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SWORDS, Ireland, January 19, 2019 – Shares of Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR) gained 0.47% to $133.51. The stock traded total volume of 130.001K shares lower than the average volume of 1.33M shares.
Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE: IR) posted revenues of $4.34B for the quarter ended September 2019, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.40%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $4.03B. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates three times over the last four quarters. Ingersoll-Rand Plc came out with quarterly earnings of $1.99 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.91 per share. This compares to earnings of $1.75 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 4.19%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this manufacturer would post earnings of $2.05 per share when it actually produced earnings of $2.09, delivering a surprise of 1.95%.
IR has the market capitalization of $31.51B and its EPS growth ratio for the past five years was 21.00%. The return on assets ratio of the Company was 7.00% while its return on investment ratio stands at 14.60%. Price to sales ratio was 1.93 while 84.70% of the stock was owned by institutional investors.