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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.38
ROK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ROK: 1.38 )
ROK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.2
Current: 1.38

0.06
3.2
Equity to Asset 0.45
ROK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1933 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. ROK: 0.45 )
ROK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.45

0.28
0.63
Interest Coverage 17.01
ROK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.24 vs. ROK: 17.01 )
ROK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 42.07
Current: 17.01

2.49
42.07
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.04
M-Score: -2.68
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.31
ROK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. ROK: 16.31 )
ROK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.83   Max: 16.66
Current: 16.31

4.83
16.66
Net-margin (%) 11.91
ROK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ROK: 11.91 )
ROK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.32   Max: 29.73
Current: 11.91

-6.32
29.73
ROE (%) 29.25
ROK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. ROK: 29.25 )
ROK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.16   Max: 85.37
Current: 29.25

-13.16
85.37
ROA (%) 12.94
ROK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ROK: 12.94 )
ROK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.96   Max: 32.73
Current: 12.94

-5.96
32.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 76.37
ROK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. ROK: 76.37 )
ROK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.31   Max: 78.34
Current: 76.37

11.31
78.34
Revenue Growth (%) 10.20
ROK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ROK: 10.20 )
ROK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.6   Max: 28.3
Current: 10.2

-35.6
28.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 18.30
ROK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ROK: 18.30 )
ROK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -61.3   Max: 45.5
Current: 18.3

-61.3
45.5
EPS Growth (%) 20.70
ROK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ROK: 20.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.6   Max: 49.7
Current: 20.7

-19.6
49.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ROK Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 47,300 sh (+44.74%)
Joel Greenblatt 50,199 sh (+38.26%)
Steven Cohen 40,234 sh (+38.08%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,926,210 sh (+10.31%)
Murray Stahl 8,963 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 118,746 sh (-3.39%)
Mario Gabelli 499,280 sh (-4.85%)
Pioneer Investments 278,037 sh (-12.13%)
Jim Simons 384,700 sh (-18.37%)
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Q3 2013

ROK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 93,967 sh (+133.55%)
Pioneer Investments 319,443 sh (+14.89%)
Ken Fisher 121,946 sh (+2.69%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Murray Stahl 8,763 sh (-2.23%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,839,110 sh (-4.52%)
Mario Gabelli 469,930 sh (-5.88%)
Jim Simons 324,100 sh (-15.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 23,154 sh (-53.88%)
Ray Dalio 16,195 sh (-65.76%)
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Q4 2013

ROK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 2,908 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 42,281 sh (+82.61%)
Jim Simons 435,000 sh (+34.22%)
Pioneer Investments 319,509 sh (+0.02%)
Ken Fisher 121,810 sh (-0.11%)
Murray Stahl 8,563 sh (-2.28%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,771,310 sh (-3.69%)
Mario Gabelli 412,630 sh (-12.19%)
Steven Cohen 61,424 sh (-34.63%)
Ray Dalio 7,734 sh (-52.24%)
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Q1 2014

ROK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Signature Select Canadian Fund 51,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 189,600 sh (New)
Chris Davis 22,440 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 2,869,030 sh (+61.97%)
Ken Fisher 124,866 sh (+2.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 432,700 sh (-0.53%)
Pioneer Investments 316,384 sh (-0.98%)
Murray Stahl 8,463 sh (-1.17%)
Mario Gabelli 404,930 sh (-1.87%)
Ray Dalio 5,814 sh (-24.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 20,824 sh (-50.75%)
Steven Cohen 1,689 sh (-97.25%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ROK

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Add 61.97%0.15%$109.91 - $124.72 $ 122.643%2869030
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -50.75%0.06%$109.91 - $124.72 $ 122.643%20824
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -24.83%$109.91 - $124.72 $ 122.643%5814
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 82.61%0.05%$104.39 - $117.98 $ 122.6410%42281
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -52.24%0.01%$104.39 - $117.98 $ 122.6410%7734
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.57%$84.79 - $109.13 $ 122.6426%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -53.88%0.1%$84.79 - $109.13 $ 122.6426%23154
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce -65.76%0.02%$84.79 - $109.13 $ 122.6426%16195
John Hussman 2013-06-30 New Buy0.57%$81.81 - $90.95 $ 122.6442%150000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 38.26%0.05%$81.81 - $90.95 $ 122.6442%50199
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Add 44.74%0.01%$81.81 - $90.95 $ 122.6442%47300
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.70
ROK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. ROK: 21.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 43.38
Current: 21.7

