News stories about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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 coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the aerospace company an impact score of 45.6236080348416 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Shares of Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) traded up $0.55 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $137.40. The stock had a trading volume of 993,317 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,224,600. 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 has a 1-year low of $88.80 and a 1-year high of $138.19. The firm has a market cap of $22,510.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.74, a PEG ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.72.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last issued its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.80 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $1.80. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 22.00% and a net margin of 10.33%. The business had revenue of $2.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.23 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.58 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 51.8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Rockwell Collins will post 7.17 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Wells Fargo & Co cut Rockwell Collins from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research cut Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Royal Bank of Canada set a $140.00 price objective on Rockwell Collins and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Sunday, November 12th. Credit Suisse Group cut Rockwell Collins from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $140.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $140.00 price objective on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Friday, October 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have given a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Rockwell Collins has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $129.01.

In other news, VP Robert A. Sturgell sold 1,734 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.10, for a total transaction of $229,061.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Patrick E. Allen sold 35,000 shares of Rockwell Collins stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.34, for a total value of $4,736,900.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 571,812 shares of company stock worth $77,350,247 in the last three months. Corporate insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.

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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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