SWK Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

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  • SWK
  • Price as of: Dec 18, 10:30 PM EST
  • $96.41
  • +$2.02
  • +2.1%
  • Industry
  • Machine tools & accessories
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  • Dividend Yield
    2.16% Industrial Goods Average 1.78%
  • Annual Payout
    $2.08 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    37.4% EPS $5.56
  • Dividend Growth
    46 yrs Since 1968
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Growth History

SWK Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for SWK 13.9% 10.0% 46 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

SWK Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.9800 2013 10.0%
$1.8000 2012 9.8%
Historical Dividend Data

SWK Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5200 2014-10-13 2014-12-03 2014-12-05 2014-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5200 2014-07-23 2014-09-03 2014-09-05 2014-09-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2014-04-15 2014-06-02 2014-06-04 2014-06-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2014-02-18 2014-03-03 2014-03-05 2014-03-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2013-10-10 2013-12-04 2013-12-06 2013-12-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2013-07-24 2013-09-04 2013-09-06 2013-09-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2013-04-16 2013-06-03 2013-06-05 2013-06-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2013-02-19 2013-03-07 2013-03-11 2013-03-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2012-10-15 2012-12-05 2012-12-07 2012-12-11 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4900 2012-07-18 2012-09-05 2012-09-07 2012-09-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2012-04-17 2012-06-04 2012-06-06 2012-06-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2012-02-14 2012-03-05 2012-03-07 2012-03-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2011-10-13 2011-11-30 2011-12-02 2011-12-13 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2011-07-15 2011-08-31 2011-09-02 2011-09-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2011-04-19 2011-05-27 2011-06-01 2011-06-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2011-02-15 2011-02-28 2011-03-02 2011-03-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2010-10-15 2010-12-01 2010-12-03 2010-12-14 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3400 2010-07-16 2010-09-01 2010-09-03 2010-09-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2010-04-20 2010-05-28 2010-06-02 2010-06-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2010-02-16 2010-03-01 2010-03-03 2010-03-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2009-10-16 2009-12-02 2009-12-04 2009-12-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2009-07-20 2009-09-02 2009-09-04 2009-09-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2009-04-23 2009-06-01 2009-06-03 2009-06-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2009-02-17 2009-03-02 2009-03-04 2009-03-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2008-10-17 2008-12-03 2008-12-05 2008-12-16 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2008-07-18 2008-09-03 2008-09-05 2008-09-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2008-04-23 2008-06-02 2008-06-04 2008-06-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2008-02-20 2008-03-03 2008-03-05 2008-03-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2007-10-19 2007-12-05 2007-12-07 2007-12-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2007-07-20 2007-09-05 2007-09-07 2007-09-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-04-25 2007-06-04 2007-06-06 2007-06-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2007-02-21 2007-03-05 2007-03-07 2007-03-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-10-24 2006-12-06 2006-12-08 2006-12-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2006-07-25 2006-09-06 2006-09-08 2006-09-26 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2006-04-26 2006-06-05 2006-06-07 2006-06-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2006-02-22 2006-03-06 2006-03-08 2006-03-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2005-10-25 2005-12-07 2005-12-09 2005-12-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2005-07-26 2005-09-07 2005-09-09 2005-09-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2005-04-27 2005-06-06 2005-06-08 2005-06-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2005-02-23 2005-03-07 2005-03-09 2005-03-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2004-10-14 2004-11-24 2004-11-29 2004-12-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2004-07-22 2004-09-01 2004-09-03 2004-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-04-23 2004-06-02 2004-06-04 2004-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2004-01-23 2004-03-04 2004-03-08 2004-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2003-10-15 2003-11-19 2003-11-21 2003-12-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2003-07-15 2003-08-28 2003-09-02 2003-09-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2550 2003-04-22 2003-05-29 2003-06-02 2003-06-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2550 2003-01-24 2003-03-06 2003-03-10 2003-03-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2550 2002-10-16 2002-11-20 2002-11-22 2002-12-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2550 2002-07-17 2002-08-29 2002-09-03 2002-09-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2002-04-24 2002-05-30 2002-06-03 2002-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2002-01-24 2002-02-28 2002-03-04 2002-03-22 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2001-10-18 2001-11-20 2001-11-23 2001-12-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2001-07-17 2001-08-30 2001-09-04 2001-09-25 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2001-05-24 2001-05-31 2001-06-04 2001-06-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2001-01-25 2001-03-01 2001-03-05 2001-03-23 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2000-10-18 2000-11-21 2000-11-24 2000-12-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 2000-07-12 2000-08-31 2000-09-05 2000-09-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2000-05-30 2000-06-01 2000-06-05 2000-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 2000-01-27 2000-03-02 2000-03-06 2000-03-24 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1999-11-23 1999-11-26 1999-12-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2200 1999-07-13 1999-09-02 1999-09-07 1999-09-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1999-05-19 1999-06-03 1999-06-07 1999-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1999-02-24 1999-03-04 1999-03-08 1999-03-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1998-10-21 1998-11-24 1998-11-27 1998-12-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1998-07-15 1998-09-03 1998-09-08 1998-09-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1998-05-20 1998-06-04 1998-06-08 1998-06-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1998-02-25 1998-03-05 1998-03-09 1998-03-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1997-10-22 1997-11-25 1997-11-28 1997-12-26 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2000 1997-07-18 1997-09-04 1997-09-08 1997-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1997-05-21 1997-06-05 1997-06-09 1997-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1997-02-26 1997-03-06 1997-03-10 1997-03-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1996-10-23 1996-11-26 1996-11-29 1996-12-27 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1850 1996-08-28 1996-09-05 1996-09-09 1996-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 1996-05-29 1996-06-06 1996-06-10 1996-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1996-04-17 1996-06-04 1996-05-13 1996-06-03 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1800 1996-02-28 1996-03-07 1996-03-11 1996-03-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 1995-10-25 1995-11-29 1995-12-01 1995-12-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1800 1995-08-30 1995-09-07 1995-09-11 1995-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1995-05-31 1995-06-08 1995-06-12 1995-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1995-03-01 1995-03-07 1995-03-13 1995-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1994-10-26 1994-11-28 1994-12-02 1994-12-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1750 1994-08-31 1994-09-06 1994-09-12 1994-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1994-06-01 1994-06-07 1994-06-13 1994-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1994-03-02 1994-03-08 1994-03-14 1994-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1993-11-17 1993-11-29 1993-12-03 1993-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1700 1993-09-01 1993-09-07 1993-09-13 1993-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1650 1993-06-02 1993-06-08 1993-06-14 1993-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1650 1993-03-03 1993-03-09 1993-03-15 1993-04-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

