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Toll Brothers Reports FY 2022 4th Quarter Results

/EIN News/ -- FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Dec. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL) (TollBrothers.com), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, today announced results for its fourth quarter ended October 31, 2022.

FY 2022’s Fourth Quarter Financial Highlights (Compared to FY 2021's Fourth Quarter):

  • Net income and earnings per share were $640.5 million and $5.63 per share diluted, compared to net income of $374.3 million and $3.02 per share diluted in FY 2021’s fourth quarter. As previously disclosed, net income in the fourth quarter includes a $138.4 million net pre-tax benefit primarily related to the settlement of the Company's claims associated with a natural gas leak that occurred in Southern California in late 2015.
  • Pre-tax income was $841.1 million, compared to $499.7 million in FY 2021’s fourth quarter.
  • Home sales revenues were $3.6 billion, up 21% compared to FY 2021’s fourth quarter; delivered homes were 3,765, up 13%.
  • Net signed contract value was $1.3 billion, down 56% compared to FY 2021’s fourth quarter; contracted homes were 1,186, down 60%.
  • Backlog value was $8.9 billion at fourth quarter end, down 7% compared to FY 2021’s fourth quarter; homes in backlog were 8,098, down 21%.
  • Home sales gross margin was 26.9%, compared to FY 2021’s fourth quarter home sales gross margin of 23.5%.
  • Adjusted home sales gross margin, which excludes interest and inventory write-downs, was 29.0%, compared to FY 2021’s fourth quarter adjusted home sales gross margin of 25.9%.
  • SG&A, as a percentage of home sales revenues, was 7.7%, compared to 8.8% in FY 2021’s fourth quarter.
  • Income from operations was $690.2 million.
  • Other income, income from unconsolidated entities, and gross margin from land sales and other was $152.5 million, which includes an approximate $141.2 million benefit related to the settlement described above.
  • The Company repurchased approximately 3.7 million shares at an average price of $42.45 per share for a total purchase price of approximately $158.9 million.

Full FY 2022 Financial Highlights (Compared to Full FY 2021):

  • Net income was $1.29 billion, and earnings per share were $10.90 diluted, compared to net income of $833.6 million and $6.63 per share diluted in FY 2021.
  • Pre-tax income was $1.70 billion, compared to $1.10 billion in FY 2021.
  • Home sales revenues were $9.71 billion, up 15% compared to FY 2021; delivered homes were 10,515, up 5%.
  • Net signed contract value was $9.07 billion, down 21% compared to FY 2021; contracted homes were 8,255,down 34%.
  • Home sales gross margin was 25.5%, compared to FY 2021’s home sales gross margin of 22.5%.
  • Adjusted home sales gross margin, which excludes interest and inventory write-downs, was 27.5%, compared to FY 2021’s adjusted home sales gross margin of 25.0%.
  • SG&A, as a percentage of home sales revenues, was 10.1%, compared to 10.9% in FY 2021.
  • Income from operations was $1.51 billion.
  • Other income, income from unconsolidated entities, and gross margin from land sales and other was $207.7 million.
  • The Company repurchased approximately 11.0 million shares at an average price of $49.34 per share for a total purchase price of approximately $542.7 million.

Douglas C. Yearley, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, stated: “Despite the many challenges facing our industry over the past year, we delivered record results in FY 2022, closing the year with our strongest quarterly earnings ever. In our fourth quarter, we delivered 3,765 homes, generated home sales revenues of $3.6 billion and increased earnings by 86% to $5.63 per share diluted as compared to Q4 2021. Driven by the strong pricing in our backlog, our fourth quarter adjusted gross margin was 29.0%, a 310-basis point increase compared to Q4 2021, and our fourth quarter SG&A expense, as a percentage of home sales revenues, improved by 110 basis points over Q4 2021 to 7.7%. For the year, we delivered over 10,500 homes and grew home sales revenues by 15.2%, posted an adjusted gross margin of 27.5%, decreased SG&A margin by 80 basis points and improved our return on beginning equity by 720 basis points to 24.3%. We earned a record $10.90 per share diluted and increased our book value to $54.79 per share. I am pleased with these results and proud of the extraordinary efforts of the entire Toll Brothers team.

