Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:JCI) – Analysts at William Blair issued their FY2018 EPS estimates for Tyco International in a report issued on Tuesday. William Blair analyst N. Heymann forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $3.35 for the year.

Tyco International (NYSE:JCI) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $1.21 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.20. Tyco International had a positive return on equity of 15.76% and a negative net margin of 4.09%. The firm earned $10.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.64 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.64 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 16.6% on a year-over-year basis.

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Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Morgan Stanley set a $55.00 price target on Tyco International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 17th. TheStreet downgraded Tyco International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price objective on Tyco International from $50.00 to $46.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Tyco International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $48.00 price objective (down from $52.00) on shares of Tyco International in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $48.41.

Tyco International (NYSE:JCI) traded down 2.41% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $44.16. The company had a trading volume of 6,603,748 shares. Tyco International has a 52-week low of $28.94 and a 52-week high of $48.97. The company’s market cap is $41.32 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average is $44.04 and its 200 day moving average is $43.28.

In related news, VP R Bruce Mcdonald sold 98,166 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.95, for a total value of $4,412,561.70. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 100,766 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,529,431.70. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.63% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in JCI. Oakworth Capital Inc. increased its stake in Tyco International by 159.6% in the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,440 shares of the company’s stock worth $108,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares during the last quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC increased its stake in Tyco International by 5,138.8% in the second quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC now owns 2,567 shares of the company’s stock worth $114,000 after buying an additional 2,518 shares during the last quarter. Signaturefd LLC increased its stake in Tyco International by 13.7% in the second quarter. Signaturefd LLC now owns 2,601 shares of the company’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 313 shares during the last quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its stake in Tyco International by 0.7% in the second quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 2,742 shares of the company’s stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA bought a new stake in Tyco International during the third quarter worth $129,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 64.18% of the company’s stock.

About Tyco International

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