Roundview Capital LLC cut its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 4.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 26,537 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 1,168 shares during the period. Roundview Capital LLC’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $1,151,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of JCI. Dodge & Cox raised its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 83.5% in the 2nd quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 57,851,274 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $2,508,431,000 after buying an additional 26,319,624 shares in the last quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 31.3% in the 1st quarter. OppenheimerFunds Inc. now owns 11,209,265 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $472,135,000 after buying an additional 2,670,778 shares in the last quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 20.1% in the 1st quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 11,231,816 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $473,083,000 after buying an additional 1,883,034 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio acquired a new position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $77,094,000. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 19.7% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 10,564,756 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $458,142,000 after buying an additional 1,736,815 shares in the last quarter. 86.08% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded up 0.40% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $39.89. The stock had a trading volume of 2,617,293 shares. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 1-year low of $36.74 and a 1-year high of $46.86. The stock’s market cap is $37.19 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of $39.03 and a 200-day moving average of $41.28.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.71. The company 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%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 48.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.07 earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that Johnson Controls International PLC will post $2.61 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, September 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 22nd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.51%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -196.08%.

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A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on JCI. Cowen and Company reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Monday, August 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. BidaskClub raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 target price on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $43.00 target price (down from $48.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.86.

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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