Rockwell Automation Inc
Rockwell Automation Beats Wall Street on Q4 Earnings
Rockwell Automation (ROK) released its Q4 and fiscal 2019 results today. ROK reported $6.7 billion in fiscal 2019 revenues, beating expectations by 1.1%.
IFF’s Valuation Compared to Its Peers
As of October 30, International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) was trading at a one-year forward PE multiple of 23.7x.
IFF: Analyzing Institutional Investors before Its Q3 Earnings
The 13F filings on June 30 indicated that institutional investors own 85.9% of International Flavors and Fragrances’ (IFF) outstanding shares.
Is Stanley Black & Decker Trading at a Premium or a Discount?
As of October 3, 2017, SWK’s one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple was 19.70x, while peer DOV is trading at a one-year-forward price-to-earnings multiple of 20.90x.
Why Did Emerson Electric Stock Rise after Its Fiscal 1Q17 Results?
Emerson Electric (EMR) announced its fiscal 1Q17 earnings results on February 7, 2017. In this series, we’ll analyze EMR’s earnings, compare the results with analysts’ expectations, and analyze the factors that caused any deviation.
What Factors Could Drive Emerson Electric Stock in 2017?
Emerson Electric (EMR) is set to announce its 1Q17 earnings results on February 7, 2017, before market hours.
A Closer Look at Rockwell Automation’s Leverage and Liquidity
At the end of fiscal 1Q17, Rockwell Automation (ROK) had ~$1.6 billion in the form of cash and cash equivalents on its balance sheet compared to ~$1.5 billion at the end of fiscal 1Q16.
Why Did ROK Beat Analysts’ Fiscal 1Q17 Revenue Estimates?
For fiscal 1Q17, Rockwell Automation (ROK) reported ~$1.5 billion in consolidated sales compared to analysts’ expectations of ~$1.4 billion.
Pulling Back the Curtain on ROK’s Fiscal 1Q17 Operating Performance
For fiscal 1Q17, Rockwell Automation (ROK) reported an ROIC of 34.6% compared to 32.6% reported for fiscal 1Q16.
How Did Rockwell Automation’s Operating Segments Fare in Fiscal 1Q17?
For fiscal 1Q17, Rockwell Automation (ROK) reported $696 million in sales from its Architecture & Software segment compared to $643 million during fiscal 1Q16.
Rockwell Automation’s Fiscal 2017 Guidance: A Closer Look
ROK maintains that oil prices have recovered since early 2016 and that most of its business in the heavy industries end market is expected to stabilize.
Rockwell Automation’s Key Operating Metrics: Investor Must-Knows
For fiscal 1Q16, the pre-tax margin of ROK’s Architecture & Software segment was 27.4%, as compared to the Control Products & Solutions segment’s 15.3%.
How Do Analysts Rate Rockwell Automation Stock Prior to Its Fiscal 1Q17 Results?
Of the 24 analysts covering Rockwell Automation stock, three analysts gave the company a “buy” recommendation, while 17 analysts (71%) gave it a “hold.”
What Factors Could Drive Rockwell Automation Stock in 2017?
Rockwell Automation (ROK) is set to announce its fiscal 1Q17 earning results on January 25, 2017, before market hours.
After 3 Years, Rockwell Could See Sales Growth in Fiscal 2017
Rockwell Automation maintains that oil prices have recovered since the beginning of 2016, and most of its business in the heavy industries end market is expected to stabilize.
Compared to Its Peers, Rockwell Automation’s Returns Are Stellar
Among the analysts surveyed by Bloomberg, three rated Rockwell Automation (ROK) as a “buy,” 15 rated it as a “hold,” and five rated it as a “sell.”
Rockwell’s Sales Record Falls on Lower Heavy Industries Sales
Rockwell Automation’s (ROK) sales in fiscal 4Q16 fell 4.3% to $1.5 billion, led by an organic fall of 4% and a 70-basis-point impact of currency translations.
