The stock of Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) is now priced at $43.9 and the shares are 1.68 points up or 3.98% higher compared to its previous closing price of $42.22. The stock had 2.114 million contracts set over the past session. TOL shares’ daily volume is compared to its average trading volume at 2.213 million shares. However, it has a float of 114 million and although its performance was -4.67% over the week, it’s one to watch. Analysts have given the TOL stock a yearly average price target of $45.69 per share. It means the stock’s upside potential is 4.08% with the TOL share price recently placing at $41.54 to $43.91. However, some brokerage firms have priced the stock below the average, including one that has called $36.

The shorts are running away from the Toll Brothers, Inc. stock, with the latest data on short interest released on July 31, 2020, showing that short interest numbers in the TOL shares have declined. Short interest in the stock represents just 6.12% of its float, but the volume has dropped by 0.

In the last trading session, Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) dropped by -$2.15 over the week and gained $5.45 on its 20-day. The stock’s high in the recent session is lower when compared to its 52-week high of $49.31. The stock recorded its established 52-week high on 02/11/20.

Since 03/18/20, the stock has traded to a low of $13.28 at 230.57%, an encouraging piece of data likely to interest most investors out to exploit the stock’s recent surge. The stock has a beta allocation of 1.77. Being above 1 means that the stock’s volatility is higher than the market and traders are keenly watching it.

Looking at current readings, Toll Brothers, Inc.’s two-week RSI is 62.55. This suggests that the stock is neutral at the moment and that TOL shares’ price movement remains stable. The stochastic readings are equally revealing at 49.36% meaning the TOL share price is currently in neutral territory.

The technical chart shows that the TOL stock will likely settle at between $44.69 and $45.49 per share. However, if the stock dips below $42.32, then its market would become much weaker. Any downside could see the stock price sliding to levels as low as $40.75.

Currently, the stock is trading in the red of MACD, with a reading of -1.05. Investors always pay attention to any move above or below the zero-line, mainly because the indicator points to the position of the stock’s short-term average relative to its long-term measure. A MACD -a reading above the zero line means that the short-term is above the long-term average. This scenario implies that there is an upward momentum. The opposite is true when the MACD falls below the zero-line.

Analysts at Wells Fargo though raised target price of TOL stock from $34 to $44 but maintained Equal Weight recommendation in their August 21 review. BTIG Research analysts downgraded their recommendation of the stock from Neutral to Sell while keeping its target price at $27 in a flash note released to investors on July 21. Keefe Bruyette seeing the improvements upgraded the stock from Mkt Perform to Outperform on June 30, placing it at $39 to $40.

The average rating for the TOL equity is 2.83 and is currently gathering a bullish momentum. Of 18 analysts tracking Toll Brothers, Inc. polled by Reuters, 8 rated TOL as a hold. The remaining 10 analysts were split evenly. However, the split wasn’t equal as a majority (5) rated it as a buy or strong buy. 5 analyst advised investors against buying the stock or to sell if they own any of the stock.

Elsewhere, the TOL stock price is 10.35X ahead of its 12-month Consensus earnings per share estimates. The stocks P/S ratio currently stands at 13.4 above the group’s average of 12.9. Toll Brothers, Inc. has its P/E ratio at 1.2, which means that the stock is currently trading at a discount relative to the 2 industry average.

Zacks Consensus Estimate forecasts that the current-quarter revenues for Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) will increase by about 24.77%, which will see them reach $2060 million. The company’s full-year revenues are, however, expected to diminish by about -7.06%, down from $7080 million to $6580 million. TOL’s expected adjusted earnings should drop almost -11.35% to end up at $1.25 per share, while for the fiscal year, analysts project the company’s earnings to drop by about -22.58% to record $3.12/share.


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