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194. Eaton
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 194 (Previous rank: 164)
CEO: Alexander M. Cutler
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 11,873.0 -22.8
Profits 383.0 -63.8
Assets 16,282.0
Stockholders' equity 6,777.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 12,408.4
Profits as % of  
Revenues 3.2
Assets 2.4
Stockholders' equity 5.7
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 2.27
% change from 2008 -65.2
1999-2009 annual growth rate % -5.9
Total return to investors %
2009 33.4
1999-2009 annual rate 9.9
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Illinois Tool Works 169 13,903.6
2 Eaton 194 11,873.0
3 Parker Hannifin 230 10,309.0
4 Dover 367 5,831.0
5 SPX 427 4,935.9
6 Flowserve 473 4,365.3
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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Eaton
1111 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
216-523-5000
www.eaton.com
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