Illinois Tool Works (ITW): Based in Glenview, Illinois, Illinois Tool Works is a multinational manufacturer of a diversified range of industrial products and equipment with approximately 840 operations in 57 countries. Illinois Tool Works reports in the following eight business segments: Transportation, Industrial Packaging, Food Equipment, Power Systems and
Electronics, Construction Products, Polymers and Fluids, Decorative Surfaces and All Others.
Over the past year, Illinois Tool Works has generated an 18.20% Return on Equity (ROE), which represents a 21% increase over the previous year. Additionally, the 10% profit margin is significantly higher than the 5.90% industry average.
Founded in 1912, ITW has paid an uninterrupted cash dividend since 1933 and has consistently increased the dividend for the last 47 consecutive years.
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