Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 8.8% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 75,829 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,134 shares during the period. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS’s holdings in Johnson Controls International were worth $3,055,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Honeywell International Inc. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 216.7% in the 3rd quarter. Honeywell International Inc. now owns 950,200 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $38,284,000 after purchasing an additional 650,200 shares in the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 368.6% during the 2nd quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 73,435 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $3,184,000 after acquiring an additional 57,764 shares in the last quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $4,338,000. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 13.4% during the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 194,832 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $8,449,000 after acquiring an additional 22,960 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First National Trust Co. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International by 15.3% during the 2nd quarter. First National Trust Co. now owns 26,265 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,139,000 after acquiring an additional 3,482 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 89.71% of the company’s stock.

JCI has been the topic of several analyst reports. Morgan Stanley dropped their target price on Johnson Controls International from $51.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub cut Johnson Controls International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Cowen reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson Controls International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.79.

Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $38.09. The stock had a trading volume of 4,917,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,144,860. 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 firm has a market cap of $35,250.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.72, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 0.94. Johnson Controls International PLC has a fifty-two week low of $34.51 and a fifty-two week high of $45.91.

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

In other Johnson Controls International news, VP William C. Jackson bought 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The shares were purchased at an average price of $36.00 per share, with a total value of $720,000.00. Following the acquisition, the vice president now directly owns 286,842 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $10,326,312. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO George Oliver bought 27,300 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $36.80 per share, for a total transaction of $1,004,640.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 634,732 shares in the company, valued at $23,358,137.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.50% of the company’s stock.

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Johnson Controls International 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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