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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Johnson Controls International plc, JCI

Johnson Controls International plc, JCI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Auto Parts in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Johnson Controls International plc, JCI  has a market cap of 42996.38. Since its IPO date on the 3/27/1985, Johnson Controls International plc, JCI performance year to date is 31.53%. Today Johnson Controls International plc, JCI has gained 1.56%, with a current price of 44.98.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 39.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 66.10%. Return of assets are at 4.50%, with return on investment at 9.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Johnson Controls International plc, JCI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.5. While Total debt/equity is 0.58. With a profit margin of 5.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 37.00%, and operating margin of 8.20%. Johnson Controls International plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Johnson Controls International plc, JCI has seen a EPS growth of -16.10%. A performance for the year of 25.72%. The 52-week high is -10.73%, and the 52-week low is 43.96%. The average volume for Johnson Controls International plc, JCI is 9297100.

With a target price of 50.75, can Johnson Controls International plc, JCI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Johnson Controls International plc, JCI. Johnson Controls International plc has a P/E of 35.67 and a forward P/E of 21.52. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.96. Johnson Controls International plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.45 and 4.41 respectively. For P/cash, Johnson Controls International plc has a value of 124.63, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 44.98, Johnson Controls International plc has a dividend yield of 2.58%. We see a return on equity of 12.70%.

Looking more long-term Johnson Controls International plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -46.45% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -16.10% for this year and for the last five years a 19.00% growth has been seen.

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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