5.45
43.38
P/B 6.10
ROK's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ROK: 6.10 )
ROK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 8.24
Current: 6.1

1.65
8.24
P/S 2.60
ROK's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ROK: 2.60 )
ROK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.85
Current: 2.6

0.51
3.85
PFCF 19.20
ROK's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 43.56 vs. ROK: 19.20 )
ROK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.14   Max: 98.28
Current: 19.2

5.14
98.28
EV-to-EBIT 14.85
ROK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.19 vs. ROK: 14.85 )
ROK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 40.1
Current: 14.85

4.3
40.1
PEG 0.80
ROK's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROK: 0.80 )
ROK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 14.13
Current: 0.8

0.27
14.13
Shiller P/E 28.70
ROK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROK: 28.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.62   Max: 40.65
Current: 28.7

4.62
40.65
Current Ratio 2.32
ROK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ROK: 2.32 )
ROK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.32

1.3
2.6
Quick Ratio 1.92
ROK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. ROK: 1.92 )
ROK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2
Current: 1.92

0.87
2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.80
ROK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. ROK: 1.80 )
ROK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 6.3
Current: 1.8

1.06
6.3
Dividend Payout 0.39
ROK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROK: 0.39 )
ROK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 18.33
Current: 0.39

0.07
18.33
Dividend growth (3y) 17.50
ROK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. ROK: 17.50 )
ROK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -13.5   Max: 20.7
Current: 17.5

-13.5
20.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.87
ROK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. ROK: 3.87 )
ROK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 12.84
Current: 3.87

2.16
12.84
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
ROK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ROK: 0.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 21   Max: -33.3
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 11.80
ROK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. ROK: 11.80 )
ROK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 35.21
Current: 11.8

0.77
35.21
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
ROK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROK: 1.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 9.59
Current: 1.7

0.32
9.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ROK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ROK: 1.30 )
ROK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.3

0.1
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
ROK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROK: 0.90 )
ROK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 3.92
Current: 0.9

0.4
3.92
Price/Graham Number 3.30
ROK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ROK: 3.30 )
ROK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 6.96
Current: 3.3

0.45
6.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
ROK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ROK: 6.70 )
ROK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 23.3
Current: 6.7

2.5
23.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.27
ROK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. ROK: 27.27 )
ROK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.8   Max: 30.6
Current: 27.27

-12.8
30.6

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:RWL.Germany
Rockwell Automation, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware in 1996. It is a provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions. It operates in two segments: Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. Both operating segments conduct business in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Architecture & Software segment contains all of the elements of its integrated control and information architecture capable of controlling the customer's plant floor and connecting with its manufacturing enterprise. Architecture & Software has a broad portfolio of products. Architecture & Software's products are marketed under the Allen-Bradley , A-B, Rockwell Software and FactoryTalk brand names. Markets served include food and beverage, automotive, oil and gas, metals, mining, home and personal care and life sciences. Other Architecture & Software products, including rotary and linear motion control products, sensors and machine safety components. The Control Products & Solutions segment combines a portfolio of intelligent motor control and industrial control products with the customer support and application knowledge necessary to implement an automation or information solution on the plant floor. Control Products & Solutions products are marketed under the Allen Bradley, A-B and ICS Triplex brand names. Markets served include food and beverage, oil and gas, metals, mining, automotive, pulp and paper and life sciences. The Company sells large systems and service offerings through a direct sales force, though opportunities are sometimes identified through distributors. Competitors include Siemens AG, Mitsubishi Corp., ABB Ltd, Honeywell International Inc., Schneider Electric SA and Emerson Electric Co., ABB Ltd, Schneider Electric SA, Honeywell International Inc. and Emerson Electric Co. The Company is subject to regulation by environmental regulatory authorities concerned with the impact of the environment on human health, the limitation and control of emissions and discharges into the air, ground and waters, the quality of air and bodies of water, and the handling, use and disposal of specified substances.
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