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Eaton Corporation [NYSE:ETN] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of Eaton Corporation been like?
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Eaton Corporation's (NYSE:ETN) share price is 2.1% higher in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.9% higher in the same timeframe. This is equivalent to a -1.8% lower return over the period which puts the share price as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for Eaton Corporation?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 24 analysts that cover Eaton Corporation's stock, the average rating is 3.3. This is a weighted average of 3 strong buys, 4 buys, 15 holds, 2 sells. This is 0.4 lower than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


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Insider Trades

What has Eaton Corporation's insider trading been over the past year?
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Eaton Corporation insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 49.0% higher than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's Eaton Corporation's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.


What is the ownership of Eaton Corporation stock?
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For Eaton Corporation, currently 80.4% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 19.4% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 0.2% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 4/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for Eaton Corporation stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for Eaton Corporation has been 2.24% of the shares outstanding which is 97 billion shares. This is less than 1 month ago which had 2.45% of the shares outstanding which is 107 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 4/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has Eaton Corporation's revenue history been by year?
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Eaton Corporation's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $21Bn. Eaton Corporation's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is Eaton Corporation's free cash flow yield?
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Eaton Corporation's free cash flow yield is 7.1% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for Eaton Corporation 1 year ago was 6.5% and 3 years ago it was 9.4%.

Dividend History & yield

What has Eaton Corporation's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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Eaton Corporation pays dividends every 3 months and has done so since 02 April 2013. Dividends have been steadily increasing over the past 4 years from $0.55 (dividend yield of 1.03%) to $0.71 today (yield of 0.89%).


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PE Ratio

What is Eaton Corporation's PE ratio?
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Eaton Corporation's PE ratio is 15.1x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $78.89. Eaton Corporation's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 20% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

PEG Ratio

What is Eaton Corporation's PEG ratio?
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Eaton Corporation's PEG ratio is 3.5x. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 15.1x and their last 12 months growth rate of 0.043%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is 5/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is Eaton Corporation's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for Eaton Corporation is 2.0x. This is cheaper than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 3.4x. The tea-score is 1/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is Eaton Corporation's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

Eaton Corporation's free cash flow yield is 7.1% which is ranked 2.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of - (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $32Bn. The average free cash flow yield across Eaton Corporation's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is Eaton Corporation's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

Eaton Corporation's return on investment is 13.3%. This is less profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is Eaton Corporation's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
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Eaton Corporation's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 1.8x. This less attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is Eaton Corporation's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

Eaton Corporation's debt to shareholder equity is 52.3%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is Eaton Corporation's dividend payout ratio?
dividend payout ratio

Eaton Corporation's dividend payout ratio calculated against their free cash flow is low at 57.3%. This is in quintile 3 when measured against their comps.


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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for Eaton Corporation?

Eaton Corporation's has a good overall ESG rating of 77/100. Their competitors have a score between 45 and 87 with the average at 67.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for Eaton Corporation vs their competitors?
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ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for Eaton Corporation vs their peers?
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We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of Eaton Corporation is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for Eaton Corporation vs their challengers?
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What is the company description of Eaton Corporation?
Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company worldwide. Its Electrical Products segment offers electrical and industrial components, wiring devices, and structural support systems; and residential, single phase power quality, emergency lighting and fire detection, and circuit protection and lighting products.

Eaton Corporation [NYSE:ETN] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for Eaton Corporation stock quote?

Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) hit a new 52-week high on 21 September 2018 at a price of $86.16 with 3,942,700 shares traded that day. This is 9.2% higher than than its current price of $78.89 and 35.2% higher than the 52-week low of $63.73 on 24 December 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 2 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price Eaton Corporation stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for Eaton Corporation stock were reached on 21 September 2018, 332 days ago at a price of $86.16. This equates to a market capitalisation of $37Bn. The highest price reached is 9.2% higher than the current price of $78.89 with a current market cap of $32Bn.

What is the beta of Eaton Corporation stock?

Eaton Corporation stock moves 1.4x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of Eaton Corporation (ETN) stock?

Eaton Corporation's stock has an annual volatility of 22.6% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 16.3% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have Eaton Corporation's share buybacks been over the past year?

Eaton Corporation is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 2.1% higher which is an underperformance of -1.8% vs the overall market. Eaton Corporation still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most Eaton Corporation stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in Eaton Corporation with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of Eaton Corporation. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 22.9% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did Eaton Corporation beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters Eaton Corporation has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is Eaton Corporation's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

Eaton Corporation is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is Eaton Corporation's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for Eaton Corporation's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is Eaton Corporation's earnings per share (EPS)?

Eaton Corporation's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

What is Eaton Corporation's dividend growth rate?

Eaton Corporation's dividends have grown at 7.58% in the past year and an average growth of 7.27% over the past 4 years. This is higher then it's competitors 4-year average dividend growth of 4.1

What is Eaton Corporation's dividend yield?

Eaton Corporation's current dividend yield is 0.89%. This is calculated by taking the dividend's per share of $0.71 (the last payment which was on 01 August 2019) and dividing by the current share price of $78.89.

What is Eaton Corporation's previous and next dividend date?

Eaton Corporation's most recent dividend date was 01 August 2019 when the company paid $0.71 and the next dividend date is 31 October 2019 with an expected payment of $0.71.

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