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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 30801.17. It is in the Diversified Machinery industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 16.69, a forward P/E of 14.78 and EPS of 4.06. At a stock price of 67.61 (-0.10%) it has a dividend yield of 3.37%.

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 6.88% 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 0.61%. For the last month performance for Eaton Corporation plc is 7.59%. While the last quarter is 13.06% and half year, 22.52%. Finally for the year, performance is 29.37%.

The 52-week high for Eaton Corporation plc, is at -0.84%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 50.51%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.51% and 17.04% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.82%, and for the month it is 1.27%. 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 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 77.60%. Eaton Corporation plc has a payout ratio of 55.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 455.1. The shares float is 453.23, with the float short at 1.55%, with short ratio coming to 2.99.

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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