Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI) issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.50-2.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.55.

Shares of JCI opened at $42.52 on Friday. Johnson Controls International has a 52-week low of $28.30 and a 52-week high of $44.82. The company has a quick ratio of 1.19, a current ratio of 1.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $42.94 and its two-hundred day moving average is $41.26. The stock has a market cap of $34.92 billion, a PE ratio of 15.02, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 0.94.

Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 7th. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.02. Johnson Controls International had a net margin of 22.38% and a return on equity of 9.02%. The firm had revenue of $6.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.42 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Johnson Controls International will post 1.95 earnings per share for the current year.

JCI has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on shares of Johnson Controls International from $37.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, October 10th. ValuEngine downgraded Johnson Controls International from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st. Argus increased their price objective on Johnson Controls International from $47.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on Johnson Controls International from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a report on Friday. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $41.78.

In other news, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 52,655 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.91, for a total value of $2,259,426.05. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 94,506 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,055,252.46. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO George Oliver sold 11,207 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.07, for a total value of $471,478.49. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 887,198 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $37,324,419.86. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 177,702 shares of company stock valued at $7,716,908 over the last quarter. Company insiders own 0.50% of the company’s stock.

Johnson Controls International Company Profile

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Building Technologies & Solutions and Power Solutions segments. The company designs, sells, installs, and services heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, controls systems, integrated electronic security systems, and integrated fire detection and suppression systems for commercial, industrial, retail, small business, institutional, and governmental customers; and energy efficiency solutions and technical services, including inspection, scheduled maintenance, and repair and replacement of mechanical and control systems, to non-residential building and industrial applications.

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