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Rockwell Automation Inc (ROK.N)

ROK.N on New York Stock Exchange

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18 May 2018
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Rockwell Automation Q2 Adj EPS $1.89
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc ::ROCKWELL AUTOMATION REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS AND INCREASES DIVIDEND 10 PERCENT.Q2 SALES $1.651 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $1.66 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.77.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.89.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.82 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.ARCHITECTURE & SOFTWARE QUARTERLY SALES WERE $768.4 MILLION, INCREASE OF 6.9 PERCENT COMPARED TO $719.0 MILLION IN SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR.CONTROL PRODUCTS & SOLUTIONS QUARTERLY SALES WERE $882.8 MILLION, AN INCREASE OF 5.7 PERCENT COMPARED TO $835.3 MILLION."DEMAND FOR QUARTER WAS FAIRLY BROAD BASED ACROSS REGIONS AND VERTICALS"."GROWTH WAS LED BY HEAVY INDUSTRIES, INCLUDING OIL AND GAS, MINING, METALS, AND SEMICONDUCTOR."." GLOBAL MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT REMAINS FAVORABLE AND MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS ARE POSITIVE"."WE ARE RAMPING UP INVESTMENTS TO ACCELERATE PROFITABLE GROWTH AND INCREASE LONG-TERM DIFFERENTIATION.".SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $7.70 TO $8.00.SEES FY 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.65 TO $3.95.SEES FY 2018 SALES ABOUT $6.7 BILLION ‍AT MIDPOINT​ .SEES FY 2018 ‍ORGANIC SALES​ UP 3.5 TO 6.5 PERCENT.SEES 2018 REPORTED SALES GROWTH 4.5 PERCENT TO 7.5 PERCENT.SETS QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF $0.92 PER SHARE.  Full Article

Rockwell Automation Says CEO Blake Moret's FY 2017 Total Compensation Was $6.3 Mln
Thursday, 21 Dec 2017 

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc ::ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INC SAYS CEO BLAKE MORET'S FY 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $6.3 MILLION - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Rockwell Automation Acquires Odos Imaging
Friday, 1 Dec 2017 

Dec 1 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc ::ROCKWELL AUTOMATION ACQUIRES ODOS IMAGING TO LEVERAGE 3-D TIME-OF-FLIGHT TECHNOLOGY FOR SENSING AND SAFETY APPLICATIONS.  Full Article

Rockwell rejects takeover offer from Emerson
Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc :Rockwell Automation board of directors unanimously rejects unsolicited proposal from Emerson.Rockwell Automation Inc - ‍"Board determined proposal is not in best interests of company and its shareowners"​.Rockwell Automation - ‍ Board thoroughly considered Emerson's Nov 16, 2017 proposal and has unanimously determined it is not in best interests of co​.  Full Article

Rockwell Automation to focus on its strategic plan after Emerson's bid - Conf call‍​
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc :Says would continue to execute on its strategic plan, referring to Emerson's interest in Rockwell.Says incentive compensation to be a modest headwind for FY 2018 Q1, while a year-over-year tailwind for overall fiscal 18.Says does not expect year-over-year EPS growth in Q1, partly due to unusually low tax rate last year‍​.Says China did about 12 percent of growth in FY17; expects China to be a little bit below at close to 10 percent in FY18.Says expects its automotive business to grow in low-single digits in FY18, below the company average.Says expects its consumer business to grow at about the company average, and heavy industry business to grow a little above.Sees broad-based recovery in heavy industries in FY18.Expects continued strong growth in powertrain and EV in FY18, despite overall automotive business growing in low single digits.  Full Article

Rockwell Automation reports Q4 EPS $1.57
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc :Rockwell automation reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results.Q4 adjusted earnings per share $1.69.Q4 earnings per share $1.57.Q4 sales $1.668 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.67 billion.Q4 earnings per share view $1.73 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Rockwell automation reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results.‍Fiscal 2018 EPS guidance: diluted EPS $7.09 - $7.39; adjusted EPS $7.20 - $7.50​.‍Architecture & software Q4 sales were $752.0 million, an increase of 8.0 percent​.‍Recorded $43.0 million of pre-tax restructuring charges ($30.7 million after tax or $0.24 per share) in Q4 of fiscal 2017​.Q4 ‍control products & solutions sales were $915.5 million, an increase of 8.7 percent compared to $842.2 million in same period last year​.‍Expect heavy industries to grow "a bit above company average, with good contribution from oil and gas​"."‍Also expect continued growth in consumer and transportation​".FY2018 earnings per share view $7.38 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INVESTS IN AI FOR INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION
Friday, 3 Nov 2017 

Nov 3 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc ::ROCKWELL AUTOMATION INVESTS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) FOR INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION.ROCKWELL AUTOMATION - ‍ANNOUNCED ITS INVESTMENT IN HIVE, A SILICON VALLEY INNOVATION FUND AND CO-CREATION STUDIO​.  Full Article

Rockwell Automation ‍declares quarterly dividend of 83.5 cents/share
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc ::Rockwell Automation increases common stock dividend 10 percent to $3.34 annually.Says ‍declared a quarterly dividend of 83.5 cents per share on common stock, payable on Dec. 11, 2017​.  Full Article

Emerson says no discussions currently ongoing with Rockwell Automation
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Emerson Electric Co ::Emerson confirms private offer made to Rockwell Automation.Confirmed that it made a private offer to Rockwell Automation proposing a combination of two companies​.Company's ‍proposal was rejected by Rockwell Automation and no discussions are currently ongoing between two companies​.  Full Article

Emerson Electric has made multiple offers for Rockwell Automation - CNBC
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - :Emerson Electric has made multiple offers for Rockwell Automation - CNBC, citing sources.Emerson Electric offer values Rockwell Automation at $27.6 billion - CNBC, citing sources.Rockwell Automation rebuffs offers from Emerson Electric - CNBC‍​.  Full Article

BRIEF-Rockwell Automation Q2 Adj EPS $1.89

* ROCKWELL AUTOMATION REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2018 RESULTS AND INCREASES DIVIDEND 10 PERCENT