Ingersoll-Rand Stock Hits New 52-Week High (IR)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Ingersoll-Rand (NYSE: IR) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $56.79, above its previous 52-week high of $56.77 with 637,346 shares traded as of 11:50 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Ingersoll-Rand has a market cap of $16.48 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 17.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ingersoll-Rand Public Limited Company engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of a diverse portfolio of industrial and commercial products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Ingersoll-Rand as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Ingersoll-Rand Ratings Report.

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