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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 0.56% today. In the last week its performance is 1.50%, and 7.59% for the past quarter. Currently, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has a target price of 128.23, so today’s gain of 0.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.75%.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), has a market cap of 18726.4, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 87.40%.

At the current price of 123.2, it has a dividend yield of 1.88%, and its target price is 128.23. This is with a profit margin of 8.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.72. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has a P/E of 19.09, as well as a forward P/E of 17.37.

With a current EPS of 6.45, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.50%,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 10.33%.

Performance for the year is 27.45%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 17.21%.

Volume today for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), is 762700, while its average volume is 933.53. Whilst the total gain today was 0.56%, it did have a day high of -0.96%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.13%, and 1.10% for the month. The 52-week low for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has been 41.00%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.96%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.10%, and its return on assets is 6.10%. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has an operating margin of 12.40%. With a sales growth of 2.30% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.66, and has a current ratio of 1.2 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.85, and the P/S is 1.66, along with a P/B of 3.08. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 32.96.

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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