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$108.12
Now: $108.74
$110.65
50-Day Range
$97.38
MA: $103.70
$109.26
52-Week Range
$56.42
Now: $108.74
$111.19
Volume1.06 million shs
Average Volume2.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.51 billion
P/E Ratio29.15
Dividend Yield2.71%
Beta1.12

Competitors

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) Vs. ROP, EMR, ROK, AME, ENPH, and GNRC

Should you be buying ETN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Eaton, including Roper Technologies (ROP), Emerson Electric (EMR), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), Enphase Energy (ENPH), and Generac (GNRC).

Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.2% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its share price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eaton has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Roper Technologies pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Roper Technologies pays out 15.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eaton pays out 51.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Roper Technologies has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Eaton has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Roper Technologies and Eaton, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Roper Technologies22602.40
Eaton091002.53

Roper Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $413.00, suggesting a potential downside of 2.33%. Eaton has a consensus price target of $100.50, suggesting a potential downside of 7.58%. Given Roper Technologies' higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Roper Technologies is more favorable than Eaton.

Profitability

This table compares Roper Technologies and Eaton's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Roper Technologies29.75%14.20%7.28%
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Roper Technologies and Eaton's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Roper Technologies$5.37 billion8.25$1.77 billion$13.0532.40
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than Roper Technologies. Eaton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Roper Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Roper Technologies beats Eaton on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.6% of Eaton shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.4% of Emerson Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Emerson Electric shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Eaton pays out 51.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Emerson Electric pays out 54.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Eaton has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Emerson Electric has raised its dividend for 24 consecutive years. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Eaton and Emerson Electric, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eaton091002.53
Emerson Electric18802.41

Eaton presently has a consensus target price of $100.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.58%. Emerson Electric has a consensus target price of $68.3333, indicating a potential downside of 2.38%. Given Emerson Electric's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Emerson Electric is more favorable than Eaton.

Profitability

This table compares Eaton and Emerson Electric's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%
Emerson Electric11.39%26.12%9.88%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Eaton and Emerson Electric's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18
Emerson Electric$18.37 billion2.28$2.31 billion$3.6918.97

Emerson Electric has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Eaton. Emerson Electric is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Eaton, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Eaton on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Eaton and Rockwell Automation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eaton091002.53
Rockwell Automation49702.15

Eaton currently has a consensus price target of $100.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.58%. Rockwell Automation has a consensus price target of $214.00, indicating a potential downside of 11.20%. Given Eaton's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Eaton is more favorable than Rockwell Automation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.4% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.49, suggesting that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eaton and Rockwell Automation's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18
Rockwell Automation$6.69 billion4.17$695.80 million$8.6727.79

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than Rockwell Automation. Eaton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Rockwell Automation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Rockwell Automation pays an annual dividend of $4.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Eaton pays out 51.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Rockwell Automation pays out 47.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Eaton has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Rockwell Automation has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Eaton and Rockwell Automation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%
Rockwell Automation11.85%105.45%13.44%

Summary

Rockwell Automation beats Eaton on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMETEK (NYSE:AME) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.5% of AMETEK shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of AMETEK shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

AMETEK pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. AMETEK pays out 17.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Eaton pays out 51.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AMETEK has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Eaton has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for AMETEK and Eaton, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMETEK031002.77
Eaton091002.53

AMETEK presently has a consensus target price of $105.0833, indicating a potential downside of 3.33%. Eaton has a consensus target price of $100.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.58%. Given AMETEK's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe AMETEK is more favorable than Eaton.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AMETEK and Eaton's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMETEK$5.16 billion4.84$861.30 million$4.1925.94
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than AMETEK. Eaton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AMETEK, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

AMETEK has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eaton has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AMETEK and Eaton's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMETEK18.52%17.13%8.91%
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%

Summary

AMETEK beats Eaton on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Enphase Energy (NASDAQ:ENPH) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.2% of Enphase Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of Enphase Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Enphase Energy and Eaton, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Enphase Energy041302.76
Eaton091002.53

