Stanley Black & Decker Announces Dividend Increase To $0.52 Per Share

  Stanley Black & Decker Announces Dividend Increase To $0.52 Per Share

Business Wire

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- July 23, 2014

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced today that its Board of Directors
approved a $0.02 increase of its quarterly cash dividend to $0.52 per common
share. This marks the 47th consecutive annual dividend increase for the
company. The dividend is payable on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 to
shareholders of record as of the close of business on Friday, September 5,
2014.

Stanley Black & Decker’s Chairman and CEO, John F. Lundgren, commented, “A
strong and growing dividend remains a cornerstone of our shareholder value
proposition. The increase we announced today reflects our confidence in our
ability to generate free cash flow and maintains our compelling dividend
yield.”

Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a diversified global provider
of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access and
electronic security solutions, healthcare solutions, engineered fastening
systems, and more. Learn more at www.stanleyblackanddecker.com.

Contact:

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.
Greg Waybright, 860-827-3833
Vice President, Investor & Government Relations
greg.waybright@sbdinc.com
 
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