Stanley Black & Decker posts Q4 losses

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Stanley Black & Decker saw rises in revenue for the final quarter, but the effect was concealed by greater costs associated with restructuring, the company announced . Meanwhile, adjusted per-share earnings exceeded analysts’ expectations. Profits of $56.1 million were down from $492.1 million at the end of the previous year, but sales rose 9.3% to $2.91 billion.