Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Eastern Company (The) (NASDAQ:EML) Share Price

News headlines about Eastern Company (The) (NASDAQ:EML) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eastern Company (The) earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 48.2135800525517 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Eastern Company (EML) opened at 25.90 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $29.09 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.78. Eastern Company has a 12-month low of $18.78 and a 12-month high of $31.50. The firm has a market cap of $162.11 million, a P/E ratio of 20.25 and a beta of 0.41.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 16th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 14th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. Eastern Company (The)’s payout ratio is 34.65%.

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About Eastern Company (The)

The Eastern Company manufactures and sells industrial hardware, security products and metal products from over six United States operations and seven foreign subsidiaries. The Company maintains over 13 physical locations. It operates through three segments: Industrial Hardware, Security Products and Metal Products.

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