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Stanley Black & Decker Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. SWK, +0.49% advanced 1.83% to $185.71 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. closed $39.29 short of its 52-week high ($225.00), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as 3M Co. MMM, -0.27% rose 0.97% to $184.19, Illinois Tool Works Inc. ITW, -0.89% rose 1.44% to $220.20, and General Electric Co. GE, +0.89% rose 1.77% to $102.16. Trading volume (877,373) remained 45,905 below its 50-day average volume of 923,278.

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