), Irritrol(r), Hayter(r), Pope(r), Unique Lighting Systems(r), Lawn-Boy(r), and Lawn Genie(r), most of which are registered in the United States and/or in the main countries outside the United States where it markets such products. It manufactures its products in the United States, Mexico, Australia, the United Kingdom, Italy, and Romania for sale throughout the world. It markets the majority of its products through approximately 40 domestic and 120 international distributors, as well as a large number of outdoor power equipment dealers, hardware retailers, home centers, and mass retailers in more than 90 countries internationally. It is subject to numerous federal, international, states, and other governmental laws, rules, and regulations relating to, among others, climate change; emissions to air and discharges to water; product and associated packaging; restricted substances, including recently-promulgated 'conflict minerals' disclosure rules; import and export compliance, including country of origin certification requirements; worker and product user health and safety; energy efficiency; product life-cycles; and the generation, use, handling, labeling, collection, management, storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous substances, wastes, and other regulated materials.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Toro: A Quality Company with Strong Prospects Dec 19 2014 
Bill Frels Comments on Toro Co Jul 31 2014 
Bill Frels' Mairs & Power Growth Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary Jul 31 2014 
John Deere Releases Second Quarter 2014 Earnings on May 14 May 12 2014 
The Toro Company (TTC) VP, Finance & CFO Stephen P Wolfe sells 4,202 Shares Feb 24 2011 
The Toro Company (TTC) VP, Finance & CFO Stephen P Wolfe sells 22,824 Shares Dec 15 2010 
The Toro Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 02 2010 
The Toro Company (TTC) VP, Finance & CFO Stephen P Wolfe sells 1,292 Shares Jun 18 2010 
The Toro Company (TTC) Chmn., CEO & Pres. Michael J Hoffman sells 8,654 Shares Jun 16 2010 
The Toro Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jun 04 2010 

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