Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. ( SWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 27, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SWK 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 $114.21, the dividend yield is 1.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SWK was $114.21, representing a -0.82% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.15 and a 28.73% increase over the 52 week low of $88.72.
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 $6.06. Zacks Investment Research reports SWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 3.73%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SWK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SWK as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is NOBL with an increase of 7.62% over the last 100 days. JKG has the highest percent weighting of SWK at 1.07%.
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