Reviewing Snap-on Incorporated (SNA)’s and The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC)’s results

We will be comparing the differences between Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE:SNA) and The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) as far as analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Small Tools & Accessories industry.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Snap-on Incorporated 4.07B 2.15 679.90M 11.22 13.26
The Toro Company 2.62B 2.49 271.94M 2.48 23.42

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation of Snap-on Incorporated and The Toro Company. The Toro Company is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Snap-on Incorporated. Presently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Snap-on Incorporated has been trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Toro Company, which means that it is at the moment the more affordable of the two companies.


Table 2 has Snap-on Incorporated and The Toro Company’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Snap-on Incorporated 16.71% 20.6% 12%
The Toro Company 10.38% 41.5% 16.6%

Risk & Volatility

Snap-on Incorporated’s 1.32 beta indicates that its volatility is 32.00% more volatile than that of Standard & Poor’s 500. The Toro Company has a 0.66 beta and it is 34.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


2.3 and 1.6 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Snap-on Incorporated. Its rival The Toro Company’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.7 and 1 respectively. Snap-on Incorporated has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than The Toro Company.


$3.41 per share with a dividend yield of 2.2% is the annual dividend that Snap-on Incorporated pay. Meanwhile, The Toro Company’s annual dividend is $0.8 per share and it also boasts of a 1.31% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

Snap-on Incorporated and The Toro Company Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Snap-on Incorporated 0 0 2 3.00
The Toro Company 0 1 0 2.00

Snap-on Incorporated has an average price target of $177.5, and a 13.08% upside potential. Competitively The Toro Company has an average price target of $62, with potential upside of 0.86%. Based on the data shown earlier, Snap-on Incorporated is looking more favorable than The Toro Company, analysts opinion.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of Snap-on Incorporated shares are owned by institutional investors while 79.9% of The Toro Company are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned roughly 1% of Snap-on Incorporated’s shares. Comparatively, 0.6% are The Toro Company’s share owned by insiders.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Snap-on Incorporated -10.54% -7.64% -19.07% -5.81% -13% -14.68%
The Toro Company -6.37% -4.79% -9.11% -8.93% -11.39% -11.02%

For the past year Snap-on Incorporated’s stock price has bigger decline than The Toro Company.


Snap-on Incorporated beats on 12 of the 17 factors The Toro Company.

Snap-on Incorporated manufactures and markets tools, equipment, diagnostics, and repair information and systems solutions for professional users worldwide. The company operates through Commercial & Industrial Group, Snap-on Tools Group, Repair Systems & Information Group, and Financial Services segments. It offers hand tools, including wrenches, sockets, pliers, screwdrivers, punches and chisels, saws and cutting tools, pruning tools, torque measuring instruments, and other products; power tools, such as cordless, pneumatic, hydraulic, and corded tools; and tool storage products comprising tool chests, roll cabinets, and other products. The company also provides handheld and PC-based diagnostic products, service and repair information products, diagnostic software solutions, electronic parts catalogs, business management systems and services, point-of-sale systems, integrated systems for vehicle service shops, original equipment manufacturer purchasing facilitation services, and warranty management systems and analytics. In addition, it offers solutions for the service of vehicles and industrial equipment, such as wheel alignment equipment, wheel balancers, tire changers, vehicle lifts, test lane systems, collision repair equipment, vehicle air conditioning service equipment, brake service equipment, fluid exchange equipment, transmission troubleshooting equipment, safety testing equipment, battery chargers, and hoists. Further, the company provides financing programs to facilitate the sales of its products and support its franchise business. It serves aviation and aerospace, agriculture, construction, government and military, mining, natural resources, power generation, and technical education industries, as well as vehicle dealerships and repair centers. Snap-on Incorporated was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets professional turf maintenance equipment and services, turf irrigation systems, landscaping equipment and lighting products, snow and ice management products, agricultural micro-irrigation systems, rental and specialty construction equipment, and residential yard and snow thrower products worldwide. Its Professional segment offers turf and landscape equipment products, such as sports fields and grounds maintenance equipment, golf course mowing and maintenance equipment, landscape contractor mowing equipment, landscape creation and renovation equipment, rental and construction equipment, and other maintenance equipment; snowplows, salt and sand spreaders, and related parts and accessories; sprinkler heads, electric and hydraulic valves, controllers, computer irrigation central control systems, and micro-irrigation drip tape and hose products, as well as professionally installed lighting products. This segment markets its products to professional users engaged in maintaining golf courses, sports fields, municipal properties, agricultural fields, residential and commercial landscapes, and removing snow through a network of distributors and dealers, as well as directly to government customers, rental companies, and retailers. The companyÂ’s Residential segment provides walk power mowers, riding mowers, snow throwers, replacement parts, and home solutions products, including trimmers, blowers, blower-vacuums, and underground and hose-end retail irrigation products. This segment sells its products to homeowners through a network of distributors and dealers; and an array of home centers, hardware retailers, and mass retailers, as well as through the Internet. The Toro Company was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota.


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