How to buy Ingersoll Rand (IR) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Ingersoll Rand shares.
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Ingersoll Rand Inc (IR) is a leading specialty industrial machinery business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$61.15 after a previous close of US$61.25. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD61.15 to a high of USD62.23. The latest price was USD61.87 (25 minute delay). Ingersoll Rand is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Ingersoll Rand
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Ingersoll Rand. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IR. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Ingersoll Rand reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$61.25, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Ingersoll Rand, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ingersoll Rand. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Ingersoll Rand key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Ingersoll Rand stock a buy or sell?
- Ingersoll Rand performance over time
- Is Ingersoll Rand suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Ingersoll Rand shares over-valued?
- Ingersoll Rand's financials
- How volatile are Ingersoll Rand shares?
- Does Ingersoll Rand pay a dividend?
- Have Ingersoll Rand shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Ingersoll Rand stock price (NYSE:IR)Use our graph to track the performance of IR stocks over time.
Ingersoll Rand shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$40.626 - US$62.64|
|50-day moving average||US$59.0238|
|200-day moving average||US$52.4548|
|Dividend yield||US$2.12 (0.13%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$0.987|
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Is it a good time to buy Ingersoll Rand stock?
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Ingersoll Rand price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-10)||4.88%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||6.27%|
|3 months (2021-10-15)||17.83%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||28.47%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||34.76%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||74.38%|
|3 years (2019-01-17)||178.32%|
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Is Ingersoll Rand under- or over-valued?
Valuing Ingersoll Rand stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ingersoll Rand's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Ingersoll Rand's P/E ratio
Ingersoll Rand's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 60x. In other words, Ingersoll Rand shares trade at around 60x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Ingersoll Rand's PEG ratio
Ingersoll Rand's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2852. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Ingersoll Rand's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Ingersoll Rand's EBITDA
Ingersoll Rand's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.2 billion (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Ingersoll Rand's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Ingersoll Rand financials
|Revenue TTM||US$5.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.02%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.59%|
|Market capitalisation||US$24 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Ingersoll Rand's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Ingersoll Rand.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Ingersoll Rand's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 22.68
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ingersoll Rand's overall score of 22.68 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 26th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Ingersoll Rand is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Ingersoll Rand's environmental score
Environmental score: 7.64/100
Ingersoll Rand's environmental score of 7.64 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ingersoll Rand is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Ingersoll Rand's social score
Social score: 16.22/100
Ingersoll Rand's social score of 16.22 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Ingersoll Rand is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Ingersoll Rand's governance score
Governance score: 10.33/100
Ingersoll Rand's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Ingersoll Rand is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Ingersoll Rand's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ingersoll Rand scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Ingersoll Rand has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||22.68|
|Total ESG percentile||26.32|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
Ingersoll Rand share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1% of net profits
Recently Ingersoll Rand has paid out, on average, around 1% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.13% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ingersoll Rand shareholders could enjoy a 0.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ingersoll Rand's case, that would currently equate to about $2.12 per share.
While Ingersoll Rand's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Ingersoll Rand is investing more in its future growth.
Ingersoll Rand's most recent dividend payout was on 16 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Ingersoll Rand's shares ever split?
Ingersoll Rand's shares were split on a 1252:1000 basis on 1 December 2013. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1252 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ingersoll Rand shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ingersoll Rand shares which in turn could have impacted Ingersoll Rand's share price.
Ingersoll Rand share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Ingersoll Rand's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$40.626 up to US$62.64. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Ingersoll Rand's is 1.471. This would suggest that Ingersoll Rand's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Ingersoll Rand overview
Ingersoll Rand Inc. provides various mission-critical air, fluid, energy, specialty vehicle and medical technologies in the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. It operates through four segments: Industrial Technologies and Services; Precision and Science Technologies; Specialty Vehicle Technologies; and High Pressure Solutions segments. The company offers air and gas compression, vacuum and blower products, fluid transfer and management equipment, loading systems, power tools and lifting equipment, displacement pumps, liquid and precision syringe pumps, and compressors, as well as as well as aftermarket parts, consumables, and services. It also designs, manufactures, and markets golf, utility, and consumer low-speed vehicles, as well as integrated systems. The company's products are used in medical, laboratory, industrial manufacturing, water and wastewater, chemical processing, drilling, hydraulic fracturing, well servicing applications, precision irrigation, energy, food and beverage, agriculture, and automated liquid handling end-markets, as well as various manufacturing, industrial facilities applications, and other activities. It serves to various industries and sectors. The company sells its products through an integrated network of direct sales representatives and independent distributors under the Ingersoll Rand, Gardner Denver, Club Car, CompAir, Nash, Elmo Rietschle, Robuschi, Thomas, Milton Roy, ARO, Emco Wheaton, and Runtech Systems brands. The company was formerly known as Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Ingersoll Rand Inc. in March 2020. Ingersoll Rand Inc. was founded in 1859 and is based in Davidson, North Carolina.
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