NEW BRITAIN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a regular first quarter cash dividend of $0.50 per common share. This extends the company’s record for the longest consecutive annual and quarterly dividend payments among industrial companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The dividend is payable on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
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.