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Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

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$214.05 USD


+4.04 (1.92%)

Updated Mar 8, 2021 11:15 AM ET

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Top 45% (115 out of 254)

Industry: Manufacturing - General Industrial

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Company Summary

Headquartered in Glenview, IL, Illinois Tool Works Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of highly engineered products and specialty systems. The company's diversified range of industrial products and equipment are sold in 53 countries (data as of October 2020-end). The company operates through seven operating business segments. A brief discussion is given below:

Test & Measurement and Electronics (15.6% of 2020 total segmental revenues): This segment deals with the production of equipment, consumables and related software for testing and measuring materials and structures, and equipment and consumables used in the production of ...

General Information

Illinois Tool Works Inc.



Phone: 847-724-7500

Fax: 847-657-4572



Industry Manufacturing - General Industrial
Sector Industrial Products
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 12/31/2020
Next EPS Date 5/4/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 1.89
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 7.93
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 11.00
Next EPS Report Date 5/4/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 210.01
52 Week High 224.69
52 Week Low 115.94
Beta 1.10
20 Day Moving Average 1,000,873.69
Target Price Consensus 198.50


% Price Change
4 Week 6.57
12 Week 3.68
YTD 3.01
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 7.40
12 Week -1.01
YTD 0.70
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 316.66
Market Capitalization (millions) 66,502.18
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 5/26/2006
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.17%
Annual Dividend $4.56
Payout Ratio 0.67
Change in Payout Ratio 0.16
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 12/30/2020 / $1.14

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 26.48
Trailing 12 Months 30.88
PEG Ratio 2.41
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 12.23%
vs. Previous Quarter 15.30%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 0.17%
vs. Previous Quarter 5.08%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 20.89
Price/Cash Flow 25.05
Price / Sales 5.29
12/31/20 82.24
9/30/20 80.95
6/30/20 81.80
12/31/20 14.67
9/30/20 14.37
6/30/20 14.90
Current Ratio
12/31/20 2.52
9/30/20 2.37
6/30/20 2.75
Quick Ratio
12/31/20 2.06
9/30/20 1.92
6/30/20 2.18
Operating Margin
12/31/20 17.20
9/30/20 16.70
6/30/20 17.08
Net Margin
12/31/20 16.77
9/30/20 16.77
6/30/20 17.16
Pre-Tax Margin
12/31/20 21.50
9/30/20 21.57
6/30/20 22.09
Book Value
12/31/20 10.05
9/30/20 8.52
6/30/20 7.46
Inventory Turnover
12/31/20 6.29
9/30/20 6.34
6/30/20 6.34
12/31/20 2.44
9/30/20 2.81
6/30/20 3.29
Debt to Capital
12/31/20 70.95
9/30/20 73.79
6/30/20 76.71