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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, +0.06% rose 3.58% to $179.50 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.02% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.24% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. closed $45.50 short of its 52-week high ($225.00), which the company reached on May 10th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as 3M Co. MMM, -0.73% rose 1.78% to $180.32, Illinois Tool Works Inc. ITW, -0.35% rose 3.10% to $221.43, and General Electric Co. GE, -0.35% rose 0.37% to $102.74. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 939,187.

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