Cash Dividend On The Way From Stanley Black & Decker (SWU)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/30/13, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWU) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $1.1875, payable on 11/18/13. As a percentage of SWU's recent stock price of $126.99, this dividend works out to approximately 0.94%, so look for shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. to trade 0.94% lower — all else being equal — when SWU shares open for trading on 10/30/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SWU, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $1.1875 declared by Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SWU is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.74% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SWU shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SWU's low point in its 52 week range is $116.73 per share, with $141.20 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $126.99.

In Monday trading, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.

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