Press coverage about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a media sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.2534952012492 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- ETFs with exposure to Rockwell Collins, Inc. : December 25, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
- Form 425 ROCKWELL COLLINS INC Filed by: ROCKWELL COLLINS INC – StreetInsider.com (streetinsider.com)
- 5 Top Dividend Stocks to Ride the Tax Reform Rally (finance.yahoo.com)
- Boeing Aims to Bulk Up With Embraer’s Small Jets (msn.com)
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on COL shares. ValuEngine raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $151.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Drexel Hamilton cut Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Canaccord Genuity cut Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Deutsche Bank cut Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $140.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $128.85.
Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.80. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 22.00% and a net margin of 10.33%. The company had revenue of $2.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.23 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.58 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 51.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts predict that Rockwell Collins will post 7.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.62%.
In other Rockwell Collins news, CEO Robert Kelly Ortberg sold 395,110 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.35, for a total transaction of $53,478,138.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Tatum J. Buse sold 19,170 shares of Rockwell Collins stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $135.36, for a total value of $2,594,851.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 3,722 shares in the company, valued at approximately $503,809.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 571,812 shares of company stock worth $77,350,247. Corporate insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.
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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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