Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 19.7% in the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 10,564,756 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,736,815 shares during the quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 1.13% of Johnson Controls International PLC worth $458,142,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of JCI. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 12.1% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 3,708,076 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $156,184,000 after acquiring an additional 399,404 shares during the last quarter. Parkwood LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $312,000. Wedbush Securities Inc. increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 19.3% during the first quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 13,242 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $558,000 after acquiring an additional 2,145 shares during the last quarter. Pax World Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $3,159,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank increased its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 56.8% during the first quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 253,297 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $10,667,000 after acquiring an additional 91,787 shares during the last quarter. 86.17% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $48.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Monday, August 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. BidaskClub raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $43.00 price target (down from $48.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $49.63.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE JCI) traded down 0.50% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $39.80. The stock had a trading volume of 727,049 shares. The company’s market cap is $37.11 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $39.37 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.38. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 52-week low of $36.74 and a 52-week high of $46.86.

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

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -196.08%.

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.

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

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