Stanley Black & Decker Inc
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Macquarie Rated Fortune Brands Home & Security as ‘Outperform’
Fortune Brands Home & Security reported 3Q16 net sales of $1.3 billion, which is a YoY (year-over-year) rise of 3.2% over its net sales of $1.2 billion in 3Q15.
What You Should Know about Stanley Security’s Business Mix
The Stanley Security business saw a steady decline in the last four years with sales falling from $2.4 billion in 2012 to ~$2.1 billion in 2015.
Organic Growth Drives Up 3M’s 1Q17 Revenues
The rise in 3M’s revenue was primarily driven by better-than-expected organic growth across all segments, with the exception of the Consumer segment.
How Did Fortune Brands Home & Security Perform in 3Q16?
Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) has a market cap of $8.2 billion. It rose 1.6% to close at $53.16 per share on October 26, 2016.
What’s Stanley Black & Decker’s Market Position?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has a stupendous record of launching at least 1,000 products every year at an average of three products a day.
What Are Stanley Black & Decker’s Business Segments?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) markets its products through three business segments: Global Tools & Storage, Security, and Industrials.
Emerson Electric Looks Cheap after Its 3Q16 Results
Emerson Electric (EMR) released its fiscal 3Q16 earnings after the Market opened on August 2, 2016. It resulted in a negative price action of 4.9%.
Why Stanley Security Changed Gears
Profit margins in Stanley Security increased from 10.2% in 2013 to 11.4% in 2015.
The Lowe’s-Rona Transaction: Sizing Up the Potential Synergies
Lowe’s (LOW) expects the Rona (RON.TO) transaction to be accretive to its earnings per share or EPS from the very first year after the acquisition.
Lincoln Electric’s Position in Global Welding and Cutting Industry
The global welding product market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% until 2020. The market is expected to touch $23.8 billion by the end of 2020.
Porter’s 5 Forces: Lowe’s Position in a Competitive Industry
Lowe’s (LOW) operates in the home improvement industry where most products, especially building materials, are largely standardized and undifferentiated.
Natural gas prices stay under $5 per MMBtu as winter weather ends
The front month contract for natural gas closed at $4.43 per MMBtu (millions of British thermal units) on March 14, marginally lower than the prior week’s close of $4.61 per MMBtu.
Stanley Black & Decker to Pay Second-Quarter Dividend
In a press release on April 17, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) announced the key dates and rate for its second-quarter dividend.
Stanley Black & Decker’s Dividend Yield Is Recovering
As of May 31, Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) dividend yield stood at 2.07%.
3M’s Q1 Earnings Disappointed Investors
3M (MMM) announced its first-quarter earnings on April 25.
3M Launches Expanded Beam Ferrule and Connector System
In a press release on March 5, 3M (MMM) announced that it unveiled its new Expanded Beam Optical Connector System.
3M Announces 100% Global Renewable Electricity Goal
In a press release today, 3M (MMM) announced that it’s committed to implementing a 100% renewable electricity program in all of its facilities around the world.
Deere Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
In a press release today, Deere (DE) announced the key dates for the first quarter of 2019’s dividend.
Honeywell to Pay First-Quarter Dividend
Honeywell (HON) announced the key dates for its first-quarter dividend. The dividend is slated to be paid to eligible shareholders on March 8.
Ingersoll Rand Plans to Acquire Precision Flow System
In a press release on February 11, Ingersoll Rand (IR) announced that it made a binding offer to acquire Precision Flow System.
Honeywell Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $0.82 in Q1 2019
Today, Honeywell (HON) declared a regular cash dividend for the first quarter of 2019.
The 3M Company Announces Leadership Changes
Today, the 3M Company made an announcement that its board of directors would be nominating CEO Mike Roman to the position of chairman.
Honeywell Rises on Its Q4 Earnings Beat and Better 2019 Outlook
Honeywell International (HON) announced its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opened on February 1, 2019.
Analyzing 3M’s Stock Performance since Its Q3 Earnings
In a press release on November 28, 3M said that it would announce its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opens on January 29.
How Caterpillar Stock Performed since Its Q3 Earnings
In a press release on January 14, Caterpillar said that it will announce its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opens on January 28.
