Eaton Corporation plc, ETN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Machinery in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in Ireland, Eaton Corporation plc, ETN has a market cap of 30810.27. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, Eaton Corporation plc, ETN performance year to date is 33.77%. Today Eaton Corporation plc, ETN has gained 0.31%, with a current price of 67.91.
Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 77.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 55.10%. Return of assets are at 5.90%, with return on investment at 9.40%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Eaton Corporation plc, ETN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.5. While Total debt/equity is 0.55. With a profit margin of 9.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 31.90%, and operating margin of 11.20%. Eaton Corporation plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 0.9.
For the last year Eaton Corporation plc, ETN has seen a EPS growth of 12.70%. A performance for the year of 24.00%. The 52-week high is -0.15%, and the 52-week low is 51.18%. The average volume for Eaton Corporation plc, ETN is 737142.
With a target price of 67, can Eaton Corporation plc, ETN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Eaton Corporation plc, ETN. Eaton Corporation plc has a P/E of 16.69 and a forward P/E of 14.78. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.06. Eaton Corporation plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.53 and 2.02 respectively. For P/cash, Eaton Corporation plc has a value of 65.69, while it is 23.85 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 67.91, Eaton Corporation plc has a dividend yield of 3.37%. We see a return on equity of 12.20%.
Looking more long-term Eaton Corporation plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.12%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.88% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 12.70% for this year and for the last five years a 9.10% growth has been seen.