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NYSE:ROK

Rockwell Automation - ROK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$259.44
+0.62 (+0.24%)
(As of 08/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$256.36
$261.66
50-Day Range
$191.09
$258.82
52-Week Range
$190.08
$354.99
Volume
561,153 shs
Average Volume
891,715 shs
Market Capitalization
$29.95 billion
P/E Ratio
45.28
Dividend Yield
1.73%
Price Target
$251.35

Rockwell Automation MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.1% Downside
$251.35 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-1.16
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.40mentions of Rockwell Automation in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$448,306 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
18.40%
From $9.40 to $11.13 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.81 out of 5 stars

Industrial Products Sector

18th out of 189 stocks

Measuring & Controlling Devices, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

1st out of 10 stocks

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About Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) Stock

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation and digital transformation solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments, Intelligent Devices, Software & Control, and Lifecycle Services. Its solutions include hardware and software products, and services. The Intelligent Devices segment offers drives, motion, safety, sensing, industrial components, and configured-to-order products. The Software & Control segment provides control and visualization software and hardware, information software, digital twin and simulation software, and network and security infrastructure solutions. The Lifecycle Services segment provides consulting, professional services and solutions, and connected and maintenance services. The company sells its solutions primarily through independent distributors in relation with its direct sales force. It serves discrete end markets, including automotive, semiconductor, warehousing and logistics, and other discrete markets, as well as general industries comprising printing and publishing, marine, glass, fiber and textiles, airports, and aerospace; hybrid end markets, such as food and beverage, life sciences, household and personal care, and tire, as well as eco industrial, including water/wastewater, waste management, mass transit, and renewable energy; and process end markets comprising oil and gas, mining, metals, chemicals, pulp and paper, and others. Rockwell Automation, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on ROK. StockNews.com raised shares of Rockwell Automation from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, July 23rd. Credit Suisse Group set a $219.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Automation in a research note on Tuesday, July 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on shares of Rockwell Automation from $220.00 to $200.00 in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Mizuho reduced their target price on shares of Rockwell Automation from $215.00 to $200.00 and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a research note on Monday, July 18th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reduced their target price on shares of Rockwell Automation from $310.00 to $255.00 in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $251.35.

Rockwell Automation Stock Performance

Shares of ROK Stock traded up $1.87 on Tuesday, reaching $260.69. The stock had a trading volume of 7,711 shares, compared to its average volume of 964,007. The company has a quick ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. The firm's 50-day moving average is $217.34 and its two-hundred day moving average is $240.69. The firm has a market capitalization of $30.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.17, a P/E/G ratio of 2.83 and a beta of 1.47. Rockwell Automation has a 12 month low of $190.08 and a 12 month high of $354.99.

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The industrial products company reported $2.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.33 by $0.33. The company had revenue of $1.97 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.98 billion. Rockwell Automation had a net margin of 9.03% and a return on equity of 37.06%. Rockwell Automation's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.31 EPS. On average, research analysts expect that Rockwell Automation will post 9.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Rockwell Automation Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, September 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be issued a $1.12 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th. This represents a $4.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.72%. Rockwell Automation's dividend payout ratio is currently 78.18%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Rockwell Automation

In other Rockwell Automation news, VP John M. Miller sold 1,200 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $253.10, for a total value of $303,720.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 4,508 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,140,974.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In other Rockwell Automation news, VP John M. Miller sold 1,200 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $253.10, for a total value of $303,720.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 4,508 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,140,974.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Cyril Perducat sold 664 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $217.75, for a total transaction of $144,586.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 1,576 shares in the company, valued at approximately $343,174. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.68% of the company's stock.

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ROK Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/10 Dividend
5/13/2022
Dividend Payable
6/10/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/12 Dividend
8/12/2022
Today
8/17/2022
Dividend Payable
9/12/2022
Fiscal Year End
9/30/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
77390310
Employees
24,500
Year Founded
1903

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$251.35
High Stock Price Forecast
$390.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$185.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-3.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.17
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.36 billion
Pretax Margin
9.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$7.00 billion
Cash Flow
$11.25 per share
Book Value
$23.22 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
114,650,000
Market Cap
$29.95 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.47

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ROK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Rockwell Automation stock right now?

12 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rockwell Automation in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" ROK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ROK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Rockwell Automation's stock price forecast for 2022?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Rockwell Automation's stock. Their ROK share price forecasts range from $185.00 to $390.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $251.35 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.1%.
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How have ROK shares performed in 2022?

