Black & Decker Drops

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Black & Decker (BDK ) reiterates its comfort with $1.01 fourth quarter earnings per share and $3.19 2002 earnings per share estimates. S&P tied the weakness to a warning by important customer Home Depot that the fourth quarter hardware and power tool sales were less than expected. S&P reiterates hold.

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