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IDEX (IEX) Company Profile

Updated Jun 19, 2020
IDEX has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:IDEX Corporation
Short Name:IDEX
Trading Ticker Symbol:IEX
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Illinois, IL
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
Seconday Sub-sector:Fluid Controls
Main Business Areas: Capital Goods, Fluid Controls, Industrials, Diversified Industrials, Water, S&P 500
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding IDEX stock

Market and Trading Information for IDEX

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of IDEX as of writing:
Current Share Price:$153.24
Previous Year's Closing Price:$172
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-10.91%
Market Cap:$11.55 billion
52-week Price Range:$104.56 - $178.14
Dividend Per Share:$2
EPS (TTM):5.45
Price-Earnings (Trailing):28.12
Price-Earnings (Forward):29.47

Company Profile and Business Description for IDEX

IDEX Corporation (IDEX), incorporated on September 24, 1987, operates an applied solutions business that sells pumps, flow meters and other fluidics systems, and components and engineered products. The Company operates through three segments: Fluid & Metering Technologies (FMT), Health & Science Technologies (HST) and Fire & Safety/Diversified Products (FSDP). With its segments, as of December 31, 2016, the Company maintained 13 platforms.


The Company's FMT segment provides flow monitoring and other services for the food, chemical, general industrial, water and wastewater, agricultural and energy industries. FMT segment designs, produces and distributes positive displacement pumps, flow meters, injectors, and other fluid-handling pump modules and systems. The FMT application-specific pump and metering solutions serve a range of end markets, including industrial infrastructure, chemical processing, agriculture, food and beverage, pulp and paper, transportation, plastics and resins, electronics and electrical, construction and mining, pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical, machinery and other specialty markets.

The FMT segment contains the Energy (consisting of Corken, Faure Herman, Liquid Controls, SAMPI and Toptech), Valves (consisting of Alfa Valvole, S.r.l, Richter and Aegis Flow Technologies (Aegis)), Water (consisting of Pulsafeeder, Knight, ADS, Trebor and iPEK), Pumps (consisting of Viking and Warren Rupp), and Agriculture (consisting of Banjo) platforms. Energy is a supplier of flow meters, electronic registration and control products, rotary vane and turbine pumps, reciprocating piston compressors and terminal automation control systems. Energy maintains facilities in Lake Bluff, Illinois (Liquid Controls products); Longwood, Florida and Zwijndrecht, Belgium (Toptech products); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Corken products); La Ferte Bernard, France (Faure Herman products), and Altopascio, Italy (SAMPI products). Applications for Liquid Controls and SAMPI consist of positive displacement flow meters, electronic, registration and control products, including mobile and stationary metering installations for wholesale and retail distribution of petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas, aviation refueling, and industrial metering and dispensing of liquids and gases.

Corken products consist of positive-displacement rotary vane pumps, single and multistage regenerative turbine pumps, and small horsepower reciprocating piston compressors. Toptech supplies terminal automation hardware and software to control and manage inventories, as well as transactional data and invoicing, to customers in the oil, gas and refined-fuels markets. Faure Herman is a supplier of ultrasonic and helical turbine flow meters used in the custody transfer and control of high value fluids and gases. Its Valves consists of the Company's Alfa and Aegis business. Alfa is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of specialty valve products for use in the chemical, petro-chemical, energy and sanitary markets. Located in Casorezzo, Italy, Alfa's products are used in various industrial fields for fluid control, in both gas and liquid form, in various sectors of plant engineering, cosmetics, detergents, food industry, electric energy, pharmaceutical, chemical plants, petrochemical plants, oil, heating/air conditioning and in other markets across the world, and also on ships, ferries and marine oil platforms.

Water consists of the Company's ADS, iPEK, Knight and Pulsafeeder businesses. Its Water business is a provider of metering technology, flow monitoring products and underground surveillance services for wastewater markets, alloy and non-metallic gear pumps, peristaltic pumps, transfer pumps, as well as dispensing equipment for industrial laundries, commercial dishwashing and chemical metering. ADS's products and services provide integrated solutions that enable industry, municipalities and government agencies to analyze and measure the capacity, quality and integrity of wastewater collection systems, including the maintenance and construction of such systems. iPEK supplies remote controlled systems used for infrastructure inspection. Knight is a manufacturer of pumps and dispensing equipment for industrial laundries, commercial dishwashing and chemical metering. Pulsafeeder products are used to introduce precise amounts of fluids into processes to manage water quality and chemical composition, as well as peristaltic pumps. Its markets include water and wastewater treatment, oil and gas, power generation, pulp and paper, chemical and hydrocarbon processing and swimming pools. Water maintains operations in Huntsville, Alabama and various other locations in the United States and Australia (ADS products and services); Leeds, England (IETG products and services); Hirschegg, Austria, and Sulzberg, Germany (iPEK products); Rochester, New York, Punta Gorda, Florida and Milan, Italy (Pulsafeeder products); Lake Forest, California, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and Lewes, England, (Knight products), and a maquiladora in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico (Knight products). Richter's products offer solutions for various pump applications in the process industry. Viking's products consist of external gear pumps, strainers and reducers, and related controls used for transferring and metering thin and viscous liquids sold under the Viking and Wright Flow brands. Viking products primarily serve the chemical, petroleum, pulp and paper, plastics, paints, inks, tanker trucks, compressor, construction, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical and biotech markets.


