Rockwell Automation Reaches New 52-Week High (ROK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Rockwell Automation Incorporated (NYSE: ROK) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $86.86, above its previous 52-week high of $86.85 with 168,361 shares traded as of 10:26 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $12.02 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Automation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Rockwell Automation Ratings Report.

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