Stanley reports Q2 earnings

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. ― Stanley Black & Decker announced that its net sales for Q2 came to $3.6 billion, up 11% from a year ago, with organic growth of 7%. Earnings of $1.96 per share had increased by $0.10 from Q2 of 2017. Restructuring charges for the quarter were $13.4 million. Excluding charges, restructuring charges for the quarter were $8.9 million compared to $6.3 million in 2Q’17.