Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) Shares Sold by Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund

Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund trimmed its position in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCIGet Rating) by 3.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 33,444 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,265 shares during the period. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund’s holdings in Johnson Controls International were worth $1,601,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of JCI. Victory Capital Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International by 14.8% during the first quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 815,675 shares of the company’s stock worth $50,788,000 after buying an additional 105,032 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its position in Johnson Controls International by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 1,377,739 shares of the company’s stock worth $90,338,000 after acquiring an additional 4,043 shares during the period. Aubrey Capital Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Johnson Controls International during the 1st quarter worth about $3,475,000. Haverford Trust Co grew its stake in Johnson Controls International by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. Haverford Trust Co now owns 199,329 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,070,000 after purchasing an additional 9,750 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Great Diamond Partners LLC grew its stake in Johnson Controls International by 9.2% during the 1st quarter. Great Diamond Partners LLC now owns 7,244 shares of the company’s stock valued at $474,000 after purchasing an additional 612 shares during the last quarter. 88.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms have weighed in on JCI. TheStreet upgraded Johnson Controls International from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 7th. Citigroup boosted their price target on Johnson Controls International from $54.00 to $64.00 in a research note on Friday, November 4th. StockNews.com upgraded Johnson Controls International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Morgan Stanley boosted their price target on Johnson Controls International from $60.00 to $67.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted their price target on Johnson Controls International from $53.00 to $61.00 in a research note on Friday, November 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, Johnson Controls International currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $67.43.

Johnson Controls International Stock Performance

NYSE JCI opened at $66.95 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $45.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.29, a PEG ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.19. Johnson Controls International plc has a twelve month low of $45.52 and a twelve month high of $81.77. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $56.81 and a 200 day moving average of $53.96.

Johnson Controls International Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 14th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 26th were issued a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $1.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.09%. Johnson Controls International’s payout ratio is currently 63.35%.

Johnson Controls International Company Profile

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Johnson Controls International plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, commissioning, and retrofitting building products and systems in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Building Solutions North America, Building Solutions EMEA/LA, Building Solutions Asia Pacific, and Global Products.

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

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