Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.53 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2019. Shareholders who purchased IR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that IR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of IR was $106, representing a -1.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $107.64 and a 33.12% increase over the 52 week low of $79.63.
IR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Aptiv PLC ( APTV ). IR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.36. Zacks Investment Research reports IR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 12.23%, compared to an industry average of 15.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IR as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 0.53% over the last 100 days. PKB has the highest percent weighting of IR at 5.03%.
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