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Last $19.90 USD
Change Today +0.36 / 1.84%
Volume 8.1K
As of 8:10 PM 03/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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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

The Eastern Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

The Eastern Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $2.0 million, or $0.33 per basic and diluted share compared to the $1.9 million, or $0.31 per basic and diluted share that was reported in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6% increase. Sales for the quarter were $34.4 million, compared to $34.3 million for the same period in 2013. For the year, the company reported net income of $7.7 million or $1.23 per basic and diluted share, compared to $6.9 million or $1.11 per basic and diluted share for the same period in 2013, an 11% increase. Net sales were $140.8 million compared to $142.5 million in 2013.

The Eastern Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on March 16, 2015

The Eastern Company announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share, payable March 16, 2015, to common stock shareholders of record as of February 23, 2015.

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.”


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