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How has Eaton Corporation plc:(NYSE:ETN) performed recently?

Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE: ETN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 29819.49. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 15.55, a forward P/E of 13.78 and EPS of 4.06. At a stock price of 63.09 (0.17%) it has a dividend yield of 3.61%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 9.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by 12.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 6.86% and more long-term 8.12% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -6.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 8.70% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -5.40%.

For performance, Eaton Corporation plc the past week has seen a gain of -4.52%. For the last month performance for Eaton Corporation plc is -6.21%. While the last quarter is 4.72% and half year, 1.78%. Finally for the year, performance is 15.86%.

The 52-week high for Eaton Corporation plc, is at -7.49%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 40.45%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.79% and 7.64% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.36%, and for the month it is 1.37%. Eaton Corporation plc, has a target price of 67.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.5, and for total debt/equity Eaton Corporation plc has 0.55. The gross margin is 31.90%, while operating margin is 11.20%, the profit margin is 9.30%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 77.50%. Eaton Corporation plc has a payout ratio of 55.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 472.65. The shares float is 453.24, with the float short at 1.03%, with short ratio coming to 1.91.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Eaton Corporation plc, get 5.90%, with its returns on investment at 9.40%. Return on equity is 12.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 67, reached soon?

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