An Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) EVP Chief Digital & Customer O Sells 28825.0 Shares

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Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) finished Wednesday with a subtraction of -$1.08 to close at $63.22, a downside of -1.68 percent. An average of 2,213,600 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$0.03 in the past week, and it reached a new high 3 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 3,631,265 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 4,060,238.

JCI stock has decreased by -3.98% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $62.95 on 12/16/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $45.52 and a high of $81.77 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 1 time so far this year and lost -22.25% or -$18.09 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -22.69% from the 52-week high.

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Insider Transactions

JCI stock investors should be aware that Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 17 days ago on Dec 12. In this transaction, the insider spent $1,877,885. EVP Chief Digital & Customer O, ELLIS MICHAEL J, disposed of 1,194 shares at a price of $66.16 on Dec 09. The insider now owns more than $78,995 worth of shares. Prior to that, EVP Chief Digital & Customer O ELLIS MICHAEL J went on to Sale 113,730 shares at $66.57 each on Dec 08. An amount of $7,570,874 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 28.72. The stock’s beta is 1.22. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.72, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 2.68, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 90.86.

The company has a payout ratio of 62.90%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.35 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.01 reported on Wednesday March 9 2022.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Johnson Controls International plc for the three months ended June 29 was 0.80, and the current ratio was 1.00, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.46 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.55 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $8.34 billion compared to revenue of $25.3 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the three-month period that ended June 29, Johnson Controls International plc had $7.43 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $761.0 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 64.65%. The analyst consensus anticipated Johnson Controls International plc’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.88 per share, but it turned out to be $0.88, a 0.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $792.0 million. Shareholders own equity worth $686.7 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 28 December was 36.83%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 21.67%.

As of today, JCI’s price is $64.07 -0.05% or -$0.03 from its 5-day moving average. JCI is currently trading -3.33% lower than its 20-day SMA and +14.74% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +20.53% above the SMA50 and +4.38% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 18.32% and 21.83%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.38. With the 14-day stochastic at 5.36% and the average true range at 1.45, the RSI (14) stands at 43.57%. The stock has reached -0.04 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.88.

Analyst Ratings

BofA Securities downgraded Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE: JCI) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Buy. The consensus rating for Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell JCI, while 6 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 3 analysts, while 14 others rate it as a “buy”.


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