Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) Undervalued by 15.3%

Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) Undervalued by 15.3%

JMP Securities set a $50.00 price target on shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Once understood where Johnson Controls International plc lies, begin comparing it against other specific companies in the Auto Parts to begin searching for value. 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 last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 2.7% during the second quarter. The stock sank -2.34% last month and is up 8.91 this year. Capital World Investors boosted its position in shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter. As a company's earnings per share being to rise, so does their market value per share. RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) rating on Monday, July 10.

The company now has an insider ownership of 0.4 Percent and Institutional ownership of 94 Percent.

Several brokerages have recently commented on JCI. It is negative, as 9 investors sold Johnson Controls International plc shares while 5 reduced holdings. Citigroup reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share in a research report on Monday, October 9th. With all of these companies being brought down, Johnson Controls International plc may be a diamond in the rough.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (JCI) Stake Lowered by Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc." was first published by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. (NYSE:JCI), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold.

The company's consensus rating on Reuter's scale improved from 2.24 to 2.33 during a month. Also, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 1,955 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total transaction of $80,995.65. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. The $55.21 level represents at least another 1% downside for the stock from its current price. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 634,732 shares in the company, valued at $23,358,137.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. A score above three means the company is not likely to go bankrupt, while score less than 1.8 suggests the firm is probably headed for bankruptcy.

Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) shares jumped and closed the day at $37.43, with the percent change of 0.03%.

JCI's overall volume in the last trading session was 7,569,624 shares. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now $43.85, this means that the stock is underpriced by 15.325%.

It is common practice for investors to use the price-to-earnings ratio (P/E ratio or price multiple) to determine if a company's stock price is over or undervalued. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56.

Taking a look at insider trading at Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) can give useful insight into how the stock is performing.

A smart way of assessing a company's profitability is by checking out its latest Earnings per Share (EPS). The insider now holds 54,392 shares of Johnson Controls International plc (JCI). The business had revenue of $8.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.10 billion. The firm has a market cap of $34,361.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 0.90.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.53, compared to 0.53 reported in the same quarter a year ago.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be paid a $0.26 dividend. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 29. MD increased its position in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 72.7% in the third quarter. The stock of Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) earned "Overweight" rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, September 9. Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has risen 13.24% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. If you are viewing this article on another site, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright law. The original version of this piece can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/12/07/johnson-controls-international-plc-jci-stake-boosted-by-assetmark-inc.html.

The ERP5 of Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) is 2628.

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