Q. Does Eaton have a Direct Share Purchase Plan?
A. For further information, please contact Computershare Shareowner Services at the address below.
Q. When and where was Eaton incorporated?
A. Eaton Corporation plc was incorporated in Ireland in 2012. Its predecessor company, Eaton Corporation, was incorporated in 1911 in New Jersey.
Q. When was Eaton first traded on the NYSE?
A. In July of 1923. The initial public offering was 140,000 shares.
Q. What has been Eaton's dividend history?
A. Eaton has paid dividends on common shares quarterly since going public in 1923.
Q. Does Eaton have a dividend reinvestment plan?
A. Yes. If you wish to enroll in New Eaton’s Direct Stock Purchase and Dividend Reinvestment Plan, information is available at https://www-us.computershare.com/Investor?cc=US or by calling toll-free 888-597-8625.
Q. How many stock splits have there been for Eaton common shares?
Q. How do I change my address on Eaton stock certificates? Or change titles on the stock?
A. Transfer Agent: Computershare Shareowner Services
First Class/Registered Mail:
P.O. Box 43006, Providence, RI 02940-3006
250 Royall Street, Canton, MA 02021
Toll-free: 888.597.8625; 312.588.4141 (outside the U.S.)
TDD: 800.952.9245 (hearing impaired inside the U.S.) TDD: 781.575.4592 (hearing impaired outside the U.S.)
Q. When does Eaton release its earnings?
A. Eaton does not have official dates on when to release earnings. Generally for the first, second and third quarters, we release at the beginning of the third week following the close of the quarter. Fourth quarter results are generally released during the fourth week of January.
Q. Are dividends reviewed on a regular basis?
A. Yes, dividend declaration, record and payment dates have followed a common pattern. Dividends have traditionally been reviewed during the Board of Directors meetings in January, April, July and October. These meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month. The record date is generally twelve days later and the payable date on the thirtieth day following the declaration date.
Q. How many shares are outstanding?
A. 465.3 million as of December 3, 2012.
A. The ratio of the spin-off was 1.179 Axcelis Technologies, Inc. shares to 1 Eaton share. As a result, the tax basis of Eaton's shares was reduced to 86.77% of the tax basis immediately prior to the spin-off. (For example, if the tax basis of your Eaton shares was $100 per share on December 28, 2000, the tax basis automatically became $86.77 per share as a result of the spin-off.)
Q. What is Eaton's mission statement?
A. To provide safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable power management solutions for our global customers.