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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 121.23 (0.33% today). The market cap for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 18176.01, and is in the sector Industrial Goods, and Machine Tools & Accessories industry. The target price for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 128.77. Currently Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.79, and a forward P/E of 17.07. Average volume for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 938.28 and so far today it is 756500.

Performance in the last year for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has been 25.31%. For EPS growth, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has seen a growth of 10.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 9.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 42.60% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.30%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 19.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.67%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.63%.

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 15.34%. With Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. trading at 121.23, the dividend yield is 1.91%, and the EPS is 6.45.

So could Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.79. The PEG is 1.88, P/S is 1.61 and the P/B is at 3.03. The P/cash is 31.99, with P/free cash flow at 22.51.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 0.7. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.66, and total debt/equity at 0.72.

In terms of margins, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a gross margin of 36.80%, an operating margin of 12.40% and a profit margin of 8.50%.Payout ratio for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 33.60%. Return on assets come to 6.10% with return on investment coming to 11.10%.

Insider ownership for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 86.70%. Outstanding shares are at 149.93. While shares float is 149.05. The float short is currently 1.91%, and short ratio is 3.03.

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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