“While FY 2022 was a year of records for our Company, the dramatic increase in mortgage rates since March presents a challenging market as we enter FY 2023. Many homebuyers are on the sidelines, waiting for clarity on the direction of mortgage rates and the overall economy. Our net signed contracts were down 60% in units and 56% in dollars in the fourth quarter, with no discernible change nearly halfway through our first quarter. Despite the softer market, FY 2023 is positioned to be another solid, high-margin year for us because of our strong backlog of 8,098 homes valued at $8.9 billion at fiscal year end. We are projecting an adjusted gross margin of 27.0% and earnings per share of $8.00 to $9.00 in FY 2023. This would increase our book value per share to above $60 at fiscal year-end 2023.

“As a primarily build-to-order home builder, we are strategically balancing the delivery of our large, high-margin backlog in FY 2023 with the generation of new sales for future deliveries. In this uncertain demand environment, our pricing strategy reflects, for each of our communities, an evaluation of local market dynamics, including elasticity of demand, the size of our backlog and the depth and quality of our land holdings in that market. We intend to continue making appropriate price adjustments as FY 2023 progresses. We also plan to grow our community count, replenish our supply of spec inventory in certain markets, and take advantage of shorter cycle times and lower building costs as trades have begun to show signs of increased capacity.

“Importantly, we have sufficient land under control to increase community count by 10% in FY 2023. We continue to assess all pending and future land transactions using rigorous underwriting standards based on current market conditions. Our balance sheet is solid, with over $3.0 billion of liquidity at fiscal year end and a net debt-to-capital ratio of 23.4%. In addition, we expect to generate significant cash flow from operations in FY 2023. This should enable us to continue reducing debt and returning cash to stockholders throughout the year.

“We believe the long-term prospects for the housing market remain positive despite recent weakness. Demographic and migration trends continue in our favor. In addition, there continues to be a substantial shortage of homes in America as housing starts have not kept up with population growth for at least the past 15 years. We believe these fundamental drivers will support the housing market well into the future.”

First Quarter and FY 2023 Financial Guidance:
  First Quarter   Full Fiscal Year 2023
Deliveries 1,750 - 1,850 units     8,000 - 9,000 units  
Average Delivered Price per Home $950,000 - $970,000     $965,000 - $985,000  
Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin 27.0 %   27.0 %
SG&A, as a Percentage of Home Sales Revenues 13.5 %   11.3 %
Period-End Community Count 340     385  
Other Income, Income from Unconsolidated Entities, and Gross Margin from Land Sales and Other $10 million     $125 million  
Tax Rate 26.0 %   26.0 %
           


Financial Highlights for the three months ended October 31, 2022 and 2021 (unaudited):
  2022   2021
Net Income $640.5 million, or $5.63 per share diluted     $374.3 million, or $3.02 per share diluted  
Pre-Tax Income $841.1 million     $499.7 million  
Pre-Tax Inventory Impairments $22.1 million     $10.5 million  
Home Sales Revenues $3.58 billion and 3,765 units     $2.95 billion and 3,341 units  
Net Signed Contracts $1.32 billion and 1,186 units     $3.00 billion and 2,957 units  
Net Signed Contracts per Community 3.5 units     8.9 units  
Quarter-End Backlog $8.87 billion and 8,098 units     $9.50 billion and 10,302 units  
Average Price per Home in Backlog $1,095,800     $922,100  
Home Sales Gross Margin 26.9 %   23.5 %
Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin 29.0 %   25.9 %
Interest Included in Home Sales Cost of Revenues, as a percentage of Home Sales Revenues 1.5 %   2.0 %
SG&A, as a percentage of Home Sales Revenues 7.7 %   8.8 %
Income from Operations $690.2 million, or 18.6% of total revenues     $440.7 million, or 14.5% of total revenues  
Other Income, Income from Unconsolidated Entities, and Gross Margin from Land Sales and Other $152.5 million     $63.5 million  
Quarterly Cancellations as a Percentage of Beginning-Quarter Backlog 2.9 %   1.3 %
Quarterly Cancellations as a Percentage of Signed Contracts in Quarter 20.8 %   4.6 %
           


