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How has Illinois Tool Works Inc.:(NYSE:ITW) performed recently?

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 41342.49. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 21.42, a forward P/E of 18.8 and EPS of 5.37. At a stock price of 114.95 (-0.11%) it has a dividend yield of 1.91%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 12.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by 9.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.90% and more long-term 8.33% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -2.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -0.10%.

For performance, Illinois Tool Works Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.71%. For the last month performance for Illinois Tool Works Inc. is 9.80%. While the last quarter is 10.77% and half year, 31.33%. Finally for the year, performance is 32.90%.

The 52-week high for Illinois Tool Works Inc., is at -1.18%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 49.38%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.60% and 17.95% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.35%, and for the month it is 1.20%. Illinois Tool Works Inc., has a target price of 117.5.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.27, and for total debt/equity Illinois Tool Works Inc. has 1.45. The gross margin is 41.80%, while operating margin is 22.20%, the profit margin is 14.70%. The current ratio is 2.2 and the quick ratio is 1.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 77.50%. Illinois Tool Works Inc. has a payout ratio of 40.70%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 359.25. The shares float is 354.43, with the float short at 2.16%, with short ratio coming to 5.08.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Illinois Tool Works Inc., get 12.50%, with its returns on investment at 16.20%. Return on equity is 38.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 117.5, reached soon?

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