Eastern Company (The) (EML): Price and Financial Metrics

Eastern Company (The) (EML): $22.61

0.18 (+0.80%)

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EML Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Eastern Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 81.55% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • EML's price/sales ratio is 0.59; that's higher than the P/S ratio of merely 13.61% of US stocks.
  • Eastern Co's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 13.97%, greater than the shareholder yield of 87.95% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to EML, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NLS, ZCMD, BRC, ASTE, and CNMD.
  • Visit EML's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.easterncompany.com.

EML Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, EML's price/sales ratio is 66.67% lower, now standing at 0.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, EML's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, EML's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for EML.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
EML 2021-09-03 0.6 1.5 28.5 27.5
EML 2021-09-02 0.6 1.6 29.3 28.1
EML 2021-09-01 0.6 1.6 29.4 28.1
EML 2021-08-31 0.7 1.6 29.6 28.3
EML 2021-08-30 0.7 1.6 29.6 28.2
EML 2021-08-27 0.7 1.6 29.4 28.1

EML Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -1.31%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 158.57%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 80.17%.
EML's revenue has moved up $105,730,057 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows EML's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 246.5228 -7.757423 9.349171
2021-09-30 258.6609 0.680674 8.742394
2021-06-30 260.5896 17.59793 5.765541
2021-03-31 248.1754 21.28435 8.350533
2020-12-31 240.4031 20.68876 5.405522
2020-09-30 248.6915 27.13553 8.964037

EML's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • EML has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.55% of graded US stocks.
  • EML's asset turnover comes in at 0.939 -- ranking 26th of 60 Construction Materials stocks.
  • PH, ACU, and SNA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with EML.

The table below shows EML's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-03 0.939 0.227 0.042
2021-04-03 0.903 0.225 0.058
2021-01-02 0.876 0.223 0.040
2020-10-03 0.902 0.234 0.061
2020-06-27 0.877 0.240 0.066
2020-03-28 1.000 0.245 0.100

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EML Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.61 52-week high $28.32
Prev. close $22.49 52-week low $19.00
Day low $22.60 Volume 1,596
Day high $22.63 Avg. volume 8,808
50-day MA $20.87 Dividend yield 1.96%
200-day MA $23.28 Market Cap 140.57M

Eastern Company (The) (EML) Company Bio

The Eastern Company is a manufacturer of industrial hardware, security products and metal castings. The company was founded in 1858 and is based in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

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Eastern (NASDAQ:EML) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.11

The Eastern Company's ( NASDAQ:EML ) investors are due to receive a payment of US$0.11 per share on 15th of March. This...

Yahoo | February 13, 2022

The Eastern Company Declares 326th Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

NAUGATUCK, CT / ACCESSWIRE / February 9, 2022 / The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable March 15, 2022, to common shareholders of record as of March 1, 2022.

Yahoo | February 9, 2022

Returns At Eastern (NASDAQ:EML) Appear To Be Weighed Down

If you're looking for a multi-bagger, there's a few things to keep an eye out for. Typically, we'll want to notice a...

Yahoo | January 31, 2022

What Kind Of Shareholders Hold The Majority In The Eastern Company's (NASDAQ:EML) Shares?

A look at the shareholders of The Eastern Company ( NASDAQ:EML ) can tell us which group is most powerful. Generally...

Yahoo | January 1, 2022

The Eastern Company Announces the Retirement of Michael McManus, Director

NAUGATUCK, CT / ACCESSWIRE / December 20, 2021 / The Eastern Company ("Eastern" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:EML), an industrial manufacturer of unique engineered solutions serving commercial transportation, logistics, and other industrial markets, today announced that Michael McManus will retire from its Board of Directors, effective December 31, 2021.James Mitarotonda, Chairman of the Board said, "On behalf of The Eastern Company and its board of directors, I thank Mike for his dedicated service

Yahoo | December 20, 2021

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EML Price Returns

1-mo 8.60%
3-mo 12.45%
6-mo -6.32%
1-year -17.39%
3-year 5.03%
5-year -5.31%
YTD -8.45%
2021 5.66%
2020 -19.33%
2019 28.40%
2018 -6.06%
2017 27.40%

EML Dividends

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