SWK Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE

This company provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Canada. The company’s Construction & Do-It-Yourself segment offers professional corded and cordless electric power tools and equipment, such as drills, impact wrenches and drivers, grinders, saws, routers, and sanders; consumer corded and cordless power tools, lawn and garden products, and home products; and hand tools, fasteners, and storage products. This segment sells its products to professional end users, distributors, and retailers. Its Security segment provides electronic security systems; electronic security services, such as alarm monitoring, video surveillance, fire alarm monitoring, systems integration, and system maintenance; healthcare solutions comprising medical carts and cabinets, asset tracking, infant and pediatric protection, patient protection, wander and fall management, and emergency call products; and automatic doors, residential and commercial hardware, locking mechanisms, electronic keyless entry systems, keying systems, and tubular and mortise door locksets. This segment sells its products directly, as well as through retailers and third party distributors. The company’s Industrial segment offers hand tools, power tools, and engineered storage solution products; engineered fasteners; and custom pipe handling machinery, joint welding and coating machinery, weld inspection services, and hydraulic tools and accessories. This segment sells its products to the automotive, manufacturing, aerospace, and natural gas pipeline industries through third party distributors and direct sales forces. The company was formerly known as The Stanley Works and changed its name to Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. in March 2010. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. was founded in 1843 and is headquartered in New Britain, Connecticut.

