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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) went up by 2.43% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $155.22, while SWK stocks collected -2.92% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) Worth an Investment?

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 26.73 times of increase in earnings at the present.

SWK Market Performance

SWK stocks went down by -2.92% for the week, with the monthly drop of -5.12% and a quarterly performance of 3.97%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.69%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.23% for SWK stocks with the simple moving average of 3.33% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE: SWK)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SWK stocks, with Longbow repeating the rating for SWK shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for SWK socks in the upcoming period according to Longbow is $160 based on the research report published on March 22, 2019.

Deutsche Bank, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see SWK stock at the price of $160. The rating they have provided for SWK stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on December 17, 2018.

Robert W. Baird gave “ Outperform” rating to SWK stocks, setting the target price at $160 in the report published on December 3, 2018.

SWK Stocks -1.09% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought SWK to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -10.86% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.46%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.13%, while the shares sank at the distance of -4.33% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +3.55% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, SWK went down by -2.92%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -4.61% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $144.15. In addition, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. saw 15.55% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

SWK Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK), starting from Raff Robert H Jr, who sold 6,179 shares at the price of $151.66 back on May 03. After this action, Rushing now owns 14,099 shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., valued at $937,128 with the latest closing price.

VOELKER JOSEPH R, the SVP, Chief HR Officer of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., sold 27,750 shares at the value of $147.17 during a trade that took place back on Apr 29, which means that VOELKER JOSEPH R is holding 9,661 shares at the value of $4,083,912 based on the most recent closing price.

SWK Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +13.48 for the present operating margin and +35.04 for gross margin. The net margin for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. stands at +4.33. Total capital return value is set at 15.60, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.31. Equity return holds the value 8.30%, with 3.00% for asset returns.

Based on Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK), the company’s capital structure generated 53.58 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 34.89. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 21.63 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 53.90 and long-term debt to capital is 31.74.

EBITDA value lies at +494.10 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.76. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.80 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.19. The receivables turnover for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. is 8.62 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.73. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.14.