Eaton is a power management company with 2014 sales of $22.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 99,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Company Growth (employees)
Cleveland, US
Size (employees)
95,000 (est)
Eaton was founded in 1911 and is headquartered in Cleveland, US

Key People at Eaton

Alexander M. Cutler

Alexander M. Cutler

Chairman & CEO
Richard H. Fearon

Richard H. Fearon

Vice Chairman & CFO

Eaton Office Locations

Eaton has offices in Cleveland, Espoo, San Diego, Houston and in 183 other locations
Cleveland, US (HQ)
1111 Superior Avenue

Eaton Data and Metrics

Eaton Financial Metrics

Eaton's revenue was reported to be $19.7 b in 2016
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (Y, 2016)

19.7 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2015 - Y, 2016), %


Gross profit (Y, 2016)

6.3 b

Gross profit margin (Y, 2016), %


Net income (Y, 2016)

1.9 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

34.7 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

543 m


42.4 b
Eaton's current market capitalization is $34.7 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015Y, 2016


22 b22.6 b20.9 b19.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

15.4 b15.6 b14.3 b13.4 b

Gross profit

6.7 b6.9 b6.6 b6.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %



3.2 b3.3 b3.1 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.9 b1.8 b2.1 b2.1 b

Net Income

1.9 b1.8 b2 b1.9 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


340 m333 m385 m577 m915 m781 m268 m543 m

Accounts Receivable


415 m386 m369 m381 m

Current Assets

8.7 b8.1 b6.6 b6.9 b


14.5 b13.9 b13.5 b13.2 b

Total Assets

35.5 b33.5 b31 b30.4 b

Accounts Payable

2 b1.9 b1.8 b1.7 b

Total Debt

9.5 b9 b8 b8.3 b

Current Liabilities

4.9 b5.4 b4.6 b5.5 b

Non-Current Liabilities

13.7 b12.3 b11.2 b10 b

Total Liabilities

18.6 b17.7 b15.8 b15.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

11.5 b11.6 b11.7 b11.8 b

Retained Earnings

6.9 b7.1 b7.3 b7.5 b

Total Equity

16.9 b15.8 b15.2 b14.9 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.6 x0.5 x0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.1 x2 x2 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.9 b1.8 b2 b1.9 b

Depreciation and Amortization

997 m983 m925 m929 m

Accounts Receivable


(92 m)(150 m)(20 m)25 m

Accounts Payable

86 m49 m(120 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

2.3 b1.9 b2.4 b2.6 b

Cash From Investing Activities

(202 m)143 m(575 m)(529 m)

Dividends Paid

(796 m)(929 m)(1 b)(1 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.7 b)(2.1 b)(2.3 b)(1.7 b)
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


16.6 x


207.9 k


0.6 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x

Eaton Market Value History

Eaton Median Salaries

Source: 155 public H-1B filings from Eaton

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