Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH purchased a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 41,534 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,421,000.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in COL. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 4.3% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 475,198 shares of the company’s stock worth $46,173,000 after acquiring an additional 19,513 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can grew its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 17.8% during the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 110,551 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,617,000 after acquiring an additional 16,744 shares during the last quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC grew its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 42.1% during the second quarter. Gateway Investment Advisers LLC now owns 12,255 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,288,000 after acquiring an additional 3,631 shares during the last quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. grew its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 213.0% during the second quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 24,729 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,598,000 after acquiring an additional 16,829 shares during the last quarter. Finally, NEXT Financial Group Inc grew its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 35.7% during the second quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 950 shares of the company’s stock worth $100,000 after acquiring an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.06% of the company’s stock.

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Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a $96.00 price target on shares of Rockwell Collins and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $115.00 target price (up previously from $108.00) on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Vetr upgraded shares of Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $166.10 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, August 21st. Canaccord Genuity lowered shares of Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Wolfe Research lowered shares of Rockwell Collins from an “outperform” rating to a “peer perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Rockwell Collins currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 128.85 ($1.69).

In other Rockwell Collins news, VP Tatum J. Buse sold 19,170 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 135.36 ($1.78), for a total transaction of £25,948.51 ($34,129.31). Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 3,722 shares of the company’s stock, valued at £5,038.10 ($6,626.46). The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Harlan Donnley Meade acquired 1,666,667 shares of Rockwell Collins stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 0.06 ($0.00) per share, with a total value of £1,000 ($1,315.27). Insiders have sold 527,680 shares of company stock valued at $71,420,546 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) traded up GBX 0.09 ($0.00) during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 133.58 ($1.76). 715,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,831,702. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a 52 week low of GBX 85.11 ($1.12) and a 52 week high of GBX 136.50 ($1.80). The stock has a market capitalization of $21,700.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.34, a PEG ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 0.73.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The company reported GBX 1.80 ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 1.80 ($0.02). Rockwell Collins had a net margin of 10.33% and a return on equity of 22.00%. The company had revenue of GBX 219.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of GBX 222.97 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.58 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 51.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Rockwell Collins, Inc. will post 7.18 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 10th. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio is presently 27.62%.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL)

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