Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK)’s latest performance is not what we had anticipated

A new trading day began on Tuesday, with Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE: ROK) stock price down -1.11% from the previous day of trading, before settling in for the closing price of $283.37. ROK’s price has ranged from $252.11 to $348.52 over the past 52 weeks.

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It was noted that within the last five years, the titan of the Industrials sector saw sales topped by 6.62%. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged -0.74%. With a float of $114.35 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $114.80 million.

The extent of productivity of a business whose workforce counts for 29000 workers is very important to gauge.

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK) Insider Updates

As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Specialty Industrial Machinery Industry. The insider ownership of Rockwell Automation Inc is 0.21%, while institutional ownership is 78.38%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Mar 06 ’24, was worth 477,556. In this transaction Sr. VP and CFO of this company sold 1,660 shares at a rate of $287.68, taking the stock ownership to the 10,557 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Mar 04 ’24, when Company’s Sr. VP and CFO sold 1,989 for $288.17, making the entire transaction worth $573,169. This insider now owns 12,217 shares in total.

Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK) Performance Highlights and Predictions

In its latest quarterly report, released on 12/30/2023, the company reported earnings of $2.04 per share, which was $0.1 lower than the consensus estimate of $0.26. In terms of return on equity, this company recorded -19.55% in contrast with 50.0% return on Investment (trailing twelve months). Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.54 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around -0.74% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 7.12% during the next five years compared to 23.17% growth over the previous five years of trading.

Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE: ROK) Trading Performance Indicators

Here are Rockwell Automation Inc’s current performance indicators. According to the last quarter’s results, the stock had a quick ratio of 0.80. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 3.52. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 28.25.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 10.51, a number that is poised to hit 2.21 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 13.34 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK)

The latest stats from [Rockwell Automation Inc, ROK] show that its last 5-days average volume of 0.7 million was inferior to 1.05 million than last year’s volume. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 73.42%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 7.24.

During the past 100 days, Rockwell Automation Inc’s (ROK) raw stochastic average was set at 46.37%, which indicates a significant decrease from 57.05% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 23.97% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 38.38% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $283.89, while its 200-day Moving Average is $293.93. Now, the first resistance to watch is $283.26. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $286.29. The third major resistance level sits at $288.82. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $277.70, it is likely to go to the next support level at $275.18. Assuming the price breaks the second support level, the third support level stands at $272.15.

Rockwell Automation Inc (NYSE: ROK) Key Stats

With a market capitalization of 32.11 billion, the company has a total of 114,592K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 9,058 M while annual income is 1,387 M. The company’s previous quarter sales were 2,052 M while its latest quarter income was 215,200 K.