Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE:ETN) went down by -2.28% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $130.00. The company’s stock price has collected -0.82% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 01/07/21 that Eaton Hires Tech Veteran as Chief Information Officer
Is It Worth Investing in Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE :ETN) Right Now?
Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE:ETN) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 37.02 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ETN is at 1.13. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 14 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for Eaton Corporation plc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $126.89, which is -$0.57 below the current price. ETN currently public float of 397.89M and currently shorts hold a 0.75% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ETN was 1.75M shares.
ETN’s Market Performance
ETN stocks went down by -0.82% for the week, with a monthly jump of 8.49% and a quarterly performance of 16.55%, while its annual performance rate touched 33.27%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.62% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.33% for Eaton Corporation plc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.66% for ETN stocks with a simple moving average of 27.27% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ETN
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ETN stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for ETN by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for ETN in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $135 based on the research report published on November 11th of the previous year 2020.
Berenberg, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ETN reach a price target of $110. The rating they have provided for ETN stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on August 20th, 2020.
ETN Trading at 6.85% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ETN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -3.53% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.33%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.62%, as shares surge +10.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +20.83% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ETN fell by -0.82%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +60.13% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $120.41. In addition, Eaton Corporation plc saw 4.39% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ETN starting from MCCOY DEBORAH L, who sale 1,500 shares at the price of $119.58 back on Dec 04. After this action, MCCOY DEBORAH L now owns 25,436 shares of Eaton Corporation plc, valued at $179,364 using the latest closing price.
CHERUVATATH NANDAKUMAR, the See Remarks below. of Eaton Corporation plc, sale 3,000 shares at $122.95 during a trade that took place back on Nov 24, which means that CHERUVATATH NANDAKUMAR is holding 14,843 shares at $368,850 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ETN
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +14.31 for the present operating margin
- +32.97 for the gross margin
The net margin for Eaton Corporation plc stands at +10.34. The total capital return value is set at 12.60, while invested capital returns managed to touch 9.39. Equity return is now at value 9.40, with 4.40 for asset returns.
Based on Eaton Corporation plc (ETN), the company’s capital structure generated 54.56 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 35.30. Total debt to assets is 26.75, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 50.68. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 32.79.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.25, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.18. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.71 and the total asset turnover is 0.67. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.70.