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June 23, 2011 08:33 ET

Equity Research on Kennametal Inc. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc. -- Tool Makers Respond to Commodity Costs

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jun 23, 2011) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the Machine Tools & Accessories industry and has completed analytical research on Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) and Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (NYSE: SWK). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches.

Rising commodity costs are challenging margins of companies within the machine tools and accessories industry. Raising prices has been the most common strategy employed but there are a few inherent risks associated with it. Companies with the strongest customer-base are far less likely to see competition related revenue declines. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the Machine Tools & Accessories industry.

www.stockcall.com/ is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Machine Tools & Accessories industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Kennametal Inc. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc.; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html.

Kennametal responded to commodity costs by increasing prices across the board this year. The move has allowed the company to maintain margins. Kennametal, the maker of precision metal cutting tools, has been able to raise prices with no adverse effects on margins thanks to a strong customer-base and steady demand both domestically and globally. Investors looking for free research on Kennametal Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/KMT230611.pdf.

Like Kennametal, Stanley Black & Decker Inc. is responding to rising commodity costs. SBD is looking to offset costs with price adjustments in the second half of 2011. Investors looking for free research on Stanley Black & Decker Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/SWK230611.pdf.

Moving forward, the customer response to price increases will be worth tracking for investors. Companies that see substantial revenue declines as a result of price changes may look to recoup commodity related losses in other ways in the second half of the year. Visit www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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