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) pushed the Consumer Goods sector higher today making it today's featured consumer goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, Johnson Controls rose $2.13 (4.4%) to $50.35 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 13,609,161 shares of Johnson Controls exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,693,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $49.90-$51.90 after having opened the day at $50.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.22. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that increased today were:
), up 14.1%,
), up 9.5%,
), up 8.2% and
), up 7.8%.
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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 $33.1 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 57.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Johnson Controls a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.
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On the negative front,
), down 33.1%,
), down 9.9%,
), down 8.1% and
), down 7.0% , were all laggards within the consumer goods sector with
) being today's consumer goods sector laggard.
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