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

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 Nasdaq, Inc.


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

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