Stanley Black & Decker Inc (NYSE:SWK) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Highlander Cap invested in 250 shares or 0.03% of the stock.

About 20 shares traded. Stanley Black & Decker has a 12 month low of $111.89 and a 12 month high of $148.32. (NYSE:SWK) has risen 21.56% since August 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.86% the S&P500. Blackrock Ltd Llc reported 0% stake. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 41,541 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,797,461.96. The stock decreased 1.19% or $0.14 on August 25, reaching $11.67. The latest exchange of 0.6 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 980.02 Million shares.

It is down 0.00% since August 26, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 123.84% the S&P500.

Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $13.70 million activity. Cookson Peirce & Co Inc now owns 21,036 shares worth $2,960,000. (NYSE:SWK) shares with value of $909,606 were sold by Douglas Craig A. $245,075 worth of stock was sold by Wyatt John H on Tuesday, March 7. The insider LOREE JAMES M sold 60,300 shares worth $7.67M. Seaport Global Securities initiated coverage on Stanley Black & Decker in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Another trade for 10,440 shares valued at $1.46M was made by Ramirez Jaime A on Monday, June 12. McChesney Lee B sold $731,077 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q4 2016. Over the last week of the month, it was 0.97%, 1.49% over the last quarter, and 8.78% for the past six months. It increased, as 50 investors sold SWK shares while 179 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 224 raised stakes. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 128.28 million shares, up from 122.84 million shares in 2016Q3. Jarislowsky Fraser holds 1,950 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

More important recent Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Carl Domino Inc holds 0.95% or 87,000 shares in its portfolio. Stanley Black & Decker’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 29.74%. Tower Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) reported 704 shares. Stanley Black & Decker had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 15.36%. Global Thematic Partners Limited Liability reported 332,713 shares stake. D E Shaw & Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) for 2,608 shares. Sabal Tru stated it has 2,400 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. The stock of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board holds 0.05% or 121,705 shares. (NYSE:SWK) or 152,597 shares. S&Co holds 0.04% or 1,897 shares in its portfolio. Point72 Asset Mgmt LP has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK). Marshall Wace Llp accumulated 0.01% or 6,824 shares. Therefore 70% are positive. Finally, Instinet boosted their price target on Stanley Black & Decker from $145.00 to $150.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 28th. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 16. On Monday, August 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform”. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Buckingham Research initiated Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Positive” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Susquehanna. BEATT BRUCE H also sold $560,043 worth of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. KeyCorp upgraded the shares of SWK in report on Monday, April 24 to “Overweight” rating. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the previous year is $153.17. Wellington Shields Management Ltd Llc owns 528,447 shares or 0.1% of their USA portfolio. It also reduced Koninklijke Philips N V (NYSE:PHG) stake by 24,103 shares and now owns 69,671 shares. Duncker Streett Comm invested in 1,758 shares. This represents a $2.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.82%. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc sold 59,463 shares as Mgic Invt Corp Wis (MTG)’s stock declined 1.12%.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.64, from 0.77 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 4 investors sold Highpower International Inc shares while 1 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. Henderson Group Inc Public Limited invested in 19,840 shares. Principal Fincl Group Incorporated stated it has 640,758 shares. Farmers And Merchants Investments holds 0% or 296 shares in its portfolio. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And Co has invested 0.6% in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC). Prudential Financial holds 99,839 shares. North Carolina-based Bb&T Corp has invested 0.11% in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC). Moors Cabot reported 79,486 shares. California Employees Retirement has 0% invested in Palatin Technologies, Inc. 250,000 are held by Ardsley Advisory Prtnrs. Loomis Sayles & Co L P reported 0% of its portfolio in Owens Corning (NYSE:OC). Therefore 100% are positive.

SWK has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $154.00. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the shares of SWK in report on Friday, April 21 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 27. As per Monday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Oarsman Cap Inc reported 8,822 shares. The firm has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital given on Friday, January 29. The company was initiated on Thursday, September 17 by UBS. (NYSE:SWK) for 25,313 shares.

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