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It's spent several months locked at a four-star rank, but enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Eaton
CAPS members like the strength that Eaton has shown throughout the downturn, and they expect it and other infrastructure players to benefit when the economy recovers. Eaton cut costs to bolster earnings and offset soft sales in its markets -- an impact also felt by others, including diversified manufacturer United Technologies
Eaton announced a 29% increase in fourth-quarter earnings, while generating record free cash flow of $1.2 billion in 2009. Like Caterpillar
Eaton's looking for sales growth this year, and it expects its cost cuts to continue to help earnings. While companies such as Boeing
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