Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. boosted its holdings in shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 23.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 12,794 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.’s holdings in Rockwell Collins were worth $1,734,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Simmons Bank raised its position in Rockwell Collins by 0.6% during the second quarter. Simmons Bank now owns 7,593 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $799,000 after buying an additional 43 shares during the period. Sentry Investment Management LLC raised its position in Rockwell Collins by 1.1% during the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 9,707 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $1,020,000 after buying an additional 104 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A. raised its position in Rockwell Collins by 13.8% during the third quarter. Fulton Bank N.A. now owns 3,153 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $413,000 after buying an additional 383 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank raised its position in Rockwell Collins by 2.1% during the third quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 19,558 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $2,556,000 after buying an additional 406 shares during the period. Finally, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund raised its position in Rockwell Collins by 1.4% during the third quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 37,638 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $4,920,000 after buying an additional 517 shares during the period. 71.74% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

COL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $153.00 price target 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 issued 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 issued 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 issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $134.01.

In other news, VP Robert A. Sturgell sold 1,734 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.10, for a total transaction of $229,061.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP David J. Nieuwsma sold 3,900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $133.00, for a total value of $518,700.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 44,132 shares of company stock valued at $5,929,702. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE COL) opened at $134.25 on Tuesday. 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, Inc. has a 52-week low of $89.83 and a 52-week high of $139.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,571.66, a PE ratio of 21.61, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.72.

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

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 5th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 9th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.98%. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 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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