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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 -0.16% today. In the last week its performance is -0.98%, and 8.09% for the past quarter. Currently, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has a target price of 128.23, so today’s gain of -0.16% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), has a market cap of 18416.45, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 87.30%.

At the current price of 122.67, it has a dividend yield of 1.89%, 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 19.01, as well as a forward P/E of 17.3.

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 24.84%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 16.71%.

Volume today for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), is 723100, while its average volume is 911.19. Whilst the total gain today was -0.16%, it did have a day high of -1.39%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.95%, and 0.86% for the month. The 52-week low for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has been 40.40%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.39%.

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 1.84, and the P/S is 1.63, along with a P/B of 3.07. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 32.41.

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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