Illinois Tool Works manufactures a range of industrial products and equipment. Automotive OEM segment produces components and fasteners for automotive-related applications. Food Equipment segment is engaged in commercial food equipment. Test and Measurement and Electronics segment produces equipment for testing and measuring of materials and structures. Welding segment produces arc welding equipment, consumables and accessories. Polymers and Fluids segment produces adhesives, sealants, lubrication and cutting fluids for auto aftermarket maintenance. Construction Products segment supplies fastening systems and solutions. Specialty Products segment is focused on patent protection.
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ITW Board of Directors Approves Dividend Rate Increase GLENVIEW, Ill., Aug. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) authorized a seven percent increase to the dividend payout to shareholders, representing a quarterly increase of $0.08 per share – or $0.32 per share annually – versus the current dividend rate. The Board also declared a dividend on the company's common stock of $1.22 per share for the third quarter of 2021. The dividend equates to $4.88 per share on a full-year basis. The dividend will be paid on Thursday, October 14, 2021...
ITW Schedules Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Webcast GLENVIEW, Ill., July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) will issue its second quarter 2021 results on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. CDT. Following the release, ITW will hold its second quarter earnings webcast at 9:00 a.m. CDT. To access the webcast for the event, please click on the following link: If you are a participant on the conference call, please dial 1-877-201-0168 (domestic) or 1-647-788-4901 (international) 10 minutes prior to the 9:00 a.m. CDT start time. The passcode is “ITW.” Following ...
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