Financial Highlights for the fiscal years ended October 31, 2022 and 2021 (unaudited)
  2022   2021
Net Income $1.29 billion, or $10.90 per share diluted     $833.6 million, or $6.63 per share diluted  
Pre-Tax Income $1.70 billion     $1.10 billion  
Pre-Tax Inventory Impairments $32.7 million     $26.5 million  
Home Sales Revenues $9.71 billion and 10,515 units     $8.43 billion and 9,986 units  
Net Signed Contracts $9.07 billion and 8,255 units     $11.54 billion and 12,472 units  
Home Sales Gross Margin 25.5 %   22.5 %
Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin 27.5 %   25.0 %
SG&A, as a percentage of Home Sales Revenues 10.1 %   10.9 %
Income from Operations $1.51 billion, or 14.7% of total revenues     $1.02 billion, or 11.6% of total revenues  
Other Income, Income from Unconsolidated Entities, and Land Sales Gross Profit $207.7 million     $164.3 million  
           

Additional Information:

  • The Company ended its FY 2022 fourth quarter with approximately $1.3 billion in cash and cash equivalents, compared to $1.6 billion at FYE 2021 and $316.5 million at FY 2022’s third quarter end. At FY 2022 fourth quarter end, the Company also had $1.8 billion available under its $1.9 billion bank revolving credit facility, substantially all of which is scheduled to mature in November 2026.
  • On October 21, 2022, the Company paid its quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 7, 2022.
  • Stockholders' Equity at FY 2022 fourth quarter end was $6.0 billion, compared to $5.3 billion at FYE 2021.
  • FY 2022's fourth quarter-end book value per share was $54.79 per share, compared to $44.08 at FYE 2021.
  • The Company ended its FY 2022 fourth quarter with a debt-to-capital ratio of 35.7%, compared to 37.5% at FY 2022’s third quarter end and 40.2% at FYE 2021. The Company ended FY 2022’s fourth quarter with a net debt-to-capital ratio(1) of 23.4%, compared to 34.3% at FY 2022’s third quarter end, and 25.1% at FYE 2021.
  • The Company ended FY 2022’s fourth quarter with approximately 76,000 lots owned and optioned, compared to 82,100 one quarter earlier, and 80,900 one year earlier. Approximately 50% or 37,700, of these lots were owned, of which approximately 17,400 lots, including those in backlog, were substantially improved.
  • In the fourth quarter of FY 2022, the Company spent approximately $138.2 million on land to purchase approximately 1,449 lots.
  • The Company ended FY 2022’s fourth quarter with 348 selling communities, compared to 332 at FY 2022’s third quarter end and 340 at FY 2021’s fourth quarter end.
  • The Company repurchased approximately 3.7 million shares of its common stock during the quarter at an average price of $42.45 per share for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $158.9 million.
  • On August 25, 2022, the Company entered into a $192.5 million settlement agreement with Southern California Gas Company to resolve the Company’s claims associated with a natural gas leak that occurred from October 2015 through February 2016 at the Aliso Canyon underground storage facility located near certain of its communities in Southern California. As a result, net of legal fees and expenses, we recognized a pre-tax gain in the fourth quarter of $148.4 million, of which $141.2 million was recorded in Other income – net in our Consolidated Statement of Operations. The remainder was recorded as an offset to previously incurred expenses. Coincident with this settlement, we seeded a new Toll Brothers charitable foundation with $10.0 million, resulting in a $138.4 million net pre-tax benefit to earnings in the fourth quarter.

(1) See “Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures” below for more information on the calculation of the Company’s net debt-to-capital ratio.

Toll Brothers will be broadcasting live via the Investor Relations section of its website, investors.TollBrothers.com, a conference call hosted by Chairman & CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Wednesday, December 7, 2022, to discuss these results and its outlook for the first quarter and FY 2023. To access the call, enter the Toll Brothers website, click on the Investor Relations page, and select “Events & Presentations.” Participants are encouraged to log on at least fifteen minutes prior to the start of the presentation to register and download any necessary software.

The call can be heard live with an online replay which will follow.

