Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc continued to hold its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 25,000 shares of the auto parts company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $1,084,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BT Investment Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Johnson Controls International PLC in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $662,000. Amalgamated Bank raised its position in Johnson Controls International PLC by 60.3% in the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 105,528 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $4,576,000 after buying an additional 39,696 shares during the last quarter. Norinchukin Bank The raised its position in Johnson Controls International PLC by 6.7% in the 2nd quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 65,101 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,823,000 after buying an additional 4,102 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Johnson Controls International PLC by 19.7% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 10,564,756 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $458,142,000 after buying an additional 1,736,815 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Strategic Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Johnson Controls International PLC in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $490,000. 86.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) traded down 0.2983% on Friday, hitting $39.9804. The stock had a trading volume of 1,850,839 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average of $39.04 and a 200 day moving average of $41.35. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 52 week low of $36.74 and a 52 week high of $46.86. The company’s market capitalization is $37.28 billion.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71. The company had revenue of $7.67 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.72 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC had a positive return on equity of 11.74% and a negative net margin of 0.43%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s revenue was up 48.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.07 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts predict that Johnson Controls International PLC will post $2.61 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Monday, September 25th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 22nd. Johnson Controls International PLC’s payout ratio is -196.08%.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on JCI. TheStreet raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Wolfe Research began coverage on Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. They issued a “market perform” rating on the stock. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Johnson Controls International PLC from $51.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub lowered Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $49.63.

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Johnson Controls International PLC Company Profile

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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