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NYSE:ROKRockwell Automation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$232.18
+2.86 (+1.25 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$230.02
Now: $232.18
$238.49
50-Day Range
$205.03
MA: $216.89
$229.32
52-Week Range
$115.38
Now: $232.18
$238.49
Volume909,061 shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.93 billion
P/E Ratio35.23
Dividend Yield1.78%
Beta1.49
Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation and information solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software; and Control Products & Solutions. The Architecture & Software segment provides control platforms, including controllers, electronic operator interface devices, electronic input/output devices, communication and networking products, and industrial computers that perform multiple control disciplines and monitoring of applications, such as discrete, batch and continuous process, drives control, motion control, and machine safety control. This segment also offers configuration and visualization software, which is used to operate and supervise control platforms, process control software, and manufacturing execution systems and information solution software to enhance productivity and meet regulatory requirements; and other products comprising sensors, machine safety components, and linear motion control products. The Control Products & Solutions segment offers low and medium voltage electro-mechanical and electronic motor starters, motor and circuit protection devices, AC/DC variable frequency drives, push buttons, signaling devices, termination and protection devices, relays, and timers; and packaged solutions, such as configured drives and motor control centers to automation and information solutions. This segment also offers life-cycle support services, such as technical support and repair, asset management, training, maintenance, and safety and network consulting services. The company's brands include Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software. It serves food and beverage, home and personal care, life sciences, automotive and tire, oil and gas, mining, metal, and chemicals industries through independent distributors and direct sales force in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Rockwell Automation, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.99 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP77390310
Phone414-382-2000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.69 billion
Cash Flow$10.53 per share
Book Value$3.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$695.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,000
Market Cap$26.93 billion
Next Earnings Date11/10/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$232.18
+2.86 (+1.25 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Rockwell Automation's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Rockwell Automation's stock was trading at $159.09 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ROK stock has increased by 45.9% and is now trading at $232.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Rockwell Automation?

20 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rockwell Automation in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Rockwell Automation's next earnings date?

Rockwell Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 10th 2020.
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How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter?

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 28th. The industrial products company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.13 by $0.14. The industrial products company earned $1.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.39 billion. Rockwell Automation had a net margin of 11.85% and a return on equity of 105.45%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 16.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.40 EPS.
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How often does Rockwell Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $1.02 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $4.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 14th.
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How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work?

Rockwell Automation announced that its board has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, September 6th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Rockwell Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rockwell Automation issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.40-7.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.37. The company issued revenue guidance of down ~5.5% yr/yr to ~$6.37 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.31 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ROK?

20 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Rockwell Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $252.00. On average, they anticipate Rockwell Automation's stock price to reach $202.19 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.9%.
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Has Rockwell Automation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ROK stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Rockwell Automation earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,580,000 shares, a drop of 8.8% from the July 15th total of 2,830,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 959,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.2% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Rockwell Automation's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Rockwell Automation own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Rockwell Automation investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS), AbbVie (ABBV), Micron Technology (MU), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are Rockwell Automation's key executives?

Rockwell Automation's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Blake D. Moret, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Patrick P. Goris, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47)
  • Dr. Sujeet Chand Ph.D., CTO & Sr. VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. Frank C. Kulaszewicz, Sr. VP and Head of Control Products & Solutions segment (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael Laszkiewicz, Sr. VP of Operations & Engineering Services (Age 59)

What is Rockwell Automation's stock symbol?

Rockwell Automation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ROK."

Who are Rockwell Automation's major shareholders?

Rockwell Automation's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.52%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (1.19%), Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. (0.69%), Swiss National Bank (0.40%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.37%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (0.24%). Company insiders that own Rockwell Automation stock include Blake D Moret, David M Dorgan, Elik I Fooks, Ernest Nicolas, Francis Wlodarczyk, Frank C Kulaszewicz, James Phillip Holloman, John A Genovesi, John M Miller, Keith D Nosbusch, Michael Laszkiewicz, Patrick P Goris, Rebecca W House, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, Susan Schmitt, Terry L Riesterer and Theodore D Crandall.
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Which institutional investors are selling Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Wafra Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Ardevora Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Rockwell Automation company stock in the last year include Blake D Moret, David M Dorgan, Elik I Fooks, Ernest Nicolas, Francis Wlodarczyk, Frank C Kulaszewicz, James Phillip Holloman, John A Genovesi, Patrick P Goris, Rebecca W House, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, and Terry L Riesterer.
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Which institutional investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Meritage Portfolio Management, and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Rockwell Automation?

Shares of ROK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Rockwell Automation's stock price today?

One share of ROK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $232.18.

How big of a company is Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $26.93 billion and generates $6.69 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $695.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.67 on an earnings per share basis. Rockwell Automation employs 23,000 workers across the globe.

What is Rockwell Automation's official website?

The official website for Rockwell Automation is www.rockwellautomation.com.

How can I contact Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation's mailing address is 1201 SOUTH SECOND STREET, MILWAUKEE WI, 53204. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 414-382-2000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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