Johnson Controls International plc [JCI] moved up 0.29: Why It’s Important

Johnson Controls International plc [NYSE: JCI] gained 0.29% on the last trading session, reaching $54.42 price per share at the time. The company report on November 30, 2023 at 9:00 AM that Smarter Buildings Key to Accelerating Decarbonization Goals, According to New Johnson Controls Study.

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As the world races to meet critical climate targets, new research from Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, and Forrester Consulting reveals some of the biggest opportunities and immediate needs for business leaders looking to advance sustainability commitments. With buildings representing some 40% of global emissions1, decarbonizing the built environment is one of the fastest paths to meeting net zero targets globally, and essential for many businesses with 2030 carbon reduction goals. The landmark survey shows widespread acceptance that sustainability is a business priority and a firm recognition that partners are essential to realizing 2030 sustainability commitments.

Johnson Controls International plc represents 688.70 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $37.02 billion with the latest information. JCI stock price has been found in the range of $54.20 to $54.80.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.45M shares, JCI reached a trading volume of 4927976 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Johnson Controls International plc [JCI]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for JCI shares is $69.53 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on JCI stock is a recommendation set at 1.55. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

HSBC Securities have made an estimate for Johnson Controls International plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on September 27, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Johnson Controls International plc is set at 0.92, with the Price to Sales ratio for JCI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.39. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.27, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.68. Price to Free Cash Flow for JCI in the course of the last twelve months was 24.98 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.79.

Trading performance analysis for JCI stock

Johnson Controls International plc [JCI] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.11. With this latest performance, JCI shares gained by 5.71% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -13.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -20.11% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for JCI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 68.18, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 77.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.66 for Johnson Controls International plc [JCI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 51.61, while it was recorded at 53.63 for the last single week of trading, and 59.22 for the last 200 days.

Johnson Controls International plc [JCI]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Johnson Controls International plc [JCI] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.39 and a Gross Margin at +32.87. Johnson Controls International plc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.06.

Return on Total Capital for JCI is now 8.56, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.03. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 9.06, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.62. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Johnson Controls International plc [JCI] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 62.87. Additionally, JCI Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 38.60, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 23.97. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 51.72, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 31.75.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Johnson Controls International plc [JCI] managed to generate an average of $15,020 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.54 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.60.Johnson Controls International plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.79 and a Current Ratio set at 1.06.

Johnson Controls International plc [JCI]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for JCI. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Johnson Controls International plc go to 15.77%.

An analysis of Institutional ownership at Johnson Controls International plc [JCI]

The top three institutional holders of JCI stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in JCI stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in JCI stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.