Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Rockwell Automation Equity Research

Most industrial companies tend to say a similar thing with regard to end market conditions in their specific industry or geographic exposure. In other words, when a bellwether like General Electric Company  gives word on its various industry exposures, the commentary from most of its peers like Siemens  tends to follow in step. Interestingly, this wasn't the case with Rockwell Automation Inc. whose first-quarter results and guidance seemed somewhat out of sync with the market. What is going on? Furthermore, what does it mean for Rockwell Automation?

Summarizing Rockwell Automation's first quarter
The key takeaways from its recent earnings report and commentary: