Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) — Hot Trending Stock

Tuesday, 17 Apr, 2018

Reliance Trust Co. of DE boosted its position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 22.7% in the second quarter.

Several equities research analysts have commented on JCI shares. Finally, Highbridge Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $299,000. Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC now owns 7,350 shares of the company's stock worth $325,000 after buying an additional 3,400 shares in the last quarter.

On 7/22/2016 NYSE:JCI - Johnson Controls International announced a quarterly dividend of $0.23 2.01% with an ex dividend date of 8/3/2016 which will be payable on 8/26/2016. Advisor Partners LLC now owns 9,237 shares of the company's stock worth $409,000 after buying an additional 158 shares in the last quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 19.8% in the 3rd quarter. Reliance Trust Co. of DE now owns 38,533 shares of the company's stock worth $1,706,000 after buying an additional 7,118 shares in the last quarter. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 6,763.8% in the 3rd quarter. The bigger the return, the more efficient management is in utilizing its asset base. This buyback authorization authorizes the auto parts company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases.

Johnson Controls International stock traded up $0.62 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $34.70. The daily trading volume average remained 5.86 million shares over the course of 3 months.

The Company now has ROA (Return on Assets) of 3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 7.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 5.4% with Gross margin of 30.8 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 8.9% and 5% respectively. Johnson Controls International has a 1 year low of $33.23 and a 1 year high of $44.37. Employees Retirement System of Texas boosted its position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 1.7% in the second quarter.

Mylan N.V. (MYL) reported its last quarterly earnings on 12/30/2017 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.43/share. JCI generated revenue of $7.33 Billion in the same quarter, one year ago. Johnson Controls International had a return on equity of 11.73% and a net margin of 5.92%. The firm's revenue was up 51.1% on a year-over-year basis. Johnson Controls International reported earnings of $0.50 per share during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 6%. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.00%.

NYSE:JCI - Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI) has insider ownership of 0.43% and institutional ownership of 91.06%.

A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on JCI.

Total analysts of 10 have positions in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) as follows: 3 rated it a "Buy", 2 with "Sell" and 5 with "Hold". Analysts have placed a $41.64 price target on Johnson Controls International plc, suggesting a 22.18% gain from recent close. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $52.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 30th. On Friday, January 5 the firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given. Finally, UBS started coverage on Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share in a research note on Monday, January 22nd.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock of Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has "Outperform" rating given by Oppenheimer.

In other news, insider Rodney M. Rushing sold 14,199 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 21st. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -2.36% and stays -6.97% away from its 50 days moving average. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 39,847 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,509,404.36. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

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Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial firm worldwide.The firm is worth $31.56 billion. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions.