Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) went down by -0.50% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $76.83. The company’s stock price has collected 1.39% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/08/21 that Johnson Controls Stock Rises Because Air Conditioning Is Heating Up
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 32.04 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 13 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Johnson Controls International plc declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $81.56, which is $5.01 above the current price. JCI currently public float of 710.30M and currently shorts hold a 1.22% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of JCI was 3.66M shares.
JCI’s Market Performance
JCI stocks went up by 1.39% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.13% and a quarterly performance of 10.49%, while its annual performance rate touched 74.95%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.42% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.66% for Johnson Controls International plc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.06% for JCI stocks with a simple moving average of 21.50% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of JCI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for JCI stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for JCI by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for JCI in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $85 based on the research report published on July 08th of the current year 2021.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see JCI reach a price target of $75, previously predicting the price at $80. The rating they have provided for JCI stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on June 08th, 2021.
Barclays gave a rating of “Overweight” to JCI, setting the target price at $75 in the report published on May 26th of the current year.
JCI Trading at 3.07% 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 -3.20% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.42%, as shares surge +1.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +7.50% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, JCI rose by +1.39%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +60.25% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $74.37. In addition, Johnson Controls International plc saw 59.63% 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 Oliver George, who sale 176,752 shares at the price of $71.88 back on Aug 03. After this action, Oliver George now owns 1,139,086 shares of Johnson Controls International plc, valued at $12,705,398 using the latest closing price.
Oliver George, the Chairman & CEO of Johnson Controls International plc, sale 176,754 shares at $68.17 during a trade that took place back on Jul 06, which means that Oliver George is holding 1,138,633 shares at $12,048,740 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 10.20, with 4.40 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.