Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.