Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE: JCI) and Remy International (NASDAQ:REMY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Johnson Controls International PLC and Remy International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Johnson Controls International PLC $45.13 billion 0.80 $4.37 billion ($0.51) -75.67
Remy International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Johnson Controls International PLC has higher revenue and earnings than Remy International.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Johnson Controls International PLC and Remy International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Johnson Controls International PLC 0 8 12 0 2.60
Remy International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Johnson Controls International PLC currently has a consensus target price of $49.94, indicating a potential upside of 29.41%. Given Johnson Controls International PLC’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Johnson Controls International PLC is more favorable than Remy International.

Profitability

This table compares Johnson Controls International PLC and Remy International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Johnson Controls International PLC -0.43% 11.74% 4.77%
Remy International N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.2% of Johnson Controls International PLC shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Johnson Controls International PLC shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Johnson Controls International PLC pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Remy International does not pay a dividend. Johnson Controls International PLC pays out -196.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Johnson Controls International PLC has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Summary

Johnson Controls International PLC beats Remy International on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

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. The Building Efficiency segment offers designing, producing, marketing and installing integrated heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions segment offers lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks and utility vehicles. The Company serves both automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The Company also supplies advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid and electric vehicles.

Remy International Company Profile

Remy International, Inc. (Remy) is a global vehicular parts designer, manufacturer, remanufacturer, marketer and distributor of aftermarket and original equipment electrical components for automobiles, light trucks, heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles. Remy sells its products worldwide primarily under the Delco Remy, Remy, and World Wide Automotive brand names. The Company’s products include light-duty and heavy-duty starters and alternators for both the original equipment and the remanufactured markets, and hybrid power technology. These products are principally sold or distributed to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for both original equipment manufacture and aftermarket operations, as well as to warehouse distributors and retail automotive parts chains. The Company sells its products principally in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. In January 2014, Remy International, Inc. acquired all assets of USA Industries.

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