Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Rockwell Collins (COL) Share Price

Media stories about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.8080482805534 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Rockwell Collins traded up $0.01, reaching $135.20, during midday trading on Tuesday, Marketbeat reports. The stock had a trading volume of 1,457,857 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,334,533. Rockwell Collins has a 1-year low of $134.89 and a 1-year high of $135.64. The firm has a market cap of $22.06 billion, a PE ratio of 21.98, a P/E/G ratio of 1.76 and a beta of 0.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a current ratio of 1.61.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.06. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 18.20% and a net margin of 10.72%. The business had revenue of $2.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.16 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.34 EPS. Rockwell Collins’s revenue for the quarter was up 62.4% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that Rockwell Collins will post 7.21 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 4th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a $0.33 dividend. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio is presently 21.46%.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $155.00 price target on the stock in a report on Tuesday, February 27th. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Wells Fargo lowered Rockwell Collins from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity cut their target price on Rockwell Collins from $140.00 to $137.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Rockwell Collins presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $134.13.

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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