Victory Capital Management Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 94.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 16,168 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 266,953 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $701,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new position in Johnson Controls International PLC during the first quarter worth $100,000. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 5.5% during the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $110,000 after purchasing an additional 133 shares during the last quarter. Grove Bank & Trust boosted its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 57.7% during the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 2,693 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $117,000 after purchasing an additional 985 shares during the last quarter. First PREMIER Bank boosted its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 366.2% during the second quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 3,361 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 2,640 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.2% during the second quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $161,000 after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.17% of the company’s stock.

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Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) opened at 39.81 on Friday. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 1-year low of $36.74 and a 1-year high of $46.86. The firm’s market capitalization is $37.12 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $39.03 and a 200-day moving average of $41.33.

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

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 22nd. Johnson Controls International PLC’s payout ratio is -196.08%.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Wolfe Research assumed coverage on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a $51.00 target price (up previously from $50.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. BidaskClub raised shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI)

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