Moret Blake D., President and CEO, subtracted 297 shares of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) from its portfolio at the rate of $161.53 per share valuing $47,974 on Jul 02. The insider left behind 39,695 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) was $156.20. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $157.55, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $158.91. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $153.61 and a 2nd Support Level at $151.03. Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) stock has lost -$7.86, or -4.79%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$2.88, or -1.81%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$26.75, or -14.62%. This year-to-date, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) shares have gained $5.72, or 3.80%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”
With 118,362 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $18,488,142K. Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) generates $6,666 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $535,500 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -6.61%, a 3-Year Total Return of 31.08%, and a 5-year Total Return of 27.51%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 77.27%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.970 per share on 05/10/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.48%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.88.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) reported earnings of $2.04 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.09 per share, representing a -0.05 difference and 2.18% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $2.21 represented a 0.22 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.99 per share, which was a 11.29% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.30 per share. This estimate came from a total of 9 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.38 and the low estimate was $2.19. In the year-ago quarter, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) generated per-share earnings of $2.16. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +6.48% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 5 purchases (4,196 shares in total) and 3 sale (613 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 15 insider buys amounting to 31,741 shares and 6 insider sales amounting to 35,244 shares. In the past full year, 54 insider purchases were made (involving 136,001 shares) and 36 insider sell-offs equivalent to 111,504 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) has a Current Ratio of 1.27, a Quick Ratio of 1.01 and a Cash Ratio of 0.41. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 109.81, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 52.34, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 27.79. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 75.75 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 36.10.