Hot Stocks Among Investors: Telefonica, SA (TEF), Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)

Marco Green
December 7, 2017

The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 3.00.

VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) by 1.06% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of JCI.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial firm worldwide. Dodge & Cox now owns 57,851,274 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $2,508,431,000 after purchasing an additional 26,319,624 shares during the last quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 40,120,022 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $1,652,544,000 after buying an additional 2,602,754 shares during the last quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. boosted its stake in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share by 16.9% during the second quarter. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.84% which for the week approaches 2.41%. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 8,167 shares of the auto parts company's stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 8,017 shares in the last quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 3,714 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $161,000 after purchasing an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 29,354 shares or 0% of the stock. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 15th. The price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio helps investors analyze how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. Following the completion of the acquisition, the vice president now owns 286,842 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $10,326,312. Assetmark Inc.'s holdings in Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share were worth $16,349,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Also, CEO George Oliver acquired 27,300 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 24th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $36.00 per share, for a total transaction of $720,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.50% of the company's stock. Cowen & Co maintained Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) on Monday, August 21 with "Buy" rating.

Price earnings ratio (P/E) ratio of Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) is 21.14. The Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc holds 77,268 shares with $7.25M value, up from 73,437 last quarter. With all of these companies being brought down, Johnson Controls International plc may be a diamond in the rough. Citigroup reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $50.00 price objective (up previously from $47.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share in a research report on Monday, October 9th. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 8 rated the company a Hold, 1 rated it a Moderate Buy, and 9 rated it a Strong Buy. The first line is called the %K line, which analyzes the actual price movements in the shares and can be defined as: %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100.

Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) gained 0.30% with the closing price of $37.24. 6,577,600 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,182,174. Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.87607, the 3 month is 0.94986, and the 1 month is now 0.91359. A stock with a beta more than 1 means high volatile and less than 1 means low volatile. RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) rating on Monday, June 5. The auto parts company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87. The Return on Assets for Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) is 0.025499. The firm had revenue of $8.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.10 billion. The 1 year EPS growth rate is -19.00%. State Street Corp now owns 39,420,646 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $1,623,742,000 after buying an additional 2,562,228 shares during the last quarter.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 18th will be paid a $0.26 dividend. Adding a sixth ratio, shareholder yield, we can view the Value Composite 2 score which is now sitting at 29. Altfest L J And invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 49.26%. If you are accessing this piece on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global trademark and copyright legislation. The original version of this story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/12/06/cambridge-investment-research-advisors-inc-sells-3806-shares-of-johnson-controls-international-plc-jci-2.html.

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