Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures and sells industrial products and equipment worldwide.
Established dividend payer with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Illinois Tool Works's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: ITW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: ITW exceeded the US Machinery industry which returned -24.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ITW exceeded the US Market which returned -13.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Illinois Tool Works's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
19 hours ago | Simply Wall StIs It Too Late To Consider Buying Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StIllinois Tool Works Inc.'s (NYSE:ITW) Could Be A Buy For Its Upcoming Dividend
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Tempted To Sell Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) Because Of Its P/E Ratio?
Is Illinois Tool Works undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: ITW ($137.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($157.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: ITW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ITW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.6x) compared to the Machinery industry average (14.8x).
PE vs Market: ITW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.6x) compared to the US market (12.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: ITW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (9.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ITW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (14.5x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (1.6x).
How is Illinois Tool Works forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: ITW's forecast earnings growth (1.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: ITW's earnings (1.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: ITW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: ITW's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: ITW's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: ITW's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (145.2%).
How has Illinois Tool Works performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ITW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: ITW's current net profit margins (17.9%) are higher than last year (17.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ITW's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ITW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: ITW had negative earnings growth (-1.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Machinery industry average (-2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst ITW's Return on Equity (83.2%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Illinois Tool Works's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ITW's short term assets ($6.3B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: ITW's short term assets ($6.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($9.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ITW's debt to equity ratio (256%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ITW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 109.1% to 256% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ITW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.6%).
Interest Coverage: ITW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: ITW has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: ITW's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.8x debt).
What is Illinois Tool Works's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: ITW's dividend (3.12%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2%).
High Dividend: ITW's dividend (3.12%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.56%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: ITW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: ITW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.2%), ITW's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: ITW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (53.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
E. Santi (57yo)
Mr. E. Scott Santi has been the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Illinois Tool Works Inc. since November 2012 and had been its President since October 2012 till 2015. Mr. Santi served a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: E.'s total compensation ($USD17.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: E.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||7.42yrs||US$15.44m||0.044% $19.6m|
|Senior VP & CFO||6.58yrs||US$4.40m||0.0096% $4.3m|
|Executive Vice President of Test & Measurement and Electronics Segment||11.33yrs||US$2.50m||0.012% $5.4m|
|Vice Chairman||9.5yrs||US$4.87m||0.011% $5.0m|
|Executive Vice President of Welding Segment||8.25yrs||US$2.59m||0.0063% $2.8m|
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||10.67yrs||no data||0.0023% $1.0m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||2.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||3.17yrs||US$3.85m||0.0034% $1.5m|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||5.5yrs||no data||0.0035% $1.6m|
|Executive Vice President of Food Equipment Segment||12.25yrs||no data||0.0033% $1.5m|
Experienced Management: ITW's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||7.42yrs||US$15.44m||0.044% $19.6m|
|Independent Director||12.17yrs||US$303.73k||0.0024% $1.1m|
|Lead Director||2.92yrs||US$328.73k||0.0039% $1.7m|
|Lead Independent Director||5.67yrs||US$299.98k||0.00088% $392.3k|
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$279.98k||0.0024% $1.1m|
|Independent Director||26.25yrs||US$284.98k||0.012% $5.5m|
|Independent Director||10.33yrs||US$294.98k||0.042% $18.5m|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$279.98k||0.0029% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||US$279.98k||0.0037% $1.6m|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$279.98k||0.0024% $1.1m|
Experienced Board: ITW's board of directors are considered experienced (8.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
- Ticker: ITW
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1912
- Industry: Industrial Machinery
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$44.583b
- Shares outstanding: 317.52m
- Website: https://www.itw.com
Number of Employees
- Illinois Tool Works Inc.
- 155 Harlem Avenue
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|ITW||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1972|
|ILT||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1972|
|ITW *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 1972|
|0J8W||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 1972|
|ILT||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jun 1972|
|ITW||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jun 1972|
|I1TW34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 4 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures and sells industrial products and equipment worldwide. It operates through seven segments: Automotive OEM; Food Equipment; Test & Measurement and Electronics; Welding; Polymers & Fluids; Construction Products; and Specialty Products. The Automotive OEM segment offers plastic and metal components, fasteners, and assemblies for automobiles, light trucks, and other industrial uses. The Food Equipment segment provides warewashing, cooking, refrigeration, and food processing equipment; kitchen exhaust, ventilation, and pollution control systems; and food equipment maintenance and repair services. The Test & Measurement and Electronics segment produces equipment, consumables, and related software for testing and measuring of materials and structures, as well as equipment and consumables used in the production of electronic subassemblies and microelectronics. The Welding segment produces arc welding equipment; and metal arc welding consumables and related accessories. The Polymers & Fluids segment produces adhesives, sealants, lubrication and cutting fluids, and fluids and polymers for auto aftermarket maintenance and appearance. The Construction Products segment offers engineered fastening systems and solutions for the residential construction, renovation/remodel, and commercial construction markets. The Specialty Products segment offers beverage packaging equipment and consumables, product coding and marking equipment and consumables, and appliance components and fasteners. It serves the automotive OEM/tiers, commercial food equipment, construction, general industrial, and automotive aftermarket end markets. The company distributes its products directly to industrial manufacturers, as well as through independent distributors. Illinois Tool Works Inc. was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Glenview, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/06 02:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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