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Eaton Corporation, PLC (ETN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 07, 2013

Eaton Corporation, PLC ( ETN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.42 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of ETN was $62.12, representing a -2.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.63 and a 70.75% 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 $3.51. Zacks Investment Research reports ETN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 10.09%, compared to an industry average of 4.5%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is GEX with an increase of 17.14% over the last 100 days. KLD has the highest percent weighting of ETN at 3.76%.

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


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

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