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Stanley Black & Decker

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Both companies are expected to report results for their respective first quarter of the fiscal year 2017 (1QFY17).

Stanley Black & Decker expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.08 to $7.28 per share. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 26,876 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $3,356,812.40. Stanley Black & Decker's revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. The last close places the company's stock about $4.8 off its 52 week high of $99.46 and $25.62 above the 52 week low of $69.04. (NYSE:SWK) closed up +1.66 points or 1.27% at $132.71 with 1.06 mln shares exchanging hands. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed -0.12%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.78 EPS. Stanley Black & Decker has $145 highest and $67 lowest target. (NYSE:SWK) opened at 131.05 on Thursday. The stock had a trading volume of 613,805 shares.

08/22/2016 - Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. was downgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Longbow Research. (NYSE:SWK) Machine Tools & Accessories on its PE ratio displays a value of 20.13 with a Forward PE of 16.6. The stock's 50 day moving average is $120.89 and its 200-day moving average is $120.66. (NYSE:SWK) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data on Friday, April 21st. The industrial products company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.03.

Among 11 analysts covering HealthEquity Inc (NASDAQ:HQY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.

12/13/2016 - Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. was downgraded to "outperform" by analysts at CLSA. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $138.36 on the company shares.

Regentatlantic Capital LLC raised its stake in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

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Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.58 per share on Tuesday, March 21st. Chardan Capital Markets maintained the shares of HQY in report on Wednesday, March 22 with "Buy" rating. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, February 27th.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.25 million activity. At present, the Gross Margin for Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

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A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $133.50.

In other Stanley Black & Decker news, VP Bruce H. Beatt sold 3,750 shares of Stanley Black & Decker stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $131.91, for a total value of $1,012,277.34. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 48,028 shares in the company, valued at $6,335,373.48. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.70, for a total transaction of $797,369.10.

The Company has 152.63 million shares outstanding and 151.60 million shares were floated in market.

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