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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK)?

The company in question is, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) currently with a stock price of 121.97 (-0.37% today). The market cap for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 17535.44, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Machine Tools & Accessories industry. The target price for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 122.54. Currently Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 19.89, and a forward P/E of 17.41. Average volume for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 962.29 and so far today it is 428357.

Performance in the last year for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has been 19.46%. For EPS growth, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has seen a growth of 10.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.13%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 42.60% over the last five years and could be 9.89% for the next five years. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 20.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.26%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 16.11%.

Since the IPO date for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. on the 7/1/1985, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 15.93%. With Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. trading at 121.97, the dividend yield is 1.80%, and the EPS is 6.15.

So could Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 19.89. The PEG is 2.01, P/S is 1.56 and the P/B is at 3.15. The P/cash is 49.79, with P/free cash flow at 27.42.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.67, and total debt/equity at 0.76.

In terms of margins, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a gross margin of 36.30%, an operating margin of 12.00% and a profit margin of 8.10%.Payout ratio for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 34.90%. Return on assets come to 5.80% with return on investment coming to 11.10%.

Insider ownership for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 87.80%. Outstanding shares are at 143.24. While shares float is 143.24. The float short is currently 1.99%, and short ratio is 2.97.

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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