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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.11
ETN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. ETN: 0.11 )
ETN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.11

0
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.48
ETN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ETN: 0.48 )
ETN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.48

0.26
0.48
Interest Coverage 7.92
ETN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. ETN: 7.92 )
ETN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.45   Max: 13.84
Current: 7.92

2.45
13.84
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.05
M-Score: -2.53
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 7.21
ETN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. ETN: 7.21 )
ETN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 10.18
Current: 7.21

3.74
10.18
Net-margin (%) 7.51
ETN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. ETN: 7.51 )
ETN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 8.44
Current: 7.51

2.32
8.44
ROE (%) 10.13
ETN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2023 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. ETN: 10.13 )
ETN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.85   Max: 26.36
Current: 10.13

5.85
26.36
ROA (%) 4.82
ETN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. ETN: 4.82 )
ETN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 8.81
Current: 4.82

2.14
8.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.61
ETN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. ETN: 24.61 )
ETN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.29   Max: 51.84
Current: 24.61

11.29
51.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
ETN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1807 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ETN: 4.60 )
ETN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4   Max: 14.3
Current: 4.6

-4
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
ETN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ETN: 9.20 )
ETN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.2   Max: 24.6
Current: 9.2

-16.2
24.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.50
ETN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ETN: 12.50 )
ETN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.1   Max: 50.4
Current: 12.5

-27.1
50.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ETN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Pioneer Investments 2,549,166 sh (+143.58%)
James Barrow 2,998,583 sh (+1.85%)
John Keeley 37,040 sh (+0.16%)
Brian Rogers 2,202,650 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Buckingham 122,307 sh (-0.22%)
NWQ Managers 29,540 sh (-5.34%)
Dodge & Cox 13,650 sh (-6.19%)
Richard Snow 919,560 sh (-8.7%)
Steven Cohen 378,149 sh (-26.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 88,609 sh (-34.36%)
David Dreman 18,245 sh (-48.64%)
Mario Gabelli 30,587 sh (-83.62%)
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Q1 2014

ETN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 30,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 23,509 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 10,317 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,904 sh (New)
James Barrow 3,302,983 sh (+10.15%)
Pioneer Investments 2,581,666 sh (+1.27%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 112,500 sh (+1.08%)
John Buckingham 123,581 sh (+1.04%)
NWQ Managers 29,540 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,202,650 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Snow 866,149 sh (-5.81%)
John Keeley 34,470 sh (-6.94%)
Dodge & Cox 9,900 sh (-27.47%)
Mario Gabelli 15,805 sh (-48.33%)
Steven Cohen 60,135 sh (-84.1%)
David Dreman 2,000 sh (-89.04%)
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Q2 2014

ETN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mariko Gordon 10,283 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,703 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 38,529 sh (+273.45%)
Louis Moore Bacon 14,904 sh (+152.44%)
Pioneer Investments 2,706,398 sh (+4.83%)
James Barrow 3,454,911 sh (+4.6%)
Mario Gabelli 16,308 sh (+3.18%)
John Buckingham 123,867 sh (+0.23%)
David Dreman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,202,650 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 148,500 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 34,470 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Richard Snow 836,361 sh (-3.44%)
Dodge & Cox 6,000 sh (-39.39%)
NWQ Managers 14,640 sh (-50.44%)
Ray Dalio 2,909 sh (-87.63%)
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Q3 2014

ETN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 20,704 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 31,380 sh (+978.72%)
Steven Cohen 733,400 sh (+393.87%)
Louis Moore Bacon 31,119 sh (+108.8%)
Joel Greenblatt 51,895 sh (+34.69%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 142,600 sh (+26.76%)
Richard Snow 850,390 sh (+1.68%)
James Barrow 3,495,158 sh (+1.16%)
John Buckingham 124,595 sh (+0.59%)
NWQ Managers 14,650 sh (+0.07%)
David Dreman 2,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 34,470 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 2,202,650 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 42,639 sh (-0.15%)
Mario Gabelli 15,756 sh (-3.38%)
Pioneer Investments 2,066,711 sh (-23.64%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ETN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mariko Gordon 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$64.45 - $79.44 $ 69.16-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 34.69%0.01%$64.45 - $79.44 $ 69.16-2%51895
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 978.72%0.01%$64.45 - $79.44 $ 69.16-2%31380
Dodge & Cox 2014-09-30 Sold Out $64.45 - $79.44 $ 69.16-2%0
Mariko Gordon 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$70.92 - $79.24 $ 69.16-7%10283
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 273.45%0.03%$70.92 - $79.24 $ 69.16-7%38529
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -50.44%0.01%$70.92 - $79.24 $ 69.16-7%14640
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce -87.63%0.01%$70.92 - $79.24 $ 69.16-7%2909
Dodge & Cox 2014-06-30 Reduce -39.39%$70.92 - $79.24 $ 69.16-7%6000
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Reduce -89.04%0.18%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%2000
Richard Snow 2014-03-31 Reduce -5.81%0.16%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%866149
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%10317
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -48.33%0.01%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%15805
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%23509
Dodge & Cox 2014-03-31 Reduce -27.47%$68.65 - $77.67 $ 69.16-6%9900
Richard Snow 2013-12-31 Reduce -8.7%0.27%$65.65 - $76.75 $ 69.16-3%919560
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -48.64%0.11%$65.65 - $76.75 $ 69.16-3%18245
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Reduce -83.62%0.06%$65.65 - $76.75 $ 69.16-3%30587
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.50
ETN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. ETN: 19.50 )
ETN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.55   Max: 32.46
Current: 19.5

