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

Headlines about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the aerospace company an impact score of 46.9141997970456 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on COL. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 3rd. ValuEngine lowered Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 11th. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $135.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Friday, July 27th. Sixteen analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, Rockwell Collins has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $137.90.

Shares of COL opened at $137.01 on Tuesday. Rockwell Collins has a fifty-two week low of $127.16 and a fifty-two week high of $139.63. The stock has a market capitalization of $22.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.28, a PEG ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a quick ratio of 0.84, a current ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.89 by ($0.16). Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 17.75% and a net margin of 11.70%. The firm had revenue of $2.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.23 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.64 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Rockwell Collins will post 7.15 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 10th. Investors of record on Monday, August 20th will be issued a $0.33 dividend. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 17th. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 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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