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EML Eastern dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Eastern's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.11 per share was made to shareholders on record before Nov 14, 2022. The payout stands at $0.44 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 1.92%.

Key dates

  • EML last dividend date: Nov 14, 2022
  • EML next dividend date: Not announced
EML dividend stats
DPS
$0.44
Dividend yield
1.92%
Payout ratio
19.6%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.45%
Payout ratio
26.8%

Dividend yield

What is Eastern current dividend yield

Eastern's dividend yield of 1.92% is higher than the Industrials sector average but lower than the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.45%, Eastern's dividend yield is 32% higher. The current dividend yield is more than the historical average of 1.8% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is EML dividend payout history and dates

Eastern has been paying dividends for the last 28 years. According to our data EML has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has not changed for the last year. However since the stock price has gone down by 8% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 9%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Nov 14, 2022 Dec 15, 2022 Nov 2, 2022 $0.11 normal
Aug 12, 2022 Sep 15, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $0.11 normal
May 12, 2022 Jun 15, 2022 Apr 27, 2022 $0.11 normal
Feb 28, 2022 Mar 15, 2022 Feb 9, 2022 $0.11 normal
Nov 12, 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Nov 2, 2021 $0.11 normal
Aug 12, 2021 Sep 15, 2021 Aug 6, 2021 $0.11 normal
May 11, 2021 Jun 15, 2021 Apr 28, 2021 $0.11 normal
Feb 26, 2021 Mar 15, 2021 Feb 8, 2021 $0.11 normal
Nov 17, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 Nov 2, 2020 $0.11 normal
Aug 13, 2020 Sep 15, 2020 Jul 31, 2020 $0.11 normal
May 14, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 May 1, 2020 $0.11 normal
Feb 28, 2020 Mar 16, 2020 Feb 11, 2020 $0.11 normal
Nov 15, 2019 Dec 16, 2019 Nov 1, 2019 $0.11 normal
Aug 16, 2019 Sep 16, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 $0.11 normal
May 14, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 May 2, 2019 $0.11 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 6, 2019 $0.11 normal
Nov 13, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Nov 1, 2018 $0.11 normal
Aug 14, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Aug 2, 2018 $0.11 normal
May 15, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 May 2, 2018 $0.11 normal
Feb 28, 2018 Mar 15, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 $0.11 normal
Nov 14, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 $0.11 normal
Aug 14, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Aug 2, 2017 $0.11 normal
May 15, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 May 3, 2017 $0.11 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Feb 8, 2017 $0.11 normal
Nov 14, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 3, 2016 $0.11 normal
Aug 15, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Jul 28, 2016 $0.11 normal

Eastern dividend payout ratio

What is Eastern dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Eastern's payout ratio of 19.6% is below the Industrials sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Industrials sector average of 26.8%, Eastern's payout ratio is 27% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

EML dividend vs peer dividends

How does EML dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CIX Compx International Inc 5.38% $1 64.1%
NL Nl Industries Inc 3.99% $0.28 24.8%
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Inc 3.88% $3.18 33%
EML Eastern Co 1.92% $0.44 19.6%
MLI Mueller Industries Inc 1.44% $1 8.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Eastern pay a dividend?

Yes, Eastern has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Eastern's next dividend?

EML hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in February 2023.

When was EML's last dividend?

Eastern's last regular dividend was on Nov 14, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.11 per share.

How much dividend does Eastern pay (per share)?

EML's annualized dividend per share is $0.44.

What is Eastern's dividend yield?

Eastern's current dividend yield is 1.92%.

How often does Eastern pay dividends?

Eastern pays four dividends per year.

What is Eastern's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of Eastern is 19.6%.

Does Eastern pay a good dividend?

Eastern's dividend yield is more than the Industrials sector average.