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How has Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.:(NYSE:SWK) performed recently?

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 18424.59. It is in the Machine Tools & Accessories industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 18.97, a forward P/E of 17.27 and EPS of 6.45. At a stock price of 121.89 (-0.41%) it has a dividend yield of 1.90%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 42.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 10.30%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.48% and more long-term 10.33% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 19.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.30%.

For performance, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.39%. For the last month performance for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 0.74%. While the last quarter is 7.44% and half year, 31.99%. Finally for the year, performance is 29.36%.

The 52-week high for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., is at -1.70%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 38.85%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.81% and 13.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.78%, and for the month it is 0.89%. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., has a target price of 128.23.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.66, and for total debt/equity Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has 0.72. The gross margin is 36.80%, while operating margin is 12.40%, the profit margin is 8.50%. The current ratio is 1.2 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.80%, with instituitional ownership at 87.40%. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a payout ratio of 33.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 150.54. The shares float is 149.29, with the float short at 1.83%, with short ratio coming to 3.11.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., get 6.10%, with its returns on investment at 11.10%. Return on equity is 16.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 128.23, reached soon?

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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