Last quarter Rockwell Collins (COL) hit analyst's estimates and it will report again on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

Expectations

Analysts currently expect Rockwell Collins to come in with earnings of $1.15 per share on revenues of $1.24 billion. Analyst estimates range from $1.09 per share to $1.20 per share. Over the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from $1.18.

Stock Movement

The stock fell $3.26 per share between June 19, 2012 and June 26, 2012. Looking at change over the last three months, April 23, 2012 and July 18, 2012, the stock price fell $6.49 (-11.7%), from $55.39 to $48.90.

Company Fundamental Trends

The company will look to use the upcoming earnings announcement as a salve for two-straight quarters of revenue declines. Revenue decreased by 1.4% during the past first quarter and dropped further over the second quarter. Stock Ratings

Analysts are bullish on the stock as nine analysts rate it as a buy and only one analyst rate it as a sell. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with the average analyst estimate increasing to Moderate buy from Hold.

Last Quarter's Results

In the second quarter, profit rose 7.3% to $161 million ($1.09 a share) from $150 million (96 cents a share) the year earlier, meeting analyst expectations. Revenue fell 5.1% to $1.16 billion from $1.22 billion.

Summary

Reporting Period: 3Q

Date of Release: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 before market open

EPS: $1.15

Revenue Estimate: $1.24 billion

(Company fundamentals by Xignite Financials. Earnings estimates provided by Zacks)