Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Toll Brothers (NYSE: TOL) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $36.71, above its previous 52-week high of $36.69 with 537,865 shares traded as of 9:41 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.3 million shares over the past 30 days. Toll Brothers has a market cap of $6.12 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 78% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Toll Brothers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, builds, markets, and arranges finance for single-family detached and attached homes in luxury residential communities. The company has a P/E ratio of 67.4, below the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 68.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Toll Brothers as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Toll Brothers Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.