The toolmaker has a host of growth drivers, but it faces near-term headwinds.
News & Analysis: Stanley Black & Decker
The toolmaker has seen an unusually volatile year in terms of its stock price. Here's the lowdown.
SWK earnings call for the period ending March 30, 2019.
A lot of external forces have built up against the toolmaker, and they could limit growth.
Though the toolmaker looks like a good value, now might not be the best time to open a long-term position in its stock.
SWK earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
A healthy fourth-quarter 2018 report is overshadowed by a middling current-year outlook.
Worries about an economic slowdown sent stocks south. Plus, 2019 guidance from Johnson & Johnson and Stanley Black & Decker raised some concerns.
Guidance comes back to bite Stanley Black & Decker.
Stanley Black & Decker's share price might have dropped 29% in 2018, but wait at least until the end of January to buy the stock.