Rockwell Automation Ended Fiscal 2016 on a High Note
Rockwell Automation (ROK), one of the world’s largest industrial automation companies, declared its fiscal 4Q16 results on November 7, 2016.
How Emerson Process Management Stacks Up to Competitors
Revenues for Emerson’s (EMR) Process Management segment have risen from $7.0 billion in 2011 to $8.5 billion in 2015 at a compound annual growth rate of 4%.
How Emerson Process Management Creates Value for Customers
With the acquisition of Pentair’s (PNR) Valves & Controls business, Emerson’s market share in the process automation industry is likely to rise 10% next year and beyond.
What Are Emerson Electric’s Core Business Areas?
This is the second series in our company overview of Emerson Electric (EMR). The company recently realigned its business after finding buyers for its Network Power segment.
Has Emerson Ever Returned Excess Returns over Cost of Capital?
Emerson’s excess returns have varied from 3.3%–10.3% in the 15-year period of 2000–2015. The average excess return from 2011–2015 is 5.4%.
How Does Emerson Compare to Its Peers?
Emerson has managed to find high returns for its prior as well as its incremental invested capital.
Emerson Electric: The Giant with a 125-Year History
Emerson Electric earned revenues of $22.3 billion in fiscal 2015. About 48% of the company’s fiscal 2015 revenues came from the United States and Canada.
Lincoln’s New Organizational Structure and Operational Efficiency
To simplify organizational complexity and drive efficiencies, Lincoln Electric (LECO) is undergoing a transformation toward a new organizational structure.
Why Did Lincoln Electric’s Debt Surge 200% in 2015?
Lincoln Electric (LECO) has been successful in keeping a low debt-to-equity ratio. This shows the company is using less leverage and has a strong equity position.
What Is Helping Lincoln Electrics Post an Impressive ROIC??
Lincoln Electric (LECO) historically has been able to generate return on invested capital (or ROIC) in the mid-teens.
What Are the Major Risks Faced by Lincoln Electric?
The revival of global growth is of the utmost importance to Lincoln Electric. The company’s revenue declined by 1% in 2014 while it further deteriorated by 10% in 2015.
Volume, Raw Material Prices Impact Lincoln’s Harris Welding Segment
In fiscal 2015, Lincoln Electric’s (LECO) Harris Product Welding segment contributed approximately 10% to its total revenue, with 7% to its consolidated operating profit.
Why Lincoln Electric Is Known as the ‘Welding Expert’
Lincoln Electric (LECO) addresses consumers’ process issues with its know-how on equipment and consumables development.
Jobless Claims Rose in January
According to the Department of Labor, initial jobless claims stood at 285,000 for the week ended January 30. This was a rise of 8,000 from the prior week.
US Manufacturing Rebounded Slightly in January
The US economy contributes about 25.4% toward global gross domestic product, and the manufacturing sector accounts for one-tenth of the country’s economy.
US Manufacturing Drops with Overall Slow Business Growth
According to the Institute for Supply Management, or ISM, the manufacturing PMI came in at 48.2 in December—a decline of 0.4 points from the November reading of 48.6.
Consumer Spending May Drive US Economy to Grow at 2.5% in 2016
The US economy contributes about 25.2% towards global GDP. In 3Q15, the US economy grew at an annualized rate of 2.1% due to an increase in consumer spending.
Declining Export Orders, Production Levels Slowed US Manufacturing
The US manufacturing PMI fell to 52.8 in November, a decline of 1.3 points from October’s reading of 54.1. This is one of the weakest readings since October 2013.
US Trade Deficit Fell due to Surge in September Exports
According to the US Census Bureau, the goods and services deficit was $40.8 billion in September, down $7.2 billion from a revised $48.0 billion in August.
Rises in New Orders and Production Boosted US Manufacturing
According to the Institute for Supply Management, the manufacturing purchasing managers’ index stood at 50.1 in October 2015.