ABOUT TOLL BROTHERS
Toll Brothers, Inc., A FORTUNE 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company was founded 55 years ago 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 first-time, move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers, as well as urban and suburban renters. Toll Brothers builds in over 60 markets in 24 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, as well as in the District of Columbia. The Company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development, golf course development, smart home technology, and landscape subsidiaries. The Company also operates its own lumber distribution, house component assembly, and manufacturing operations.

Toll Brothers was named the World’s Most Admired Homebuilder in FORTUNE magazine’s 2022 survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies®, the seventh year it has been so honored. Toll Brothers has also been named Builder of the Year by Builder magazine and is the first two-time recipient of Builder of the Year from Professional Builder magazine. For more information visit TollBrothers.com.

Toll Brothers discloses information about its business and financial performance and other matters, and provides links to its securities filings, notices of investor events, and earnings and other news releases, on the Investor Relations section of its website (investors.TollBrothers.com).

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FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Information presented herein for the fourth quarter ended October 31, 2022 is subject to finalization of the Company's regulatory filings, related financial and accounting reporting procedures and external auditor procedures.

This release contains or may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. One can identify these statements by the fact that they do not relate to matters of a strictly historical or factual nature and generally discuss or relate to future events. These statements contain words such as “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “may,” “can,” “could,” “might,” “should,” “likely,” “will,” and other words or phrases of similar meaning. Such statements may include, but are not limited to, information and statements regarding: the impact of Covid-19 on the U.S. economy and on our business; expectations regarding inflation and interest rates; the markets in which we operate or may operate; our strategic priorities; our land acquisition, land development and capital allocation priorities; market conditions; demand for our homes; anticipated operating results and guidance; home deliveries; financial resources and condition; changes in revenues; changes in profitability; changes in margins; changes in accounting treatment; cost of revenues, including expected labor and material costs; selling, general, and administrative expenses; interest expense; inventory write-downs; home warranty and construction defect claims; unrecognized tax benefits; anticipated tax refunds; sales paces and prices; effects of home buyer cancellations; growth and expansion; joint ventures in which we are involved; anticipated results from our investments in unconsolidated entities; our ability to acquire or dispose of land and pursue real estate opportunities; our ability to gain approvals and open new communities; our ability to market, construct and sell homes and properties; our ability to deliver homes from backlog; our ability to secure materials and subcontractors; our ability to produce the liquidity and capital necessary to conduct normal business operations or to expand and take advantage of opportunities; and the outcome of legal proceedings, investigations, and claims.

Any or all of the forward-looking statements included in this release are not guarantees of future performance and may turn out to be inaccurate. This can occur as a result of incorrect assumptions or as a consequence of known or unknown risks and uncertainties. The major risks and uncertainties – and assumptions that are made – that affect our business and may cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:

  • the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, which remain highly uncertain, cannot be predicted and will depend upon future developments, including the duration of the pandemic, the impact of mitigation strategies taken by applicable government authorities, the continued availability and effectiveness of vaccines, adequate testing and therapeutic treatments and the prevalence of widespread immunity to Covid-19;
  • the effect of general economic conditions, including employment rates, housing starts, interest rate levels, availability of financing for home mortgages and strength of the U.S. dollar;
  • market demand for our products, which is related to the strength of the various U.S. business segments and U.S. and international economic conditions;
  • the availability of desirable and reasonably priced land and our ability to control, purchase, hold and develop such land;
  • access to adequate capital on acceptable terms;
  • geographic concentration of our operations;
  • levels of competition;
  • the price and availability of lumber, other raw materials, home components and labor;
  • the effect of U.S. trade policies, including the imposition of tariffs and duties on home building products and retaliatory measures taken by other countries;
  • the effects of weather and the risk of loss from earthquakes, volcanoes, fires, floods, droughts, windstorms, hurricanes, pest infestations and other natural disasters, and the risk of delays, reduced consumer demand, and shortages and price increases in labor or materials associated with such natural disasters;
  • the risk of loss from acts of war, terrorism or outbreaks of contagious diseases, such as Covid-19;
  • federal and state tax policies;
  • transportation costs;
  • the effect of land use, environment and other governmental laws and regulations;
  • legal proceedings or disputes and the adequacy of reserves;
  • risks relating to any unforeseen changes to or effects on liabilities, future capital expenditures, revenues, expenses, earnings, indebtedness, financial condition, losses and future prospects;
  • changes in accounting principles;
  • risks related to unauthorized access to our computer systems, theft of our and our homebuyers’ confidential information or other forms of cyber-attack; and
  • other factors described in “Risk Factors” included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2021 and in subsequent filings we make with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

