Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eighteen have given a hold recommendation, four have given a buy recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $132.76.
COL has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $153.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. ValuEngine raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Royal Bank of Canada set a $140.00 price objective on Rockwell Collins and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, November 12th. Canaccord Genuity cut their price objective on Rockwell Collins from $140.00 to $137.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 30th. Finally, Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Friday, January 26th.
In related news, CFO Patrick E. Allen sold 25,410 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.02, for a total transaction of $3,430,858.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Robert A. Sturgell sold 1,734 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $132.10, for a total value of $229,061.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 38,065 shares of company stock worth $5,120,819 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.
Rockwell Collins (COL) opened at $134.68 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.56 and a quick ratio of 0.73. Rockwell Collins has a 1 year low of $90.07 and a 1 year high of $139.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,060.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.03, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.72.
Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 26th. The aerospace company reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.53 by $0.06. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 19.58% and a net margin of 10.99%. The business had revenue of $2.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.20 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 68.6% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Rockwell Collins will post 7.12 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 9th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.98%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio is presently 24.54%.
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Rockwell Collins Company Profile
Rockwell Collins, Inc designs, produces and supports communications and aviation systems for commercial and military customers. The Company provides information management services through voice and data communication networks and solutions across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial Systems, Government Systems and Information Management Services.
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