Rockwell Collins, Inc. (COL) Stake Lessened by GAM Holding AG

GAM Holding AG cut its holdings in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 52.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 57,914 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after selling 64,198 shares during the period. GAM Holding AG’s holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $8,135,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in COL. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Rockwell Collins by 9.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,207,554 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $1,778,795,000 after acquiring an additional 1,147,095 shares in the last quarter. Natixis grew its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 419.9% during the second quarter. Natixis now owns 1,178,779 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $158,758,000 after purchasing an additional 952,064 shares during the period. Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P bought a new position in Rockwell Collins during the second quarter valued at $66,958,000. Hsbc Holdings PLC grew its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 125.5% during the third quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 689,995 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $96,923,000 after purchasing an additional 383,977 shares during the period. Finally, United Services Automobile Association grew its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 564.9% during the second quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 429,521 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $9,510,000 after purchasing an additional 364,918 shares during the period. 68.70% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

COL has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 1st. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Monday, September 17th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $141.25.

Shares of NYSE COL opened at $141.04 on Friday. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a 1-year low of $125.04 and a 1-year high of $142.98. The firm has a market cap of $23.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.93, a PEG ratio of 1.73 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.65 and a quick ratio of 0.84.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 21.46%.

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Rockwell Collins Company Profile

Rockwell Collins, Inc designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation systems worldwide. The company's Interior Systems segment offers commercial aircraft seats; galley structures, food and beverage preparation equipment, and water and waste systems; oxygen and passenger service equipment; cabin lighting systems; and business jet and general aviation interior products.

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