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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for COL. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 135, implying a possible profit of 18.7 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 96, implying a possible loss of -15.59 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.06 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.07 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.76 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.89 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of COL's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 25.31 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of COL is 0.89.

COL has traded between a high of 114.21 and a low of 78.54 over the past year. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.