Stock Price of Rockwell Automation, Inc. (ROK) Increases 1.15%

Rockwell Automation, Inc.s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 15.43% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 28.49% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 57.22% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Rockwell Automation, Inc. has a positive value of 18.15 compared to overall market. Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) has climbed 1.15% in the past week and advanced 6.66% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.33% and the outperformance has advanced to 4.75% for the last 4 weeks period.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $151.22 and hit $151.78 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $151.45, with a gain of 0.73% or 1.1 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,060,954 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $155.44 and the company has a market cap of $19,476 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $91.65 .

Rockwell Automation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 25, 2017. The company reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.30. Analyst had a consensus of $1.45. The company had revenue of $1490.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1416.75 million. The companys revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.49 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Rockwell Automation was Downgraded by Gabelli & Co on Jan 27, 2017 to Sell, Price Target of the shares are set at $150.Rockwell Automation was Upgraded by Buckingham Research to Buy on Jan 20, 2017. Rockwell Automation was Upgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Jan 9, 2017. Rockwell Automation was Upgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight on Jan 9, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 8, 2017, John M Miller (VP and Chief IP Counsel) sold 2,300 shares at 150.37 per share price.On Feb 8, 2017, Theodore D Crandall (Sr.VP and CFO) sold 24,400 shares at 150.73 per share price.On Feb 7, 2017, Frank C Kulaszewicz (SVP) sold 2,000 shares at 149.23 per share price.

Rockwell Automation is a leading global provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The Company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation solutions, including Allen-Bradley controls and services, Dodge mechanical power transmission products, Reliance Electric motors and drives, and Rockwell Software factory management software.


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