Eaton Increases Dividend 16 Percent to $.58 Per
Share; Payable August 27, 2010
July 21, 2010 08:38 AM Eastern Daylight Time
CLEVELAND--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--As announced today in the second quarter 2010 earnings news
release of diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN), the company’s Board of Directors
has declared a quarterly dividend of $.58 per share. This represents a 16 percent increase over the previous
quarterly dividend of $.50 per share. The dividend is payable on August 27, 2010, to shareholders of record at the
close of business on August 9, 2010. Eaton has paid dividends on common shares every year since 1923.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2009 sales of $11.9 billion. Eaton is a global
technology leader in electrical components and systems 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. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers
in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
Kelly Jasko, 216-523-5304