) pushed the Automotive industry lower today making it today's featured Automotive loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Johnson Controls fell 42 cents (-1.5%) to $26.95 on average volume. Throughout the day, 6.7 million shares of Johnson Controls exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of five million shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.87-$27.59 after having opened the day at $27.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.37. Other company's within the Automotive industry that declined today were:
), down 17.6%,
), down 5%,
), down 4.2%, and
), down 2.6%.
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Johnson Controls, Inc. engages in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. Johnson Controls has a market cap of $19.32 billion and is part of the
sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7, equal to the average automotive industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 9.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Johnson Controls a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and six rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Johnson Controls as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
- You can view the full Johnson Controls Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), up 6.5%,
), up 5%,
), up 5%, and
), up 4.8%, were all gainers within the automotive industry with
) being today's featured automotive industry winner.
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