Stanley Black & Decker: Analysts’ Recommendations
Currently, 21 analysts are actively tracking Stanley Black & Decker. Among the analysts, 67% recommend a “buy,” while 33% recommend a “hold.”
Can Stanley Black & Decker’s Q4 Earnings Beat the Estimates?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is expected to post an adjusted EPS of $2.1 in the fourth quarter—a decrease of ~4.7% YoY (year-over-year).
3M and ON Semiconductor Collaborate to Improve Road Safety
On January 9, 3M (MMM) announced that it has entered into a collaboration with ON Semiconductor to improve the road safety.
Deere Raised Its Cash Dividend: Second Increase in 2018
To be eligible for the dividend, investors should hold Deere stock as of December 31. Deere is expected to pay dividends on February 1.
Illinois Tool Works’ Dividend Yield Is Rising
As of December 20, Illinois Tool Works’ dividend yield stood at 2.84%—an increase of 32 basis points compared to the third quarter.
Illinois Tool Works’ Fourth-Quarter Dividend
In the first three quarters of 2018, Illinois Tool Works has generated a free cash flow of $1.72 billion.
Stanley Black & Decker’s Q4 2018 Dividend: Key Dates and Rates
For the fourth quarter, Stanley Black & Decker declared a dividend of $0.66 per share.
3M: Investors’ Fourth-Quarter Dividend
Investors who hold 3M stock as of the close on November 23 in the company’s record will be eligible for the fourth-quarter dividend.
Deere Misses Analysts’ Q4 Expectations but Still Rises
Deere (DE) reported its earnings results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 before the market opened on November 21.
Honeywell Increased Fourth-Quarter Dividend
Honeywell declared a fourth-quarter dividend of $0.82 per share, an increase of 10% over the corresponding quarter of last year.
ITW’s Debt Declines, Debt-to-Equity Continues to Rise
Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a specialized industrial equipment manufacturer, reported debt of $7.40 billion at the end of the third quarter.
Stanley Black & Decker Investor Update: Debt Pricing
SWK stock bounced back sharply after falling due to its third-quarter earnings. The stock gained 12.7% and closed at $124.24 last week.
Illinois Tool Works: Q3 Earnings Beat the Estimates
Illinois Tool Works (ITW) reported its third-quarter earnings on October 24. The company reported an EPS of $1.90.
Honeywell’s Q3 Adjusted EPS Beat Estimates, Stock in the Red
Honeywell (HON) announced its Q3 2018 earnings on October 19. It reported adjusted EPS of $2.03, implying a 16.7% growth year-over-year.
Honeywell Beats Estimates Again in Q3 2018: Stock Rises
Honeywell (HON) reported third-quarter adjusted EPS of $2.03, an increase of 16.7% year-over-year, beating analysts’ expectation of $1.99.
Updates on 3M Company’s Product Launches
3M Company (MMM) remained busy last week, launching two new products in different segments.
3M Stock Continued to Struggle, Remained in the Red
As of September 26, 3M (MMM) stock continued to trade sideways and remained in the red. On a YTD basis, 3M stock has declined 10.3%.
What Are Institutional Investors’ Positions on Celanese?
Second-quarter 13F SEC filings indicate that institutional investors own 95.3% of Celanese’s (CE) outstanding shares.
Deere Misses Q3 2018 Adjusted EPS Expectation, Cites Higher Costs
Deere (DE) reported its Q3 2018 results on August 17 before the markets opened. Its adjusted EPS was $2.59, a growth of 31.5% YoY.
Analyzing Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Segment
Caterpillar’s Resource Industries segment is the company’s lowest revenue contributor. The segment had a revenue share of 18% in the second quarter.
Is 3M Stressed Out on Mounting Debt?
Since 2012, 3M’s debt has grown significantly, from $6 billion to $15.7 billion at the end of Q1 2018.
3M Provides a Food Safety Solution for Poultry Producers
3M’s stock price declined 9.2% and closed at $215.36. As a result, the stock traded 9.0% below the 100-day moving average price of $236.62.
What Short Interest in Stanley Black & Decker Suggests
Data from February 28, 2018, shows that Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) short interest has fallen since the beginning of 2018.
Could Stanley Black & Decker Stock Bounce Back?
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) stock has remained low since the beginning of 2018.
A Look at Stanley Black & Decker’s Dividend Yield
A company’s dividend yield is the return investors get for every dollar invested in the company’s equity.
