Johnson Controls Inc (JCI) is Initiated by Bernstein to Outperform, Price Target at $57

Johnson Controls Inc (JCI) was Initiated by Bernstein to “Outperform” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $57. Bernstein advised their investors in a research report released on Sep 16, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Johnson Controls Inc. Johnson Controls Inc was Resumed by Atlantic Equities to “Overweight” on Sep 9, 2016. Johnson Controls Inc was Upgraded by Macquarie to ” Outperform” on Sep 8, 2016. Company shares were Resumed by RBC Capital Mkts on Sep 6, 2016 to “Sector Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 50 from a previous price target of $48 .

On the company’s financial health, Johnson Controls Inc reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Jul 21, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.03. The company had revenue of $9516.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $9633.18 million. The company’s revenue was down -1.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.91 EPS.

Johnson Controls Inc closed down -0.32 points or -0.71% at $44.53 with 7,276,762 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $44.92, the shares hit an intraday low of $44.37 and an intraday high of $44.98 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

In a different news, on Aug 23, 2016, R Bruce Mcdonald (Exec VP & Vice Chairman) sold 98,166 shares at $44.95 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 3, 2016, Alex A Molinaroli (Chairman & CEO) sold 67,790 shares at $37.41 per share price. On Nov 30, 2015, Simon Davis (VP, Chief Human Resources Ofcr) sold 1,300 shares at $45.92 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

Johnson Controls Inc. is a technology company. The Company provides products services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles and seating and interior systems for automobiles. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions. The Building Efficiency segment offers designing producing marketing and installing integrated heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems building management systems controls security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions segment offers lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars light trucks and utility vehicles. The Company serves both automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The Company also supplies advanced battery technologies to power start-stop hybrid and electric vehicles.

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