Eaton Corp PLC Dividend yield

 Price  230.37
 Dividend  3.43
 Earnings  7.43
 Cash-flow  6.36
 Book value  42.66
 Equity  41.98

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 stock dividend

Eaton Corp PLC paid a total dividend of 1,369 million USD last year, for a market value of 91,918 millions (Market Cap 91,620 millions). Eaton Corp PLC dividend per share is 3.43 USD, and his stock market price 230.37 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Eaton Corp PLC has a dividend yield of 1.49%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Eaton Corp PLC stocks dividend with other General Industrials companies or other of the highest USA dividend stocks list.

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 3.43 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.49%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Eaton Corp PLC payout on ernings is currently 46.16%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 39.34% and 37.26% 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 6.36 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 3.43, 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

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Eaton Corp PLC's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Eaton Corp PLC dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the General Industrials stocks.

Eaton Corp PLC stock dividend history

Eaton Corp PLC Stock performance

Finally, last moth Eaton Corp PLC showed a return of 12.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -2.39% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 68.60% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and General Industrials firms.

Eaton Corp PLC stock and market return