The board of directors of diversified industrial
manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) yesterday declared a quarterly
dividend of $.38 per common share payable on October 19, 2012, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on October 9, 2012. Eaton has paid dividends
on its common shares every year since 1923.
With 2011 sales of $16.0
billion, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components, systems
and services for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics
components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace
fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and
truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel
economy and safety.