Illinois Tool Works Reaches New 52-Week High (ITW)
Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $60.77, above its previous 52-week high of $60.45 with 325,214 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $60.77, above its previous 52-week high of $60.45 with 325,214 shares traded as of 9:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 27.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures various industrial products and equipment worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 12.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Illinois Tool Works as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Illinois Tool Works Ratings Report. See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.