) pushed the Industrial Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Industrial Goods loser. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Rockwell Automation Incorporated fell $1.20 (-1.8%) to $65.58 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 2.7 million shares of Rockwell Automation Incorporated exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $64.89-$67.27 after having opened the day at $67.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.78. Other company's within the Industrial Goods sector that declined today were:
), down 13.8%,
), down 13.5%,
), down 9.7%, and
), down 7.8%.
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Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions. Rockwell Automation Incorporated has a market cap of $9.85 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, equal to the average industrial industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are six analysts that rate Rockwell Automation Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and five rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Automation Incorporated as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
- You can view the full Rockwell Automation Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 16.4%,
), up 13.2%,
), up 9.6%, and
), up 7.9%, were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with
) being today's featured industrial goods sector winner.
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