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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
COL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. COL: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.36 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.28
COL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. COL: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.28
0.2
0.49
Interest Coverage 15.53
COL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. COL: 15.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
COL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 15.53  Med: 51.54 Max: 9999.99
Current: 15.53
15.53
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.62
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
6.60%
17.85%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 18.93
COL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. COL: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.52  Med: 17.34 Max: 180.08
Current: 18.93
7.52
180.08
Net-margin (%) 12.71
COL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. COL: 12.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.93  Med: 12.13 Max: 14.22
Current: 12.71
4.93
14.22
ROE (%) 34.52
COL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. COL: 34.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.78  Med: 41.28 Max: 45.49
Current: 34.52
13.78
45.49
ROA (%) 9.33
COL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. COL: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.87  Med: 11.68 Max: 17.18
Current: 9.33
5.87
17.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.37
COL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. COL: 43.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 35.35  Med: 53.00 Max: 81.64
Current: 43.37
35.35
81.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
COL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. COL: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.25 Max: 16.9
Current: 5.8
0
16.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.80
COL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. COL: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.25 Max: 23.6
Current: 8.8
0
23.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
COL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. COL: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.10 Max: 30
Current: 4.7
0
30
» COL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

COL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 7,513 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 78,693 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 61,600 sh (New)
John Rogers 11,405 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 93,946 sh (+57.79%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeff Ubben 12,011,700 sh (-8.39%)
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Q3 2014

COL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,079,450 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 55,300 sh (New)
John Rogers 24,291 sh (+112.99%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jeff Ubben 11,051,428 sh (-7.99%)
Jeremy Grantham 51,273 sh (-45.42%)
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Q4 2014

COL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 3,858 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,102,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,232 sh (New)
John Rogers 31,284 sh (+28.79%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,063,250 sh (-1.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,831 sh (-28.17%)
Jeff Ubben 4,465,000 sh (-59.60%)
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Q1 2015

COL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 120,770 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 7,461 sh (+93.39%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,657,650 sh (+55.90%)
John Rogers 42,703 sh (+36.50%)
Westport Asset Management 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeff Ubben Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund 55,000 sh (-0.54%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,388 sh (-1.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (-75.32%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.34
COL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. COL: 23.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
COL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.78  Med: 16.95 Max: 26.27
Current: 23.34
6.78
26.27
Forward P/E 15.48
COL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. COL: 15.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.60
COL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. COL: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
COL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.78  Med: 16.96 Max: 26.23
Current: 22.6
6.78
26.23
P/B 5.47
COL's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. COL: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.75  Med: 6.27 Max: 9.16
Current: 5.47
2.75
9.16
P/S 2.18
COL's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. COL: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.17 Max: 2.98
Current: 2.18
0.97
2.98
PFCF 21.41
COL's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.67 vs. COL: 21.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
COL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.09  Med: 20.06 Max: 31.13
Current: 21.41
10.09
31.13
POCF 15.47
COL's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. COL: 15.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
COL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.27  Med: 15.44 Max: 22.96
Current: 15.47
7.27
22.96
EV-to-EBIT 13.15
COL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. COL: 13.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
COL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.2  Med: 12.10 Max: 18.1
Current: 13.15
-11.2
18.1
PEG 3.48
COL's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. COL: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
COL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 2.05 Max: 9.77
Current: 3.48
0.31
9.77
Shiller P/E 19.53
COL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. COL: 19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
COL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.51  Med: 17.03 Max: 35.66
Current: 19.53
9.51
35.66
Current Ratio 1.44
COL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. COL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.57 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.44
1.27
1.99
Quick Ratio 0.65
COL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. COL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.65
0.64
1.38
Days Inventory 176.49
COL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 111.43 vs. COL: 176.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 91.49  Med: 113.97 Max: 169.77
Current: 176.49
91.49
169.77
Days Sales Outstanding 77.13
COL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.64 vs. COL: 77.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 71.98  Med: 76.02 Max: 87.05
Current: 77.13
71.98
87.05

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.44
COL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. COL: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
COL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.44
0.82
3.39
Dividend Payout 0.24
COL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. COL: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
COL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.24
0.16
0.64
Dividend growth (3y) 7.70
COL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. COL: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
COL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 15.95 Max: 63
Current: 7.7
0
63
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.08
COL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. COL: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
COL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.89
Current: 2.08
1.18
4.89
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
COL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. COL: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
COL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.40 Max: 0.7
Current: 4.3
0
0.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
COL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
275% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. COL: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
COL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.56
0.72
2.36
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.26
COL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
57% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. COL: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
COL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
170% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. COL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.99
0.52
1.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.42
COL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
744% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. COL: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
COL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.03
Current: 2.42
0.36
3.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.57
COL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. COL: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.5  Med: 7.70 Max: 169.6
Current: 7.57
5.5
169.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.12
COL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. COL: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
COL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 6.6  Med: 12.80 Max: 30.7
Current: 13.12
6.6
30.7

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue(Mil) 5,266 5,471 5,708 6,000
EPS($) 5.11 5.51 6.04 6.52
EPS without NRI($) 5.11 5.51 6.04 6.52

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:RWC.Germany,
Rockwell Collins Inc was formed in 1933 and incorporated in Delaware. It designs, produces and supports communications and aviation systems for commercial and military customers. The integrated system solutions and products it provides to served markets are oriented around a set of core competencies: communications, navigation, automated flight control, displays/surveillance, simulation and training, integrated electronics and information management systems. It also provides various services and support to its customers through a network of service centers, including equipment repair and overhaul; service parts, field service engineering, training, technical information services and aftermarket used equipment sales. The Company operates in multiple countries. The Company serves its customer base through its Government Systems and Commercial Systems business segments. The Company's Government Systems business supplies defense communications systems and products as well as defense electronics systems and products, which include subsystems, navigation and displays, to the U.S. Department of Defense, other government agencies, civil agencies, defense contractors and foreign ministries of defense. The Company's Commercial Systems business supplies aviation electronics systems, products and services. Air transport aviation electronics include avionics, cabin systems and flight control systems for large commercial transport aircraft platforms. Business and regional aviation electronics include integrated avionics, cabin management and flight control systems for application on regional and business aircraft platforms. The Company develops integrated avionics; cabin and flight control solutions for business and regional aircraft OEMs and support them with the integration into other aircraft systems. The Company also provides various services to its commercial customers. Commercial Systems customers include manufacturers of commercial air transport, regional and business aircraft, commercial airlines, regional airlines, fractional jet operators and business jet operators. The Company serves various customers internationally, including the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, civil agencies, defense contractors, foreign ministries of defense, manufacturers of commercial air transport, business and regional aircraft, commercial airlines, regional airlines, fractional jet operators, and business jet operators. The Company markets its systems, products and services directly to Government Systems and Commercial Systems customers through an internal marketing and sales force. Its competitors include Honeywell International, Inc., Thales S.A., Panasonic, Raytheon Co., Harris Corp., BAE Systems Aerospace, Inc., General Dynamics Corporation, L3 Communications, Inc., The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corp. and CAE. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws.
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