4. As of noon trading, Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK) is down $0.49 (-0.7%) to $66.72 on light volume Thus far, 383,668 shares of Stanley Black & Decker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.61-$67.73 after having opened the day at $67.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.21.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Canada. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report now.

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