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Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) (IR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 30, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 2013. 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 $67.31, the dividend yield is 3.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IR was $67.31, representing a -2.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $68.94 and a 50.75% increase over the 52 week low of $44.65.
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 $2.68. Zacks Investment Research reports IR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.51%, compared to an industry average of 8.2%.
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 ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PKB with an increase of 7.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IR at 5.41%.