Eaton Corporation

Industry: Capital Goods

Fortune Rank: 194

For the nine months ended 30 September 2005, Eaton Corporation's revenues increased 15% to $8.28B. Net income increased 28% to $595M. Revenues reflect an increase in sales in the electrical segment and the truck segment. Net income also reflects improved operating margins. Eaton Corporation is a global manufacturer of highly engineered products that serve industrial, vehicle, construction, commercial, aerospace and semiconductor markets.

Eaton Corporation (Eaton) is a globally diversified industrial manufacturer engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing and servicing of fluid power systems for industrial, mobile, and aircraft equipment; electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety; and intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy. The principal markets for Fluid Power, Automotive and Truck are original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and after-market customers of off-highway agricultural and construction vehicles, industrial equipment, passenger cars, heavy-, medium-, and light-duty trucks, and customers involved with aerospace products and systems. The principal markets for Electrical are industrial, construction, commercial, automotive and government customers.

Eaton Corporation

Eaton Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Eaton Corporation was ranked number 194 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 194th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Eaton Corporation achieved revenue of $11,873.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $383.00 million.

Eaton Corporation's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 164th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $15,376 million (a change of -4 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,058 million (a change of 382 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Eaton Corporation would be ranked 248th rather than 194th due to its profits of $383 in 2010.

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