Telemus Capital LLC lifted its position in shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 281.9% during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 6,974 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,148 shares during the period. Telemus Capital LLC’s holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $946,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins during the third quarter worth approximately $100,000. FNY Partners Fund LP acquired a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins during the third quarter worth approximately $104,000. Highlander Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 106.0% during the second quarter. Highlander Capital Management LLC now owns 1,024 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $108,000 after purchasing an additional 527 shares during the period. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins during the fourth quarter worth approximately $130,000. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its position in shares of Rockwell Collins by 1,010.1% during the fourth quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 1,099 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $149,000 after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the period. 72.23% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, CEO Robert Kelly Ortberg sold 395,110 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.35, for a total transaction of $53,478,138.50. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Tatum J. Buse sold 19,170 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $135.36, for a total value of $2,594,851.20. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 3,722 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $503,809.92. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 571,812 shares of company stock valued at $77,350,247 over the last three months. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on COL shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $153.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. ValuEngine raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $140.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $135.00 target price on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research report on Friday, January 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $134.01.

Shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) opened at $137.68 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $22,571.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.61, a P/E/G ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.72. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a 12-month low of $89.83 and a 12-month high of $139.63. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.56 and a quick ratio of 0.73.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 26th. The aerospace company reported $1.59 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2 billion. Rockwell Collins had a return on equity of 19.58% and a net margin of 10.99%. Rockwell Collins’s quarterly revenue was up 68.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.20 EPS. equities analysts anticipate that Rockwell Collins, Inc. will post 7.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 5th. Investors of record on Monday, February 12th will be given a $0.33 dividend. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 9th. Rockwell Collins’s payout ratio is currently 24.58%.

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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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