The Company's HST segment designs, produces and distributes precision fluidics, rotary lobe pumps, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, roll compaction and drying systems used in beverage, food processing, pharmaceutical and cosmetics, pneumatic components and sealing solutions, including low-flow rate pumping solutions required in analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics and drug discovery, high performance molded and extruded, biocompatible medical devices and implantable, air compressors used in medical, dental and industrial applications, optical components and coatings for applications in the fields of scientific research, defense, biotechnology, aerospace, telecommunications and electronics manufacturing, laboratory and commercial equipment used in the production of micro and nano scale materials, precision photonic solutions used in life sciences, research and defense markets, and precision gear and peristaltic pump technologies. Its Scientific Fluidics consists of the Company's Eastern Plastics, Rheodyne, Sapphire Engineering, Upchurch Scientific, ERC, and CiDRA Precision Services (CPS) businesses. Scientific Fluidics has facilities in Rohnert Park, California (Rheodyne products); Bristol, Connecticut (Eastern Plastics products); Middleboro, Massachusetts (Sapphire Engineering products); Oak Harbor, Washington (Upchurch Scientific products); Kawaguchi, Japan (ERC products), and Wallingford, Connecticut (CPS products). Eastern Plastics products, which consist of high-precision integrated fluidics and associated engineered manifolds, are used in a range of end markets, including medical diagnostics, analytical instrumentation and laboratory automation.

Rheodyne products consist of injectors, valves, fittings and accessories for the analytical instrumentation market. These products are used by manufacturers of high pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) equipment servicing the pharmaceutical, biotech, life science, food and beverage and chemical markets. Sapphire Engineering and Upchurch Scientific products consist of fluidic components and systems for the analytical, biotech and diagnostic instrumentation markets, such as fittings, precision-dispensing pumps and valves, tubing and integrated tubing assemblies, filter sensors and other micro-fluidic and nano-fluidic components, as well as column hardware and accessories for the high performance liquid chromatography market. The products produced by Sapphire Engineering and Upchurch Scientific primarily serve the pharmaceutical, drug discovery, chemical, biochemical processing, genomics/proteomics research, environmental labs, food/agriculture, medical lab, personal care and plastics/polymer/rubber production markets. ERC manufactures gas liquid separations and detection solutions for the life science, analytical instrumentation and clinical chemistry markets. ERC's products consist of in-line membrane vacuum degassing solutions, refractive index detectors and ozone generation systems. CPS products consist of microfluidic components serving the life science, health and industrial markets.

The Company's CVI Melles Griot (CVI MG) is engaged in the design and manufacture of precision photonic solutions used in the life sciences, research, semiconductor, security and defense markets. CVI MG's products are focused on the generation, control and productive use of light for a range of key science and industrial applications. Products consist of specialty lasers and light sources, electro-optical components, specialty shutters, opto-mechanical assemblies and components. In addition, CVI MG produces critical components for life science research, electronics manufacturing, military, and other industrial applications, including lenses, mirrors, filters and polarizers. These components are utilized in a range of applications, such as spectroscopy, cytometry (cell counting), guidance systems for target designation, remote sensing, menology and optical lithography.

The Company's Gast business is a manufacturer of air-moving products, including air motors, low-range and medium-range vacuum pumps, vacuum generators, regenerative blowers and fractional horsepower compressors. Gast products are used in a range of applications. Gast products primarily serve the medical equipment, environmental equipment, computers and electronics, printing machinery, paint mixing machinery, packaging machinery, graphic arts and industrial manufacturing markets. Based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Gast also has a logistics and commercial center in Redditch, England. Micropump offers small, precision-engineered, magnetically and electromagnetically driven rotary gear, piston and centrifugal pumps. Micropump products are used in low-flow abrasive and corrosive applications. Micropump products primarily serve the continuous ink-jet printing, medical equipment, chemical processing, pharmaceutical, refining, laboratory, electronics, textiles, peristaltic metering pumps, analytical process controllers and sample preparation systems markets.

Material Processing Technologies (MPT) consists of the Company's Quadro, Fitzpatrick, Microfluidics and Matcon businesses. Quadro is a provider of particle control solutions for the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical markets. Based in Waterloo, Canada, Quadro's capabilities include fine milling, emulsification and special handling of liquid and solid particulates for laboratory, pilot phase and production scale processing. Fitzpatrick is engaged in the design and manufacture of process technologies for the pharmaceutical, food and personal care markets. Fitzpatrick designs and manufactures customized size reduction, roll compaction and drying systems to support customers' product development and manufacturing processes. Microfluidics is engaged in the design and manufacture of laboratory and commercial equipment used in the production of micro and nano scale materials for the pharmaceutical and chemical markets. Microfluidics is the producer of the Microfluidizer family of high shear fluid processors for uniform particle size reduction, cell disruption and nanoparticle creation. Microfluidics is based in Waterloo, Canada and has offices in Newton, Massachusetts. Matcon is engaged in material processing solutions for high value powders used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, food, plastics, and fine chemicals. Matcon's products consist of the original cone valve powder discharge system and filling, mixing and packaging systems, all of which support its customers' automation and process requirements. Matcon is located in Evesham, England.


