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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 909.2, and so far today it has a volume of 8833. Performance year to date since the 7/1/1985 is 15.45%.

To help you determine whether Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.89 and forward P/E is 17.2. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.83. P/S ratio is 1.63 and the P/B ratio is 3.05. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 32.34 and 22.77 respectively.

At the current price Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is trading at, 121.86 (-0.05% today), Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.90%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 33.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.45, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.48% after growing 10.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 19.40%, and 2.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 150.74, and the number of shares float is 149.29. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 87.50%. The float short is 1.83%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.01. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.10%, 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 1.2, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.66 and total debt/equity is 0.72. In terms of margins, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a gross margin of 36.80%, with its operating margin at 12.40%, and Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a profit margin of 8.50%.

The 52 week high is -1.73%, with 38.82% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.54% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.20%.

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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