Illinois Tool Works (ITW) : Traders are bullish on Illinois Tool Works (ITW) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 5.21% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.82%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 1.25% in the last 1 week, and is up 7.83% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW): During Fridays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $116.09 and $115.80 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $116.87. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $116.84, notching a gain of 1.04% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,077,238 . The stock had closed at $115.64 on the previous day.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.25% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.88%. Illinois Tool Works Inc. is up 12.77% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 27.47%.
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) : Average target price received by Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is $117 with an expected standard deviation of $8.97. The most aggressive target on the stock is $132, whereas the most downbeat target is $104. 9 financial analysts are currently covering the stock.
Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) is a manufacturer of a range of industrial products and equipment. The Companys operates in seven segments: Automotive OEM, Test & Measurement and Electronics, Food Equipment, Polymers & Fluids, Welding, Construction Products and Specialty Products. These operations serve end markets as automotive original equipment manufacturers/tiers, automotive aftermarket, general industrial, commercial food equipment and construction. It produces components and fasteners for automotive-related applications; equipment, consumables and related software; commercial food equipment, adhesives, sealants, lubrication and cutting fluids; arc welding equipment, consumables and accessories; construction fastening systems and truss products, and beverage packaging equipment and consumables. The Company operates approximately 90 divisions in 57 countries.