Toromont Industries Ltd (TSE:TIH) insider David Allan Malinauskas sold 1,600 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$53.50, for a total value of C$85,600.00.

Toromont Industries Ltd (TSE TIH) traded down 1.01% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $52.74. The stock had a trading volume of 326,298 shares. Toromont Industries Ltd has a one year low of $37.59 and a one year high of $56.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $47.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $46.74. The firm has a market capitalization of $4.14 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.01.

Toromont Industries (TSE:TIH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $530.93 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $550.60 million. Toromont Industries had a return on equity of 17.80% and a net margin of 7.62%. Analysts forecast that Toromont Industries Ltd will post $2.12 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.19 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.44%.

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A number of research analysts have recently commented on the company. National Bank Financial upped their price target on Toromont Industries from C$55.00 to C$60.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday. Scotiabank upped their price target on Toromont Industries from C$47.00 to C$53.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Toromont Industries from C$50.00 to C$58.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. upped their price target on Toromont Industries from C$55.00 to C$58.50 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, TD Securities upped their price target on Toromont Industries from C$47.00 to C$48.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of C$53.21.

About Toromont Industries

Toromont Industries Ltd is a Canada-based company, which operates through two segments: Equipment Group and CIMCO. The Company’s Equipment Group is involved in supply of specialized mobile equipment and industrial engines. It consists of businesses, including Toromont CAT, Battlefield-The CAT Rental Store, Sitech Mid-Canada Ltd., Toromont Energy Ltd.

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