Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) : Kernodle Katon Asset Management Group scooped up 4,627 additional shares in Stanley Black & Decker during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 9,602 shares of Stanley Black & Decker which is valued at $1,183,062.Stanley Black & Decker makes up approximately 1.07% of Kernodle Katon Asset Management Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Alliancebernstein boosted its stake in SWK in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 88 additional shares and now holds a total of 530,106 shares of Stanley Black & Decker which is valued at $65,314,360. Stanley Black & Decker makes up approx 0.05% of Alliancebernstein’s portfolio.Dana Investment Advisors reduced its stake in SWK by selling 33,255 shares or 12.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 225,634 shares of SWK which is valued at $27,854,517. Stanley Black & Decker makes up approx 1.20% of Dana Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Strategic Advisors boosted its stake in SWK in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 12 additional shares and now holds a total of 2,885 shares of Stanley Black & Decker which is valued at $337,516. Stanley Black & Decker makes up approx 0.19% of Strategic Advisors’s portfolio.
Stanley Black & Decker opened for trading at $121.91 and hit $122.68 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $122.39, with a gain of 0.58% or 0.71 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,44,045 shares. Company has a market cap of $18,411 M.
On the company’s financial health, Stanley Black & Decker reported $1.84 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Jul 22, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.71. The company had revenue of $2932.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2910.15 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.49 EPS.
Investors should note that on Jul 21, 2016, Stanley Black & Decker announced a cash dividend of $0.5800. The company’s management has announced Aug 31, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 2, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 20, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Stanley Black & Decker. Stanley Black & Decker was Downgraded by Longbow to ” Neutral” on Aug 22, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by Imperial Capital on Jul 25, 2016 to “In-line”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 125 from a previous price target of $107 .Goldman Initiated Stanley Black & Decker on Jun 10, 2016 to “Neutral”, Price Target of the shares are set at $120.
Stanley Black & Decker Inc. is a global provider of power and hand tools products and services. The Company provides products and services for various industrial applications mechanical access solutions (automatic doors and commercial locking systems) and electronic security and monitoring systems. The Company’s operating segments include: Construction & Do-It-Yourself (CDIY) Industrial and Security. The CDIY segment consists of the Professional Power Tool Business; the Consumer Products Group which includes outdoor products; the Hand Tools & Storage business and the Fastening & Accessories business. The Industrial segment consists of the Industrial and Automotive Repair (IAR) Engineered Fastening and Infrastructure Businesses. The Security segment consists of the Convergent Security Solutions (CSS) and Mechanical Access Solutions (MAS) businesses.