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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
BURKART PHILIP A
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
TORO CO [TTC]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
VP, Irrigation Business
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
8111 LYNDALE AVENUE SOUTH
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/26/2012
(Street)

BLOOMINGTON, MN 55420-1196
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/26/2012   G V 145 D $ 0 44,639 D  
Common Stock 03/26/2012   M   5,500 A $16.1375 50,139 D  
Common Stock 03/26/2012   S   5,500 D $71.5(1) 44,639 D  
Common Stock               22,748.483(2) I The Toro Company Investment, Savings & ESOP
Performance Share Units               1,505.215(3) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option $16.1375 03/26/2012   M     5,500 12/04/2002 12/04/2012 Common Stock 5,500 $ 0 0 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
BURKART PHILIP A
8111 LYNDALE AVENUE SOUTH
BLOOMINGTON, MN 55420-1196
      VP, Irrigation Business  

Signatures

 /s/ Nancy A. McGrath, Attorney-in-Fact   03/27/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The price reported in Column 4 is a weighted average price. These shares of common stock were sold in multiple transactions at prices ranging from $71.50 to $71.58, inclusive. The reporting person undertakes to provide to The Toro Company, any security holder of The Toro Company, or the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission, upon request, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price within the range set forth in this footnote.
(2) Includes the following shares of common stock acquired by the reporting person since the date of his last report: 78.667 shares acquired under the dividend reinvestment feature of The Toro Company Investment, Savings & ESOP (IS&ESOP); and 51.472 shares acquired through issuer annual investment fund contributions to the IS&ESOP.
(3) Includes 5.215 performance share units acquired by the reporting person under the dividend reinvestment feature of The Toro Company Deferred Compensation Plan for Officers since the date of his last report.

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