Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, January 23rd. Rockwell Automation has set its FY18 guidance at $7.20-7.50 EPS.
Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The industrial products company reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.72 by ($0.03). Rockwell Automation had a net margin of 13.08% and a return on equity of 38.67%. The firm had revenue of $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.67 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.52 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Rockwell Automation to post $7 EPS for the current fiscal year and $8 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Rockwell Automation (ROK) opened at $203.51 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.80, a current ratio of 2.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.47. Rockwell Automation has a 12 month low of $139.51 and a 12 month high of $210.72. The stock has a market cap of $26,129.05, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.10, a P/E/G ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 1.23.
In other news, VP Steven W. Etzel sold 514 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $190.75, for a total value of $98,045.50. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 7,737 shares in the company, valued at $1,475,832.75. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, SVP Sujeet Chand sold 3,371 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $190.85, for a total transaction of $643,355.35. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 47,183 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,004,875.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 10,770 shares of company stock valued at $2,054,871 over the last 90 days. 1.65% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation, Inc (Rockwell Automation) is a provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions for manufacturers. The Company operates through two segments: Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. The Architecture & Software segment contains various hardware, software and communication components of the Company’s integrated control and information architecture capable of controlling the customer’s industrial processes and connecting with their manufacturing enterprise.
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