EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC lessened its position in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 0.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 48,664 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 175 shares during the period. Johnson Controls International PLC accounts for about 1.2% of EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 25th biggest holding. EagleClaw Capital Managment LLC’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $2,108,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of JCI. Teachers Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.3% in the 1st quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 1,645,194 shares of the auto parts company’s stock worth $69,296,000 after purchasing an additional 67,729 shares in the last quarter. MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in the first quarter valued at about $8,050,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in the first quarter valued at about $8,050,000. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC increased its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 16.1% in the first quarter. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 26,914 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,134,000 after buying an additional 3,736 shares during the period. Finally, Saturna Capital CORP increased its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 0.8% in the first quarter. Saturna Capital CORP now owns 441,041 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $18,577,000 after buying an additional 3,700 shares during the period. 86.09% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on JCI. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday. Morgan Stanley set a $48.00 price target on Johnson Controls International PLC and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, August 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.71.

Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) traded down 0.31% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $41.36. The company had a trading volume of 1,276,878 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $39.84 and its 200 day moving average is $41.17. The company’s market capitalization is $38.56 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 52 week low of $36.74 and a 52 week high of $46.17.

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

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is -196.08%.

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Johnson Controls International PLC 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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