Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2013


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Illinois Tool Works Inc. ( ITW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 07, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ITW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $83.34, the dividend yield is 2.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ITW was $83.34, representing a -0.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.61 and a 39.95% increase over the 52 week low of $59.55.

ITW is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and ASML Holding N.V. ( ASML ). ITW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.93. Zacks Investment Research reports ITW's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -11.74%, compared to an industry average of 6.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ITW Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ITW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ITW as a top-10 holding:

  • AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF ( ALFA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is ALFA with an increase of 9.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ITW at 2.31%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: ALFA , ASML , DHR , ITW

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