All Posts Tagged With: "SWK"

(FTK) Playing the Energy Boom

The best advice I have ever been given about playing the energy boom in North America is to buy companies that don’t take the risks: Buy oil and gas services, not explorers and developers.

And one of the best energy service plays I have seen to date is Flotek (NYSE: FTK).


21Feb2014 | | Comments Off on (FTK) Playing the Energy Boom | Continued

(AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview

The fourth quarter reporting season gets into high gear this week, with 253 companies coming out with quarterly results, including 83 S&P 500 companies. The earnings season thus far has been relatively uneventful, but we will have a better idea by the end of this week; by then we will have seen...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview | Continued

(LECO) Lincoln Electric Holdings Buys Tennessee Rand

Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (LECO) recently announced the acquisition of has Chattanooga-based Tennessee Rand Inc., a privately held manufacturer of tooling and robotic systems for welding applications, for an undisclosed amount.

7Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (LECO) Lincoln Electric Holdings Buys Tennessee Rand | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Black & Decker Completes HHI Divestment

Following Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.’s (SWK) earlier communication of its decision to sell off its Hardware & Home Improvement Group (HHI), the industrial tool maker announced successful completion of the divestment deal...

23Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (SWK) Stanley Black & Decker Completes HHI Divestment | Continued

(AAPL) A Busy Week Ahead – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 10/14/11

While the earnings season kicked off this past week, only 38 firms reported. The game really gets under way next week, when we will get reports from 336 firms, including 99 members of the S&P 500.

Thus, by the end of the week we will have a very good idea...

17Oct2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AAPL) 2011 Second Quarter Earnings Preview – Detailed

Earnings Preview 7/15/11

Second quarter earnings season is now under way, but things really start to move into high gear next week. There will be 348 firms reporting, and 108 of those are in the S&P 500. By next...

18Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Black & Decker to Acquire Niscayah

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) recently proposed to acquire Sweden based Niscayah for SEK7.6 billion or roughly $1.2 billion.

Stanley currently has a 5.8% stake in Niscayah, which was acquired through the company’s wholly-owned...

29Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Black & Decker Beats Forecasts – Outlook Strong

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2011 with earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.08, up from 70 cents in the year-ago comparable quarter. EPS also surpassed the...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CBE) Cooper Industries Beats The Street

Cooper Industries Ltd. (CBE) reported its first-quarter 2011 earnings per share from continuing operations of 93 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 84 cents. The company outperformed the prior-year earnings per share by...

3May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Black & Decker Acquires CRC-Evans International

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) announced the acquisition of CRC-Evans International for roughly $445 million in a cash transaction from a consortium of investors led by Natural Gas Partners, a private equity firm. CRC-Evans International,...

1Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Black & Decker’s Second Quarter Earnings Surpass Estimate

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has reported financial results for the second quarter of 2010. Earnings per share from continuing operations were $1.24, up 39.3% compared with 89 cents in the comparable quarter of 2009. EPS surpassed...

22Jul2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Acquires Black & Decker

A few months back, The Stanley Works announced the acquisition of Black & Decker Corporation (BDK), and has recently completed the merger. According to the agreement, each outstanding share of BDK will be converted into 1.275 shares...

31Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BDK) Black & Decker Corporation Outperforms Expectations

Black & Decker Corporation (BDK) reported fourth-quarter earnings of 55 cents per share compared to 72 cents in the fourth quarter of 2008. The reported quarter earnings include $58.8 million of pre-tax expenses related to the...

4Feb2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) The Stanley Works Beats Earnings Consensus

The Stanley Works (SWK) announced decent results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2009. For the fourth quarter of 2009, Stanley reported an EPS of $0.67 compared to $0.05 in the year-ago quarter. Reported EPS for the quarter was...

27Jan2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(LYTS) Housing Starts and Building Permits Rebound

This morning’s release of data on Building Permits and Housing Starts show that the housing sector rebounded in November after an awful October.

Looking first at Housing Starts, they rose by 8.9% to an annual rate of 574,000 up from 527,000 in October. The...

16Dec2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) Stanley Works Acquires Black & Decker Corporation

Stanley Works (SWK) and Black & Decker Corporation (BDK) have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create Stanley Black & Decker, an $8.4 billion global...

3Nov2009 | | 0 comments | Continued

(SWK) The Stanley Works Beats Consensus

Today before the market open, The Stanley Works (SWK) reported results for the third quarter of 2009.

During the quarter, net income was $60.4 million, or 75 cents per share, down 63% from $163 million, or $2.04 per share, in the third quarter...

21Oct2009 | | 0 comments | Continued