Eaton Corp PLC Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  120.14
 Dividend  2.92
 Earnings  6.46
 Cash-flow  8.64
 Book value  40.05
 Equity  40.38

Eaton Corp PLC is part of General Industrials business, which is part of Industrials industry. Eaton Corp PLC is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Eaton Corp PLC paid a total dividend of 1,168 million USD last year, for a market value of 48,056 millions (Market Cap 47,950 millions). Dividend per share of Eaton Corp PLC is 2.92 USD, and his stock market price 120.14 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Eaton Corp PLC has a dividend yield of 2.43%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Industrials industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Eaton Corp PLC dividend yield with other General Industrials companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Eaton Corp PLC

Eaton Corp PLC Dividend Payout

About the ability of Eaton Corp PLC to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.43%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Eaton Corp PLC payout on ernings is currently 45.20%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 38.57% and 31.76% respectively. Both figures show that Eaton Corp PLC can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Eaton Corp PLC is USD 8.64 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Eaton Corp PLC, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and General Industrials sector companies.

Eaton Corp PLC payout

Eaton Corp PLC Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present2.43%2.9245.20%400
20193.00%2.8446.48%413
20183.85%2.6434.97%437
20173.04%2.4046.51%447
20163.43%2.2843.85%458
20153.78%2.2046.12%467

*In millions

Eaton Corp PLC Stock performance

Finally, last moth Eaton Corp PLC showed a return of -0.80% compared to a worldwide 3.99% average, and a 4.23% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 26.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 6.65%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Industrials firms.

Eaton Corp PLC stock and market return