Rockwell Collins (COL) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.22

Media headlines about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 47.4174358522097 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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Several research firms have commented on COL. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $143.00 price objective on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Friday, April 6th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Cowen restated a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price target on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity decreased their price target on shares of Rockwell Collins from $140.00 to $137.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have assigned a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $134.13.

COL traded up $0.36 on Friday, hitting $136.34. 1,343,513 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,432,586. Rockwell Collins has a 12 month low of $102.15 and a 12 month high of $139.63. The company has a quick ratio of 0.79, a current ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.33 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.17, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 0.71.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.81 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.75 by $0.06. Rockwell Collins had a net margin of 10.72% and a return on equity of 18.20%. The business had revenue of $2.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.16 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.34 earnings per share. Rockwell Collins’s revenue was up 62.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts anticipate that Rockwell Collins will post 7.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, June 4th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, May 14th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio is 21.46%.

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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