CAUTIONARY STATEMENTS Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995Statements in this press release that are not historical, including but not limited to those regarding the Company’s ability to: (i) achieve full year 2013 diluted EPS of $5.40-5.65, excluding M&A charges and GAAP EPS of $4.62 - $4.87; (ii) deliver first quarter EPS of approximately 17.5% of full year EPS (iii) generate approximately $1.0 billion in free cash flow for 2013, excluding charges and payments; (iv) generate 16% of revenues in 2013 and 70% of the tool and security industry sales growth over the next 20 years in emerging markets; (v) deliver growth and operating margin rates in emerging markets well above line average for the foreseeable future (vi) deliver an incremental and ongoing $200 million of operating profit by 2015; and (vii) achieve its mid-decade vision of being a $15 billion diversified industrial company with operating margins greater than 15%, ROCE of 15%, 10 working capital turns and greater than 20% of revenues generated from emerging markets (collectively, the “Results”); are “forward looking statements” and subject to risk and uncertainty.
Stanley Black & Decker Reports 4Q 2012 And Full Year 2012 Results
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