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Eaton Corp PLC (NYSE:ETN)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
15.90% (As of Jun. 2014)

Eaton Corp PLC's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.49.

ETN' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0   Max: 22.1
Current: 15.9

0
22.1

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Eaton Corp PLC was 22.10% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 10.60% per year.

ETN's Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
86% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ETN: 15.90 )

During the past 12 months, Eaton Corp PLC's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 13.90% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Eaton Corp PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was 1.36. As of today, Eaton Corp PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 3.00%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Eaton Corp PLC is 1.11, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Eaton Corp PLC stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

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Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.


Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Eaton Corp PLC's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Jun. 2014 )
=0.49/0.36
=1.36

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Eaton Corp PLC was 2.94. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.34.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Eaton Corp PLC is 1.11, which seems too high.

2. Trailing Annual Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Eaton Corp PLC Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.4902014-07-312014-08-042014-08-22Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4902014-05-012014-05-052014-05-23Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4902014-03-062014-03-102014-03-21Cash Dividendquarterly
0.4202013-10-312013-11-042013-11-22Cash Dividendquarterly

Eaton Corp PLC's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.89/62.49
=3.02 %

Current Share Price is $62.49.
Eaton Corp PLC's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.89.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Eaton Corp PLC was 6.43%. The lowest was 1.31%. And the median was 2.30%.

Good Sign:

Eaton Corp PLC stock dividend yield is close to 2-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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