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The Eastern Company 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 locks, slam and draw latches, dead bolt latches, compression latches, cam-type vehicular locks, hinges, tool box locks, light-weight sleeper boxes, school bus door closure hardware, and vents for trucks. Its products are used in tractor-trailer trucks, moving vans, off-road construction and farming equipment, school buses, military vehicles, recreational boats, pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, and fire and rescue vehicles. This segment also provides fasteners and other closure devices; and plastic injection moldings. The company’s Security Products segment offers electronic and mechanical locking devices for computer, electronics, vending, and gaming industries. Its products also include timers, drop meters, coin chutes, money boxes, meter cases, smart cards, value transfer stations, smart card readers, card management software, access control units, oven door latches, oven door switches, and smoke eliminators. In addition, this segment provides coin acceptors and other coin security products for the commercial laundry markets; hardware and accessories for the appliance industry; and security based on smart card technology for the access control, municipal parking, and vending markets. The company’s Metal Products segment offers expansion shells for use in supporting 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, adjustable clamps for construction, and fittings for electrical installations. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, distributors, route operators, and locksmiths, as well as directly to mines. The Eastern Company was founded in 1858 and is based in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

737 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/14
Founded in 1858

eastern co/the (EML) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $363.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

eastern co/the (EML) Key Developments

The Eastern Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 28, 2014

The Eastern Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 28, 2014. For the quarter, the company's sales were $34.8 million compared to $39.2 million for the same period in 2013, an 11% decrease, while net income was $1.7 million or $0.27 per diluted share, compared to the $2.2 million or $0.35 per diluted share, reported in the second quarter of 2013, a 22% decrease. For the six months, the company's net sales were $70.6 million compared to $73.9 million for the first six months of 2013, a 5% decrease. Net income was $3.2 million or $0.51 per diluted share, compared to $3.2 million or $0.51 per diluted share for the same period in 2013.

The Eastern Company Declares Regular Quarterly and One-Time Extra Cash Dividend, Payable on September 15, 2014

The Eastern Company announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable September 15, 2014, to common stock shareholders of record as of August 20, 2014 and represents the company's 296th consecutive quarterly dividend. In addition, the company will pay an additional one-time extra dividend of four cents ($0.04) per share, payable on September 15, 2014, to common stock shareholders of record as of August 20, 2014.

The Eastern Company Seeks Acquisitions

The Eastern Company (NasdaqGM:EML) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Leonard F. Leganza, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Eastern Company said, "We will as always continue to emphasize the development of new products to offset some of the current softness in our markets and we will continue to vigorously pursue acquisitions that fit into our strategic growth plans."


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