Exencial Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 6.3% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 75,497 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after buying an additional 4,452 shares during the quarter. Exencial Wealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $3,042,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of JCI. Bessemer Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of 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 purchasing an additional 133 shares during the period. Perigon Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of 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 purchasing an additional 1,683 shares during the period. Harfst & Associates Inc. increased its holdings in shares of 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 purchasing an additional 389 shares during the period. Grove Bank & Trust increased its holdings in shares of 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 purchasing an additional 985 shares during the period. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. increased its holdings in shares of 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 purchasing an additional 150 shares during the period. 88.25% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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A number of equities analysts recently commented on JCI shares. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Monday, October 9th. Cowen and Company restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Monday, August 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Johnson Controls International PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Robert W. Baird dropped their price objective on Johnson Controls International PLC from $50.00 to $48.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $45.00 price objective (down previously from $50.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a report on Friday, November 10th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.79.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) traded up $0.25 on Monday, hitting $36.39. The stock had a trading volume of 5,414,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,151,290. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 12 month low of $34.51 and a 12 month high of $46.17. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The company has a market capitalization of $33,770.00, a PE ratio of 13.94, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.98 and a beta of 0.94.

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

In other news, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 1,955 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total value of $80,995.65. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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

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