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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) which is in the industry Machine Tools & Accessories, gaining 0.37% today. In the last week its performance is 5.54%, and 6.53% for the past quarter. Currently, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has a target price of 120.23, so today’s gain of 0.37% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.18%.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), has a market cap of 16663.66, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 87.80%.

At the current price of 112.52, it has a dividend yield of 1.96%, and its target price is 120.23. This is with a profit margin of 8.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.76. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has a P/E of 18.22, as well as a forward P/E of 16.

With a current EPS of 6.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.33%,Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 42.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.89%.

Performance for the year is 6.37%. Since its IPO date on 07/01/1985, the total performance to date is 6.15%.

Volume today for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), is 121885, while its average volume is 1024.42. Whilst the total gain today was 0.37%, it did have a day high of -2.29%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.79%, and 1.52% for the month. The 52-week low for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has been 28.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.29%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.10%, and its return on assets is 5.80%. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has an operating margin of 12.00%. With a sales growth of 1.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.67, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.84, and the P/S is 1.49, along with a P/B of 2.88. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 47.31.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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