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Eaton (ETN) Competitors

$320.06
-3.18 (-0.98%)
(As of 06/21/2024 08:59 PM ET)

ETN vs. EMR, ROP, AME, ROK, ENPH, GNRC, AYI, WIRE, FELE, and ENS

Should you be buying Eaton stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Eaton include Emerson Electric (EMR), Roper Technologies (ROP), AMETEK (AME), Rockwell Automation (ROK), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Generac (GNRC), Acuity Brands (AYI), Encore Wire (WIRE), Franklin Electric (FELE), and EnerSys (ENS). These companies are all part of the "electrical components & equipment" industry.

Eaton vs.

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) 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 earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, profitability and risk.

Eaton received 197 more outperform votes than Emerson Electric when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.59% of users gave Eaton an outperform vote while only 58.16% of users gave Emerson Electric an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EatonOutperform Votes
899
66.59%
Underperform Votes
451
33.41%
Emerson ElectricOutperform Votes
702
58.16%
Underperform Votes
505
41.84%

Eaton has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Emerson Electric has a net margin of 64.97% compared to Eaton's net margin of 14.38%. Eaton's return on equity of 20.69% beat Emerson Electric's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Eaton14.38% 20.69% 10.25%
Emerson Electric 64.97%11.14%6.59%

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.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$23.66B5.41$3.22B$8.4737.79
Emerson Electric$15.17B4.09$13.22B$18.695.80

Eaton currently has a consensus price target of $314.27, suggesting a potential downside of 1.81%. Emerson Electric has a consensus price target of $121.76, suggesting a potential upside of 12.32%. Given Emerson Electric's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Emerson Electric is more favorable than Eaton.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Eaton
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
11 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Emerson Electric
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
14 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.82

83.0% of Eaton shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.3% of Emerson Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Emerson Electric shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $3.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Eaton pays out 44.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Emerson Electric pays out 11.2% 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. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Emerson Electric had 1 more articles in the media than Eaton. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Emerson Electric and 8 mentions for Eaton. Emerson Electric's average media sentiment score of 1.41 beat Eaton's score of 1.33 indicating that Emerson Electric is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Eaton
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Emerson Electric
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Eaton on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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ETN vs. The Competition

MetricEatonindustrial & commercial machinery & equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$127.96B$18.26B$8.92B$17.73B
Dividend Yield1.16%0.56%2.07%3.62%
P/E Ratio37.7917.9015.9523.12
Price / Sales5.418.085.2814.46
Price / Cash28.1622.6918.3519.17
Price / Book6.703.323.824.56
Net Income$3.22B$468.18M$456.01M$971.75M
7 Day Performance-1.64%-0.66%1.34%1.88%
1 Month Performance-6.11%-10.41%-4.18%-0.50%
1 Year Performance64.59%16.55%1.78%11.76%

Eaton Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EMR
Emerson Electric
4.8465 of 5 stars
$108.41
+0.2%
$121.76
+12.3%
+25.1%$62.02B$15.17B5.8067,000Positive News
ROP
Roper Technologies
3.2334 of 5 stars
$561.49
+0.4%
$584.82
+4.2%
+21.8%$60.10B$6.18B40.7516,800Positive News
AME
AMETEK
3.5323 of 5 stars
$168.67
+0.1%
$181.80
+7.8%
+8.1%$39.04B$6.60B29.6421,500
ROK
Rockwell Automation
4.974 of 5 stars
$258.68
-0.7%
$307.21
+18.8%
-17.5%$29.49B$9.06B25.2929,000Positive News
High Trading Volume
ENPH
Enphase Energy
4.8582 of 5 stars
$106.67
-1.8%
$136.55
+28.0%
-32.8%$14.51B$2.29B55.563,157
GNRC
Generac
3.7058 of 5 stars
$137.09
-0.4%
$141.67
+3.3%
+6.1%$8.31B$4.02B37.778,600Positive News
AYI
Acuity Brands
3.9873 of 5 stars
$238.92
-2.6%
$287.75
+20.4%
+48.9%$7.36B$3.95B19.9812,200Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
WIRE
Encore Wire
2.1949 of 5 stars
$289.40
+0.1%
$273.33
-5.6%
+68.0%$4.57B$2.57B15.351,629High Trading Volume
FELE
Franklin Electric
4.2873 of 5 stars
$97.34
+0.1%
$100.00
+2.7%
-0.6%$4.49B$2.07B24.216,400Positive News
High Trading Volume
ENS
EnerSys
3.6499 of 5 stars
$106.08
-0.4%
$126.50
+19.2%
+3.6%$4.26B$3.58B16.3210,797High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:ETN) was last updated on 6/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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