NYSE:ROK - Rockwell Automation Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $172.38 +0.47 (+0.27 %) (As of 08/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$171.91Today's Range$171.19 - $173.6052-Week Range$155.81 - $210.72Volume807,300 shsAverage Volume1.06 million shsMarket Capitalization$21.34 billionP/E Ratio25.58Dividend Yield2.12%Beta1.23 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 various 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, and mining and metal 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. Receive ROK News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ROK and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment SectorIndustrial Products SymbolNYSE:ROK CUSIP77390310 Webwww.rockwellautomation.com Phone414-382-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.85 Current Ratio1.93 Quick Ratio1.60 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.58 Forward P/E Ratio21.49 P/E Growth1.86 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.31 billion Price / Sales3.36 Cash Flow$8.1196 per share Price / Cash21.23 Book Value$20.75 per share Price / Book8.31 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.76 Net Income$825.70 million Net Margins5.97% Return on Equity48.24% Return on Assets14.85% Miscellaneous Employees22,000 Outstanding Shares123,170,000Market Cap$21.34 billion Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) Frequently Asked Questions What is Rockwell Automation's stock symbol? Rockwell Automation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ROK." How often does Rockwell Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rockwell Automation? Rockwell Automation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 6th. Investors of record on Monday, August 13th will be given a dividend of $0.92 per share on Monday, September 10th. This represents a $3.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 10th. View Rockwell Automation's Dividend History. How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work? Rockwell Automation declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter? Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The industrial products company reported $2.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.04 by $0.12. The industrial products company earned $1.70 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.70 billion. Rockwell Automation had a return on equity of 48.24% and a net margin of 5.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.76 earnings per share. View Rockwell Automation's Earnings History. When is Rockwell Automation's next earnings date? Rockwell Automation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Rockwell Automation. What guidance has Rockwell Automation issued on next quarter's earnings? Rockwell Automation updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.90-8.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $7.88. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $6.70 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.70 billion. What price target have analysts set for ROK? 14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Rockwell Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $156.00 to $210.00. On average, they anticipate Rockwell Automation's stock price to reach $185.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Rockwell Automation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rockwell Automation? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rockwell Automation in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 11 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rockwell Automation. Who are some of Rockwell Automation's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Rockwell Automation include Trimble (TRMB), MEGGITT PLC/ADR (MEGGY), Cubic (CUB), Abaxis (ABAX), FARO Technologies (FARO), Nanometrics (NANO), MTS Systems (MTSC), Oxford Instruments (OXINF), Geospace Technologies (GEOS), Know Labs (KNWN), Image Sensing Systems (ISNS), Cemtrex (CETX), Mikros Systems (MKRS), Sierra Monitor (SRMC) and Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC). Who are Rockwell Automation's key executives? Rockwell Automation's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Blake D. Moret, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)Mr. Patrick P. Goris, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47)Dr. Sujeet Chand Ph.D., CTO & Sr. VP (Age 60)Mr. John P. McDermott, Sr. VP of Global Sales & Marketing (Age 60)Mr. Theodore D. Crandall, Sr. VP (Age 63) Has Rockwell Automation been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about ROK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Automation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.59 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Rockwell Automation. Who are Rockwell Automation's major shareholders? Rockwell Automation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.57%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.11%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.99%), Swedbank (0.89%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.76%) and Legal & General Group Plc (0.60%). Company insiders that own Rockwell Automation stock include Betty C Alewine, Blake D Moret, David M Dorgan, Douglas M Hagerman, Elik I Fooks, Frank C Kulaszewicz, John M Miller, John P Mcdermott, Keith D Nosbusch, Kenneth M Champa, Lawrence D Kingsley, Patrick P Goris, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, Susan Schmitt, Theodore D Crandall and William T Jr/Wi Mccormick. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Rockwell Automation. Which institutional investors are selling Rockwell Automation stock? ROK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janus Henderson Group PLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Rockwell Automation company stock in the last year include Blake D Moret, David M Dorgan, Elik I Fooks, Frank C Kulaszewicz, John M Miller, John P Mcdermott, Keith D Nosbusch, Patrick P Goris, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand and Theodore D Crandall. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rockwell Automation. Which institutional investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock? ROK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Cambiar Investors LLC, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Investec Asset Management LTD, Morgan Stanley, Baird Financial Group Inc. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rockwell Automation. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Rockwell Automation's stock price today? One share of ROK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.38. How big of a company is Rockwell Automation? Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $21.34 billion and generates $6.31 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $825.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.76 on an earnings per share basis. Rockwell Automation employs 22,000 workers across the globe. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Rockwell Automation (NYSE ROK)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 413 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 564 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 977MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Rockwell Automation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ROK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ROK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?