Rockwell Automation's stock was trading at $348.85 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, ROK stock has decreased by 25.6% and is now trading at $259.44.
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When is Rockwell Automation's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter?

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The industrial products company reported $2.66 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.33 by $0.33. The industrial products company earned $1.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.98 billion. Rockwell Automation had a net margin of 9.03% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 37.06%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.31 earnings per share.
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How often does Rockwell Automation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $1.12 per share on Monday, September 12th. This represents a $4.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 12th.
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Is Rockwell Automation a good dividend stock?

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) pays an annual dividend of $4.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 78.18%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, ROK will have a dividend payout ratio of 40.25% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work?

Rockwell Automation announced that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Tuesday, May 3rd 2022, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication 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 issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $9.30-$9.70 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.28. The company issued revenue guidance of $7.73 billion-$7.87 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.76 billion.

What is Blake Moret's approval rating as Rockwell Automation's CEO?

442 employees have rated Rockwell Automation Chief Executive Officer Blake Moret on Glassdoor.com. Blake Moret has an approval rating of 91% among the company's employees. This puts Blake Moret in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), Home Depot (HD) and Lockheed Martin (LMT).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.96%), Alecta Tjanstepension Omsesidigt (2.56%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.05%), Northern Trust Corp (1.10%), Lazard Asset Management LLC (1.02%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.93%). Insiders that own company stock include Blake D Moret, Brian A Shepherd, Christopher Nardecchia, Cyril Perducat, David M Dorgan, Elik I Fooks, Elik I Fooks, Ernest Nicolas, Francis Wlodarczyk, Frank C Kulaszewicz, Frank C Kulaszewicz, Isaac Woods, James Phillip Holloman, John A Genovesi, John M Miller, Patricia A Watson, Patrick P Goris, Rebecca W House, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, Terry L Riesterer and Thomas Donato.
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How do I buy shares of Rockwell Automation?

Shares of ROK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Rockwell Automation's stock price today?

One share of ROK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $259.44.

How much money does Rockwell Automation make?

Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) has a market capitalization of $29.95 billion and generates $7.00 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $1.36 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.73 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Rockwell Automation have?

The company employs 24,500 workers across the globe.

Does Rockwell Automation have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Rockwell Automation: ASEM, Anorad Corporation, Asem S.r.l, Automation Control Products, Avata, Avnet Cyber & Information Security, ESC Services, Emulate3D Ltd, Fiix Inc., Fiix Inc., Hiprom, ICS Triplex, Incuity Software, Jacobs Automation LLC, Kalypso, Kalypso LLC, Lektronix, MESTECH, MagneMotion Inc., Maverick Technologies, Maverick Technologies LLC, Odos Imaging, Oylo, Pavilion Technologies, Plex Systems Holdings Inc., Plex Systems Inc., Plex Systems., ProsCon Ltd, Rockwell Automation (China) Company Limited, Rockwell Automation Asia Pacific Business Center PTE. Ltd., Rockwell Automation Australia Ltd., Rockwell Automation B.V., Rockwell Automation Canada Holdings Inc., Rockwell Automation Canada Ltd., Rockwell Automation Chile S. A., Rockwell Automation Control Solutions (Harbin) Co. Ltd., Rockwell Automation Control Solutions (Shanghai) Limited, Rockwell Automation G.m.b.H., Rockwell Automation India Private Limited, Rockwell Automation International Holdings LLC, Rockwell Automation Korea Ltd, Rockwell Automation Limited, Rockwell Automation Manufacturing (Shanghai) Limited, Rockwell Automation Monterrey Manufacturing S de RL de CV, Rockwell Automation Proprietary Limited, Rockwell Automation Solutions G.m.b.H., Rockwell Automation Southeast Asia Pte. Ltd., Rockwell Automation Spolka Z Organiczona Odpowiedzialnoscia, Rockwell Automation Switzerland G.m.b.H, Rockwell Automation Technologies Inc., Rockwell Automation de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Rockwell Automation do Brasil Ltda., Rockwell Automation of Ohio Inc., Rutter Hinz Inc., Sensia Energy SA de CV, Sensia LLC, Sensia Limited, Sensia Netherlands B.V., Sensia UK Ltd, SoftSwitching Technologies, ThinManager, and vMonitor.
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When was Rockwell Automation founded?

Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903.

How can I contact Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation's mailing address is 1201 SOUTH SECOND STREET, MILWAUKEE WI, 53204. The official website for the company is www.rockwellautomation.com. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at (414) 382-2000, via email at njfranz@ra.rockwell.com, or via fax at 414-382-4444.

This page (NYSE:ROK) was last updated on 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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