Apriem Advisors decreased its position in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 3.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The firm owned 8,442 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 292 shares during the period. Apriem Advisors’ holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $366,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of JCI. FNY Managed Accounts LLC bought a new stake in Johnson Controls International PLC during the first quarter worth $100,000. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 5.5% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 133 shares during the last quarter. Grove Bank & Trust boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 57.7% in the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 2,693 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 985 shares during the last quarter. First PREMIER Bank boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 366.2% in the second quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 3,361 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 2,640 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.2% in the second quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. 85.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded up 3.89% during trading on Monday, reaching $38.49. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,279,942 shares. The firm’s market capitalization is $35.89 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 52 week low of $36.74 and a 52 week high of $48.97. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $41.30 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.70.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.71. Johnson Controls International PLC had a negative net margin of 0.43% and a positive return on equity of 11.74%. The business had revenue of $7.67 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.72 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.07 earnings per share. Johnson Controls International PLC’s revenue for the quarter was up 48.8% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Johnson Controls International PLC will post $2.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of research firms have weighed in on JCI. BidaskClub cut Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday. Morgan Stanley decreased their price objective on Johnson Controls International PLC from $51.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Atlantic Securities cut Johnson Controls International PLC from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Wolfe Research began coverage on Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “market perform” rating for the company. Finally, TheStreet raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $50.43.

Johnson Controls International PLC Company 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI)

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