Johnson Controls International plc (JCI) EPS Estimated At $0.52; OUTOKUMPU OYJ (OUTFF) Sellers Increased By 43.72% Their Shorts

January 24, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Analysts expect Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) to report $0.52 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.89% from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS. JCI’s profit would be $481.22M giving it 19.46 P/E if the $0.52 EPS is correct. After having $0.87 EPS previously, Johnson Controls International plc’s analysts see -40.23% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.24% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $40.47. About 7.44M shares traded or 20.29% up from the average. Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has risen 13.24% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.46% the S&P500.

OUTOKUMPU OYJ (OTCMKTS:OUTFF) had an increase of 43.72% in short interest. OUTFF’s SI was 6.22 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 43.72% from 4.33 million shares previously. It closed at $8.82 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $37.45 billion. The firm operates through Buildings and Power Solutions divisions. It has a 23.75 P/E ratio. It designs, produces, markets, and installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.75 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.25, from 0.5 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 5 investors sold Johnson Controls International plc shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 999,054 shares or 44.59% less from 1.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Edge Wealth Ltd Co stated it has 0% in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). American Rech Mgmt Communications reported 501 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Schwartz Counsel accumulated 689,554 shares or 1.74% of the stock. Cibc Mkts has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). Alphamark Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 95 shares. 19,000 are owned by Cutler Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company. Altfest L J And Communication has invested 0.12% in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). Vantage Advisors Lc stated it has 0.01% in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). The Kentucky-based Farmers Bankshares has invested 0.08% in Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI). Cullinan Associate owns 111,400 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Company, a California-based fund reported 346 shares. Cleararc Cap invested in 23,953 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Johnson Controls Inc. had 78 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, January 5, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 15 to “Sector Perform”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 2 by Normua. On Tuesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, August 23. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, October 2 with “Overweight”. The stock of Johnson Controls International plc (NYSE:JCI) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 27 by UBS. Argus Research downgraded the shares of JCI in report on Tuesday, February 14 to “Hold” rating.

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