Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 02, 2013

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Eaton Corporation, PLC ( ETN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ETN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $61.41, the dividend yield is 2.74%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETN was $61.41, representing a -3.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.81 and a 68.8% increase over the 52 week low of $36.38.

ETN is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) and Canon, Inc. ( CAJ ). ETN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.39. Zacks Investment Research reports ETN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.06%, compared to an industry average of 19.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ETN Dividend History page.

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

  • Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF ( GEX )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD )
  • PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW )
  • N/A (HBTA)
  • First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund ( FDV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GEX with an increase of 28.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ETN at 9.62%.



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: CAJ , DHR , ETN , FDV , GEX , KLD , PUW

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