The Crosshairs

The following article was originally published on May 23 on The Deal Pipeline. Learn more about getting content like this contact Rob Taylor (rtaylor@thedeal.com).

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) has joined The Deal's activist watch list this week after disappointing on growth in the five years since it was formed via a $4.5 billion merger. Earnings have recovered some of late, but the company still is underperforming its peers and faces future potential repatriation issues if it is to sustain its dividend. An activist could push to separate its toolmaking units from its security and building controls operations, or push it toward a deal with Tyco International (TYC) or another foreign-based partner that could help it solve its offshore cash problem....922 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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