Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) went down by -0.60% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $51.57. The company’s stock price has collected 10.42% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 01/07/21 that 3M Stock Is a ‘Sell’ Because a Blue Wave Could Mean Trouble
Is It Worth Investing in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE :JCI) Right Now?
Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 60.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for JCI is at 1.09. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 20 who provided ratings for Johnson Controls International plc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $52.94, which is $0.01 above the current price. JCI currently public float of 701.84M and currently shorts hold a 0.96% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of JCI was 4.99M shares.
JCI’s Market Performance
JCI stocks went up by 10.42% for the week, with a monthly jump of 11.36% and a quarterly performance of 18.66%, while its annual performance rate touched 24.43%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.77% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.27% for Johnson Controls International plc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.04% for JCI stocks with a simple moving average of 33.48% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of JCI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JCI stocks, with HSBC Securities repeating the rating for JCI by listing it as a “Hold.” The predicted price for JCI in the upcoming period, according to HSBC Securities is $52 based on the research report published on January 11th of the current year 2021.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to JCI, setting the target price at $51 in the report published on December 14th of the previous year.
JCI Trading at 11.96% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought JCI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -1.12% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.27%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.77%, as shares surge +11.60% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +23.94% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, JCI rose by +10.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +88.85% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $47.03. In addition, Johnson Controls International plc saw 9.44% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at JCI starting from Stief Brian J, who sale 29,963 shares at the price of $45.75 back on Dec 09. After this action, Stief Brian J now owns 18,103 shares of Johnson Controls International plc, valued at $1,370,807 using the latest closing price.
Williams Jeffrey M, the VP & Pres G Prod Bldg Tech Sol of Johnson Controls International plc, sale 19,075 shares at $45.68 during a trade that took place back on Dec 09, which means that Williams Jeffrey M is holding 73,973 shares at $871,346 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for JCI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.86 for the present operating margin
- +33.23 for the gross margin
The net margin for Johnson Controls International plc stands at +2.83. The total capital return value is set at 6.31, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.41. Equity return is now at value 3.50, with 1.50 for asset returns.
Based on Johnson Controls International plc (JCI), the company’s capital structure generated 51.73 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 34.10. Total debt to assets is 22.11, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 48.15. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 31.73.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.74, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.23. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.94 and the total asset turnover is 0.54. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.20.