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The Eastern Co (EML) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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The Eastern Co (EML) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. The Eastern Co is a manufacturer and seller of industrial hardware, security products and metal castings. It operates in three business segments: Industrial Hardware, Security Products and Metal Products. The Eastern Co has a market cap of $173.400 million; its shares were traded at around $27.71 with a P/E ratio of 10.43 and P/S ratio of 0.78. The dividend yield of The Eastern Co stocks is 1.59%. The Eastern Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 1.80% over the past ten years.

For the last quarter The Eastern Co reported a revenue of $56.6 million, compared with the revenue of $54.14 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $234.3 million, an increase of 14.7% from last year. For the last five years The Eastern Co had an average revenue growth rate of 10.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.465 for the year, an increase of 333.1% from previous year. Over the last five years The Eastern Co had an EPS growth rate of 14.4% a year. The The Eastern Co enjoyed an operating margin of 100%, compared with the operating margin of 6.01% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of The Eastern Co is 6.32%. The profitability rank of the company is 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $27.71, The Eastern Co is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $28.00. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.78, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.76. The stock lost 1.71% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of EML, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.