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NYSE:ROKRockwell Automation Stock Price, Forecast & News

$212.28
+0.84 (+0.40 %)
(As of 07/8/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$210.75
Now: $212.28
$213.06
50-Day Range
$202.19
MA: $211.54
$227.39
52-Week Range
$115.38
Now: $212.28
$230.71
Volume593,500 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$24.59 billion
P/E Ratio35.03
Dividend Yield1.93%
Beta1.5
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: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.98 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.69 billion
Cash Flow$10.04 per share
Book Value$3.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$695.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees23,000
Market Cap$24.59 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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ROK stock has increased by 33.4% and is now trading at $212.28. 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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 28th. The industrial products company reported $2.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.82 by $0.61. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.68 billion for 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 business's revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.04 EPS. View Rockwell Automation's earnings history.

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. Investors of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $1.02 per share on Thursday, September 10th. This represents a $4.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 14th. View Rockwell Automation's dividend history.

How will Rockwell Automation's stock buyback program work?

Rockwell Automation declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, September 6th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 4.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Rockwell Automation issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $6.90-7.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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 12 month price objectives for Rockwell Automation's stock. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $250.00. On average, they expect Rockwell Automation's stock price to reach $192.06 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.5%. View analysts' price targets for Rockwell Automation.

Has Rockwell Automation been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about ROK stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Rockwell Automation earned a news impact score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about Rockwell Automation.

Are investors shorting Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,930,000 shares, a drop of 13.1% from the June 15th total of 3,370,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,140,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.6% 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.11%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.10%), Robecosam AG (0.05%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (0.01%). 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. 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 Robecosam AG, DNB Asset Management AS, and Riverbridge Partners LLC. 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, John M Miller, 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 institutional investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, OmniStar Financial Group Inc., Clarius Group LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Modus Advisors LLC, and Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. 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 $212.28.

How big of a company is Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $24.59 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 7/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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