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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
SWK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 1973 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SWK: 0.12 )
SWK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.12

0.08
0.62
Equity to Asset 0.42
SWK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1968 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. SWK: 0.42 )
SWK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.42

0.32
0.49
Interest Coverage 4.58
SWK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 29.41 vs. SWK: 4.58 )
SWK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 10.89
Current: 4.58

0.81
10.89
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.04
M-Score: -2.61
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.08
SWK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. SWK: 8.08 )
SWK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 13.5
Current: 8.08

0.75
13.5
Net-margin (%) 5.37
SWK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1981 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. SWK: 5.37 )
SWK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.57   Max: 12.24
Current: 5.37

-1.57
12.24
ROE (%) 8.74
SWK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1968 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.63 vs. SWK: 8.74 )
SWK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.04   Max: 35.02
Current: 8.74

-6.04
35.02
ROA (%) 3.57
SWK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. SWK: 3.57 )
SWK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.45   Max: 13.91
Current: 3.57

-2.45
13.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.76
SWK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1985 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. SWK: 36.76 )
SWK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 50.79
Current: 36.76

2.08
50.79
Revenue Growth (%) 7.40
SWK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SWK: 7.40 )
SWK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 18
Current: 7.4

-2.3
18
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.30
SWK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SWK: 17.30 )
SWK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.1   Max: 74.8
Current: 17.3

-37.1
74.8
EPS Growth (%) 48.30
SWK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1385 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SWK: 48.30 )
SWK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.3   Max: 49.4
Current: 48.3

-36.3
49.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SWK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Brian Rogers 1,899,300 sh (New)
James Barrow 7,191,236 sh (+20%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,866,373 sh (+13.47%)
John Rogers 910,313 sh (+1.43%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,952 sh (-36.99%)
Steven Cohen 45,682 sh (-80.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,995 sh (-89.57%)
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Q1 2014

SWK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 1,387,527 sh (+52.42%)
Brian Rogers 2,449,300 sh (+28.96%)
James Barrow 8,226,499 sh (+14.4%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,192,740 sh (+11.39%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 73,700 sh (+2.36%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 9,648 sh (-3.05%)
Steven Cohen 4,054 sh (-91.13%)
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Q2 2014

SWK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 7,677 sh (New)
John Burbank 648,805 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 15,341 sh (+59.01%)
Brian Rogers 2,699,300 sh (+10.21%)
James Barrow 8,624,562 sh (+4.84%)
John Rogers 1,453,962 sh (+4.79%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 3,205,176 sh (+0.39%)
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Q3 2014

SWK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Brian Rogers 2,699,300 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SWK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.97%$77.58 - $89.02 $ 87.413%648805
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$77.58 - $89.02 $ 87.413%7677
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 52.42%0.48%$75.64 - $83.04 $ 87.419%1387527
Brian Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 28.96%0.16%$75.64 - $83.04 $ 87.419%2449300
James Barrow 2014-03-31 Add 14.4%0.12%$75.64 - $83.04 $ 87.419%8226499
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.8%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%0
Brian Rogers 2013-12-31 New Buy0.55%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%1899300
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Add 20%0.14%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%7191236
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Add 13.47%0.12%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%2866373
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$74.37 - $91.58 $ 87.417%0
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.13%$77.78 - $91.5 $ 87.412%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$77.78 - $91.5 $ 87.412%4916
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Guru Investment Theses on Stanley Black & Decker Inc

Baron Funds Comments on Stanley Black & Decker Inc. - Feb 21, 2014

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK)'s shares did not perform well in the fourth quarter due to disappointing earnings results and an uncertain outlook. Management lowered its sales outlook primarily due to reduced expectations in emerging markets and Europe, where the company has above average exposure. We have chosen to exit our investment and reallocate the capital to higher conviction real estate-related companies.



From Baron Funds fourth quarter 2013 shareholder letter.



