Eaton Co., PLC Company Profile (NYSE:ETN)

About Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)

Eaton Co., PLC logoEaton Corporation (Eaton) is a diversified power management company. It is engaged in the manufacturing of electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use, and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. On January 1, 2011, it closed the acquisition of the Tuthill Coupling Group, which is a division of the Tuthill Corporation. It has five segments: Electrical Americas and Electrical Rest of World; Hydraulics; Aerospace; Truck, and Automotive. On October 1, 2010, it acquired CopperLogic, Inc. On July 15, 2010, it acquired EMC Engineers, Inc. In May 2011, it acquired Internormen Technology Group. In August 2011, it acquired IE Power, Inc. In December 2011, it acquired E.A. Pedersen Company.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Electrical Components & Equipment
  • Symbol: NYSE:ETN
  • CUSIP: G2918310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $34.69 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 447,299,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $76.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $71.34
  • 52 Week Range: $54.30 - $79.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.18
  • P/E Growth: 1.61
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $19.78 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.75
  • Book Value: $33.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.29
  • Annual Dividend: $2.28
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBIDTA: $3.21 billion
  • Net Margins: 9.73%
  • Return on Equity: 12.56%
  • Return on Assets: 6.19%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.45%
  • Current Ratio: 1.27%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.85%
  • Average Volume: 2.27 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.32
  • Short Ratio: 3

Frequently Asked Questions for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)

What is Eaton Co., PLC's stock symbol?

Eaton Co., PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ETN."

How often does Eaton Co., PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Eaton Co., PLC?

Eaton Co., PLC announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 5th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, May 19th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 3rd. View Eaton Co., PLC's Dividend History.

How were Eaton Co., PLC's earnings last quarter?

Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.96 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $4.85 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.70 billion. Eaton Co., PLC had a net margin of 9.73% and a return on equity of 12.56%. The business's revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.88 EPS. View Eaton Co., PLC's Earnings History.

When will Eaton Co., PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Eaton Co., PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Eaton Co., PLC.

What guidance has Eaton Co., PLC issued on next quarter's earnings?

Eaton Co., PLC updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.45-4.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $4.46. Eaton Co., PLC also updated its Q2 guidance to $1.05-1.15 EPS.

Where is Eaton Co., PLC's stock going? Where will Eaton Co., PLC's stock price be in 2017?

16 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Eaton Co., PLC's stock. Their predictions range from $65.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect Eaton Co., PLC's stock price to reach $75.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Eaton Co., PLC.

Who are some of Eaton Co., PLC's key competitors?

Who owns Eaton Co., PLC stock?

Eaton Co., PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wellington Management Group LLP (8.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.75%), BlackRock Inc. (6.47%), State Street Corp (4.54%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.17%) and FMR LLC (2.04%). Company insiders that own Eaton Co., PLC stock include Alexander M Cutler, Charles E Golden, Christopher M Connor, Cynthia K Brabander, Deborah L Mccoy, Dorothy C Thompson, Gregory R Page, Ken D Semelsberger, Mark M Mcguire, Michael J Critelli, Revathi Advaithi, Richard H Fearon, Thomas E Moran and Uday Yadav. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Eaton Co., PLC.

Who sold Eaton Co., PLC stock? Who is selling Eaton Co., PLC stock?

Eaton Co., PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Capital Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Credit Agricole S A, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Morgan Stanley and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Eaton Co., PLC stock in the last year include Charles E Golden, Christopher M Connor, Deborah L Mccoy, Ken D Semelsberger, Mark M Mcguire, Michael J Critelli, Revathi Advaithi, Richard H Fearon, Thomas E Moran and Uday Yadav. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eaton Co., PLC.

Who bought Eaton Co., PLC stock? Who is buying Eaton Co., PLC stock?

Eaton Co., PLC's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Boston Partners, Bank of America Corp DE, Wellington Management Group LLP, FMR LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P. and Teachers Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Eaton Co., PLC stock in the last two years include Christopher M Connor, Cynthia K Brabander, Dorothy C Thompson and Gregory R Page. View Insider Buying and Selling for Eaton Co., PLC.

How do I buy Eaton Co., PLC stock?

