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Rockwell Automation Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.50 (-0.19 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $255.93
50-Day Range
MA: $244.58
52-Week Range
Now: $255.93
Volume243,785 shs
Average Volume885,682 shs
Market Capitalization$29.73 billion
P/E Ratio38.84
Dividend Yield1.67%
Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation and digital transformation solutions. The company operates in two segments, Architecture & Software, and Control Products & Solutions. The Architecture & Software segment offers a portfolio of automation and information platforms, including hardware and software. Its products include programmable automation controllers; design, visualization, and simulation software; and human machine interface products, networking products, industrial computers, sensing devices, machine safety devices, motion control products, and independent cart technology products. This segment also offers manufacturing execution system and analytics software to enhance operational productivity and meet regulatory requirements. The Control Products & Solutions segment provides low and medium voltage electro-mechanical and electronic motor starters, AC/DC variable frequency drives, motor control and circuit protection devices, operator and signaling devices, termination and protection devices, relays and timers, and electrical control accessories. This segment also offers pre-configured line and load power solutions, packaged drives, motor control centers, and intelligent packaged power and engineered to order automation equipment solutions; and professional lifecycle services, such as safety, security, and digital transformation consulting, as well as automation and information project delivery capabilities, plant network, cloud, cybersecurity, asset management and predictive analytics, and remote, on-site, and managed support services. The company primarily serves a range of industries, which include the automotive, semiconductor, and warehousing and logistics; food and beverage, and life sciences; and oil and gas, metals, and chemicals through independent distributors and direct sales force worldwide. Rockwell Automation, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.13 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryElectrical Components & Equipment



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.69 billion
Cash Flow$10.62 per share
Book Value$3.45 per share


Net Income$695.80 million


Market Cap$29.73 billion
Next Earnings Date2/3/2021 (Estimated)
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Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Rockwell Automation's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Rockwell Automation's stock was trading at $159.09 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ROK stock has increased by 60.9% and is now trading at $255.93.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Rockwell Automation?

20 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 8 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Rockwell Automation?

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When is Rockwell Automation's next earnings date?

Rockwell Automation is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 3rd 2021.
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How were Rockwell Automation's earnings last quarter?

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) released its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, November, 15th. The industrial products company reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.77 by $0.10. The industrial products company had revenue of $1.57 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.58 billion. Rockwell Automation had a return on equity of 105.45% and a net margin of 11.85%. The firm's revenue was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $2.01 EPS.
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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, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $1.07 per share on Thursday, December 10th. This represents a $4.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 13th. This is a positive change from Rockwell Automation's previous quarterly dividend of $1.02.
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What guidance has Rockwell Automation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Rockwell Automation issued an update on its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $8.45-8.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.98. The company issued revenue guidance of +6-9% yr/yr to $6.71-6.90, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $6.64 billion.

What price target have analysts set for ROK?

20 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Rockwell Automation's shares. Their forecasts range from $120.00 to $288.00. On average, they expect Rockwell Automation's share price to reach $224.63 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.2%.
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Are investors shorting Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation saw a decrease in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,210,000 shares, a decrease of 20.2% from the October 15th total of 2,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 571,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The Walt Disney (DIS), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), AbbVie (ABBV), The Home Depot (HD) and Lockheed Martin (LMT).

Who are Rockwell Automation's key executives?

Rockwell Automation's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Blake D. Moret, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 57, Pay $2.31M)
  • Ms. Rebecca W. House, Sr. VP, Chief Admin. & Legal Officer and Sec. (Age 47, Pay $872.79k)
  • Mr. Frank C. Kulaszewicz, Sr. VP of Lifecycle Services (Age 56, Pay $1.12M)
  • Mr. Francis S. Wlodarczyk, Sr. VP (Age 55, Pay $853.46k)
  • Mr. Steven W. Etzel, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Dr. Sujeet Chand Ph.D., CTO & Sr. VP (Age 62)
  • Mr. Christopher Nardecchia, Interim Sr. VP of Software & Control and Chief Information Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Jessica Kourakos, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Patricia Contreras, VP of Global Public Affairs
  • Mr. Thomas Donato, Sr. VP of Global Sales & Marketing (Age 48)

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.27%), State Street Corp (4.13%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.64%), UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.73%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (0.64%). Company insiders that own Rockwell Automation stock include Blake D Moret, Christopher Nardecchia, David M Dorgan, Elik I Fooks, Ernest Nicolas, Francis Wlodarczyk, Frank C Kulaszewicz, Isaac Woods, 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, Terry L Riesterer and Theodore D Crandall.
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Which institutional investors are selling Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Sei Investments Co., Cambiar Investors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Rockwell Automation company stock in the last year include Blake D Moret, Christopher Nardecchia, Elik I Fooks, Ernest Nicolas, Francis Wlodarczyk, Frank C Kulaszewicz, Isaac Woods, James Phillip Holloman, John A Genovesi, Patrick P Goris, Rebecca W House, Robert B Murphy, Steven W Etzel, Sujeet Chand, and Terry L Riesterer.
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Which institutional investors are buying Rockwell Automation stock?

ROK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Alleghany Corp DE, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., BlackRock Inc., and Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc..
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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 $255.93.

How big of a company is Rockwell Automation?

Rockwell Automation has a market capitalization of $29.73 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 23,500 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 11/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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