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Stock in the Spotlight: Johnson Controls International (NYSE: JCI)


Johnson Controls International is part of the engineering and construction industry and industrials sector. The company CEO is George R. Oliver. Johnson Controls International manufacturers, installs, and services HVAC systems, building management systems and controls, and industrial refrigeration systems. The firm along with Tyco International offers fire and security products and services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The JCI stock showed a previous change of -0.65% with an open at 38.84 and a close of 38.51. It reached an intraday high of 38.94 and a low of 38.47.

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The stock has a market cap of $34.6b with 898.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 890.7m shares. Trading volume reached 14,039,780 shares compared to its average volume of 6,193,858 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Johnson Controls International shares returned -1.48% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 6.74%. Over three months, it changed 8.26%. In one year it has changed 15.28% and within that year its 52-week high was 40.33 and its 52-week low was 28.30. JCI stock is 36.10% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 34.91 and a 50 day moving average of 37.50. Currently JCI stock is trading 10.32% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.33 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 16.53. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.24. The TTM EPS is 2.53, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.22.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 0.57
4thQtr of 2018 0.39
3rdQtr of 2018 0.83
2ndQtr of 2018 0.78
1stQtr of 2018 0.47

The dividend per share is currently 1.04, which is a dividend yield of 2.70%. Also, the payout ratio is 41.11%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 24.29, which means it may be overvalued by -58.53%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 10,179,294, which was 1.13% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.04. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.03.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.11%, return on assets is 5.03%, profit margin is 9.35%, price-to-sales is 1.26 and price-to-book is 1.73.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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