Press coverage about Eastern Company (The) (NASDAQ:EML) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eastern Company (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the industrial products company an impact score of 47.1812112852108 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Eastern Company (NASDAQ EML) opened at 26.35 on Wednesday. Eastern Company has a 12 month low of $18.78 and a 12 month high of $31.50. The company has a market cap of $164.92 million, a P/E ratio of 20.60 and a beta of 0.44. The company’s 50-day moving average is $27.08 and its 200-day moving average is $26.54.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, August 14th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.67%. Eastern Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio is 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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