Many of the factors mentioned above or in other reports or public statements made by us will be important in determining our future performance. Consequently, actual results may differ materially from those that might be anticipated from our forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

For a further discussion of factors that we believe could cause actual results to differ materially from expected and historical results, see the information under the captions “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC and in subsequent reports filed with the SEC. This discussion is provided as permitted by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and all of our forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained or referenced in this section.

TOLL BROTHERS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Amounts in thousands)

  October 31,
2022
  October 31,
2021
  (Unaudited)    
ASSETS      
Cash and cash equivalents $ 1,346,754     $ 1,638,494  
Inventory   8,733,326       7,915,884  
Property, construction and office equipment, net   287,827       310,455  
Receivables, prepaid expenses and other assets   747,228       738,078  
Mortgage loans held for sale   185,150       247,211  
Customer deposits held in escrow   136,115       88,627  
Investments in unconsolidated entities   852,314       599,101  
  $ 12,288,714     $ 11,537,850  
       
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY      
Liabilities:      
Loans payable $ 1,185,275     $ 1,011,534  
Senior notes   1,995,271       2,403,989  
Mortgage company loan facility   148,863       147,512  
Customer deposits   680,588       636,379  
Accounts payable   619,411       562,466  
Accrued expenses   1,345,987       1,220,235  
Income taxes payable   291,479       215,280  
Total liabilities   6,266,874       6,197,395  
       
Equity:      
Stockholders’ Equity      
Common stock   1,279       1,279  
Additional paid-in capital   716,786       714,453  
Retained earnings   6,166,732       4,969,839  
Treasury stock, at cost   (916,327 )     (391,656 )
Accumulated other comprehensive income   37,618       1,109  
Total stockholders' equity   6,006,088       5,295,024  
Noncontrolling interest   15,752       45,431  
Total equity   6,021,840       5,340,455  
  $ 12,288,714     $ 11,537,850  
               

TOLL BROTHERS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Amounts in thousands, except per share data and percentages)
(Unaudited)

  Three Months Ended
October 31,
  Twelve Months Ended
October 31,
    2022       2021       2022       2021  
  $ %   $ %   $ %   $ %
Revenues:                      
Home sales $ 3,580,952       $ 2,950,417       $ 9,711,170       $ 8,431,746    
Land sales and other   131,182         90,963         564,388         358,615    
    3,712,134         3,041,380         10,275,558         8,790,361    
                       
Cost of revenues:                      
Home sales   2,617,914   73.1 %     2,256,044   76.5 %     7,237,409   74.5 %     6,538,454   77.5 %
Land sales and other   129,611   98.8 %     86,473   95.1 %     551,770   97.8 %     309,007   86.2 %
    2,747,525         2,342,517         7,789,179         6,847,461    
                       
Gross margin - home sales   963,038   26.9 %     694,373   23.5 %     2,473,761   25.5 %     1,893,292   22.5 %
Gross margin - land sales and other   1,571   1.2 %     4,490   4.9 %     12,618   2.2 %     49,608   13.8 %
                       
Selling, general and administrative expenses   274,381   7.7 %     258,199   8.8 %     977,753   10.1 %     922,023   10.9 %
Income from operations   690,228         440,664         1,508,626         1,020,877    
                       
Other:                      
Income (loss) from unconsolidated entities   (4,231 )       45,722         23,723         74,035    
Other income - net   155,147         13,303         171,377         40,614    
Expenses related to early retirement of debt                           (35,211 )  
Income before income taxes   841,144         499,689         1,703,726         1,100,315    
Income tax provision   200,608         125,359         417,226         266,688    
Net income $ 640,536       $ 374,330       $ 1,286,500       $ 833,627    
Per share:                      
Basic earnings $ 5.67       $ 3.06       $ 11.02       $ 6.72    
Diluted earnings $ 5.63       $ 3.02       $ 10.90       $ 6.63    
Cash dividend declared $ 0.20       $ 0.17       $ 0.77       $ 0.62    
Weighted-average number of shares:                      
Basic   112,914         122,218         116,771         124,100    
Diluted   113,793         124,057         117,975         125,807    
                       
