Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Stanley Black & Decker

Monday, September 11, 2017 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Stanley Black & Decker

A notable insider sale of the shares of Stanley Black & Decker was revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — John H Wyatt, Officer — sold 6,956 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,029,206. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Stanley Black & Decker is greater than its 53-company peer group average. The Industrial Machinery & Equipment peer group saw 25 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.5 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Stanley Black & Decker insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 80,801 shares purchased and 7,652,952 shares sold with company insiders having sold 302,886 shares on average over this time period.

The data sourced in evaluating and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.

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