Enphase Energy presently has a consensus target price of $79.60, indicating a potential downside of 31.46%. Eaton has a consensus target price of $100.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.58%. Given Eaton's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Eaton is more favorable than Enphase Energy.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Enphase Energy and Eaton's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Enphase Energy$624.33 million23.44$161.15 million$0.67173.34
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than Enphase Energy. Eaton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Enphase Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Enphase Energy has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Enphase Energy and Eaton's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Enphase Energy23.49%34.22%11.64%
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%

Summary

Enphase Energy beats Eaton on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) and Eaton (NYSE:ETN) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Generac and Eaton's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Generac11.55%32.25%12.36%
Eaton8.03%12.73%6.13%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Generac shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Generac and Eaton, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Generac031302.81
Eaton091002.53

Generac presently has a consensus target price of $193.2857, indicating a potential downside of 8.77%. Eaton has a consensus target price of $100.50, indicating a potential downside of 7.58%. Given Eaton's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Eaton is more favorable than Generac.

Risk & Volatility

Generac has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Generac and Eaton's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Generac$2.20 billion6.04$252.01 million$5.0641.87
Eaton$21.39 billion2.03$2.21 billion$5.6719.18

Eaton has higher revenue and earnings than Generac. Eaton is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Generac, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Generac beats Eaton on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Eaton Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Roper Technologies logo
ROP
Roper Technologies
1.7$422.87+0.5%$44.28 billion$5.37 billion27.67Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Emerson Electric logo
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.1$70.00+0.1%$41.83 billion$18.37 billion21.88
Rockwell Automation logo
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.0$240.98+1.4%$27.95 billion$6.69 billion36.57
AMETEK logo
AME
AMETEK
1.6$108.70+1.1%$24.96 billion$5.16 billion28.16
Enphase Energy logo
ENPH
Enphase Energy
1.6$116.14+1.2%$14.63 billion$624.33 million94.42Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Generac logo
GNRC
Generac
1.2$211.87+0.8%$13.30 billion$2.20 billion52.97Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
II-VI logo
IIVI
II-VI
1.8$45.80+1.1%$4.76 billion$2.38 billion-52.04
Regal Beloit logo
RBC
Regal Beloit
1.9$99.69+1.4%$4.05 billion$3.24 billion25.63Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
Acuity Brands logo
AYI
Acuity Brands
1.6$93.37+0.2%$3.70 billion$3.33 billion14.89
Vicor logo
VICR
Vicor
1.5$83.71+0.4%$3.60 billion$262.98 million440.60Upcoming Earnings
EnerSys logo
ENS
EnerSys
1.9$74.36+1.3%$3.16 billion$3.09 billion25.73
Franklin Electric logo
FELE
Franklin Electric
1.3$62.64+0.4%$2.89 billion$1.31 billion33.14Upcoming Earnings
Heavy News Reporting
Brady logo
BRC
Brady
2.5$40.41+0.1%$2.10 billion$1.08 billion19.15
Belden logo
BDC
Belden
1.7$33.48+0.4%$1.49 billion$2.13 billion-2.86Upcoming Earnings
Encore Wire logo
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.9$47.06+0.2%$970.94 million$1.27 billion16.99Upcoming Earnings
FuelCell Energy logo
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
0.8$2.30+0.9%$665.62 million$60.75 million-4.04Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
American Superconductor logo
AMSC
American Superconductor
1.2$17.47+1.4%$402.42 million$63.84 million-19.85
Thermon Group logo
THR
Thermon Group
2.1$11.89+0.8%$394.37 million$383.49 million84.93
Powell Industries logo
POWL
Powell Industries
1.7$25.59+3.5%$297.23 million$517.18 million14.71Heavy News Reporting
Preformed Line Products logo
PLPC
Preformed Line Products
2.0$51.00+0.1%$250.72 million$444.86 million9.29Analyst Upgrade
LSI Industries logo
LYTS
LSI Industries
1.9$7.27+0.7%$191.50 million$305.56 million19.65Analyst Upgrade
This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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