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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) which is in the industry Diversified Machinery, gaining 0.72% today. In the last week its performance is 0.24%, and 12.73% for the past quarter. Currently, Illinois Tool Works Inc., ITW has a target price of 117.5, so today’s gain of 0.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.39%.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), has a market cap of 41543.67, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 77.50%.

At the current price of 116.47, it has a dividend yield of 1.90%, and its target price is 117.5. This is with a profit margin of 14.70%, and total debt/equity of 1.45. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has a P/E of 21.52, as well as a forward P/E of 18.89.

With a current EPS of 5.37, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.90%,Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.33%.

Performance for the year is 32.16%. Since its IPO date on 11/5/1987, the total performance to date is 26.16%.

Volume today for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW), is 364574, while its average volume is 1494.53. Whilst the total gain today was 0.72%, it did have a day high of 0.05%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.27%, and 1.16% for the month. The 52-week low for Illinois Tool Works Inc., ITW has been 51.35%, while the 52-week-high has reached 0.05%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.20%, and its return on assets is 12.50%. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) has an operating margin of 22.20%. With a sales growth of -0.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Illinois Tool Works Inc., ITW is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.27, and has a current ratio of 2.2 and 1.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Illinois Tool Works Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.58, and the P/S is 3.12, along with a P/B of 8.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 17.64.

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