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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Israel hails 'success' in blocking Iran's unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
Germany's Scholz arrives in China on a visit marked by trade tensions and Ukraine conflict
Diplomat tapped as Latvia's new foreign minister as incumbent quits following flights scandal
India's Modi vows to boost social spending, make country into a manufacturing hub ahead of election
Can homeless people be fined for sleeping outside? A rural Oregon city asks the US Supreme Court
The craze for Masters gnomes is growing. Little golf-centric statue is now a coveted collector item
Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy

Rockwell Automation (ROK) Competitors

$284.82
-3.70 (-1.28%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

ROK vs. XYL, IR, DOV, AXON, TS, HUBB, JCI, BALL, FERG, and IEX

Should you be buying Rockwell Automation stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Rockwell Automation include Xylem (XYL), Ingersoll Rand (IR), Dover (DOV), Axon Enterprise (AXON), Tenaris (TS), Hubbell (HUBB), Johnson Controls International (JCI), Ball (BALL), Ferguson (FERG), and IDEX (IEX). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Rockwell Automation vs.

Xylem (NYSE:XYL) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, media sentiment, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, community ranking and risk.

Rockwell Automation has a net margin of 13.35% compared to Rockwell Automation's net margin of 8.27%. Xylem's return on equity of 37.22% beat Rockwell Automation's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xylem8.27% 9.65% 5.79%
Rockwell Automation 13.35%37.22%11.84%

Rockwell Automation has higher revenue and earnings than Xylem. Rockwell Automation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Xylem, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Xylem$7.36B4.22$609M$2.7247.10
Rockwell Automation$9.06B3.60$1.39B$10.5127.10

88.0% of Xylem shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.8% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Xylem shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Xylem has a beta of 1.1, indicating that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.43, indicating that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Xylem pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Rockwell Automation pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Xylem pays out 52.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Rockwell Automation pays out 47.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Xylem has increased its dividend for 12 consecutive years and Rockwell Automation has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Rockwell Automation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Xylem currently has a consensus target price of $135.44, indicating a potential upside of 5.73%. Rockwell Automation has a consensus target price of $310.08, indicating a potential upside of 8.87%. Given Xylem's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Rockwell Automation is more favorable than Xylem.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xylem
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73
Rockwell Automation
2 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23

In the previous week, Rockwell Automation had 1 more articles in the media than Xylem. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Rockwell Automation and 15 mentions for Xylem. Rockwell Automation's average media sentiment score of 0.68 beat Xylem's score of 0.35 indicating that Xylem is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Xylem
8 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Rockwell Automation
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Rockwell Automation received 95 more outperform votes than Xylem when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.78% of users gave Xylem an outperform vote while only 55.24% of users gave Rockwell Automation an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
XylemOutperform Votes
511
62.78%
Underperform Votes
303
37.22%
Rockwell AutomationOutperform Votes
606
55.24%
Underperform Votes
491
44.76%

Summary

Rockwell Automation beats Xylem on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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ROK vs. The Competition

MetricRockwell AutomationMeasuring & controlling devices IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$32.64B$22.97B$9.17B$17.36B
Dividend Yield1.76%1.01%2.05%3.54%
P/E Ratio27.1021.5620.8824.07
Price / Sales3.604.546.479.10
Price / Cash18.0335.8816.5717.52
Price / Book8.744.503.675.09
Net Income$1.39B$633.03M$461.92M$972.03M
7 Day Performance2.00%-2.67%-2.69%-2.61%
1 Month Performance1.72%-4.46%0.37%-0.22%
1 Year Performance2.71%27.05%9.49%114.25%

Rockwell Automation Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
XYL
Xylem
4.5753 of 5 stars
$128.93
+0.9%
$134.00
+3.9%
+22.5%$31.25B$7.36B47.402,300News Coverage
IR
Ingersoll Rand
3.7099 of 5 stars
$93.50
-0.5%
$89.67
-4.1%
+64.2%$37.72B$6.88B49.2118,000Short Interest ↑
DOV
Dover
4.4843 of 5 stars
$177.32
+0.7%
$173.60
-2.1%
+16.7%$24.19B$8.44B23.5825,000Short Interest ↓
AXON
Axon Enterprise
2.2549 of 5 stars
$311.27
+0.0%
$301.73
-3.1%
+39.2%$23.49B$1.56B135.344,260Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
TS
Tenaris
0.6156 of 5 stars
$39.58
-1.4%
$41.27
+4.3%
+28.8%$23.36B$14.87B5.9629,134
HUBB
Hubbell
2.6716 of 5 stars
$409.33
-1.5%
$383.57
-6.3%
+77.3%$21.95B$5.37B29.1318,317
JCI
Johnson Controls International
4.3004 of 5 stars
$65.66
+1.2%
$64.08
-2.4%
+13.5%$44.19B$26.79B21.39100,000News Coverage
BALL
Ball
3.0468 of 5 stars
$67.36
+1.1%
$65.58
-2.6%
+26.6%$21.26B$14.03B30.0721,000Analyst Report
FERG
Ferguson
1.1215 of 5 stars
$221.93
-0.7%
$166.50
-25.0%
+68.4%$45.01B$29.73B25.8135,000
IEX
IDEX
4.3077 of 5 stars
$241.58
+1.1%
$238.00
-1.5%
+5.1%$18.29B$3.27B30.818,800Short Interest ↓

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