Why Rockwell Is Poised to Keep Popping
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, industrial automation specialist Rockwell Automationhas earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Rockwell, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Electrical components and equipment
Chairman/CEO Keith Nosbusch
CFO Theodore Crandall
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$1.3 billion / $1.2 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 88% of the 273 members who have rated Rockwell believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Strong income growth over the last few years, and a strong balance sheet as well. Continual buybacks of stock along with their decent dividend yield make this a buy for me. Outperform might be a stretch, but something that should maintain or go up slightly.
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The article Why Rockwell Is Poised to Keep Popping originally appeared on Fool.com.Fool contributor Brian Pacampara has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Emerson Electric Co.. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.