Warren Buffett famously said, ‘Volatility is far from synonymous with risk.’ So it might be obvious that you need to consider debt, when you think about how risky any given stock is, because too much debt can sink a company. We can see that Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) does use debt in its […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images News Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) fell as much as 2.8% Wednesday to a 2-1/2 year low of $74.51 a share as analysts at Morgan Stanley downgraded the tool maker to Equal weight from Overweight. The investment bank said risks such as lower demand, bigger inventories and smaller margins are key concerns […]

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and K&L Gates are advising on a €3 billion, cross-border, all-cash merger in Europe—the latest in a string of recent transactions at the high end of the M&A market on the continent. Stanley Black & Decker, a diversified U.S.-based maker of industrial tools and security systems which owns the Black & Decker […]

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) will increase its dividend on the 20th of September to $0.80, which is 1.3% higher than last year’s payment from the same period of $0.79. This will take the dividend yield to an attractive 2.7%, providing a nice boost to shareholder returns.

Many investors are still learning about the various metrics that can be useful when analysing a stock. This article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE). By way of learning-by-doing, we’ll look at ROE to gain a better understanding of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Return on Equity […]

Brand strategy manager Jasmine Stanley is a literal baller who’s now going hard in the paint, advertising edition. We talk balancing life with a passion for the work, and how brands need to relinquish control if they want to genuinely connect with other communities. Jasmine helps them get there. She speaks on how real brands […]

SCOTTISH energy infrastructure company Pipeline Technique (PTL) is to acquire the oil and gas division of Stanley Black & Decker, the US-listed international services, tool and equipment company. In a “transformational acquisition” the move will see the Aberdeenshire-based firm’s employee numbers swell from 350 to more than 1,000. PTL, which is backed by specialist energy […]

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, ‘The possibility of permanent loss is the risk I worry about… and every practical investor I know worries about.’ So it might be obvious that you need to consider debt, when you think about how risky any given stock […]

By selling US$1.5m worth of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) stock at an average sell price of US$157 over the last year, insiders seemed to have made the most of their holdings. The company’s market cap plunged by US$589m after price dropped by 3.3% last week but insiders were able to limit their loss […]

Passive investing in an index fund is a good way to ensure your own returns roughly match the overall market. Active investors aim to buy stocks that vastly outperform the market – but in the process, they risk under-performance. That downside risk was realized by Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) shareholders over the last […]

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