Rockwell Automation Inc. (ROK)’s Stock Insider Trade – Robert Murphy Sold 696 Shares; Blackrock Muniyield Investment Quality Fund Has 1.75 Sentiment

The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $13.38. About 6,307 shares traded. BlackRock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund (MFT) has declined 3.63% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.33% the S&P500.

Robert Murphy currently the Sr. VP Operations & Eng. Svcs. of Rockwell Automation Inc recently unloaded 696 shares of the public firm. The insider deal has $139,200 U.S Dollars total value, at an average price per share of $200.0. Robert Murphy has ownership of about 0.00% of Rockwell Automation Inc’s market cap or 1,336 shares.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $16.15 million activity. Schmitt Susan sold $5.80M worth of stock or 28,800 shares. Shares for $496,092 were sold by Fooks Elik I. Shares for $27,893 were sold by Goris Patrick P. CRANDALL THEODORE D sold $2.03M worth of stock. Another trade for 10,400 shares valued at $2.11 million was sold by DORGAN DAVID M. Shares for $1.33M were sold by Kulaszewicz Frank C on Monday, August 7. Chand Sujeet sold $1.57M worth of stock or 9,500 shares.

The stock decreased 2.78% or $5.53 during the last trading session, reaching $193.66. About 454,628 shares traded. Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) has risen 42.76% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.06% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 21 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Rockwell Automation has $214.0 highest and $85 lowest target. $154.38’s average target is -20.28% below currents $193.66 stock price. Rockwell Automation had 63 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, January 9. The stock of Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ROK in report on Friday, September 15 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Credit Agricole downgraded the shares of ROK in report on Wednesday, November 11 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) earned “Market Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, May 11. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 10 by .

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 42 investors sold Rockwell Automation Inc. shares while 210 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 201 raised stakes. 86.14 million shares or 1.05% less from 87.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fort Point Cap Prtn Ltd Company reported 4,055 shares stake. 21,388 were reported by Glenmede Tru Company Na. 58,401 are owned by Sei Invests. Alleghany Corp De, a New York-based fund reported 185,000 shares. Bancshares Of Ny Mellon Corporation has invested 0.05% in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK). Benjamin F Edwards Co Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK). Lenox Wealth Mngmt Inc reported 0.01% in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK). Neville Rodie And Shaw Incorporated holds 0.1% or 4,999 shares in its portfolio. Oppenheimer & Co holds 2,461 shares. Westpac Banking stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK). Eaton Vance has 252,479 shares. Ashfield Ptnrs Lc reported 8,547 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board accumulated 0.1% or 11,926 shares. Twin Tree Mngmt L P owns 0.01% invested in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK) for 5,141 shares. Johnson Gru has invested 0% in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK).

Rockwell Automation Inc. provides industrial automation and information solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $24.75 billion. It operates in two divisions, Architecture & Software; and Control Products & Solutions. It has a 66.89 P/E ratio. The Architecture & Software segment provides control platforms, including controllers, electronic operator interface devices, electronic input/output devices, communication and networking products, and industrial computers that perform multiple control disciplines and monitoring of applications, such as discrete, batch and continuous process, drives control, motion control, and machine safety control.