Stanley Black and Decker Set to Pay 1Q18 Dividend
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is set to distribute its 1Q18 dividend on March 20, 2018.
Is Stanley Black & Decker Trading at a Premium or a Discount?
As of October 3, 2017, SWK’s one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple was 19.70x, while peer DOV is trading at a one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple of 20.90x.
Dividend Yield of Stanley Black & Decker
Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) PE ratio of 21.1x is pitted against a sector average of 29.3x. The dividend yield of 1.8% is pitted against a sector average of 1.6%.
How Does 3M Company Compare to Its Industrial Peers?
Among 3M Company’s (MMM) industrial peers, MMM stock has been the second-best performer since the beginning of 2017.
Where Is SWK Trading Compared to Peers?
On March 15, 2017, Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) was trading at a one-year forward PE multiple of 18.30x, which is higher than its major industrial peers.
SWK’s Falling Dividend Story: A Closer Read
Now that it has declared a 1Q17 quarterly dividend of $0.58 per share, SWK’s current dividend yield stands at 1.78%.
Is SWK Showing up the Competition in 2017?
SWK stock has been on the rise since the beginning of 2017. On a YTD basis, SWK has gained 14.30%, outperforming peers.
Is 3M’s Stock Set to Break Its 52-Week High?
3M Company’s (MMM) stock rose 3.2% from the beginning of December 2016 to January 9, 2017. MMM’s stock is hovering near its 52-week high.
Barclays Rates Fortune Brands Home & Security ‘Equal-Weight’
Fortune Brands Home & Security rose 1.5% to close at $54.78 per share on January 6. Its weekly, monthly, and YTD movements were 1.4%, -0.67%, and 2.5%.
Fortune Brands Home & Security Declares a Dividend
Fortune Brands rose 1.1% to close at $56.02 per share on December 14. The stock’s weekly, monthly, and YTD price movements were 0.63%, 0.17%, and 2.1%.
Fortune Brands Appoints SVP of Global Growth and Development
Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) has a market cap of $8.5 billion. It rose 2.2% to close at $54.97 per share on December 5, 2016.
Why Is Fortune Brands Planning to Create a New Group?
Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) has a market cap of $9.7 billion. It rose by 0.19% and closed at $62.57 per share on August 18, 2016.
Danaher’s Journey from Corporate Raider to Corporate Statesman
Danaher (DHR) was the brainchild of brothers Steven and Mitchell Rales. It was incorporated as a holding company in 1984.
Europe Steps Up for 3M, Boosts Sales in 2Q16
Among 3M’s regional markets, the EMEA region delivered the best performance in total growth terms. The region accounts for roughly 20% of 3M’s annual sales.
Why Stanley Black & Decker Upgraded Its Guidance in 2Q16 Earnings Release
Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) consolidated revenues increased by 2.3% year-over-year to $2.9 billion.
Stanley Black & Decker Shares Roar on Spectacular 2Q16 Performance
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), the world’s leading toolmaker, declared its 2Q16 earnings before the Market opened on July 22. SWK stock closed 4.8% higher on the day of the earnings release.
Can Lincoln Electric Increase Its Dividend Payouts in Fiscal 2016?
For fiscal 2016, Lincoln Electric is targeting $400 million of share repurchases while $399 million was achieved in fiscal 2015.
What Drove Stanley Black & Decker’s Industrials Segment?
Stanley Black & Decker’s industrials segment is its smallest business unit by sales contribution.
Stanley Black & Decker’s Tools and Storage: Global Sales
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) derives more than half of its tools and storage sales from the United States, making it the company’s largest regional market.
Has Lincoln Electric Outperformed Its Peers?
For fiscal 2015, Lincoln Electric (LECO) successfully gave back $486 million to its shareholders.
What Makes Stanley Black & Decker a Trusted Brand?
On top of being the market leader in the US, Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) outlines several strategies to further consolidate its share in this lucrative market.
How Stanley Works and Black & Decker Got Their Starts
Black & Decker was eventually merged with Stanley Works in 2010 to form the Stanley Black & Decker company (SWK).
How Stanley Black & Decker Came to Be
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), a Fortune 500 company, is the world’s leading tool company. It provides a wide array of products to the construction (XHB) and automobile (FSAVX) end markets.