Analyst Ratings for Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for COL last month.

Of the 22 analysts covering the stock, 11 gave it a buy rating, 3 issued an overweight rating, 7 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for COL. The maximum price target given was 135, implying a possible profit of 18.7 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 96, implying potential capital losses of -15.59 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.06 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.07 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.76 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.89 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 6 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

COL has an estimated earnings growth rate of 25.31 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. COL has a PEG ratio of 0.89.

In the last 52-weeks, COL has achieved a high of 114.21 and a low of 78.54. Today's price is 44.81 percent above the 52-week low, and 0.42 percent below the high. COL has a price/earnings ratio of 22.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The COL value stock report compares COL to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of COL is $17.7 billion. COL's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.