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NYSE:ROKRockwell Automation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$216.40
-2.84 (-1.30 %)
(As of 05/28/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$216.02
Now: $216.40
$221.31
50-Day Range
$158.95
MA: $184.35
$219.24
52-Week Range
$115.38
Now: $216.40
$221.31
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.06 billion
P/E Ratio35.71
Dividend Yield1.86%
Beta1.47
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: 2.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.15 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.69 billion
Cash Flow$10.02 per share
Book Value$8.10 per share

Profitability

Net Income$695.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,000
Market Cap$25.06 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ROK shares have increased by 36.0% and is now trading at $216.40. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Rockwell Automation?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rockwell Automation in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Rockwell Automation.

When is Rockwell Automation's next earnings date?

Rockwell Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Rockwell Automation.

How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter?

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 28th. The industrial products company reported $2.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.82 by $0.61. The industrial products company earned $1.68 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.61 billion. Rockwell Automation had a return on equity of 118.85% and a net margin of 10.54%. The firm's revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.04 earnings per share. View Rockwell Automation's earnings history.

How often does Rockwell Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 7th. Investors of record on Monday, May 18th will be paid a dividend of $1.02 per share on Wednesday, June 10th. This represents a $4.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 15th. View Rockwell Automation's dividend history.

How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work?

Rockwell Automation announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, September 6th 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 repurchase up to 4.5% 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.

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

Rockwell Automation updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.90-7.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.87. The company issued revenue guidance of decline of 3-6.5% to $6.26-6.46 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.20 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ROK?

19 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Rockwell Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Rockwell Automation's share price to reach $187.65 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.3%. View analysts' price targets for Rockwell Automation.

Has Rockwell Automation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about ROK stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Rockwell Automation earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutRockwell Automation.

Are investors shorting Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,200,000 shares, an increase of 12.3% from the April 15th total of 2,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,220,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.6 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Rockwell Automation's Current Options Chain.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), Starbucks (SBUX), AbbVie (ABBV) 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.19%), State Street Corp (4.17%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.60%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.92%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.86%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (1.79%). 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 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. View institutional ownership trends for Rockwell Automation.

Which major investors are selling Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Two Sigma Advisers LP, APG Asset Management N.V., Swedbank, Fred Alger Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Schroder Investment Management Group. 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 M Miller, Michael Laszkiewicz, Patrick P Goris, Rebecca W House, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, and Terry L Riesterer. View insider buying and selling activity for Rockwell Automation.

Which major investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Capital World Investors, Impax Asset Management Group plc, and Mackenzie Financial Corp. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Rockwell Automation's stock price today?

One share of ROK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $216.40.

How big of a company is Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $25.06 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 5/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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