Rockwell Collins (COL) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds

News headlines about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.725933972277 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Rockwell Collins (NYSE COL) traded up $0.14 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $136.52. 1,247,753 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,277,531. Rockwell Collins has a fifty-two week low of $95.62 and a fifty-two week high of $139.63. The stock has a market cap of $22,274.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.42, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.56 and a quick ratio of 0.73.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 26th. The aerospace company reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.06. Rockwell Collins had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 19.58%. The business had revenue of $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.20 EPS. Rockwell Collins’s revenue was up 68.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Rockwell Collins will post 7.23 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th were given a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 9th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.97%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 24.58%.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on COL shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Wells Fargo cut shares of Rockwell Collins from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity lowered their price target on shares of Rockwell Collins from $140.00 to $137.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 30th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Rockwell Collins currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $133.95.

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About Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins, Inc designs, produces and supports communications and aviation systems for commercial and military customers. The Company provides information management services through voice and data communication networks and solutions across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial Systems, Government Systems and Information Management Services.

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