Effective tax rate   23.8 %       25.1 %       24.5 %       24.2 %  
                                       

TOLL BROTHERS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
SUPPLEMENTAL DATA
(Amounts in thousands)
(unaudited)

  Three Months Ended
October 31,
  Twelve Months Ended
October 31,
    2022       2021       2022       2021  
Inventory impairments and write-offs in cost of home sales:              
Pre-development costs and option write offs $ 6,218     $ 1,828     $ 13,051     $ 5,620  
Land owned for future communities*   15,850       8,700       19,690       19,805  
Land owned for operating communities         10             1,110  
  $ 22,068     $ 10,538     $ 32,741     $ 26,535  
               
Depreciation and amortization $ 23,549     $ 22,312     $ 76,816     $ 76,250  
Interest incurred $ 35,085     $ 36,280     $ 132,171     $ 153,933  
Interest expense:              
Charged to home sales cost of sales $ 54,264     $ 59,825     $ 164,831     $ 187,237  
Charged to land sales and other cost of sales   940       890       5,788       4,372  
  $ 55,204     $ 60,715     $ 170,619     $ 191,609  
               
Home sites controlled:         October 31,
2022
  October 31,
2021
Owned           37,700       36,099  
Optioned           38,349       44,768  
            76,049       80,867  
                       

* For the three months ended October 31, 2022, all of these impairments related to the planned sale of two land parcels in our former City Living segment.

Inventory at October 31, 2022 and October 31, 2021 consisted of the following (amounts in thousands):

  October 31,
2022
  October 31,
2021
Land and land development costs $ 2,164,121     $ 2,229,550  
Construction in progress   5,716,565       4,973,609  
Sample homes   285,749       265,402  
Land deposits and costs of future development   566,891       447,323  
  $ 8,733,326     $ 7,915,884  
               

Toll Brothers operates in following five geographic segments, with current operations generally located in the states listed below:

  • North: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania
  • Mid-Atlantic: Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia
  • South: Florida, South Carolina and Texas
  • Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Utah
  • Pacific: California, Oregon and Washington

At October 31, 2022, the Company concluded that its City Living operations no longer met the definition of an operating segment, primarily due to the change in structure and a shift in strategy for its operations. Therefore, the Company concluded it has five operating segments as reflected above. Amounts reported in prior periods have been reclassified to conform to the fiscal 2022 presentation. The realignment did not have any impact on the Company’s consolidated financial position, results of operations, earnings per share or cash flows for the periods presented.

  Three Months Ended
October 31,
  Units   $ (Millions)   Average Price Per Unit $
  2022   2021     2022       2021       2022       2021  
REVENUES                      
North 696   780   $ 618.2     $ 660.4     $ 888,200     $ 846,700  
Mid-Atlantic 403   508     383.9       413.2     $ 952,500     $ 813,300  
South 770   599     597.1       394.5     $ 775,400     $ 658,600  
Mountain 1,147   847     971.4       640.0     $ 846,900     $ 755,700  
Pacific 749   607     1,008.9       842.4     $ 1,347,000     $ 1,387,700  
Home Building 3,765   3,341     3,579.5       2,950.5     $ 950,700     $ 883,100  
Corporate and other           1.5       (0.1 )        
Total home sales 3,765   3,341     3,581.0       2,950.4     $ 951,100     $ 883,100  
Land sales and other           131.2       91.0          
Total Consolidated         $ 3,712.2     $ 3,041.4          
                       
CONTRACTS                      
North 350   584   $ 329.8     $ 546.1     $ 942,400     $ 935,200  
Mid-Atlantic 206   343     233.5       340.0     $ 1,133,400     $ 991,200  
South 315   661     312.7       573.4     $ 992,500     $ 867,500  
Mountain 228   881     274.6       823.2     $ 1,204,500     $ 934,400  
Pacific 87   488     169.3       716.5     $ 1,945,800     $ 1,468,200  
Total Consolidated 1,186   2,957   $ 1,319.9     $ 2,999.2     $ 1,112,900     $ 1,014,300  
                       