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Baron Funds Comments on Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK)'s shares did not perform well in the fourth quarter due to disappointing earnings results and an uncertain outlook. Management lowered its sales outlook primarily due to reduced expectations in emerging markets and Europe, where the company has above average exposure. We have chosen to exit our investment and reallocate the capital to higher conviction real estate-related companies. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.80
SWK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. SWK: 23.80 )
SWK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.29   Max: 106.57
Current: 23.8

5.29
106.57
P/B 2.00
SWK's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SWK: 2.00 )
SWK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 3.74
Current: 2

0.69
3.74
P/S 1.30
SWK's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SWK: 1.30 )
SWK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.3

0.44
1.45
PFCF 17.80
SWK's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SWK: 17.80 )
SWK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5   Max: 51.58
Current: 17.8

5
51.58
EV-to-EBIT 19.42
SWK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. SWK: 19.42 )
SWK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.4   Max: 117.6
Current: 19.42

9.4
117.6
PEG 3.93
SWK's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SWK: 3.93 )
SWK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 39.4
Current: 3.93

0.35
39.4
Shiller P/E 25.10
SWK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 110.46 vs. SWK: 25.10 )
SWK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 26.19
Current: 25.1

6.6
26.19
Current Ratio 1.30
SWK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SWK: 1.30 )
SWK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.3

1.02
2.51
Quick Ratio 0.79
SWK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1975 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SWK: 0.79 )
SWK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.56
Current: 0.79

0.65
1.56

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.30
SWK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SWK: 2.30 )
SWK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 5.39
Current: 2.3

1.76
5.39
Dividend Payout 0.51
SWK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SWK: 0.51 )
SWK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 25.71
Current: 0.51

0.14
25.71
Dividend growth (3y) 13.90
SWK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SWK: 13.90 )
SWK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 13.9
Current: 13.9

3.2
13.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.05
SWK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SWK: 4.05 )
SWK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 9.5
Current: 4.05

3.1
9.5
Share Buyback Rate -1.90
SWK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SWK: -1.90 )
SWK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.2   Max: -28.7
Current: -1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.29
SWK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SWK: 1.29 )
SWK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.29

0.34
2.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
SWK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SWK: 1.05 )
SWK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.05

0.46
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.03
SWK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SWK: 2.03 )
SWK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 7.62
Current: 2.03

0.49
7.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
SWK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. SWK: 5.00 )
SWK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 10.7
Current: 5

0.8
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.21
SWK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Tools & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. SWK: 14.21 )
SWK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 36.7
Current: 14.21

-3.8
36.7

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Tools & Accessories
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Traded in other countries:SWF.Germany
Stanley Black & Decker Inc., was founded in 1843 and was incorporated in 1852. The Company is a global provider of power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions (automatic doors and commercial locking systems), electronic security and monitoring systems, and products and services for various industrial applications. The Company's operations are classified into three reportable business segments, which also represent its operating segments: Construction & Do-It-Yourself ('CDIY'), Security, and Industrial. The CDIY segment is comprised of the Professional Power Tool and Accessories business, the Consumer Power Tool business, which includes outdoor products and the Hand Tools, Fasteners & Storage business. The segment sells its products to professional end users, distributors and retail consumers. The Security segment is comprised of the Convergent Security Solutions ('CSS') and Mechanical Access Solutions ('MAS') businesses. The CSS business designs, supplies and installs electronic security systems and provides electronic security services, including alarm monitoring, video surveillance, fire alarm monitoring, systems integration and system maintenance. The MAS business sells and installs automatic doors, commercial hardware, locking mechanisms, electronic keyless entry systems, keying systems, tubular and mortise door locksets. The Industrial segment is comprised of the Industrial and Automotive Repair ('IAR'), Engineered Fastening and Infrastructure businesses. The IAR business sells hand tools, power tools, and engineered storage solution products. The business sells to industrial customers in a wide variety of industries and geographies. The products are distributed through third party distributors as well as a direct sales force. The Company encounters active competition in the CDIY and Industrial segments from both larger and smaller companies that offer the same or similar products and services. Certain large customers offer private label brands ('house brands') that compete across a wider spectrum of the Company's CDIY segment product offerings. Competition in the Security segment is generally fragmented via both large international players and regional companies. The Company has numerous trademarks that are used in its businesses worldwide. In the CDIY segment, the STANLEY, FatMax, DEWALT, Black & Decker, Bostitch, Bailey, Powerlock, Tape Rule Case Design, DustBuster, Porter-Cable, and Workmate of trademarks are material. The STANLEY, BEST, Blick, HSM, Sargent & Greenleaf, S&G Sonitrol, Niscayah, and Xmark trademarks are material to the Security segment. The DEWALT, CRC, LaBounty, MAC, Mac Tools, Proto, Vidmar, Facom, and Emhart Teknologies trademarks are material to the Industrial segment. The Company is subject to various environmental laws and regulations in the U.S. and foreign countries where it has operations.
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