Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ( SWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SWK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SWK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.24, the dividend yield is 2.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWK was $80.24, representing a -3.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.26 and a 36.95% increase over the 52 week low of $58.59.
SWK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). SWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.11. Zacks Investment Research reports SWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.68%, compared to an industry average of -2.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SWK Dividend History page.
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The following ETF(s) have SWK as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKG with an increase of 13.31% over the last 100 days. JKI has the highest percent weighting of SWK at 1.21%.