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NYSE:ETN

Eaton Stock Competitors

$161.63
+0.36 (+0.22 %)
(As of 10/19/2021 10:27 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$160.98
$162.37
50-Day Range
$148.36
$170.21
52-Week Range
$101.52
$171.32
Volume7,827 shs
Average Volume1.90 million shs
Market Capitalization$64.46 billion
P/E Ratio34.46
Dividend Yield1.88%
Beta1.15

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

Should you be buying Eaton stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Eaton include Emerson Electric (EMR), Roper Technologies (ROP), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), Generac (GNRC), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Acuity Brands (AYI), Vicor (VICR), II-VI (IIVI), and Regal Beloit (RBC). These companies are all part of the "electrical components & equipment" industry.

Eaton vs.

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

In the previous week, Eaton had 3 more articles in the media than Roper Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Eaton and 6 mentions for Roper Technologies. Roper Technologies' average media sentiment score of 0.42 beat Eaton's score of 0.12 indicating that Roper Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Eaton
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Roper Technologies
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Roper Technologies has a net margin of 17.80% compared to Eaton's net margin of 9.86%. Eaton's return on equity of 15.03% beat Roper Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eaton 9.86% 15.03% 6.74%
Roper Technologies 17.80% 14.07% 6.27%

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $3.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Roper Technologies pays an annual dividend of $2.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Eaton pays out 71.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Roper Technologies pays out 17.7% 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 currently has a consensus target price of $164.56, suggesting a potential upside of 1.97%. Roper Technologies has a consensus target price of $511.20, suggesting a potential upside of 8.74%. Given Roper Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Roper Technologies is more favorable than Eaton.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eaton
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.63
Roper Technologies
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

Eaton received 310 more outperform votes than Roper Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.77% of users gave Eaton an outperform vote while only 67.75% of users gave Roper Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EatonOutperform Votes
831
69.77%
Underperform Votes
360
30.23%
Roper TechnologiesOutperform Votes
521
67.75%
Underperform Votes
248
32.25%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$17.86 billion3.61$1.41 billion$4.2438.12
Roper Technologies$5.53 billion9.01$949.70 million$12.7437.07

Eaton has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

77.6% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.8% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Roper Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Roper Technologies beats Eaton on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Eaton (NYSE:ETN) vs. Its Competitors

TypeEatonindustrial & commercial machinery & equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Dividend Yield1.88%0.96%2.29%2.77%
P/E Ratio34.4630.2033.4727.59
Net Margins9.86%-11.16%-40.58%-85.67%

Eaton Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.7809 of 5 stars
$95.93
+0.2%
$98.79
+3.0%
+36.3%$57.35B$16.79B24.5383,500Analyst Revision
ROP
Roper Technologies
2.6856 of 5 stars
$472.27
+0.8%
$511.20
+8.2%
+8.0%$49.79B$5.53B47.0418,400Upcoming Earnings
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.9248 of 5 stars
$315.72
+0.2%
$286.83
+9.1%
+26.5%$36.63B$6.33B23.9723,500Analyst Revision
AME
AMETEK
2.8781 of 5 stars
$129.70
+0.6%
$161.20
+24.3%
+17.4%$29.99B$4.54B34.4016,500Short Interest ↑
GNRC
Generac
2.1952 of 5 stars
$468.42
+0.3%
$446.67
+4.6%
+125.7%$29.57B$2.49B57.626,625Analyst Revision
ENPH
Enphase Energy
2.3014 of 5 stars
$187.22
+3.9%
$184.49
+1.5%
+62.4%$25.20B$774.42M146.27850Upcoming Earnings
AYI
Acuity Brands
2.1914 of 5 stars
$209.88
+0.4%
$196.86
+6.2%
+123.5%$7.49B$3.33B27.8011,500
VICR
Vicor
2.0298 of 5 stars
$150.47
+0.9%
$136.25
+9.5%
+73.6%$6.56B$296.58M130.841,049Upcoming Earnings
IIVI
II-VI
2.5998 of 5 stars
$58.17
+0.6%
$88.53
+52.2%
+25.7%$6.18B$3.11B24.6522,969News Coverage
RBC
Regal Beloit
2.1415 of 5 stars
$146.37
+1.4%
$80.10
+45.3%
+189.9%$5.96B$2.91B22.982,021
FELE
Franklin Electric
2.4881 of 5 stars
$85.51
+0.7%
$75.00
+12.3%
+33.2%$3.97B$1.25B30.435,400Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
ENS
EnerSys
2.9164 of 5 stars
$77.74
+0.2%
$112.50
+44.7%
+5.7%$3.31B$2.98B22.1511,400
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
1.3648 of 5 stars
$8.21
+6.5%
$8.75
+6.6%
+275.1%$3.01B$70.87M-22.80316Options Volume
News Coverage
BDC
Belden
2.4881 of 5 stars
$60.18
+1.0%
$56.25
+6.5%
+75.9%$2.70B$1.86B28.126,200
BRC
Brady
3.1631 of 5 stars
$50.80
+0.2%
$70.00
+37.8%
+21.1%$2.65B$1.14B20.575,400Short Interest ↓
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.9398 of 5 stars
$111.06
+1.1%
$72.50
+34.7%
+134.1%$2.29B$1.28B8.541,289Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Gap Up
THR
Thermon Group
2.2881 of 5 stars
$16.95
+0.2%
$26.00
+53.4%
+43.0%$564.96M$276.18M67.801,083
AMSC
American Superconductor
1.8748 of 5 stars
$17.00
+2.1%
$23.00
+35.3%
-5.3%$481.58M$87.13M-17.53225
PLPC
Preformed Line Products
2.1298 of 5 stars
$66.65
+0.6%
N/A+28.6%$327.05M$466.45M10.462,969
POWL
Powell Industries
1.9248 of 5 stars
$25.52
+0.0%
N/A-1.3%$298.38M$518.50M850.671,997Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Negative News
LYTS
LSI Industries
2.7881 of 5 stars
$7.94
+0.5%
$13.75
+73.2%
+7.3%$214.29M$315.61M37.811,072
This page was last updated on 10/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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