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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. News

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
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  • Before Friday's opening bell, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) released its second quarter earnings, which came in above analysts'...
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  • Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Beats Estimates on Higher Revenues, Earnings (SWK)

    Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) reported its fourth quarter earnings early on Friday morning, posting results that beat both revenue and earnings estimates. SWK’s Earnings in Brief
    • Stanley Black & Decker reported fourth quarter revenues of $2.9 billion, up 9% from last year's Q4 revenue of $2.7 billion.
    • Net earnings for the quarter came in at $38.5 million, up from last year's Q4 net income of $36.1 million.
    • SWK's EPS for the quarter was reported at 41 cents, but after excluding one-time charges, diluted EPS for Q4 came in $1.32
    • The company was able to beat analysts' estimates of $1.30 EPS on revenues of $2.87 billion.
    • For the full year, SWK reported reported diluted EPS of $4.98 on revenues of $11 billion.
    CEO Commentary SWK's chairman and CEO, John F. Lundgren Chairman, commented on the company's earnings: “During 2013 we made significant progress driving organic growth throughout the organization and the fourth quarter was no exception as the momentum continued from our organic growth initiatives. CDIY and Industrial delivered strong top and bottom line growth in spite of FX headwinds and on-going challenging global market conditions. The Security segment’s margin recovery is underway with notable improvement in North America and actions to improve Europe’s margins in place. “As we move into 2014 it is important to note that our long-term strategy and financial objectives remain intact. We are, however, focused on executing previously announced operating and capital allocation actions to boost returns in the near term. These actions demonstrate our commitment to drive sustainable improvements to the Company’s cash flow return on investment and drive shareholder value.” SWK’s Dividend Stanley Black & Decker did not announce a change to its quarterly payout in its earnings release. The company announced a raise to its dividend in July, boosting its quarterly payout from 49 cents to 50 cents. The company should declare its next dividend in the coming weeks. Stock Performance SWK stock was inactive in pre-market trading. YTD, the stock is up 0.29%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) ] have a yield of 2.49% based on Thursday's closing price of $80.41 and the company's annualized payout of $2. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Stanley Black & Decker Q3 Profit Increases; Cuts Fiscal 2013 Outlook (SWK)

    Before the opening bell on Wednesday, power tools and security systems manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) reported a 44% rise in third quarter profits on 10% higher sales. The company's adjusted earnings slightly beat estimates, while revenues missed views. Moreover, shares of SWK plummeted in pre-market trading after the company cut its fiscal 2013 outlook. The New Britain, Connecticut-based company posted a third quarter net income of $166.0 million, or $1.04 per share, up from the $115.2 million, or 69 cents per share, earned in the same period a year ago. Stanley Black & Decker's earnings from continuing operations came in at $1.07 per share in the quarter, up from 54 cents per share a year ago. Normalized earnings from continuing operations were $221.2 million, or $1.39 per share. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, the company was expected to earn $1.38 per share in the quarter. The company's net sales came in at $2.76 billion in the third quarter, up from $2.52 billion posted in the third quarter of 2012. On average, analysts were expecting the company to see $2.82 billion in revenues for the quarter. Looking ahead, Stanley Black & Decker made some downward revisions to its fiscal 2013 outlook due to lower than anticipated organic growth related to macroeconomic issues in emerging markets and the effects of the U.S. government shutdown. Now, SWK expects to earn between $4.90 and $5.00 per share in fiscal 2013, down from its previous outlook of $5.40 to $5.65 per share. Analysts are expecting the company to earn $5.44 per share for the fiscal year. Stanley Black & Decker share were down $10.16, or 11.35%, during pre-market trading on Wednesday. The stock is up 21.01% year-to-date.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) offer a dividend yield of 2.23% based on Tuesday's closing price of $89.51 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $2.00 per share. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Stanley Black & Decker Beats EPS Views, Expects Increased Sales (SWK)

    Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) announced its second quarter earnings before the bell on Friday, coming in above analysts' earnings estimates, and posting an increase in net sales. The company's earnings for the quarter came in at $187.1 million, or $1.18 per share, an increase from Q2 2012, which saw net earnings of $154.8 million, or 92 cents per share. The company announced normalized EPS of $1.21, an increase from last year's figure of $1.13. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected, on average, that EPS for the the quarter would be $1.19. Stanley Black & Decker reaffirmed its earnings outlook for the year, with EPS expected to come in the range of $5.40 to $5.65. The company also announced that it foresees organic net sales increasing between 4% and 5% from last year. Shares of Stanley Black & Decker were inactive in pre-market trading. The company's stock is up almost 25% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) have a yield of 2.42% based on Thursday's closing price of $82.51 and its annualized dividend payout of $2.00. Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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