Johnson Controls board approves incremental $1 billion share repurchase authorization

Galtero Lara
Diciembre 8, 2017

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of JCI. The stock appeared $44.70 above its 52-week highs and is down -2.23% for the last five trades. Perigon Wealth Management LLC grew its position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 171.7% during the second quarter. Increasing profits are the best indication that a company can pay dividends and that the share price will trend upward. Harfst & Associates Inc. boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 16.9% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 4,877,880 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $211,505,000 after acquiring an additional 2,879,948 shares during the last quarter. Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has risen 13.24% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending.

The Piotroski score is a discrete score ranging from 0-9 that shows nine criteria used to find out the strength of a company's financial position. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. lifted its position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 4.2% in the second quarter.

When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company - by looking at the average analyst rating, for example.

Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.87/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.87/Share by a difference of $0. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.57/share and a low EPS of $0.44/share. The stock has a market capitalization of $34,360.00, a P/E ratio of 14.34, a P/E/G ratio of 1.01 and a beta of 0.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 1.04. The auto parts company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.87. The operating profit margin and gross profit margin can be giving more focus view that is 8.70% and 31.00% respectively.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $7.19 Billion for the current quarter. The current dividend yield of Johnson Controls International plc is and the earnings per share is 1.76. CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS also announced increased position in McDonald's Corporation (MCD) during the quarter. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be issued a $0.26 dividend. & Management invested 0.01% in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI).

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for JCI producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.84% and for the month booked as 2.41%. Once understood where Johnson Controls International plc lies, begin comparing it against other specific companies in the Auto Parts to begin searching for value. UBS cut Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share from a "positive" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Robert W. Baird reinitiated Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) on Tuesday, October 18 with "Outperform" rating. Vertical Research lowered Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. "Ltd. Raises Position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (JCI)" was first published by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock.

"JCI's Chairman & CEO Oliver George Buy 27300 shares of the company at a price of $36.8 on 2017-11-24".

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The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by NEVILL TRENT M on 11/20/2017, and was a disposition of 1,478 shares with a final price of $36.39. Following the purchase, the vice president now owns 286,842 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,326,312. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Finally, Cowen reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 94 Percent.

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Among 25 analysts covering Johnson Controls Inc.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 8.7%.

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