Atlas Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 4,745 shares of the aerospace company’s stock, valued at approximately $672,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of COL. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of Rockwell Collins by 9.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,207,554 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $1,778,795,000 after buying an additional 1,147,095 shares during the period. Natixis increased its stake in shares of Rockwell Collins by 419.9% in the second quarter. Natixis now owns 1,178,779 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $158,758,000 after buying an additional 952,064 shares during the period. Gardner Lewis Asset Management L P acquired a new position in shares of Rockwell Collins in the second quarter valued at approximately $66,958,000. United Services Automobile Association increased its stake in shares of Rockwell Collins by 564.9% in the second quarter. United Services Automobile Association now owns 429,521 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $9,510,000 after buying an additional 364,918 shares during the period. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased its stake in shares of Rockwell Collins by 96.7% in the second quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 587,010 shares of the aerospace company’s stock valued at $79,059,000 after buying an additional 288,600 shares during the period. 68.70% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Rockwell Collins stock opened at $129.85 on Wednesday. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a 1 year low of $125.04 and a 1 year high of $142.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93, a current ratio of 1.65 and a quick ratio of 0.84. The company has a market capitalization of $21.78 billion, a PE ratio of 21.11, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 0.74.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a $0.33 dividend. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. Rockwell Collins’s dividend payout ratio is currently 21.46%.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on COL shares. Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 11th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Monday, September 17th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Rockwell Collins currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $141.25.

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About Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins, Inc designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation systems worldwide. The company's Interior Systems segment offers commercial aircraft seats; galley structures, food and beverage preparation equipment, and water and waste systems; oxygen and passenger service equipment; cabin lighting systems; and business jet and general aviation interior products.

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