California Public Employees Retirement System raised its holdings in Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) by 22.8% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 461,673 shares of the aerospace company’s stock after purchasing an additional 85,614 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System owned about 0.28% of Rockwell Collins worth $62,178,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of COL. Gradient Investments LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Rockwell Collins in the second quarter valued at about $105,000. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins during the second quarter worth about $108,000. People s United Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins during the second quarter worth about $16,214,000. Fort L.P. purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins during the second quarter worth about $120,000. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. purchased a new stake in Rockwell Collins during the second quarter worth about $135,000. Institutional investors own 67.53% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE:COL traded down $0.03 during trading on Friday, reaching $134.31. The stock had a trading volume of 1,974,870 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,316,092. 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 firm has a market cap of $23.09 billion, a PE ratio of 21.84, a P/E/G ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.65. Rockwell Collins, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $130.01 and a fifty-two week high of $142.61.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 27th. The aerospace company reported $1.73 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.89 by ($0.16). Rockwell Collins had a net margin of 11.70% and a return on equity of 17.75%. The firm had revenue of $2.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.23 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.64 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Rockwell Collins, Inc. will post 7.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Rockwell Collins from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 3rd. Cowen reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price target on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Friday, July 27th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Rockwell Collins from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Rockwell Collins in a report on Monday, September 17th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $141.40.

Rockwell Collins 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL)

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