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eastern co/the (EML) Snapshot

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$18.75
Previous Close
$18.79
Day High
$18.75
Day Low
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52 Week High
01/9/15 - $19.95
52 Week Low
06/24/14 - $15.01
Market Cap
116.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
21.0K
EPS TTM
$1.21
Shares Outstanding
6.2M
EX-Date
11/17/14
P/E TM
15.5x
Dividend
$0.44
Dividend Yield
2.56%
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eastern co/the (EML) Details

The Eastern Company manufactures and sells industrial hardware, security products, and metal products in the United States and internationally. The company’s Industrial Hardware segment offers passenger restraint locks, slam and draw latches, dead bolt latches, compression latches, cam-type vehicular locks, hinges, tool box locks, light-weight sleeper boxes, school bus door closure hardware, and vents for trucks. Its products are used in tractor-trailer trucks, moving vans, off-road construction and farming equipment, school buses, military vehicles, recreational boats, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, and fire and rescue vehicles. This segment also provides fasteners and other closure devices; and plastic injection moldings. The company’s Security Products segment offers electronic and mechanical locking devices for computer, electronics, vending, and gaming industries. Its products also include timers, drop meters, coin chutes, money boxes, meter cases, smart cards, value transfer stations, smart card readers, card management software, access control units, oven door latches, oven door switches, and smoke eliminators. In addition, this segment provides coin acceptors and other coin security products for the commercial laundry markets; hardware and accessories for the appliance industry; and security based on smart card technology for the access control, municipal parking, and vending markets. The company’s Metal Products segment offers expansion shells for use in supporting the roofs of underground mines; and specialty malleable and ductile iron castings. This segment’s products include mine roof support anchors, couplers for railroad braking systems, adjustable clamps for construction, and fittings for electrical installations. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, route operators, and locksmiths, as well as directly to mines. The Eastern Company was founded in 1858 and is based in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

737 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/14
Founded in 1858

eastern co/the (EML) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $363.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

eastern co/the (EML) Key Developments

Eastern Company Seeks Acquisitions

The Eastern Company (NasdaqGM:EML) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Leonard F. Leganza, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Company said, “We plan to expand this business in the coming years both organically and through acquisitions of similar and technologically related companies.”

The Eastern Company Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on December 15, 2014

The Eastern Company announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents $0.11 per share, payable December 15, 2014, to common stock shareholders of record as of November 19, 2014.

The Eastern Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 27, 2014

The Eastern Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $35.8 million, compared to $34.3 million for the same period in 2013, a 5% increase. Net income for the third quarter was $2.4 million or $0.39 per diluted share compared to $1.8 million or $0.29 per diluted share that was reported in the third quarter of 2013, a 35% increase. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $106.4 million compared to $108.2 million in 2013, a 2% decrease. Earnings were $5.6 million or $0.90 per diluted share, compared to $5.0 million or $0.80 per diluted share for the same period in 2013, a 13% increase.

 

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