Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) went up by 4.23% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $190.85 and move down -32.97%, while ITW stocks collected +1.25% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/06/20 that ITW Postpones Investor Day Due to Growing Travel Restrictions Associated With Coronavirus

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) Worth an Investment?

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.53 times of increase in earnings at the present.

ITW Market Performance

ITW stocks went up by 1.25% for the week, with the monthly drop of -19.18% and a quarterly performance of -20.73%, while its annual performance rate touched 0.20%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -7.63% for ITW stocks with the simple moving average of -12.04% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ITW stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for ITW shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for ITW socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $132 based on the research report published on March 23, 2020.

Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ITW stock at the price of $144. The rating they have provided for ITW stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on September 23, 2019.

Northcoast gave “ Sell” rating to ITW stocks, setting the target price at $144 in the report published on June 26, 2019.

ITW Stocks -16.16% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ITW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Illinois Tool Works Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -24.79% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 7.44%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 9.96%, while the shares sank at the distance of -18.44% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -20.18% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, ITW went up by +1.25%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -5.71% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $153.77. In addition, Illinois Tool Works Inc. saw -20.10% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

ITW Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), starting from Hartnett John R., who sold 19,980 shares at the price of $189.25 back on Feb 21. After this action, Rushing now owns 20,049 shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc., valued at $3,781,291 with the latest closing price.

O’HERLIHY CHRISTOPHER A, the Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc., sold 37,301 shares at the value of $171.69 during a trade that took place back on Nov 01, which means that O’HERLIHY CHRISTOPHER A is holding 28,373 shares at the value of $6,404,209 based on the most recent closing price.

ITW Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +24.11 for the present operating margin and +40.85 for gross margin. The net margin for Illinois Tool Works Inc. stands at +17.87. Total capital return value is set at 31.49, while invested capital returns managed to touch 25.13. Equity return holds the value 82.10%, with 16.70% for asset returns.

Based on Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), the company’s capital structure generated 256.38 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 71.94. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 52.67 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 15.39 and long-term debt to capital is 256.25.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.67 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.12. The receivables turnover for Illinois Tool Works Inc. is 5.36 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.94. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.90.