Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									         Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                           Review

       Reference Code: GDCPG30215FSA                                                                                     Publication Date: MAY 2011

       3600 West Lake Avenue                     Phone            +1 847 7247500                       Revenue            15,870.4 (million USD)
       Glenview, IL                              Fax              +1 847 6574261                       Net Profit         1,527.19 (million USD)
       60026                                     Website          www.itw.com                          Employees          60,000
                                                 Exchange         ITW [New York Stock                  Industry
       United States                                                                                                      Consumer Packaged Goods
                                                                  Exchange]

      Company Overview
       Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) specializes in manufacturing a diversified range of equipment and industrial products. The
       company, along with its subsidiaries and ventures, offers products used for bundling, shipping and protecting transported goods,
       equipment and consumables associated with specialty power conversion, metallurgy and electronics, fasteners, fluids and
       polymers for transportation-related applications, commercial food equipment and related services, decorative surfacing materials
       for counter-tops, flooring, furniture and other applications. ITW also offers a range of adhesives, sealants, lubrication and cutting
       fluids, janitorial and sanitation supplies.

      Key Executives                                                                   SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                   Title                     Illinois Tool Works Inc., SWOT Analysis
       E. Scott Santi                        Director                                  Strengths                    Weaknesses

       Thomas J. Hansen                      Director
                                                                                       Diversified Businesses             Weak Financial Performance
       David B. Speer                        Chairman
       William F. Aldinger                   Director                                  80/20 Business Simplification Declining Market Share in
                                                                                                                     Sector
       Marvin D. Brailsford                  Director
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData
                                                                                       Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                       Strategic Acquisitions             Highly Competitive Market
       Illinois Tool Works Inc.
       Share Price (USD) as on 09-May-2011                                  58.01      Expansion into Asian Markets Rising Input Costs
       EPS (USD)                                                             3.03

       Market Cap (million USD)                                           28,623
                                                                                       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                     30,899       Research, GlobalData

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                              500
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance




        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                  Reference Code: GDCPG30215FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Key Employees ....................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Key Employee Biographies..................................................................................................................................................... 6
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................................. 7
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - History................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 15
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................ 18
      Illinois Tool Works Inc. - SWOT Analysis..................................................................................................................................................................... 20
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
            Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................................ 20
                  Strength - Diversified Businesses ................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Strength - 80/20 Business Simplification......................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Strength - Decentralized Structure.................................................................................................................................................................. 20
                  Strength - Portfolio of Brands .......................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Strength - Strong Growth Prospects ............................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Strength - Strong Liquidity............................................................................................................................................................................... 21
            Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Weakness - Weak Financial Performance ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Illinois Tool Works Inc. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................................. 21
                  Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions ......................................................................
								
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