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Is Rockwell Collins Inc.(NYSE: COL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE: COL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/15/2001. Rockwell Collins Inc. is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Rockwell Collins Inc., is 796.24, and so far today it has a volume of 85700. Performance year to date since the 6/15/2001 is -6.84%.

To help you determine whether Rockwell Collins Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 16 and forward P/E is 15.05. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Rockwell Collins Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.04. P/S ratio is 2.13 and the P/B ratio is 5.24. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 35.99 and 40.92 respectively.

At the current price Rockwell Collins Inc. is trading at, 84.87 (-0.13% today), Rockwell Collins Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.55%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 24.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 5.31, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.56% after growing 14.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 22.10%, and 3.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 130.01, and the number of shares float is 129.49. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 79.40%. The float short is 3.85%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.26. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.40%, and also a return on investment of 16.90%.

The ability for Rockwell Collins Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.66 and total debt/equity is 1.19. In terms of margins, Rockwell Collins Inc. has a gross margin of 30.70%, with its operating margin at 18.40%, and Rockwell Collins Inc. has a profit margin of 13.50%.

The 52 week high is -9.96%, with 12.48% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.06% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.75%.

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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