Publicly-traded company Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) had a closing price of $37.90 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $43.85, this means that the stock is underpriced by 13.569%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $34.51 to $44.70.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 37.82, its 20-day moving average is 37.65 and its 100-day moving average is 39.17. Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) currently has 925430 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $34.97B.
The Details: Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) Financial Health
There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. JCI currently has a profit margin of 5.30%.
Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) has an operating margin of 8.70%.
Return on Assets is a number, expressed as a percentage that tells us how well a publicly-traded company is using its current assets to generate revenue. The higher the percentage, the better a company is using its assets to turn a profit. At the moment, Johnson Controls International plc Return on Assets is 3.20%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for JCI is Hold. Out of 15 total analysts who were surveyed, 9 rated it hold, and 6 rated it a Strong Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) was a Moderate Buy – from a survey of 18 analysts. 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.
Understanding Profitability at Johnson Controls International plc (JCI)
Taking a look at a public company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) is a good way of evaluating its profitability. In the most recent financial results released by Johnson Controls International plc, for the quarter ending on 2017-09-30, the company posted EPS of 0.87. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.87.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.53, compared to 0.53 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 10 analysts is 7.19 billion – compared to $7.1 billion posted in the year-ago period.