Ingersoll-Rand plc (Ireland) ( IR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 30, 2018. 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 $86.99, representing a -10.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $97.67 and a 12.59% increase over the 52 week low of $77.26.
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 $5.07. Zacks Investment Research reports IR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 14.55%, compared to an industry average of 23.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IR as a top-10 holding:
- John Hancock Multifactor Industrials ETF ( JHMI )
- Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
- Columbia Sustainable U.S. Equity Income ETF ( ESGS )
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF ( RGI )
- Guggenheim Multi-Factor Large Cap ETF ( GMFL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is GMFL with an increase of 8.78% over the last 100 days. JHMI has the highest percent weighting of IR at 1.01%.
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