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Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on September 30, 2017

Rockwell Automation Inc ( ROK ) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on September 30, 2017. Rockwell Automation Inc engages in providing industrial automation and information solutions to make its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. It operates in two segments: architecture and software and control products and solutions. Rockwell Automation Inc has a market cap of $24.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $188.77 with a P/E ratio of 29.68 and P/S ratio of 3.88. The dividend yield of Rockwell Automation Inc stocks is 1.65%. Rockwell Automation Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.90% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Rockwell Automation Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star .

For the last quarter Rockwell Automation Inc reported a revenue of $1.7 billion, compared with the revenue of $1.5 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $6.3 billion, an increase of 7.3% from last year. For the last five years Rockwell Automation Inc had an average revenue decline of 0.7% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $6.433 for the year, an increase of 15.7% from previous year. Over the last five years Rockwell Automation Inc had an EPS growth rate of 3.7% a year. The Rockwell Automation Inc had a decent operating margin of 16.36%, compared with the operating margin of 17.15% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Rockwell Automation Inc is 16.34%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Rockwell Automation Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $1.4 billion, compared with $1.5 billion in the previous year. The long term debt was $1.2 billion, compared with $1.5 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 13.6. Rockwell Automation Inc has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $188.77, Rockwell Automation Inc is traded at 81.1% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $104.26 . The P/S ratio of the stock is 3.88, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.14. The intrinsic value of the stock is $90.82 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 47.25% during the past 12 months.

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