Eaton Corporation, PLC (NYSE:ETN) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $66.76. The stock traded with the volume of 2.78 Million in the last trading session. Eaton Corporation, PLC opened at $65.61 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.44%. The Bid price in the last session was $65.25 x 100 and the Ask price was $66.76 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).
Eaton Corporation, PLC has the Market Capitalization of 29.67 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $68.95 and 52-Week Low of $46.19 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 10, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.
Eaton Corporation, PLC reported its last Earnings on Nov 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $1.15/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.15/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 0%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 1 – Feb 6 (Est.).
21 number of analysts also provided their insight on Eaton Corporation, PLC, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $66.76. They also projected Low Price Target as $58 while High Price Target is set at $75.
A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 5 reported it as Buy.18 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.
Eaton Corporation, PLC annual Divided is 2.28 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.47%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.47 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 14.94. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.49 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.94, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 41.97 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 26.1.
The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 6.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 12.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 9.4%.
The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.87% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 3.09 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 6.53 percent.
A look at performance overview of Eaton Corporation, PLC depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.23 percent while Performance Month is 6.3%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -1.25% and Half Year Performance value stands at 8.53%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 17.24 percent. Eaton Corporation, PLC has its YTD performance of 31.02 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).
Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 16 Nov 2016 where Director Connor (Christopher M) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 6504 shares were traded at a price of $65.59. Another insider trade includes Director Connor (Christopher M) who also initiated a transaction in which 6504 shares were traded on 16 Nov 2016 as “Buy”. On 9 Nov 2016 Officer and Director Arnold (Craig) traded 48300 shares as “Sell” at $67.99. Director Golden (Charles E) Buy 5374 shares on 9 Nov 2016 at the price of $37.87.
The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm KeyBanc Capital Mkts on 9-Sep-16 who Downgrade the stock from Overweight to Sector Weight. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 14-Jul-16, BofA/Merrill took an action “Downgrade” from Buy to Neutral. On 4-Apr-16, the stock was Downgrade to Neutral by Longbow.