Rockwell Collins has content on most of the commercial aircraft entering the market over the coming years, including the 787, 737-MAX, A350, C919, and Bombardier CSeries, which should generate stable growth over the long term.
When this business recovers, recent market share gains in business and regional jets should allow the company to generate growth substantially higher than the end market.
Rockwell Collins' A- credit rating and commitment to R&D should allow the firm to continue to be a leader technologically in the avionics marketplace. Read more
Rockwell Collins competes with typically much larger entities that have grown via consolidation over the years.
Defense spending cuts over the next decade will have a negative impact on Rockwell's sales.
Rockwell has produced well in advance of delivery rates for the 787 and may not see the benefit of production rate increases over the coming four to six quarters. Read more
President Kelly Ortberg succeeded Clayton Jones as CEO on July 31. Jones had been president and CEO since 2001 and served as chairman since 2002. Most of the rest of the management team members have been in their current positions since the firm was Read more
Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins develops communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide. It has 19,000 employees. Core Read more
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