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Is Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.(NYSE: SWK), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is in the Machine Tools & Accessories industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., is 989.92, and so far today it has a volume of 234744. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 10.40%.

To help you determine whether Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.95 and forward P/E is 16.64. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.91. P/S ratio is 1.56 and the P/B ratio is 3. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 49.74 and 27.4 respectively.

At the current price Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is trading at, 117.03 (0.38% today), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.89%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 34.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.15, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.16% after growing 10.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 20.40%, and 1.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 150.27, and the number of shares float is 148.95. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 87.70%. The float short is 1.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.88. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.80%, and also a return on investment of 11.10%.

The ability for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.67 and total debt/equity is 0.76. In terms of margins, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a gross margin of 36.30%, with its operating margin at 12.00%, and Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a profit margin of 8.10%.

The 52 week high is -1.22%, with 33.32% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.56% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.96%.

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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