Eaton Quarterly Dividend Payable May 24, 2013
DUBLIN, Ireland -- April 24, 2013
The Board of Directors of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton (NYSE:ETN)
today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per ordinary share payable May
24, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 6, 2013.
Eaton has paid a dividend every year since 1923.
Eaton estimates that the majority of the dividend will be treated as a return
of capital to U.S. shareholders. Additional information about the tax
treatment of the dividend is available at the investor relations page of the
Eaton website, www.Eaton.com. Eaton is required to file an IRS form indicating
the estimated percentage of the dividend to be treated as a return of capital
to U.S. shareholders after each quarterly cash dividend is paid. When filed,
the IRS form will also be available at the investor relations page of the
Eaton is a diversified power management company providing energy-efficient
solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and
mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries
plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8
billion on a pro forma basis.Eaton has approximately 103,000 employees and
sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information,
Scott Schroeder, 440-523-5150
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