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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$45.16 after a previous close of US$45.99. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD45.01 to a high of USD46.4. The latest price was USD45.5 (25 minute delay). Ingersoll Rand is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Ingersoll Rand

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$49.21, 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.
  6. 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.

Ingersoll Rand share price

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Ingersoll Rand shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
OpenUS$45.16
HighUS$46.4
LowUS$45.01
CloseUS$45.5
Previous closeUS$45.99
Change US$-0.49
Change % -1.0654%
Volume 4,025,571
Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week rangeUS$26.72 - US$52.12
50-day moving average US$48.8654
200-day moving average US$47.245
Target priceUS$55.57
PE ratio 56.6456
Dividend yield US$2.12 (4.44%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-0.2097

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Is it a good time to buy Ingersoll Rand stock?

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Ingersoll Rand price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $45.5

1 month (2021-05-21) -6.90%
3 months (2021-03-19) -7.99%
6 months (2020-12-18) 0.62%
1 year (2020-06-19) 57.93%
2 years (2019-06-20) 30.41%
3 years (2018-06-20) 61.12%

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 57x. In other words, Ingersoll Rand shares trade at around 57x 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 1.7991. 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 billion.

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$5.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.08%
Gross profit TTM US$1.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.81%
Return on equity TTM 130.14%
Profit margin -1.56%
Book value 21.358
Market capitalisation US$19.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Ingersoll Rand shares

There are currently 5.9 million Ingersoll Rand shares held short by investors – that's known as Ingersoll Rand's "short interest". This figure is 12.8% down from 6.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Ingersoll Rand shares can be evaluated.

Ingersoll Rand's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Ingersoll Rand's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Ingersoll Rand shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Ingersoll Rand shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Ingersoll Rand's SIR currently stands at 2.27. In other words for every 100,000 Ingersoll Rand shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2270 shares are currently held short.

However Ingersoll Rand's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Ingersoll Rand shares, or, against the total number of tradable Ingersoll Rand shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Ingersoll Rand's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Ingersoll Rand shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0151% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Ingersoll Rand shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Ingersoll Rand.

Find out more about how you can short Ingersoll Rand stock.

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

Ingersoll Rand Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 22.68
Total ESG percentile 26.32
Environmental score 7.64
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 16.22
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 10.33
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

Ingersoll Rand share dividends

We're not expecting Ingersoll Rand to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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$26.72 up to US$52.12. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IR.US volatility(beta: 1.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.5236. 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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