NAUGATUCK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Eastern Company (NASDAQ:EML) today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of eleven cents ($0.11) per share, payable June 15, 2020, to common shareholders of record as of May 15, 2020. This dividend represents the Company’s 319th consecutive quarterly dividend.
About the Company
The Eastern Company is a 161 year old company which manages industrial businesses that design, manufacture and sell unique engineered solutions to niche markets, focusing on industries that offer long-term macroeconomic growth opportunities. The Company operates in three business segments -- Industrial Hardware, Security Products and Metal Products -- from 21 locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Taiwan and China.
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