Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) VP Douglas E. Stenske sold 3,287 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $135.00, for a total value of $443,745.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 8,776 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,184,760. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) traded up $0.06 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $134.89. The company had a trading volume of 1,125,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,760,557. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,084.30, a P/E ratio of 22.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 0.72. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $88.80 and a fifty-two week high of $136.50. 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 (NYSE:COL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.80. The business had revenue of $2.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.23 billion. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 22.00% and a net margin of 10.33%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 51.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.58 earnings per share. analysts expect that Rockwell Collins, Inc. will post 7.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 4th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were paid a $0.33 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.98%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 27.62%.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of COL. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in Rockwell Collins by 7.3% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 44,354 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $4,661,000 after purchasing an additional 3,028 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan lifted its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 28.3% in the second quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 5,300 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $557,000 after acquiring an additional 1,170 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 54.1% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 22,889 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $2,406,000 after acquiring an additional 8,039 shares during the last quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC lifted its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 26.2% in the second quarter. Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 1,480 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $156,000 after acquiring an additional 307 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in Rockwell Collins in the second quarter worth about $252,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 72.21% of the company’s stock.

COL has been the subject of several recent research reports. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Friday, September 1st. Vertical Research downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $143.00 to $140.00 in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Deutsche Bank downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $140.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Canaccord Genuity downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and raised their target price for the company from $125.00 to $140.00 in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $128.85.

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Rockwell Collins Company Profile

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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