Dowling & Yahnke LLC decreased its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 16.5% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 9,980 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 1,977 shares during the period. Dowling & Yahnke LLC’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $402,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. First Interstate Bank raised its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 0.9% in the second quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 7,069 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $307,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the period. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. raised its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 0.6% in the second quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. now owns 11,410 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $495,000 after buying an additional 63 shares during the period. River Wealth Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 1.1% in the second quarter. River Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 11,070 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $480,000 after buying an additional 117 shares during the period. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 5.5% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 133 shares during the period. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. raised its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.2% in the second quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.25% of the company’s stock.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Vertical Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Friday, November 10th. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc lowered shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “positive” rating to a “neutral” rating and raised their price target for the company from $48.00 to $49.00 in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Cowen and Company reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.79.

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In other Johnson Controls International PLC news, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 1,955 shares of Johnson Controls International PLC stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total value of $80,995.65. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded up $0.25 during trading on Monday, reaching $36.39. 5,414,700 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,151,290. The firm has a market capitalization of $33,770.00, a P/E ratio of 13.94, a PEG ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 0.94. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 1 year low of $34.51 and a 1 year high of $46.17.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The auto parts company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.87. The firm had revenue of $8.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.10 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC had a net margin of 6.32% and a return on equity of 11.91%. The firm’s revenue was up 30.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Johnson Controls International PLC will post 2.8 EPS for the current year.

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.

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

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