Rockwell Automation (ROK) Gets a Sell Rating from J.P. Morgan

In a report released yesterday, Stephen Tusa from J.P. Morgan maintained a Sell rating on Rockwell Automation (ROKResearch Report), with a price target of $180.00. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $247.23.

According to, Tusa is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.5% and a 64.1% success rate. Tusa covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Emerson Electric Company, Honeywell International, and John Bean Technologies.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Rockwell Automation is a Hold with an average price target of $239.94, a -1.3% downside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, Wells Fargo also maintained a Sell rating on the stock with a $213.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $354.99 and a one-year low of $190.08. Currently, Rockwell Automation has an average volume of 1.18M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 50 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of ROK in relation to earlier this year.

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Wisconsin-based Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation and digital transformation. The company operates through three segments: Intelligent Devices, Software & Control, Lifecycle Services.

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