BACKLOG                      
North 1,122   1,737   $ 1,119.5     $ 1,494.2     $ 997,800     $ 860,200  
Mid-Atlantic 842   1,053     960.5       1,004.5     $ 1,140,700     $ 954,000  
South 2,523   2,470     2,352.5       1,965.2     $ 932,400     $ 795,600  
Mountain 2,524   3,598     2,597.3       3,021.9     $ 1,029,000     $ 839,900  
Pacific 1,087   1,444     1,844.3       2,013.3     $ 1,696,700     $ 1,394,300  
Total Consolidated 8,098   10,302   $ 8,874.1     $ 9,499.1     $ 1,095,800     $ 922,100  
                                       


  Twelve Months Ended
October 31,
  Units   $ (Millions)   Average Price Per Unit $
  2022   2021     2022       2021       2022       2021  
REVENUES                      
North 2,163   2,503   $ 1,853.7     $ 2,011.9     $ 857,000     $ 803,800  
Mid-Atlantic 1,222   1,402     1,149.0       1,076.9     $ 940,300     $ 768,100  
South 2,033   1,783     1,519.6       1,183.3     $ 747,500     $ 663,700  
Mountain 3,366   2,732     2,747.8       2,003.0     $ 816,300     $ 733,200  
Pacific 1,731   1,566     2,442.0       2,156.1     $ 1,410,700     $ 1,376,800  
Home Building 10,515   9,986     9,712.1       8,431.2     $ 923,600     $ 844,300  
Corporate and other           (0.9 )     0.5          
Total home sales 10,515   9,986     9,711.2       8,431.7     $ 923,600     $ 844,400  
Land sales and other           564.4       358.6          
Total Consolidated         $ 10,275.6     $ 8,790.3          
                       
CONTRACTS                      
North 1,596   2,245   $ 1,534.7     $ 1,996.4     $ 961,600     $ 889,300  
Mid-Atlantic 1,012   1,465     1,105.4       1,310.7     $ 1,092,300     $ 894,700  
South 1,981   2,765     1,838.3       2,109.6     $ 928,000     $ 763,000  
Mountain 2,292   4,031     2,319.7       3,341.5     $ 1,012,100     $ 829,000  
Pacific 1,374   1,966     2,269.3       2,781.7     $ 1,651,600     $ 1,414,900  
Total Consolidated 8,255   12,472   $ 9,067.4     $ 11,539.9     $ 1,098,400     $ 925,300  
                                       

Unconsolidated entities:

Information related to revenues and contracts of entities in which we have an interest for the three-month and twelve-month periods ended October 31, 2022 and 2021, and for backlog at October 31, 2022 and 2021 is as follows:

  Units   $ (Millions)   Average Price Per Unit $
  2022   2021     2022       2021       2022       2021  
Three months ended October 31,                      
Revenues 5   6   $ 15.6     $ 17.3     $ 3,123,400     $ 2,889,900  
Contracts 36   4   $ 49.8     $ 10.0     $ 1,382,700     $ 2,488,200  
                       
Twelve months ended October 31,                      
Revenues 19   32   $ 60.9     $ 88.5     $ 3,205,400     $ 2,766,700  
Contracts 51   29   $ 97.2     $ 81.7     $ 1,905,300     $ 2,819,000  
                       
Backlog at October 31, 81   1   $ 96.3     $ 3.2     $ 1,189,100     $ 3,199,800  
                                       

RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP MEASURES

This press release contains, and Company management’s discussion of the results presented in this press release may include, information about the Company’s adjusted home sales gross margin and the Company’s net debt-to-capital ratio.

These two measures are non-GAAP financial measures which are not calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”). These non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered a substitute for, or superior to, the comparable GAAP financial measures, and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies in the home building business.

The Company’s management considers these non-GAAP financial measures as we make operating and strategic decisions and evaluate our performance, including against other home builders that may use similar non-GAAP financial measures. The Company’s management believes these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors in understanding our operations and leverage and may be helpful in comparing the Company to other home builders to the extent they provide similar information.

Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin
The following table reconciles the Company’s home sales gross margin as a percentage of home sales revenues (calculated in accordance with GAAP) to the Company’s adjusted home sales gross margin (a non-GAAP financial measure). Adjusted home sales gross margin is calculated as (i) home sales gross margin plus interest recognized in home sales cost of revenues plus inventory write-downs recognized in home sales cost of revenues divided by (ii) home sales revenues.

Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin Reconciliation
(Amounts in thousands, except percentages)

    Three Months Ended
October 31,
  Twelve Months Ended
October 31,
      2022       2021       2022       2021  
Revenues - home sales $ 3,580,952     $ 2,950,417     $ 9,711,170     $ 8,431,746  
Cost of revenues - home sales   2,617,914       2,256,044       7,237,409       6,538,454  
Home sales gross margin   963,038       694,373       2,473,761       1,893,292  
Add: Interest recognized in cost of revenues - home sales   54,264       59,825       164,831       187,237  
  Inventory write-downs   22,068       10,538       32,741       26,535  
Adjusted home sales gross margin $ 1,039,370     $ 764,736     $ 2,671,333     $ 2,107,064  
                 
Home sales gross margin as a percentage of home sale revenues   26.9 %     23.5 %     25.5 %     22.5 %
                 
Adjusted home sales gross margin as a percentage of home sale revenues   29.0 %     25.9 %     27.5 %     25.0 %
                               

The Company’s management believes adjusted home sales gross margin is a useful financial measure to investors because it allows them to evaluate the performance of our home building operations without the often varying effects of capitalized interest costs and inventory impairments. The use of adjusted home sales gross margin also assists the Company’s management in assessing the profitability of our home building operations and making strategic decisions regarding community location and product mix.

Forward-looking Adjusted Home Sales Gross Margin
The Company has not provided projected first quarter and full FY 2023 home sales gross margin or a GAAP reconciliation for forward-looking adjusted home sales gross margin because such measure cannot be provided without unreasonable efforts on a forward-looking basis, since inventory write-downs are based on future activity and observation and therefore cannot be projected for the first quarter and full FY 2023. The variability of these charges may have a potentially unpredictable, and potentially significant, impact on our first quarter and full FY 2023 home sales gross margin.

Net Debt-to-Capital Ratio
The following table reconciles the Company’s ratio of debt to capital (calculated in accordance with GAAP) to the Company’s net debt-to-capital ratio (a non-GAAP financial measure). The net debt-to-capital ratio is calculated as (i) total debt minus mortgage warehouse loans minus cash and cash equivalents divided by (ii) total debt minus mortgage warehouse loans minus cash and cash equivalents plus stockholders’ equity.

Net Debt-to-Capital Ratio Reconciliation
(Amounts in thousands, except percentages)

    October 31, 2022   July 31, 2022   October 31, 2021
Loans payable $ 1,185,275     $ 1,200,178     $ 1,011,534  
Senior notes   1,995,271       1,995,029       2,403,989  
Mortgage company loan facility   148,863       113,705       147,512  
Total debt   3,329,409       3,308,912       3,563,035  
Total stockholders' equity   6,006,088       5,523,273       5,295,024  
Total capital $ 9,335,497     $ 8,832,185     $ 8,858,059  
Ratio of debt-to-capital   35.7 %     37.5 %     40.2 %
             
Total debt $ 3,329,409     $ 3,308,912     $ 3,563,035  
Less: Mortgage company loan facility   (148,863 )     (113,705 )     (147,512 )
  Cash and cash equivalents   (1,346,754 )     (316,471 )     (1,638,494 )
Total net debt   1,833,792       2,878,736       1,777,029  
Total stockholders' equity   6,006,088       5,523,273       5,295,024  
Total net capital $ 7,839,880     $ 8,402,009     $ 7,072,053  
Net debt-to-capital ratio   23.4 %     34.3 %     25.1 %
                       

The Company’s management uses the net debt-to-capital ratio as an indicator of its overall leverage and believes it is a useful financial measure to investors in understanding the leverage employed in the Company’s operations.

CONTACT: Frederick N. Cooper (215) 938-8312
fcooper@tollbrothers.com

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