Insider Trading Alert - SWK, EL And FLT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2014, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $109.00 to $76,434,960.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) - FREE Research Report

Griswold Benjamin H Iv, who is Director at Stanley Black & Decker, sold 4,164 shares at $86.99 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 50,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.69% with the 4,164-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.75, down $2.24, or 2.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stanley Black & Decker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48,373
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,832
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,134

The average volume for Stanley Black & Decker has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems for various industrial applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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