BerganKDV Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 14,838 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $690,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 5,138.8% in the second quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC now owns 2,567 shares of the company’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 2,518 shares in the last quarter. Signaturefd LLC increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 13.7% in the second quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 2,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 313 shares in the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC during the third quarter valued at approximately $129,000. Evercore Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 52.5% in the second quarter. Evercore Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,075 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 1,059 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Duncker Streett & Co. Inc. increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 16.3% in the third quarter. Duncker Streett & Co. Inc. now owns 3,374 shares of the company’s stock valued at $157,000 after buying an additional 474 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 80.14% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI)

Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded down 0.30% during trading on Friday, reaching $43.66. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,866,232 shares. The stock’s market cap is $40.86 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 12-month low of $28.94 and a 12-month high of $48.97. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $43.37 and its 200-day moving average is $44.06.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $1.21 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.20. The firm earned $10.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.64 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC had a positive return on equity of 15.76% and a negative net margin of 4.09%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s revenue was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.64 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that Johnson Controls International PLC will post $2.69 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 6th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 14th were paid a $0.25 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 12th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.29%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -208.72%.

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Several analysts recently issued reports on JCI shares. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, November 28th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $54.00 price target for the company. Credit Suisse Group restated a “buy” rating and issued a $46.54 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. Morgan Stanley set a $55.00 price target on Johnson Controls International PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, September 17th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Tuesday, November 1st. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. set a $52.00 price target on Johnson Controls International PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 30th. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.13.

About Johnson Controls International PLC

Johnson Controls, Inc is a technology company. The Company provides products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, and seating and interior systems for automobiles. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions.

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