News headlines about Eastern Company (The) (NASDAQ:EML) have been trending somewhat negative on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eastern Company (The) earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.3935215022509 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Eastern Company (EML) traded up $0.30 during trading on Monday, reaching $29.90. 11,376 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,934. Eastern Company has a 52-week low of $18.85 and a 52-week high of $31.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.34, a quick ratio of 1.75 and a current ratio of 3.24. The firm has a market cap of $185.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.47 and a beta of 0.33.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. Eastern Company (The)’s payout ratio is currently 34.65%.

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Eastern Company (The) Company Profile

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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