HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, today announced that the Company and several of its executives were recognized in Institutional Investor magazine's 2014 All-America Executive Team survey of the investment community.
Toll Brothers was named Most Honored Company in the Home Building and Building Products sector among the 34 companies receiving nominations and ranked 27th overall among all of the 1,902 companies receiving votes in this year's survey of the Buy-Side and Sell-Side analyst community.
Within the Homebuilders & Building Products sector, in voting by the Sell-Side community, Toll Brothers' Chief Executive Officer, Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., was ranked as the top CEO and was ranked second by the Buy-Side community. Chief Financial Officer Martin P. Connor received a first-place ranking for Best CFO by the Sell-Side community and was ranked second by the Buy-Side. Frederick N. Cooper, Senior Vice President of Finance, International Development, and Investor Relations, was ranked first as Best Investor Relations Professional by the Buy-Side and third by Sell-Side analysts. This was the seventh consecutive year that Toll Brothers was honored by Institutional Investor for its Investor Relations.
To determine the members of the 2014 All-America Executive Team, Institutional Investor surveyed more than 1,400 Buy-Side analysts and approximately 1,200 Sell-Side analysts to name the best chief executive officers, chief financial officers, investor relations professionals and companies with the best investor relations programs in their domains. A total of 1,902 companies received votes from buy-side or sell-side analysts and 385 were named to the Most Honored Companies list by sector.
Toll Brothers, Inc., A FORTUNE 1000 Company is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company began business in 1967 and became a public company in 1986. Its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TOL." The Company serves move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers and operates in 19 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. The Company also operates in the District of Columbia.
Toll Brothers builds an array of luxury residential single-family detached, attached home, master planned resort-style golf, and urban low-, mid- and high-rise communities, principally on land it develops and improves. The Company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development and land sale, golf course development and management, home security, and landscape subsidiaries. The Company also operates its own lumber distribution, house component assembly, and manufacturing operations. The Company purchases distressed loan and real estate asset portfolios through its wholly owned subsidiary, Gibraltar Capital and Asset Management. The Company acquires and develops commercial and apartment properties through Toll Commercial and Toll Apartment Living, and the affiliated Toll Brothers Realty Trust, and develops urban low-, mid- and high-rise for-sale condominiums through Toll Brothers City Living.
Toll Brothers is honored to have won the three most coveted awards in the homebuilding industry: America's Best Builder from the National Association of Home Builders, the National Housing Quality Award, and Builder of the Year. Toll Brothers was awarded Builder of the Year in 2012 as well as in 1988, and is the first two-time recipient. Toll Brothers proudly supports the communities in which it builds; among other philanthropic pursuits, the Company sponsors the Toll Brothers Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network, bringing opera to neighborhoods throughout the world. For more information, visit www.tollbrothers.com.
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