Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012

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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ( SWK ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share scheduled for December 11, 2012. Shareholders who purchased SWK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.51% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $71.91, the dividend yield is 2.73%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SWK was $71.91, representing a -12.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.90 and a 22.73% increase over the 52 week low of $58.59.

SWK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ) and Danaher Corporation ( DHR ). SWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.32. Zacks Investment Research reports SWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .33%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWK Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SWK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SWK as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKI with an increase of 5.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SWK at 1.21%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CAJ , DHR , JKI , SWK

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