ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

              ITW Board Of Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire

GLENVIEW, Ill., May 3, 2013

GLENVIEW, Ill., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Illinois
Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend
of $0.38 cents per share. This equates to $1.52 per share on an annualized
basis after taking into account the acceleration of the payment of the January
2013 dividend into December 2012. The dividend will be paid on July 9, 2013 to
stockholders of record as of June 28, 2013.

ITW is a Fortune 150 global diversified industrial manufacturer of value-added
consumables and specialty equipment with related service businesses. The
company focuses on solid growth and strong returns across its worldwide
platforms and businesses. These businesses serve local customers and markets
around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging
markets. ITW's pro forma revenues totaled $16.3 billion in 2012, with more
than half of these revenues generated outside of the United States.

SOURCE Illinois Tool Works Inc.

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