AGF Investments Inc. cut its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 10.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 22,042 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 2,596 shares during the period. AGF Investments Inc.’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $956,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. FNY Managed Accounts LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC during the 1st quarter valued at $100,000. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 5.5% during the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 2,550 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $110,000 after buying an additional 133 shares during the period. Grove Bank & Trust grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 57.7% during the 2nd quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 2,693 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 985 shares during the period. First PREMIER Bank grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 366.2% during the 2nd quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 3,361 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 2,640 shares during the period. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.2% during the 2nd quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. 86.17% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE JCI) opened at 39.16 on Monday. Johnson Controls International PLC has a one year low of $36.74 and a one year high of $47.70. The firm’s market cap is $36.51 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $39.50 and a 200-day moving average of $41.41.

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

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Several brokerages have recently issued reports on JCI. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 5th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, August 21st. BidaskClub cut shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from $51.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, twelve have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.75.

About Johnson Controls International PLC

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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