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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 -1.89% today. In the last week its performance is -0.21%, and 8.63% for the past quarter. Currently, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has a target price of 120.38, so today’s gain of -1.89% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.34%.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), has a market cap of 17580.09, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.80%, and institutional ownership is 87.70%.

At the current price of 114.78, it has a dividend yield of 1.88%, and its target price is 120.38. This is with a profit margin of 8.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.76. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has a P/E of 19.01, as well as a forward P/E of 16.7.

With a current EPS of 6.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.16%,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 9.89%.

Performance for the year is 11.90%. Since its IPO date on 7/1/1985, the total performance to date is 10.78%.

Volume today for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK), is 976648, while its average volume is 966.49. Whilst the total gain today was -1.89%, it did have a day high of -3.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.82%, and 1.38% for the month. The 52-week low for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK has been 30.75%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.10%, and its return on assets is 5.80%. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has an operating margin of 12.00%. With a sales growth of 1.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., SWK is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0.67, and has a current ratio of 1.1 and 0.6 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.92, and the P/S is 1.57, along with a P/B of 3.01. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 49.92.

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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