Shares of Eaton Co., PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Eaton Co., PLC stock cost?

One share of Eaton Co., PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.56.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $75.33 (2.87% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/2/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$81.00LowView Rating Details
5/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$75.00LowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$88.00MediumView Rating Details
4/3/2017Citigroup IncBoost Price TargetBuy$80.00 -> $86.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
3/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$73.00LowView Rating Details
2/3/2017CLSAReiterated RatingUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/3/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$75.00 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$72.00N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/3/2017Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016AegisInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00N/AView Rating Details
10/7/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageBuy$74.00N/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$65.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
5/8/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/2/2016Buckingham ResearchBoost Price TargetNeutral$60.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
2/29/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price Target$52.00 -> $54.00N/AView Rating Details
2/17/2016Standpoint ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHold$58.00 -> $54.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncBoost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 -> $58.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/15/2015William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/14/2015Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$80.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
6/9/2015Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Earnings by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.87$0.96$4.70 billion$4.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$1.10$1.12$4.91 billion$4.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$1.14$1.15$5.05 billion$5.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$1.07$1.07$5.06 billion$5.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2016Q116$0.85$0.88$4.77 billion$4.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$1.10$1.17$5.10 billion$5.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$1.00$0.97$5.39 billion$5.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$1.13$1.16$5.50 billion$5.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.98$1.01$5.30 billion$5.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$1.20$1.27$5.60 billion$5.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.23$1.29$5.80 billion$5.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.11$1.11$5.78 billion$5.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$1.00$1.01$5.49 billion$5.49 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$1.06$1.08$5.55 billion$5.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q313$1.12$1.15$5.70 billion$5.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$1.11$1.09$5.78 billion$5.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.79$0.84$5.42 billion$5.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q4 2012$0.93$0.82$4.25 billion$4.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.10$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$1.09$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2012$0.90$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$1.11$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$1.08$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2011$0.95$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.80$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$1.67$1.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.52
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20175$0.85$0.88$0.86
Q2 20175$1.13$1.15$1.14
Q3 20175$1.23$1.30$1.28
Q4 20175$1.13$1.35$1.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Most Recent Dividend:5/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.28
Dividend Yield:2.94%
Dividend Growth:10.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.03% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
49.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
44.62% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.55%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/5/2017Richard H FearonInsiderSell25,000$76.24$1,906,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Uday YadavInsiderSell3,034$76.08$230,826.72View SEC Filing  
3/14/2017Thomas E MoranSVPSell3,470$72.13$250,291.10View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Deborah L MccoyDirectorSell5,000$72.19$360,950.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Ken D SemelsbergerInsiderSell19,913$69.15$1,376,983.95View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Deborah L MccoyDirectorSell6,504$66.34$431,475.36View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Revathi AdvaithiInsiderSell39,008$64.16$2,502,753.28View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Christopher M ConnorDirectorSell6,504$65.59$426,597.36View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Charles E GoldenDirectorSell14,626$67.96$993,982.96View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Richard H FearonInsiderSell20,000$68.11$1,362,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/9/2016Michael J CritelliDirectorSell13,000$64.26$835,380.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Uday YadavInsiderSell15,713$67.05$1,053,556.65View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Christopher M ConnorDirectorBuy1,000$67.23$67,230.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Dorothy C ThompsonDirectorBuy550$67.32$37,026.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Richard H FearonInsiderSell65,195$65.29$4,256,581.55View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Mark M McguireInsiderSell18,751$64.55$1,210,377.05View SEC Filing  
