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How to buy Eaton Corporation (ETN) stocks

Learn how to easily invest in Eaton Corporation stocks.

Eaton Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Eaton Corporation shares (ETN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US dollars. Its last market close was $311.50 – a decrease of 6.3% over the previous day. Eaton Corporation employs 94,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $23.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Eaton Corporation

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  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
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Is it a good time to buy Eaton Corporation stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View Eaton Corporation's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of ETN stock over time.

Historical closes compared with the last close of $311.5

1 week (2024-07-10)-5.27%
1 month (2024-06-17)-4.91%
3 months (2024-04-17)0.83%
6 months (2024-01-17)29.73%
1 year (2023-07-17)48.09%
2 years (2022-07-14)141.49%
3 years (2021-07-15)103.94%
5 years (2019-07-17)294.00%

The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

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Is Eaton Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Eaton Corporation P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

Eaton Corporation's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Eaton Corporation's stocks trade at around 39x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of November 09, 2023 (20.44). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Eaton Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.2589. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Eaton Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Eaton Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $5 billion ($6.9 billion CAD).

The EBITDA is a measure of Eaton Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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