Eaton Corporation plc (NYSE:ETN) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with 0.85% to $72.50. The Board of Directors of power management company Eaton (ETN) declared a five percent increase in the quarterly dividend from $0.57 per ordinary share to $0.60 per ordinary share.
The dividend is payable March 17, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2017. The share price of ETN attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.16%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 37.05% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with 0.30%.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBGI) [Trend Analysis] surged reacts as active mover, shares a gain 4.47% to traded at $38.55 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was -2.98%. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (SBGI) declared fourth-quarter profit of $120.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Hunt Valley, Maryland-based company said it had net income of $1.32.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.36 per share. The television broadcasting company posted revenue of $797.7 million in the period, which also missed Street forecasts. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $802.3 million.
For the year, the company declared profit of $245.3 million, or $2.60 per share. Revenue was declared as $2.74 billion. The firm’s current ratio calculated as 1.30 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.36 and price to cash ratio remained 33.25. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 33.80% and return on investment was 8.10% while its return on asset stayed at 3.20%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 8.40.