Eaton Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (ETN)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Eaton Corporation (NYSE: ETN) is tomorrow, March 7, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 42 cents per share. At a price of $62.51 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%.

The average volume for Eaton has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eaton has a market cap of $28.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 14.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Eaton Corporation operates as a diversified power management company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Eaton Ratings Report.

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