The Eastern Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.60 (-2.29 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $25.57
50-Day Range
MA: $26.45
52-Week Range
Now: $25.57
Volume17,557 shs
Average Volume16,060 shs
Market Capitalization$159.76 million
P/E Ratio17.88
Dividend Yield1.67%
The Eastern Company designs, manufactures, and sells various engineered solutions for various industrial markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Industrial Hardware, Security Products, and Metal Products. The Industrial Hardware segment designs, manufactures, and markets custom and standard vehicular and industrial hardware, including turnkey returnable packaging solutions; passenger restraint and vehicular locks, latches, and hinges; mirrors and mirror-cameras; light-weight sleeper boxes; and truck bodies. It also designs and manufactures fasteners and other closure devices to secure access doors on various type of industrial equipment, such as metal cabinets, machinery housings, and electronic instruments. This segment sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) and distributors through in-house sales personnel and outside sales representatives. The Security Products segment designs and manufactures engineered security and access solutions in the form of mechanical, electronic, and wireless products for OEM's contract equipment manufacturers and industrial distributors; designs, manufactures, and markets timers, drop meters, coin chutes, money boxes, meter cases, mobile payment apps, smart cards, value transfer stations, smart card readers, card management software, and access control units that are used primarily in the commercial laundry market; and supplies printed circuit boards and other electronic assemblies to OEMs in various industries. The Metal Products segment designs and manufactures ductile and malleable iron castings, such as valves, rings, torque screws, bean clamps, and concrete anchors for a range of industrial markets, including oil, water, gas; and truck/automotive rail, and military/aerospace, as well as offers expansion shells to support the roofs of underground mines. The Eastern Company was founded in 1858 and is based in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cutlery, handtools, & general hardware
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EML
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$251.74 million
Cash Flow$3.24 per share
Book Value$16.90 per share


Net Income$13.27 million


Market Cap$159.76 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


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Overall MarketRank

1.12 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

192nd out of 398 stocks

Cutlery, Handtools, & General Hardware Industry

6th out of 11 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.60 (-2.29 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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The Eastern (NASDAQ:EML) Frequently Asked Questions

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When is The Eastern's next earnings date?

The Eastern is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were The Eastern's earnings last quarter?

The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 15th. The industrial products company reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The industrial products company earned $60.40 million during the quarter. The Eastern had a net margin of 3.60% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.08%.
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How has The Eastern's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

The Eastern's stock was trading at $25.26 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EML stock has increased by 1.2% and is now trading at $25.57.
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How often does The Eastern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Eastern?

The Eastern declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 8th. Investors of record on Monday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 26th.
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Is The Eastern a good dividend stock?

The Eastern pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%.
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Who are The Eastern's key executives?

The Eastern's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. August M. Vlak, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $824.15k)
  • Mr. John L. Sullivan III, VP & CFO (Age 68, Pay $472.17k)
  • Mr. James P. Woidke, Chief Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Christopher Moulton, Head of Corp. Devel. & Investor Relations
  • Ms. Theresa P. Dews, Sec.
  • Nicholas Vlahos, Treasurer
  • Mr. Angelo M. Labbadia, Group VP (Age 63)

Who are some of The Eastern's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Eastern own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Eastern investors own include Intelsat (I), Fossil Group (FOSL), Associated British Foods (ABF), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Bank of America (BAC), First Data (FDC), Apollo Global Management (APO), Ciena (CIEN) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU).

What is The Eastern's stock symbol?

The Eastern trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EML."

How do I buy shares of The Eastern?

Shares of EML can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is The Eastern's stock price today?

One share of EML stock can currently be purchased for approximately $25.57.

How much money does The Eastern make?

The Eastern has a market capitalization of $159.76 million and generates $251.74 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does The Eastern have?

The Eastern employs 1,399 workers across the globe.

What is The Eastern's official website?

The official website for The Eastern is

Where are The Eastern's headquarters?

The Eastern is headquartered at 112 BRIDGE ST, NAUGATUCK CT, 06770.

How can I contact The Eastern?

The Eastern's mailing address is 112 BRIDGE ST, NAUGATUCK CT, 06770. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 203-729-2255 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by Staff
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