Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) (IR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012

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Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012. Shareholders who purchased IR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that IR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.69, the dividend yield is 1.31%.

The previous trading day's last sale of IR was $48.69, representing a -1.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.31 and a 64.05% increase over the 52 week low of $29.68.

IR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Magna International, Inc. ( MGA ). IR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.26. Zacks Investment Research reports IR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 14.47%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the IR Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Build & Construction ( PKB )
  • Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF ( SCHV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 19.71% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IR at 4.57%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: HON , IR , MGA , PKB , SCHV

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