HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 6, 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 2015 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 37 companies receiving nominations and ranked 8th overall among the 1,968 companies receiving votes in this year's survey of the buy-side and sell-side analyst community.
Within the Homebuilders & Building Products sector, Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., Toll Brothers' chief executive officer; Martin P. Connor, chief financial officer; and Frederick N. Cooper, senior vice president of finance, international development, and investor relations, were all named to the All-America Executive Team with each receiving recognition from both the buy-side and sell-side communities. In addition, Toll Brothers received the #1 ranking from both buy-side and sell-side analysts as the Best Investor Relations Company. This was the eighth consecutive year that Toll Brothers was honored by Institutional Investor for its Investor Relations.
To determine the members of the 2015 All-America Executive Team, Institutional Investor surveyed 1,250 buy-side analysts, and 1,000 sell-side analysts at 810 firms who participated in the survey 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 1,968 companies received votes from buy-side or sell-side analysts and 375 were named to the Most Honored Companies list by sector.
Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., Toll Brothers' chief executive officer, stated: "We thank Institutional Investor magazine for this honor and are greatly appreciative of this recognition from both the buy and sell-side communities. We also thank the entire Toll Brothers team, including those who happily host investors visiting our communities, those who focus on communicating with the investor community directly, and those behind the scenes who work so hard for our shareholders."
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, as well as 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 was named 2014 Builder of the year by Builder magazine, and is honored to have been awarded Builder of the year in 2012 by Professional Builder magazine, making it 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.
Source:Toll Brothers, Inc.