Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) (
) 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. (
) and Magna International, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ETF (
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%.