The Company's FSDP segment produces firefighting pumps and controls, rescue tools, lifting bags and other components and systems for the fire and rescue industry; engineered stainless steel banding and clamping devices used in industrial and commercial applications, and precision equipment for dispensing, metering, and mixing colorants and paints used in retail and commercial businesses across the world. Its Fire Suppression consists of the Company's Class 1, Hale and Godiva businesses, which produce truck-mounted and portable fire pumps, stainless steel valves, foam and compressed air foam systems, pump modules and pump kits, electronic controls and information systems, conventional and networked electrical systems, and mechanical components for the fire, rescue and specialty vehicle markets. Fire Suppression's customers are primarily OEMs. Fire Suppression has additional facilities located in Warwick, England (Godiva products). Rescue consists of the Company's Dinglee, Hurst Jaws of Life, Lukas and Vetter businesses, which produce hydraulic, battery, gas and electric-operated rescue equipment, hydraulic re-railing equipment, hydraulic tools for industrial applications, recycling cutters, pneumatic lifting and sealing bags for vehicle and aircraft rescue, environmental protection and disaster control, and shoring equipment for vehicular or structural collapse. Rescue's customers are primarily public and private fire and rescue organizations. Rescue has facilities in Shelby, North Carolina (Hurst Jaws of Life products); Tianjin, China (Dinglee products); Erlangen, Germany (Lukas products), and Zulpich, Germany (Vetter products).

The Company competes with Dover Corporation, Milton Roy LLC, Tuthill Corporation, Thomas division of Gardner Denver, Inc., Thermo Scientific Dionex products, Parker Hannifin, Valco Instruments Co., Inc. Gooch & Housego PLC, American Cast Iron Pipe Company, Holmatro, Inc., Corob S.p.A and Panduit Corporation.

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ETFs Holding IDEX Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the IDEX stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have IDEX stock holding. There are a total of 144 ETFs in records which are holding IDEX stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

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DFNDReality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETFThe Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF tracks an index of dividend-paying US large-cap stocks that are likely to increase dividends, while shorting those that are unlikely to do so. At rebalance, the fund is 75% long, 25% short. ...Full Details1.38%74
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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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ALFAAlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETFThe AlphaClone Alternative Alpha ETF tracks an index that aims to deliver outperformance by mimicking hedge funds' positions in US equities. The index relies on lagged published holdings to determine long exposure. ...Full Details0.69%43
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CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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CSMProshares Large Cap Core PlusThe ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF tracks a long/short index of the 500 largest US stocks. It uses a set of rules to assign weights to each equity that add up to 130% long and 30% short exposure. ...Full Details0.45%320
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DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETFThe iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF tracks an index of US stocks that are selected by dividends, dividend growth and payout ratio, then weighted by dividend dollars. ...Full Details0.08%449
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DGRWWisdomTree US Dividend Growth FundThe WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth ETF tracks the performance of the WisdomTree US Dividend Growth Index by investing in large- and midcap dividend-paying US common stocks with growth characteristics. ...Full Details0.28%276
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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EPSWisdomTree US Earnings 500 ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund tracks an earnings-weighted index of the 500 largest US companies that have generated positive earnings in the past calendar year. ...Full Details0.28%493
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ESGFlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index FundThe FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund follows a principles-based index composed of US-listed companies that exhibit environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) characteristics. ...Full Details0.32%227
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Peer / Competitor Companies of Fluid Controls Sector

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▶ Colfax (CFX): Colfax Corporation, incorporated on February 25, 1998, is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The Company provides gas and fluid handling and fabrication technology products and services to customers around ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Flowserve (FLS): Flowserve Corporation, incorporated on May 1, 1912, is a manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of flow control systems. The Companys segments include Engineered Product Division (EPD), Industrial Product Division (IPD) ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Gorman-Rupp (GRC): The Gorman-Rupp Company, incorporated on April 18, 1934, designs, manufactures and sells pumps and pump systems. The Company offers its products for use in dewatering, industrial, petroleum, original equipment, agriculture, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Graco (GGG): Graco Inc., incorporated on December 18, 1947, designs, manufactures and markets systems and equipment used to move, measure, control, dispense and spray fluid and powder materials. The Company specializes in ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ ITT Inc (ITT): ITT Inc., incorporated on January 1, 2016, is a manufacturer of engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for the energy, transportation and industrial markets. The Company operates through four ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Xylem (XYL): Xylem Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and servicing of engineered products and solutions for the water and wastewater applications. It operates in three segments: Water Infrastructure, Applie....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

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