Eaton Corporation, PLC Company Profile (NYSE:ETN)

About Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)

Eaton Corporation, 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: $34.73 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 444,799,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $75.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $75.97
  • 52 Week Range: $59.07 - $81.63
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.90
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.58
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $19.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.75
  • Book Value: $34.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.23
  • Annual Dividend: $2.40
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBITDA: $3.22 billion
  • Net Margins: 9.95%
  • Return on Equity: 12.93%
  • Return on Assets: 6.40%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
  • Average Volume: 2.50 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.36
  • Short Ratio: 4.01

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

What is Eaton Corporation, PLC's stock symbol?

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

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

Eaton Corporation, PLC announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 25th. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Friday, August 18th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. View Eaton Corporation, PLC's Dividend History.

How were Eaton Corporation, PLC's earnings last quarter?

Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $1.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.01. The business earned $5.13 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.14 billion. Eaton Corporation, PLC had a return on equity of 12.93% and a net margin of 9.95%. Eaton Corporation, PLC's revenue was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.07 earnings per share. View Eaton Corporation, PLC's Earnings History.

When will Eaton Corporation, PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Eaton Corporation, PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Eaton Corporation, PLC.

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

Eaton Corporation, PLC updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.50-4.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.65. Eaton Corporation, PLC also updated its Q3 guidance to $1.20-1.30 EPS.

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

19 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Eaton Corporation, PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Eaton Corporation, PLC's stock price to reach $80.92 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Eaton Corporation, PLC.

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

How do I buy Eaton Corporation, PLC stock?

Shares of Eaton Corporation, 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.

What is Eaton Corporation, PLC's stock price today?

