Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) saw a downside of -0.92% to close Tuesday at $68.16 after subtracting -$0.63 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 2,904,620 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $71.09 in the past week. An average of 4,320,690 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 3,633,364.
JCI’s 1-month performance is -8.80% or -$6.91 on its low of $67.80 reached on 10/01/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $40.92 and high of $76.83, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 09/09/21. YTD, JCI has achieved 46.30% or $21.57. However, the current price is down -11.28%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Aug 03, 71 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Johnson Controls International plc (JCI). Oliver George (Chairman & CEO) most recently sold 176,752 shares at $71.88 per share on Aug 03. This transaction cost the insider $12,705,398. Chairman & CEO, Oliver George, sold 176,754 shares at a price of $68.17 on Jul 06. Then, on Jun 07, Vice President, CHRO MINELLA LYNN C sold 75,325 shares at a price of $66.44 per share. This transaction amounted to $5,004,713.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 54.90 and a low of 3.707. JCI stock has a beta of 1.11. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 2.13 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.73, with the price to cash flow ratio at 28.14.
Johnson Controls International plc pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.58% and the payout ratio is 42.30%. JCI paid $0.27 a share compared with prior rate of $0.27, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.01 reported on Thursday March 11 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 2.97% yearly.
It is projected that Johnson Controls International plc’s next ex-dividend date will be on 20-Dec. JCI is expected to distribute $0.27 as its next dividend.
Johnson Controls International plc’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.90, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.10 meaning that JCI stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.41, while the total debt to equity was 0.44. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 33.80%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 11.54% while for the period ending June 29; Johnson Controls International plc’s operating margin was 11.00%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $7.41 billion against revenue of $22.32 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected JCI to announce $0.83 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.83, representing a 0.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $959.0 million. JCI stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 23.14 billion, with total debt at $9.17 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $712.22 million
Let’s look briefly at Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 32.38% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 23.38%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $69.15, reflecting a -1.60% or -$1.11 change from its current price. JCI is currently trading -8.35% above its 20-day SMA, +6.12% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -3.59% and +48.40% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 12.48% and 20.20% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.50. The RSI (14) points at 35.42%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 5.26% with the period’s ATR at 1.49. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.31 and -1.43 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE: JCI), Wells Fargo launched coverage with an Overweight rating. Analysts offering their rating for JCI stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate JCI as a “sell,”, while 8 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 14 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is JCI’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $66.00 and a high of $91.00, with their median price target at $85.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) stock is $82.79.