Illinois Tool Wks Dividend yield

 Price  209.40
 Dividend  4.88
 Earnings  8.95
 Cash-flow  8.08
 Book value  11.51
 Equity  10.77

Illinois Tool Wks is part of Industrial Engineering business, which is part of Industrials industry. Illinois Tool Wks is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Illinois Tool Wks paid a total dividend of 1,542 million USD last year, for a market value of 66,170 millions (Market Cap 65,779 millions). Dividend per share of Illinois Tool Wks is 4.88 USD, and his stock market price 209.40 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Illinois Tool Wks has a dividend yield of 2.33%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Illinois Tool Wks dividend yield with other Industrial Engineering companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Illinois Tool Wks

Illinois Tool Wks Dividend Payout

About the ability of Illinois Tool Wks to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.33%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Illinois Tool Wks payout on ernings is currently 54.53%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.25% and 34.62% respectively. Both figures show that Illinois Tool Wks can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Illinois Tool Wks is USD 8.08 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Illinois Tool Wks, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Industrial Engineering sector companies.

Illinois Tool Wks payout

Illinois Tool Wks Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Illinois Tool Wks Stock performance

Finally, last moth Illinois Tool Wks showed a return of -3.20% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 1.26% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Industrial Engineering firms.

Illinois Tool Wks stock and market return