Wells Fargo Believes Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) Still Has Room to Grow

In a report issued on October 16, Deepa Raghavan from Wells Fargo maintained a Buy rating on Stanley Black & Decker (SWKResearch Report). The company’s shares closed last Friday at $176.38, close to its 52-week high of $179.43.

Raghavan has an average return of 19.0% when recommending Stanley Black & Decker.

According to TipRanks.com, Raghavan is ranked #3303 out of 7019 analysts.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Stanley Black & Decker is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $187.43, implying a 5.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on October 13, Deutsche Bank also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $196.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $179.43 and a one-year low of $70.00. Currently, Stanley Black & Decker has an average volume of 951.2K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 121 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of SWK in relation to earlier this year.

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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. engages in the provision of power and hand tools, and related accessories, products, services and equipment for oil & gas and infrastructure applications, commercial electronic security and monitoring systems, healthcare solutions, and mechanical access solutions. It operates through the following three segments: Tools and Storage, Industrial, and Security. The Tools and Storage segment comprises of the power tools and equipment, and hand tools, accessories, and storage businesses. The Industrial segment comprises of engineered fastening and infrastructure businesses. The Security segment includes the convergent security solutions and mechanical access solutions businesses. The company was founded by Frederick T. Stanley in 1843 and is headquartered in New Britain, CT.