National Planning Corp lowered its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) by 16.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 6,636 shares of the auto parts company’s stock after selling 1,329 shares during the period. National Planning Corp’s holdings in Johnson Controls International PLC were worth $287,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of JCI. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in Johnson Controls International PLC by 2.9% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 3,185,958 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $138,144,000 after buying an additional 88,474 shares during the period. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 38.0% in the second quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 15,214 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $659,000 after buying an additional 4,192 shares during the last quarter. Trent Capital Management Inc. NC bought a new position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC during the second quarter valued at $4,040,000. General American Investors Co. Inc. raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 68.8% in the second quarter. General American Investors Co. Inc. now owns 270,000 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $11,707,000 after buying an additional 110,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board raised its position in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 433.2% in the second quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 72,728 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $3,153,000 after buying an additional 59,088 shares during the last quarter. 85.20% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) opened at 38.65 on Tuesday. The company’s market cap is $36.04 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $41.89 and a 200-day moving average of $41.86. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 12-month low of $38.51 and a 12-month high of $48.97.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The auto parts company reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate 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 company had revenue of $7.67 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.72 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.07 earnings per share. Johnson Controls International PLC’s revenue was up 48.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Johnson Controls International PLC will post $2.61 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several brokerages have recently weighed in on JCI. Atlantic Securities lowered shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. TheStreet raised shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC from $51.00 to $46.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $43.00 price objective (down from $48.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, thirteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Johnson Controls International PLC has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $50.43.

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.

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