Investor FAQs

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. Does Eaton have a Direct Share Purchase Plan?
A. For further information, please contact Computershare Shareowner Services at the address below.

Q. How many stock splits have there been for Eaton common shares?
A.
1948 2-for-1
1959 2-for-1
1966 2-for-1
1979 3-for-2
1988 3-for-2
1993 2-for-1
2004 2-for-1
2011 2-for-1

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 30170, College Station, TX 77842-3170
Courier Packages:
211 Quality Circle, Suite 210, College Station, TX 77845

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.)
www.computershare.com/investor

Q. How many shares are outstanding?
A. 458.9 million Ordinary Shares outstanding as of December 31, 2015.

Q. What is Eaton's mission statement?
A. To provide safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable power management solutions for our global customers.