5.55
32.46
P/B 1.98
ETN's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. ETN: 1.98 )
ETN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 3.33
Current: 1.98

0.85
3.33
P/S 1.47
ETN's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ETN: 1.47 )
ETN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.47

0.35
1.68
PFCF 27.78
ETN's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 43.12 vs. ETN: 27.78 )
ETN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.53   Max: 34.87
Current: 27.78

4.53
34.87
EV-to-EBIT 25.18
ETN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.14 vs. ETN: 25.18 )
ETN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 34.6
Current: 25.18

8.1
34.6
PEG 1.05
ETN's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ETN: 1.05 )
ETN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 22.25
Current: 1.05

0.47
22.25
Shiller P/E 21.93
ETN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 69.38 vs. ETN: 21.93 )
ETN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.83   Max: 25.02
Current: 21.93

5.83
25.02
Current Ratio 1.69
ETN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2044 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ETN: 1.69 )
ETN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.69

0.91
1.86
Quick Ratio 1.19
ETN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 2044 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ETN: 1.19 )
ETN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.19

0.59
1.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.83
ETN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. ETN: 2.83 )
ETN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 6.43
Current: 2.83

1.31
6.43
Dividend Payout 0.53
ETN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ETN: 0.53 )
ETN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.94
Current: 0.53

0.15
2.94
Dividend growth (3y) 15.90
ETN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ETN: 15.90 )
ETN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.1
Current: 15.9

0
22.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.78
ETN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ETN: 5.78 )
ETN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 12.82
Current: 5.78

2.61
12.82
Share Buyback Rate -12.00
ETN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ETN: -12.00 )
ETN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -12
Current: -12

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.26
ETN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. ETN: 1.26 )
ETN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.26

0.42
1.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.43
ETN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ETN: 1.43 )
ETN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.6
Current: 1.43

0.4
1.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.04
ETN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ETN: 2.04 )
ETN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 4.06
Current: 2.04

0.57
4.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
ETN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ETN: 4.00 )
ETN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 12.4
Current: 4

2.9
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.49
ETN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. ETN: 13.49 )
ETN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.6   Max: 25.7
Current: 13.49

-5.6
25.7

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Eaton Corp PLC was incorporated under the laws of Ireland on May 10, 2012. The Company is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help its customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. It provides electrical products, systems and services for power quality, distribution and control, power transmission, lighting and wiring products; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulic and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Its main segments are: Electrical Americas and Electrical Rest of World, Cooper, Hydraulics, Aerospace, Truck, and Automotive. Eaton's segments are as follows: Electrical Products and Electrical Systems and Services, Hydraulics, Aerospace and Vehicle. The Electrical Products segment consists of electrical components, industrial components, residential products, single phase power quality, emergency lighting, fire detection, wiring devices, structural support systems, circuit protection, and lighting products. The Electrical Systems and Services segment consists of power distribution and assemblies, three phase power quality, hazardous duty electrical equipment, intrinsically safe explosion-proof instrumentation, utility power distribution, power reliability equipment, and services. The Hydraulics segment is a global leader in hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment. Eaton offers a wide range of power products including pumps, motors and hydraulic power units; a broad range of controls and sensing products including valves, cylinders and electronic controls; a full range of fluid conveyance products including industrial and hydraulic hose, fittings, and assemblies, thermoplastic hose and tubing, couplings, connectors, and assembly equipment; filtration systems solutions; heavy-duty drum and disc brakes; and golf grips. The Aerospace segment is a leading global supplier of aerospace fuel, hydraulics, and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use. Products include hydraulic power generation systems for aerospace applications including pumps, motors, hydraulic power units, hose and fittings, electro-hydraulic pumps and power and load management systems; controls and sensing products including valves, cylinders, electronic controls, electromechanical actuators, sensors, displays and panels, aircraft flap and slat systems and nose wheel steering systems; fluid conveyance products, including hose, thermoplastic tubing, fittings, adapters, couplings, sealing and ducting; and fuel systems including fuel pumps, sensors, valves, adapters and regulators. The Vehicle segment is a leader in the design, manufacture, marketing, and supply of drivetrain and powertrain systems and critical components that reduce emissions and improve fuel economy, stability, p
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