Board Of Directors Approves Quarterly Cash Dividend Increase To $0.81 Per Share
NEW BRITAIN, Conn., July 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), a worldwide leader in tools and outdoor, announced today that its Board of Directors approved a $0.01 increase of its quarterly cash dividend to $0.81 per common share. The dividend is payable on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.
Stanley Black & Decker's President and CEO, Donald Allan, Jr., commented, "We are pleased to announce this dividend increase as our long-standing commitment to rewarding shareholders through growing cash dividends is a key element of our overall shareholder value proposition. This increase also demonstrates our confidence in the Company's transformation focused on accelerating long-term organic growth and margin expansion as well as generating significant free cash flow to enhance shareholder return."
About Stanley Black & Decker
Headquartered in the USA, Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is a worldwide leader in tools and outdoor operating manufacturing facilities worldwide. Guided by its purpose – for those who make the world – the company's more than 50,000 diverse and high-performing employees produce innovative, award-winning power tools, hand tools, storage, digital tool solutions, lifestyle products, outdoor products, engineered fasteners and other industrial equipment to support the world's makers, creators, tradespeople and builders. The company's iconic brands include DEWALT®, BLACK+DECKER®, CRAFTSMAN®, STANLEY®, CUB CADET®, HUSTLER® and TROY-BILT®. Recognized for its leadership in environmental, social and governance (ESG), Stanley Black & Decker strives to be a force for good in support of its communities, employees, customers and other stakeholders. To learn more visit: www.stanleyblackanddecker.com
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