Basic Trading Data for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) have moved within the range of $120.06 to $169.52. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $164.87, which is 2.74% lower than its 52-week high.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 3.48%, and a 50-day SMA of 6.26%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $56.62 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) delivered a 1.26% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $3.62 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $3.57 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) delivered a 12.26% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $1.85 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $1.65 per share.

Ownership at Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 76.91% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $43.44 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), there were 64 new positions totaling 856,293 shares of the company’s stock. There were 51 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 557,776 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) has had a 20-day average volume of 1,002,175 shares, with an average of 80% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 1,055,834 shares, with an average of 100% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,119,843 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy.