On 2016-11-02, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) updated dividend disbursement of $0.76 a share for record date 2016-11-14. The dividend release date is 2016-12-12 while ex-dividend date is 2016-11-09.
When market is bearish, dividend-paying units overcome the tough times better than establishments not disbursing payments. It doesn’t corroborate that dividend-paying stocks don’t decline, they do dive when there is bearish market. Though the decline ratio is lesser than other entities. In the 2008 crisis witnessed by market, while the securities not disbursing dividend fell 45%, dividend-paying stock posted an average drop of just 38%. This variance was noted noticeably in the recession of 2002, when dividend-compensating securities dropped marginally contrary to drop of 30% for the stocks that were unsuccessful to give disbursement to its stockholders. The past performance highpoints that investments in dividend-paying firms was a cushion against sharp drop in market.
Last year, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) paid a total dividend of $0.76 per share. It was $0.76 a share in the similar period former year confirming deviancy of 11.5385%.
Analysts have target range of $125.333 based on 12 calls. The upbeat and bearish predictions are $141 and $102, respectively.
With the rating process in place, Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) score came at 3.09. For quarter ending on 2016-12-31 it can be released close to 2017-01-25. For the quarter completing on 2016-12-31, the projected EPS is $1.44.
Firms’ performance is verified by their skill to overtake street anticipations. Groups track whether entities “hit their consensus”, simply enlightened, can firms thrive to excel forecasters’ mean target. Identifying the inference of disclosed predictions can drive investors overcome the irregularity noted during the report release.
While stockholder’s verdict on outlay shouldn’t be prejudiced forcefully on whether organizations meet, beat or tailspin against the Street’s calculations, it’s suitable keeping an eye on conveyed earnings against predictions.
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) recorded EPS of $1.52 for the quarter ending on 2016-09-30. The analysts’ estimate was $1.49, demonstrating a miss of $0.03 as against posted EPS.
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