Stock of the Day: Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) Institutional Investors Sentiment Change

November 28, 2016 - By Ellis Scott   ·   0 Comments

Stock of the Day: Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) Institutional Investors Sentiment Change

Sentiment for Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL)

Rockwell Collins Inc (NYSE:COL) institutional sentiment increased to 1.17 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 1.03 in 2016Q1. The ratio has increased, as 190 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 184 decreased and sold their stakes in Rockwell Collins Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 93.25 million shares, down from 97.71 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Rockwell Collins Inc in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 31 Reduced: 153 Increased: 148 New Position: 42.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces and supports communications and aviation systems for commercial and military customers. The company has a market cap of $12.30 billion. The Firm provides information management services through voice and data communication networks and solutions across the world. It has a 16.75 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: Commercial Systems, Government Systems and Information Management Services.

About 142,434 shares traded hands. Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) has risen 4.18% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.83% the S&P500.

Analysts await Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) to report earnings on January, 27. They expect $1.17 EPS, down 3.31% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.21 per share. COL’s profit will be $155.92 million for 19.72 P/E if the $1.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.58 actual EPS reported by Rockwell Collins, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.95% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Rockwell Collins, Inc. is a world leader in providing aviation electronics and airborne and mobile communications products and systems for commercial and military applications.”

Praesidium Investment Management Company Llc holds 8.25% of its portfolio in Rockwell Collins, Inc. for 1.11 million shares. Underhill Investment Management Llc owns 138,425 shares or 6.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, America First Investment Advisors Llc has 3.7% invested in the company for 104,047 shares. The Georgia-based Cacti Asset Management Llc has invested 3.28% in the stock. Gavekal Capital Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 117,119 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $2.73 million net activity.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Rockwell Collins’s analysts are positive. Out of 10 Wall Street analysts rating Rockwell Collins, 5 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $88 while the high is $108. The stock’s average target of $95.36 is 3.32% above today’s ($92.3) share price. COL was included in 21 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, July 26 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 21. Argus Research maintained Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) rating on Wednesday, July 29. Argus Research has “Buy” rating and $100 price target. As per Tuesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, September 21 with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) rating on Friday, April 1. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $93 price target. Buckingham Research maintained the shares of COL in a report on Wednesday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Sterne Agee CRT with “Buy” on Wednesday, September 9. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 30 by Jefferies.

COL Company Profile

Rockwell Collins, Inc., incorporated on March 1, 2001, is engaged in design, production and support of communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military clients around the world. The Company’s products and systems are focused on aviation applications. The integrated system solutions and products it provides to its served markets include communications, navigation, automated flight control, displays/surveillance, simulation and training, integrated electronics and information management systems. The Firm also provides a range of services and support to its clients through a network of service centers, including equipment repair and overhaul, service parts, field service engineering, training, technical information services and aftermarket used equipment sales. The Firm operates in two divisions: Government Systems and Commercial Systems. The Firm enables wireless distribution of digital information aboard the aircraft. The Company, through its portfolio of cabin services and products, allows airlines to stream video content to more than 250 passengers simultaneously.

More important recent Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) news were published by: which released: “Rockwell Collins in Advanced Talks to Purchase B/E Aerospace for $6.5 Billion” on October 23, 2016, also published article titled: “Delayed Boeing Payments Pinch Cash at Rockwell Collins, GKN”, published: “Boeing Is ‘Delinquent’ on Payments, Says Supplier Rockwell Collins” on July 25, 2016. More interesting news about Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) was released by: and their article: “Is Rockwell Collins Making a Huge Mistake in Buying B/E Aerospace?” with publication date: November 08, 2016.

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