News coverage about Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Rockwell Collins earned a news impact score of 2.20 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news headlines about the aerospace company an news buzz score of 9 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Rockwell Collins’ analysis:

COL opened at $129.68 on Thursday. Rockwell Collins 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 quick ratio of 0.84 and a current ratio of 1.65. The company has a market capitalization of $21.34 billion, a PE ratio of 21.09, a P/E/G ratio of 1.59 and a beta of 0.74.

The business also recently declared 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. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.02%. Rockwell Collins’s payout ratio is currently 21.46%.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on COL. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Rockwell Collins from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $150.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. Cowen restated a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price target on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Friday, July 27th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a research note on Monday, September 17th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Rockwell Collins presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $141.25.

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Rockwell Collins Company Profile

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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