Get 3.3% yield from Stanley Black & Decker

Get 3.3% yield from Stanley Black & Decker

Stanley Black & Decker continues to raise its dividends despite facing higher input costs. However, we feel the firm’s new cost-cutting plan puts it in a stronger position to move higher in the next few months.

The stock trades at 19.4 times the company’s 2023 earnings… Read More

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Cost savings improve its outlook

STANLEY BLACK & DECKER INC. $78 is a buy for patient investors. The toolmaker’s (New York symbol SWK; Income Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Shares outstanding: 153.0 million; Market cap: $11.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.7; Dividend yield: 4.1%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; sales jumped during COVID-19 lockdowns… Read More

Get 3.6% from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Get 3.6% from Stanley Black & Decker Inc.

Two recent acquisitions continue to focus the firm on consumer tools and equipment as it divests from commercial security, automatic doors, and oil and gas equipment services.

A cost-cutting program should restore earnings growth in 2024 despite an expected drop in 2023. Meanwhile the stock trades… Read More