6/7/2016Mark M McguireInsiderSell18,751$63.04$1,182,063.04View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Alexander M CutlerInsiderSell138,762$62.33$8,649,035.46View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Cynthia K BrabanderInsiderBuy810$57.50$46,575.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Gregory R PageDirectorBuy1,000$50.39$50,390.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2015Gregory R PageDirectorBuy3,000$55.24$165,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Christopher M ConnorDirectorSell20,000$60.10$1,202,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Mark M McguireInsiderSell20,000$71.93$1,438,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Thomas GrossInsiderSell29,231$71.08$2,077,739.48View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Richard H FearonInsiderSell91,513$70.33$6,436,109.29View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Alexander M CutlerInsiderSell330,000$69.23$22,845,900.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Deborah L MccoyDirectorSell7,408$65.06$481,964.48View SEC Filing  
9/11/2014Gerald B SmithDirectorSell5,000$67.79$338,950.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Michael J CritelliDirectorSell20,250$69.00$1,397,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Thomas GrossInsiderSell110,726$74.32$8,229,156.32View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Alexander CutlerInsiderSell29,280$75.55$2,212,104.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Michael CritelliDirectorSell15,000$75.26$1,128,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Thomas GrossInsiderSell21,667$74.43$1,612,674.81View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Deborah L MccoyDirectorSell12,912$51.48$664,709.76View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Latest Headlines for Eaton Co., PLC (NYSE:ETN)
DateHeadline logo$5.14 Billion in Sales Expected for Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) This Quarter - May 28 at 10:18 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - May 26 at 2:13 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.14 Per Share - May 26 at 7:37 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - May 25 at 1:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Eaton Corp. Plc : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 4:44 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Eaton's Earnings Grew 9%; Raised Earnings Outlook - May 16 at 11:51 AM logoEaton (ETN) Benefits from Improvement in its End Market - May 12 at 5:32 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 2:38 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) to Buy - May 12 at 10:24 AM logoETFs with exposure to Eaton Corp. Plc : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 4:55 PM logoInsider Selling: Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Insider Sells 25,000 Shares of Stock - May 8 at 4:30 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Insider Uday Yadav Sells 3,034 Shares - May 8 at 1:42 PM logoEaton to Participate in the Electrical Products Group Conference May 22, 2017 - May 8 at 9:07 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.22 - May 6 at 12:34 AM logoEaton Corp. Plc :ETN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 5:15 PM logoJefferies Group Equities Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) - May 5 at 9:00 AM logoResearch Analysts Issue Forecasts for Eaton Co., PLC's Q2 2017 Earnings (ETN) - May 5 at 9:00 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $4.75 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - May 4 at 3:38 PM logo Analysts Expect Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $5.02 Billion - May 4 at 11:26 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $1.30 Per Share - May 4 at 10:32 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.15 Per Share - May 4 at 8:31 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Raised by Oppenheimer Holdings - May 4 at 8:28 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Given a $81.00 Price Target by Barclays PLC Analysts - May 4 at 1:18 AM logoEaton Corp. Plc : ETN-US: Dividend Analysis : May 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 4:54 PM logoEdited Transcript of ETN earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 3 at 8:25 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - May 3 at 1:05 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Group LLC - May 3 at 12:24 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.87 Per Share - May 3 at 12:06 AM logoEaton Reports First Quarter Net Income and Operating Earnings Per Share of $0.96, Up 9 Percent Over First Quarter of 2016 - May 2 at 7:48 PM logoEaton beats Street 1Q forecasts - May 2 at 7:48 PM logoEaton Corporation (ETN) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Orders Up Y/Y - May 2 at 7:48 PM logoEaton Corp. (ETN) Beats Q1 Earnings, Revenue Estimates - May 2 at 7:48 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS - May 2 at 6:08 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - May 2 at 11:50 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 2 at 11:50 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Eaton Corp, Unilever and WestRock - May 1 at 4:53 PM logoEaton (ETN) Q1 Earnings: Will it Beat Estimates Yet Again? - April 28 at 6:09 PM logoShould You Sell Eaton Corporation (ETN) Before Earnings? - April 28 at 6:09 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Earns Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.12 - April 27 at 6:20 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as GE Topped Earnings and Sales Expectations - April 27 at 11:09 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Plans $0.60 Quarterly Dividend - April 25 at 12:33 PM logoEaton Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable May 19, 2017 - April 25 at 11:32 AM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Stock Price - April 24 at 10:00 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Likely to Impact Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Share Price - April 21 at 7:40 PM logoWe're Still Bullish on Eaton - April 21 at 5:06 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Buy" - April 19 at 10:12 AM logoBull of the Day: Caterpillar (CAT) - April 18 at 11:48 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Getting Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 9:55 AM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - April 17 at 3:24 PM logoEaton Co., PLC (ETN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.68 Billion - April 13 at 11:32 AM



Eaton Co., PLC (ETN) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

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