Company Stock Price of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Increases 1.66%

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 12.55% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 6.79% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 29.06% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. has a positive value of 10.79 compared to overall market.Based on the Stock Research the Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 69.88.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has climbed 1.66% in the past week and advanced 3.7% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.42% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.51% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $131.45 and hit $132.02 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $131.33, with a gain of 0.14% or 0.19 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,739,190 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $136.9 and the company has a market cap of $20,045 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $99.72 .

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by Barclays on Mar 13, 2017 to Overweight, Raises Price Target to $ 144 from a previous price target of $140 .Stanley Black & Decker was Initiated by Barclays on Jan 30, 2017 to Overweight, Price Target of the shares are set at $140.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 15, 2017, Steven J Stafstrom (VP Ops, GTS & GEM (incl DTV) sold 4,064 shares at 130.00 per share price.On Mar 8, 2017, John H Wyatt (President-SEF) sold 1,912 shares at 128.18 per share price.On Mar 7, 2017, Craig A Douglas (V.P. and Treasurer) sold 7,074 shares at 128.58 per share price.

Stanley Black & Decker Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $1.68. The company had revenue of $2920.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2933.98 million. The companys revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.78 EPS.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., formerly known as Stanley Works Inc., is a diversified global provider of tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions; electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems etc. The Company has three reportable segments: Construction & Do-It-Yourself, Industrial and Security. The Construction & DIY segment manufactures hand tools and sells its products to professional end users and consumers through retailers, including home centers, mass merchants, hardware stores, and retail lumber yards. Its Industrial segment offers various mechanics tools and storage systems to industrial customers through third party distributors and direct sales forces. The Security segment provides a range of mechanical and electronic security products and systems, as well as various security services to retailers; educational, financial, and healthcare institutions; and commercial, governmental, and industrial customers. The Company is based in New Britain, Connecticut.

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