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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI)?

The company in question is, Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) currently with a stock price of 43.74 (-0.32% today). The market cap for Johnson Controls International plc is 41439.28, and is in the sector Consumer Goods, and Auto Parts industry. The target price for Johnson Controls International plc is 52.14. Currently Johnson Controls International plc is trading with a P/E of 34.69, and a forward P/E of 14.77. Average volume for Johnson Controls International plc is 5349.32 and so far today it is 10725500.

Performance in the last year for Johnson Controls International plc has been 12.47%. For EPS growth, Johnson Controls International plc has seen a growth of -16.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -19.42%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 19.00% over the last five years and could be 14.00% for the next five years. Johnson Controls International plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 27.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.36%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.45%.

Since the IPO date for Johnson Controls International plc on the 3/27/1985, Johnson Controls International plc has seen performance year to date to be 27.90%. With Johnson Controls International plc trading at 43.74, the dividend yield is 2.65%, and the EPS is 1.26.

So could Johnson Controls International plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.69. The PEG is 2.48, P/S is 4.29 and the P/B is at 4.28. The P/cash is 120.11, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Johnson Controls International plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.5, and total debt/equity at 0.58.

In terms of margins, Johnson Controls International plc has a gross margin of 37.00%, an operating margin of 8.20% and a profit margin of 5.50%.Payout ratio for Johnson Controls International plc is 66.10%. Return on assets come to 4.50% with return on investment coming to 9.80%.

Insider ownership for Johnson Controls International plc, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 39.80%. Outstanding shares are at 947.4. While shares float is 947.4. The float short is currently 0.66%, and short ratio is 1.17.

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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