Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) Competitors

$90.12
+0.33 (+0.37%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

SWK vs. GGG, CNHI, PNR, AMCR, LECO, NDSN, AOS, PKG, ZBRA, and TTEK

Should you be buying Stanley Black & Decker stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Stanley Black & Decker include Graco (GGG), CNH Industrial (CNHI), Pentair (PNR), Amcor (AMCR), Lincoln Electric (LECO), Nordson (NDSN), A. O. Smith (AOS), Packaging Co. of America (PKG), Zebra Technologies (ZBRA), and Tetra Tech (TTEK). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Stanley Black & Decker vs.

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) and Graco (NYSE:GGG) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, valuation, risk, earnings, community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Stanley Black & Decker currently has a consensus target price of $97.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.63%. Graco has a consensus target price of $88.25, indicating a potential upside of 6.30%. Given Stanley Black & Decker's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Stanley Black & Decker is more favorable than Graco.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Stanley Black & Decker
2 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20
Graco
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40

Graco has a net margin of 23.15% compared to Stanley Black & Decker's net margin of -0.66%. Graco's return on equity of 23.01% beat Stanley Black & Decker's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Stanley Black & Decker-0.66% 3.95% 1.51%
Graco 23.15%23.01%18.73%

Stanley Black & Decker received 168 more outperform votes than Graco when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 60.86% of users gave Graco an outperform vote while only 59.74% of users gave Stanley Black & Decker an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Stanley Black & DeckerOutperform Votes
552
59.74%
Underperform Votes
372
40.26%
GracoOutperform Votes
384
60.86%
Underperform Votes
247
39.14%

Stanley Black & Decker pays an annual dividend of $3.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Graco pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Stanley Black & Decker pays out -469.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Graco pays out 35.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Stanley Black & Decker is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Stanley Black & Decker has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Graco has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

87.8% of Stanley Black & Decker shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Graco shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Stanley Black & Decker shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.6% of Graco shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Graco has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Stanley Black & Decker. Stanley Black & Decker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Graco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Stanley Black & Decker$15.72B0.88-$281.70M-$0.69-130.61
Graco$2.16B6.51$506.51M$2.9028.63

In the previous week, Graco had 9 more articles in the media than Stanley Black & Decker. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for Graco and 9 mentions for Stanley Black & Decker. Stanley Black & Decker's average media sentiment score of 1.10 beat Graco's score of 0.59 indicating that Stanley Black & Decker is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Stanley Black & Decker
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Graco
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Graco beats Stanley Black & Decker on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SWK vs. The Competition

MetricStanley Black & DeckerCutlery, handtools, & general hardware IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$13.87B$3.22B$9.32B$18.07B
Dividend Yield3.61%2.37%2.01%3.44%
P/E Ratio-130.6112.4720.6526.21
Price / Sales0.881.118.9211.64
Price / Cash16.3113.1119.0719.45
Price / Book1.561.623.916.01
Net Income-$281.70M$90.61M$466.41M$966.65M
7 Day Performance0.31%1.89%11.45%1.85%
1 Month Performance0.90%3.66%9.68%6.59%
1 Year Performance10.43%38.53%11.09%23.69%

Stanley Black & Decker Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GGG
Graco
4.0927 of 5 stars
$83.13
-0.1%
$88.25
+6.2%
+5.8%$14.06B$2.20B28.674,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CNHI
CNH Industrial
4.4543 of 5 stars
$11.77
+2.7%
$15.20
+29.1%
-18.3%$14.41B$24.16B6.8840,220Positive News
PNR
Pentair
4.4886 of 5 stars
$83.19
+0.7%
$89.93
+8.1%
+41.2%$13.81B$4.10B22.1310,500
AMCR
Amcor
3.1506 of 5 stars
$10.44
+0.7%
$10.00
-4.2%
+0.5%$14.99B$13.78B23.1941,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LECO
Lincoln Electric
4.1097 of 5 stars
$230.66
-0.4%
$228.00
-1.2%
+33.2%$13.13B$4.19B24.4912,000Short Interest ↓
Positive News
NDSN
Nordson
3.7873 of 5 stars
$271.99
-0.6%
$278.00
+2.2%
+24.8%$15.56B$2.63B31.817,900Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
AOS
A. O. Smith
4.5274 of 5 stars
$86.37
+0.4%
$90.67
+5.0%
+23.9%$12.67B$3.87B22.3812,000Positive News
PKG
Packaging Co. of America
4.3381 of 5 stars
$181.64
+0.1%
$173.57
-4.4%
+41.7%$16.29B$7.81B22.7114,900
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies
4.4427 of 5 stars
$320.98
+1.6%
$310.64
-3.2%
+13.8%$16.50B$4.58B63.699,750Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
News Coverage
TTEK
Tetra Tech
4.2016 of 5 stars
$212.96
+1.3%
$221.40
+4.0%
+53.6%$11.39B$4.52B43.1127,000Analyst Upgrade

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This page (NYSE:SWK) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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