NASDAQ:EML - Eastern Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.85 +0.35 (+1.23 %) (As of 03/20/2019 07:17 AM ET)Previous Close$28.50Today's Range$28.40 - $28.9052-Week Range$21.67 - $31.00Volume2,484 shsAverage Volume6,123 shsMarket Capitalization$179.74 millionP/E Ratio12.34Dividend Yield1.54%Beta0.64 ProfileDiscussionChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Eastern Company designs, 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 and vehicular locks, latches, hinges, mirrors, mirror-cameras, light-weight sleeper boxes, and truck bodies for tractor-trailer trucks, specialty commercial vehicles, recreational vehicles, fire and rescue vehicles, school buses, military vehicles, and other vehicles. This segment also provides fasteners and other closure devices. The company's Security Products segment offers e engineered and standard closing and locking systems, including vehicular accessory locks, cabinet locks, cam locks, electric switch locks, tubular key locks, and combination padlocks under the SESAMEE, PRESTOLOCK and SEARCHALERT names. Its products also include timers, drop meters, coin chutes, money boxes, meter cases, smart cards, value transfer stations, smart card readers, card management software, and access control units. In addition, this segment provides coin acceptors and other coin security products for the commercial laundry markets; and circuit boards and other electronic assemblies to various industries, including measurement systems, semiconductor equipment manufacturing, and industrial controls, medical, and military products. The company's Metal Products segment offers expansion shells to support 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, support anchoring for construction, and couplers/fittings for utility industries. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, route operators, and locksmiths. The Eastern Company was founded in 1858 and is based in Naugatuck, Connecticut. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Cutlery, handtools, & general hardware Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery SectorIndustrial Products Current SymbolNASDAQ:EML Previous Symbol CUSIP27631710 CIK31107 Webwww.easterncompany.com Phone203-729-2255Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27 Current Ratio3.36 Quick Ratio1.61Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.34 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$234.28 million Price / Sales0.77 Cash Flow$3.2091 per share Price / Cash Flow8.99 Book Value$15.48 per share Price / Book1.86Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$14.51 million Net Margins6.19% Return on Equity15.47% Return on Assets8.07%Miscellaneous Employees1,189 Outstanding Shares6,230,000Market Cap$179.74 million Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Eastern (NASDAQ:EML) Frequently Asked Questions What is Eastern's stock symbol? Eastern trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EML." How often does Eastern pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Eastern? Eastern declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.11 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. View Eastern's Dividend History. How were Eastern's earnings last quarter? Eastern Co (NASDAQ:EML) announced its earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The industrial products company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter. The industrial products company had revenue of $57.36 million for the quarter. Eastern had a return on equity of 15.47% and a net margin of 6.19%. View Eastern's Earnings History. When is Eastern's next earnings date? Eastern is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Eastern. Has Eastern been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about EML stock has trended positive on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Eastern earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Eastern's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Eastern include Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), Snap-on (SNA), Simpson Manufacturing (SSD), Lifetime Brands (LCUT), Q.E.P. (QEPC), L S Starrett (SCX) and TOUGHBUILT INDU/SH (TBLT). What other stocks do shareholders of Eastern own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Eastern investors own include Intelsat (I), Calamos Global Dynamic Income Fund (CHW), Fossil Group (FOSL), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Associated British Foods (ABF), Ciena (CIEN), First Data (FDC), China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU), Bank of America (BAC) and Air Canada (AC). Who are Eastern's key executives? Eastern's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. August M. Vlak, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)Mr. John L. Sullivan III, VP & CFO (Age 66)Mr. Angelo M. Labbadia, Group VP (Age 61)Christopher Moulton, Head of Corp. Devel. & Investor RelationsMs. Theresa P. Dews, Sec. Who are Eastern's major shareholders? Eastern's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (8.12%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.69%), Teton Advisors Inc. (5.68%), BlackRock Inc. (4.45%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (3.95%). Company insiders that own Eastern stock include Angelo Labbadia, August M Vlak, Frederick D Disanto, James A Mitarotonda and John L Sullivan III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Eastern. Which institutional investors are selling Eastern stock? EML stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Algert Global LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Northern Trust Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eastern. Which institutional investors are buying Eastern stock? EML stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Bray Capital Advisors, North Star Investment Management Corp., Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Eastern stock in the last two years include Angelo Labbadia, August M Vlak, Frederick D Disanto, James A Mitarotonda and John L Sullivan III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eastern. How do I buy shares of Eastern? Shares of EML can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Eastern's stock price today? One share of EML stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.85. How big of a company is Eastern? Eastern has a market capitalization of $179.74 million and generates $234.28 million in revenue each year. Eastern employs 1,189 workers across the globe. What is Eastern's official website? The official website for Eastern is http://www.easterncompany.com. How can I contact Eastern? 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Eastern (NASDAQ EML)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 85 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 64 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 149MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Eastern and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EML will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EML will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What causes a recession?