Eaton Corporation, PLC (
) 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 (
) and Canon, Inc. (
). 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
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Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have ETN as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio (
- N/A (HBTA)
- First Trust DB Strategic Value Index Fund (
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%.