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Morning Buzz: Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK)

With a market cap of 21.44 B, Rockwell Automation Inc. has a large market cap size. Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/31/1981. Rockwell Automation Inc. is in the Diversified Machinery industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Rockwell Automation Inc., is 885.03, and so far today it has a volume of 12934. Performance year to date since the 12/31/1981 is 23.27%.

To help you determine whether Rockwell Automation Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.64 and forward P/E is 22.73. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Rockwell Automation Inc. has a value for PEG of 3.18. P/S ratio is 3.54 and the P/B ratio is 9.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.46 and 33.25 respectively.

At the current price Rockwell Automation Inc. is trading at, 166.45 (0.46% today), Rockwell Automation Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.83%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 61.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.99, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.41% after growing -8.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 13.70%, and 7.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 129.39, and the number of shares float is 128.21. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 75.80%. The float short is 2.21%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.2. Management has seen a return on assets of 11.10%, and also a return on investment of 18.50%.

The ability for Rockwell Automation Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.1, and quick ratio is 1.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.56 and total debt/equity is 0.85. In terms of margins, Rockwell Automation Inc. has a gross margin of 42.40%, with its operating margin at 16.10%, and Rockwell Automation Inc. has a profit margin of 12.90%.

The 52 week high is 0.00%, with 49.26% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.41% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.65%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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