Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Co (NYSE:SWT – Get Rating) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 349,800 shares, a drop of 54.9% from the April 15th total of 776,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 102,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days.
Shares of Stanley Black & Decker stock traded up $0.37 on Friday, hitting $76.27. The company had a trading volume of 33,222 shares, compared to its average volume of 96,735. Stanley Black & Decker has a 52 week low of $74.71 and a 52 week high of $127.50. The business has a 50-day simple moving average of $86.83.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 16th. Investors of record on Friday, May 13th will be given a $1.3125 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 12th. This represents a $5.25 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.88%.
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