Capital Analysts LLC grew its holdings in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 15.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 24,069 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,297 shares during the period. Capital Analysts LLC’s holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $3,146,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Rockwell Collins by 27.0% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 16,019,594 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,683,340,000 after purchasing an additional 3,410,680 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Rockwell Collins by 27.9% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,315,505 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,189,034,000 after acquiring an additional 2,466,370 shares during the period. State Street Corp lifted its position in Rockwell Collins by 21.9% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 7,140,178 shares of the company’s stock valued at $750,304,000 after purchasing an additional 1,281,647 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its position in Rockwell Collins by 25.4% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,238,235 shares of the company’s stock valued at $445,354,000 after purchasing an additional 857,884 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. lifted its position in Rockwell Collins by 76.0% during the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 2,999,186 shares of the company’s stock valued at $315,130,000 after purchasing an additional 1,295,052 shares in the last quarter. 78.06% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) traded up GBX 0.09 ($0.00) during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 133.58 ($1.76). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 715,000 shares, 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 company has a market capitalization of $21,700.00, a PE ratio of 22.34, a P/E/G ratio of 1.60 and a beta of 0.73.

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

The business 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. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 10th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.99%. Rockwell Collins’s payout ratio is currently 27.62%.

In related news, CEO Robert Kelly Ortberg sold 395,110 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 135.35 ($1.78), for a total value of £534,781.39 ($703,382.07). The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Harlan Donnley Meade acquired 1,666,667 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 0.06 ($0.00) per share, for a total transaction of £1,000 ($1,315.27). In the last three months, insiders sold 529,847 shares of company stock worth $71,710,729. 1.50% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Several equities analysts recently weighed in on COL shares. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $120.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their target price on Rockwell Collins from $93.00 to $140.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 15th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $115.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Sunday, September 3rd. Buckingham Research reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Drexel Hamilton downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have given a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 128.85 ($1.69).

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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