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Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on Wednesday, August 24.

Overview

TOL trades an average of 3.04 million shares per day. Toll Brothers, Inc. engages in designing, building, marketing, and arranging finance for single-family detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities in the United States. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

Recent Price: $15.22

52 Week High: $22.42

52 Week Low: $15.41

Book Value: $15.27

Analysts are expecting an improvement of $0.15 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $-0.12. The number to beat is $0.03 per share, based on the estimated mean earnings. Analyst estimates range between $-0.03 and $0.09 per share. In the last month, the stock has decreased in price -21.64 %, in the last quarter, it has returned -8.20%, with a one year change of -0.48%.

Comparing to the S&P 500 price changes, the price performances are -12.98% vs. the S&P 500 from a month ago, -14.85% vs. the S&P 500 from six months ago, and the year to date difference is -7.64% vs. the S&P 500 price change.

Revenue year-over-year has decreased to $1.49 billion for 2010 vs. $1.76 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $-3.37 million for 2010 vs. $-755.83 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $-174.28 million for 2010 vs. $-517.16 million for 2009. Annually, revenue is growing at a rate of -15.34%.

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Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded).

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Apr-11 $ 324.16 M $ 319.67 M $ -4.49 M -1.39%
Jan-11 $ 317.47 M $ 334.12 M $ 16.65 M 5.24%
Oct-10 $ 390.64 M $ 402.60 M $ 11.96 M 3.06%
Jul-10 $ 392.82 M $ 454.20 M $ 61.38 M 15.63%
Apr-10 $ 310.54 M $ 311.27 M $ 0.73 M 0.24%
M = millions, B = billions

Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Estimate Actual Difference Difference %
Apr-11 -0.04 -0.12 -0.08 NA%
Jan-11 -0.08 0.02 0.10 NA%
Oct-10 -0.08 0.30 0.38 NA%
Jul-10 -0.15 0.16 0.31 NA%
Apr-10 -0.25 -0.24 0.01 NA%

(Some onetime items are often excluded in reported EPS)

Source: Earnings Preview: Toll Brothers Reports Q3 Results Wednesday