Schroder Investment Management Group grew its holdings in shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 5.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 19,119 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after purchasing an additional 967 shares during the quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group’s holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $2,487,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in COL. FNY Partners Fund LP purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins in the 3rd quarter worth about $104,000. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 30.0% in the 2nd quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 1,001 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 231 shares during the last quarter. Highlander Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 106.0% in the 2nd quarter. Highlander Capital Management LLC now owns 1,024 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $108,000 after acquiring an additional 527 shares during the last quarter. Sun Life Financial INC increased its holdings in Rockwell Collins by 16,857.1% in the 2nd quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 1,187 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $125,000 after acquiring an additional 1,180 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acrospire Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins in the 2nd quarter worth about $137,000. 72.80% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on COL. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. ValuEngine lowered Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Vetr raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $166.10 target price for the company in a report on Monday, August 21st. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $140.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Friday, October 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seventeen have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Rockwell Collins presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $128.85.

In related news, VP Jeffrey D. Maclauchlan sold 7,634 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $133.24, for a total value of $1,017,154.16. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 9,179 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,223,009.96. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, VP Tatum J. Buse sold 19,170 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.36, for a total value of $2,594,851.20. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 3,722 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $503,809.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 543,115 shares of company stock valued at $73,475,644 in the last 90 days. 1.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE COL) opened at $134.21 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $22,040.03, a PE ratio of 22.51, a PEG ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 0.72. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.10. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a 12-month low of $88.80 and a 12-month high of $136.50.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.80. The firm 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.58 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Rockwell Collins, Inc. will post 7.18 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 4th. Investors of record on Monday, November 13th were given 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 payout ratio is 27.62%.

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Rockwell Collins 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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