Rockwell Collins Stock Hits New 52-Week High (COL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $64.19, above its previous 52-week high of $64.16 with 27,353 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 884,700 shares over the past 30 days.

Rockwell Collins has a market cap of $8.47 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Government Systems and Commercial Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Collins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Rockwell Collins Ratings Report.

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