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Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE: JCI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE: JCI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 44172.14. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Johnson Controls International plc is 46.21 (with a change from open of 2.10%), this in conjunction with a target price of 50.75. Volume today has so far reached 9520000, with an average volume of about 4925.71. The GAP for this stock, is 0.62%.

The P/E ratio is 36.65, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 22.11. The current EPS for Johnson Controls International plc, is 1.26, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -16.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 35.13%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Johnson Controls International plc, EPS is looking like it will grow -46.45% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.00%. Quarter over quarter is 27.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -1.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 19.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -2.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 39.60%. Shares outstanding is 955.9, while shares float is at a value of 951.76. Float short for Johnson Controls International plc is 2.28% and the short ratio is 4.4.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.5, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.58. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1. The most recent gross margin is 37.00% and their operating margin is 8.20%. The profit margin is 5.50%.

Johnson Controls International plc has seen returns on assets of 4.50%, and on investment, 9.80%. Return on equity is 12.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 4.07. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.57, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.53 and Price/cash is 128.04, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -3.15% and 10.08% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.29% and the 52 week low is 47.90%.

Johnson Controls International plc has a dividend yield of 2.51%, with a current price of 46.21. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 66.10%. This is in an industry, Auto Parts, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Johnson Controls International plc is based in USA.

Performance in the Auto Parts industry means that Johnson Controls International plc has seen performance for the past week of 3.73%, with performance for the month coming to -4.82%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.07%, and for the half year the performance is 29.78%. Volatility for this week is 2.16% and for the month this is 2.30%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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