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Illinois Tool Works

$164.48

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05:16
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Illinois Tool Works price target raised to $190 from $180 at Jefferies

Jefferies analyst Stephen Volkmann raised his price target for Illinois Tool Works to $190 and maintains a Buy rating on the shares. The analyst views Illinois Tool as a "high-quality, defensive industrial company" and thinks consensus estimates for 2018 are reasonable. He expects the near-term focus for investors to remain on further margin improvement.

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ITW Illinois Tool Works
$164.48

3.66 (2.28%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Prudential (PRU) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at FBR Capital. 2. RBS (RBS) was upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Citi and to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse. 3. Palo Alto Networks (PANW) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Keith Weiss saying he sees building traction across the company's portfolio of solutions and he views it as one of the best positioned vendors to execute on an integrated security platform story. 4. Illinois Tool Works (ITW) upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan with analyst Ann Duignan saying organic growth is likely to be better than forecast in the third quarter. 5. McKesson (MCK) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Charles Rhyee saying the transition towards differential specialty pricing will drive both earnings growth and multiple expansion. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
10/16/17
WELS
10/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $170
WELS
Outperform
Illinois Tool Works price target raised to $170 from $162 at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Andy Casey raised his price target for Illinois Tool Works to $170 from $162 on valuation. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
10/24/17
RBCM
10/24/17
NO CHANGE
Target $155
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Sector Perform
Illinois Tool Works price target raised to $155 from $143 at RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Seth Weber raised his price target on Illinois Tool Works to $155 following the company's Q3 earnings call that forecast continued organic revenue growth and margin expansion in FY18. Weber says the company continues to benefit from a fairly stable end market demand and ongoing enterprise initiatives, maintaining a Sector Perform rating on valuation.
10/24/17
ARGS
10/24/17
NO CHANGE
Target $180
ARGS
Buy
Illinois Tool Works price target raised to $180 from $160 at Argus
Argus analyst John Eade raised his price target on Illinois Tool Works to $180 and maintained his Buy rating following Q3 results and an upgrade in guidance. Eade says the company is on track to deliver low single-digit sales growth over the long term. Along with its margin expansion and buybacks, the analyst writes in his research note, Illinois Tool Works can also grow EPS by low double digits, with earnings getting an added boost from a rebound in U.S. and global GDP growth.

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