One share of Eaton Corporation, PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $78.07.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE ETN)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  513 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  976
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Eaton Corporation, PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.16)
Consensus Price Target: $80.92 (3.65% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Price Target History for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$82.00N/AView Rating Details
10/17/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/13/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$88.00 -> $90.00N/AView Rating Details
10/12/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$82.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$87.00 -> $88.00LowView Rating Details
8/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$75.00LowView Rating Details
8/17/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeNeutral -> Underweight$73.00 -> $70.00HighView Rating Details
7/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$78.00LowView Rating Details
7/11/2017Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLowView Rating Details
6/19/2017JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageMkt Perform -> Market PerformMediumView Rating Details
5/30/2017ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$83.00 -> $85.00LowView Rating Details
5/2/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$81.00LowView Rating Details
4/4/2017Longbow ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$88.00MediumView Rating Details
3/28/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
2/3/2017CLSAReiterated RatingUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
2/1/2017Avondale PartnersInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$72.00N/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
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, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 -> $58.00N/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015Cleveland ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Earnings by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE ETN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$1.27N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$1.16$1.15$5.14 billion$5.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.47
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$1.27$1.26
Q4 20175$1.13$1.27$1.21
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Most Recent Dividend:8/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.40
Dividend Yield:3.07%
Dividend Growth:10.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:54.79% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
47.06% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, 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 Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 75.84%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/11/2017Deborah L MccoyDirectorSell6,450$73.17$471,946.50View SEC Filing  
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 Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
Latest Headlines for Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN)
DateHeadline logoIs Eaton Corporation (ETN) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - October 17 at 7:09 PM logoIs Eaton Corporation (ETN) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - October 17 at 7:09 PM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Research Coverage Started at Buckingham Research - October 17 at 8:30 AM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Eaton Corporation, PLC's Q3 2017 Earnings (ETN) - October 16 at 2:14 AM logoStifel Nicolaus Reaffirms Hold Rating for Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) - October 15 at 10:08 AM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Price Target Raised to $90.00 at Citigroup Inc. - October 13 at 12:00 PM logoEaton Resumes Operation in Puerto Rico, Hurricanes Hurt Q3 - Nasdaq - October 11 at 7:59 PM logoEaton Resumes Operation in Puerto Rico, Hurricanes Hurt Q3 - October 11 at 7:59 PM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - October 11 at 5:04 PM logoEaton Facilities in Puerto Rico Have Returned to Operation Following Impact of Hurricanes - October 10 at 9:16 PM logo[$$] Jeremy Grantham Combats Climate Change - October 7 at 4:49 AM logoJefferies Group Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) - October 6 at 8:26 AM logoPower management conglomerate Eaton puts Southeast regional center in Atlanta, could create up to 100 jobs - October 4 at 9:04 AM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.14 Billion - October 3 at 10:00 AM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Price Target Raised to $88.00 at Morgan Stanley - October 2 at 9:32 PM logoLimited Upside Seen For Parker-Hannifin, Analyst Steps To The Sidelines - October 2 at 8:00 PM logoShould You Buy Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) At $76.09? - October 2 at 2:51 PM logoNovember 10th Options Now Available For Eaton (ETN) - September 28 at 1:14 PM logoEaton Thrives On Dividends And Buybacks - Seeking Alpha - September 23 at 6:06 PM logoEaton: What Are The Businesses Worth? - Seeking Alpha - September 21 at 12:28 AM logoETN Crosses Above Average Analyst Target - Nasdaq - September 19 at 4:18 AM logoEaton - Still Undervalued Despite Recent Rebound - Seeking Alpha - September 19 at 4:18 AM logoEaton: Firing On Few Cylinders - Seeking Alpha - September 19 at 4:18 AM logoEaton Corp. Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ETN-US : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 6:56 PM logoCramer's Stop Trading: Eaton 'classically good' company - September 15 at 6:56 PM logoThe Industrial Renaissance Is Upon Us -- Jim Cramer Reveals How to Play It - September 15 at 6:56 PM logoWhy Eaton Corporation plc (ETN) Could Be A Buy - September 15 at 6:56 PM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $5.14 Billion - September 14 at 6:52 AM logoDeborah L. Mccoy Sells 6,450 Shares of Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Stock - September 12 at 4:14 PM logoETN Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level - September 12 at 5:03 AM logoEaton Corp.: Lock In The Dividend Now - Seeking Alpha - September 11 at 7:01 PM logoFlow International Corp (FLOW) and Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Financial Contrast - September 8 at 9:04 AM logoCORRECTING and REPLACING Eaton to Participate in the Morgan Stanley 5th Annual Laguna Conference September 14, 2017 - September 6 at 6:23 PM logoEaton: Paying Dividends Every Year For Nearly A Century - Seeking Alpha - September 3 at 5:50 PM logoEaton Corp. Plc : ETN-US: Dividend Analysis : August 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 31, 2017 - August 31 at 6:18 PM logoEaton to Participate in the Morgan Stanley 5th Annual Laguna Conference September 13, 2017 - August 30 at 7:40 PM logoContrasting Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) and P10 Industries (PIOI) - August 29 at 10:28 PM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - August 27 at 3:44 PM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Expected to Post Earnings of $1.26 Per Share - August 25 at 12:20 AM logoEaton is Oversold - Nasdaq - August 23 at 10:59 PM logoETN November 17th Options Begin Trading - Nasdaq - August 23 at 5:05 AM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 22 at 4:56 PM logoCritical Contrast: Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) versus ITT (ITT) - August 19 at 10:48 AM logoJPM upgrades Illinois Tool, Eaton; downgrades Kennametal, Manitowoc - Seeking Alpha - August 18 at 5:49 AM logoEaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Downgraded by J P Morgan Chase & Co to "Underweight" - August 17 at 10:06 AM logoEaton Corp. Plc – Value Analysis (NYSE:ETN) : August 15, 2017 - August 15 at 7:07 PM logoHow to invest in the rally - August 14 at 6:48 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Eaton Corporation PLC. - August 12 at 5:44 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Rise in demand for ETFs holding Eaton Corporation PLC is a positive for its shares - August 11 at 6:53 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding Eaton Corporation PLC is a negative sign for its shares - August 10 at 7:46 PM



Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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