DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale lessened its holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 40.2% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 425,735 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 286,640 shares during the period. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $16,115,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of JCI. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 5.5% in 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 last quarter. Perigon Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 171.7% in the 2nd quarter. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,663 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 1,683 shares during the last quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. increased its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 16.9% in the 2nd quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. now owns 2,691 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 389 shares during the last quarter. Grove Bank & Trust increased its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 57.7% in 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 last quarter. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. increased its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.2% in 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 last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.98% of the company’s stock.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE JCI) traded down $0.23 on Thursday, reaching $35.50. 611,960 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,148,262. The company has a market cap of $33,160.00, a P/E ratio of 13.75, a PEG ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 0.94. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 52 week low of $34.51 and a 52 week high of $46.17. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a current ratio of 1.04.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The auto parts company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.87. Johnson Controls International PLC had a net margin of 6.32% and a return on equity of 11.91%. The firm had revenue of $8.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.10 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.21 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 30.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Johnson Controls International PLC will post 2.8 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Johnson Controls International PLC news, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 1,955 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total value of $80,995.65. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.48% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Cowen and Company reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded 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 decreased their price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from $50.00 to $48.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.79.

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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.

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

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