NYSE:ROK - Rockwell Automation Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $171.60 -1.10 (-0.64 %) (As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$171.60Today's Range$170.86 - $174.2352-Week Range$153.67 - $209.38Volume760,090 shsAverage Volume1.27 million shsMarket Capitalization$20.71 billionP/E Ratio21.16Dividend Yield2.26%Beta1.28 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions 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 Current SymbolNYSE:ROK Previous Symbol CUSIP77390310 Webwww.rockwellautomation.com Phone414-382-2000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76 Current Ratio1.27 Quick Ratio1.66 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio21.16 Forward P/E Ratio19.07 P/E Growth1.64 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$6.67 billion Price / Sales3.11 Cash Flow$9.7059 per share Price / Cash17.68 Book Value$13.40 per share Price / Book12.81 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.11 Net Income$535.50 million Net Margins8.03% Return on Equity57.53% Return on Assets16.00% Miscellaneous Employees22,000 Outstanding Shares120,680,000Market Cap$20.71 billion OptionableOptionable 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.97 per share on Monday, December 10th. This represents a $3.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. This is a boost from Rockwell Automation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.92. View Rockwell Automation's Dividend History. How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work? Rockwell Automation announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, September 6th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter? Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The industrial products company reported $2.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.02 by $0.09. The industrial products company earned $1.73 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.77 billion. Rockwell Automation had a net margin of 8.03% and a return on equity of 57.53%. Rockwell Automation's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.69 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, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Rockwell Automation. What guidance has Rockwell Automation issued on next quarter's earnings? Rockwell Automation updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.85-9.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $9.00. The company issued revenue guidance of $6.85-7.05 billion (+2.7-5.7%), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $7.04 billion. What price target have analysts set for ROK? 15 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Rockwell Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $150.00 to $205.00. On average, they anticipate Rockwell Automation's stock price to reach $179.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Rockwell Automation. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Rockwell Automation? 15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Rockwell Automation in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Rockwell Automation. Has Rockwell Automation been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about ROK stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rockwell Automation earned a news sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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), MTS Systems (MTSC), FARO Technologies (FARO), Nanometrics (NANO), Oxford Instruments (OXINF), Geospace Technologies (GEOS), Know Labs (KNWN), Image Sensing Systems (ISNS), Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC), Sierra Monitor (SRMC), Mikros Systems (MKRS), Cemtrex (CETX) and Mechanical Technology (MKTY). 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) Who are Rockwell Automation's major shareholders? Rockwell Automation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.28%), Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (2.22%), Capital World Investors (1.90%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.50%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.19%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (1.12%). 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 major investors are selling Rockwell Automation stock? ROK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, BlackRock Inc., Putnam Investments LLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Korea Investment CORP. 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, Susan Schmitt and Theodore D Crandall. View Insider Buying and Selling for Rockwell Automation. Which major investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock? ROK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Credit Suisse AG, Victory Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Man Group plc, Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and Franklin Resources Inc.. 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 $171.60. How big of a company is Rockwell Automation? Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $20.71 billion and generates $6.67 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $535.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.11 on an earnings per share basis. Rockwell Automation employs 22,000 workers across the globe. What is Rockwell Automation's official website? The official website for Rockwell Automation is http://www.rockwellautomation.com. How can I contact Rockwell Automation? Rockwell Automation's mailing address is 1201 SOUTH 2ND 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: 445 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 595 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,040MarketBeat'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. 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