Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2014

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Eaton Corporation, PLC ( ETN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased ETN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $72.15, the dividend yield is 2.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETN was $72.15, representing a -7.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.19 and a 21.92% increase over the 52 week low of $59.18.

ETN is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc ( TMO ). ETN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.03. Zacks Investment Research reports ETN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.33%, compared to an industry average of 16.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ETN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to ETN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ETN as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF ( KLD )
  • Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF ( GEX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GEX with an increase of 7.84% over the last 100 days. KLD has the highest percent weighting of ETN at 2.88%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: ETN , DHR , TMO , KLD , GEX

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