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Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) (IR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2013

Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased IR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 31.25% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of IR was $53.24, representing a -1.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $53.90 and a 42.58% increase over the 52 week low of $37.34.

IR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Honeywell International Inc. ( HON ) and Delphi Automotive plc ( DLPH ). IR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.28. Zacks Investment Research reports IR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.48%, compared to an industry average of 2.7%.

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 19.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IR at 4.69%.

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


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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