The shares of Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has been pegged with a rating of Neutral by Credit Suisse in its latest research note that was published on October 12th, 2018. Credit Suisse wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Johnson Controls International plc, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. JP Morgan advised investors in its research note published on September 21st, 2018, to Underweight the JCI stock. The stock had earned Buy rating from Argus when it published its report on August 21st, 2018. The stock was given Equal-Weight rating by Morgan Stanley in its report released on August 21st, 2018, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $40. RBC Capital Mkts was of a view that JCI is Underperform in its latest report on April 5th, 2018. Barclays thinks that JCI is worth Equal Weight rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on February 15th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $41.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 7 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 3 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $37.73. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 20.41% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 62.51.
The shares of the company added by 0.21% during the trading session on Monday, reaching a low of $33.95 while ending the day at $34.07. During the trading session, a total of 3.84 million shares were traded which represents a 32.07% incline from the average session volume which is 5.65M shares. JCI had ended its last session trading at 34.00. Johnson Controls International plc currently has a market cap of $31.40B, while its P/E ratio stands at 16.32, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 1.07, with a beta of 1.07. Johnson Controls International plc debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.59, while its quick ratio hovers at 0.90. JCI 52-week low price stands at $28.30 while its 52-week high price is $40.33.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.26 earnings per share which is above the $0.24 predicted by most analysts. The Johnson Controls International plc generated $5,464.00 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $5,468.37 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.93 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -257.69%. Johnson Controls International plc has the potential to record 2.09 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at JP Morgan published a research note on January 22nd, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Dominion Energy, Inc. (NYSE:D) is now rated as Neutral. JP Morgan also rated D as Downgrade on September 21st, 2018, with its price target of $17 suggesting that D could surge by 1.22% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $73.05/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -0.33% to reach $73.71/share. It started the day trading at $73.36 and traded between $72.5 and $72.81 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that D’s 50-day SMA is 72.19 while its 200-day SMA stands at 70.12. The stock has a high of $77.19 for the year while the low is $61.53. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 19.49, while the P/B ratio is 2.58. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 5.31M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 3.74 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 1.90%. Looking further, the stock has raised 2.29% over the past 90 days while it gained 2.51% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc bought more D shares, increasing its portfolio by +1.70% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc purchasing 815,289 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 48,733,083 shares of D, with a total valuation of $3,482,466,111. BlackRock Fund Advisors meanwhile bought more D shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $2,419,694,054 worth of shares. SSgA Funds Management Inc followed the path by decreasing its D portfolio by -0.58% in the quarter. This means that SSgA Funds Management Inc sold -177,793 shares in the last quarter and now controls 30,233,485 shares of the D stock, with the valuation hitting $2,160,484,838.
Similarly, Franklin Advisers Inc decreased its Dominion Energy, Inc. shares by -7.23% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -2,000,000 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 25,680,131 shares of Dominion Energy, Inc. which are valued at $1,835,102,161. In the same vein, Capital Research Management Co decreased its Dominion Energy, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -2,580,926 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 22,791,796 shares and is now valued at $1,628,701,742. Following these latest developments, around 0.20% of Dominion Energy, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.