Illinois Tool Works Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 14, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.38 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased ITW stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.56% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $61.86, the dividend yield is 2.46%.
The previous trading day's last sale of ITW was $61.86,
representing a -2.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.33 and
a 36.02% increase over the 52 week low of $45.48.
ITW is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies
such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). ITW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.88. Zacks Investment Research reports ITW's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .49%, compared to an industry
average of 2.9%.
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