Johnson Controls Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (JCI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) is tomorrow, December 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 19 cents per share. At a price of $27.33 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The average volume for Johnson Controls has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Johnson Controls has a market cap of $18.83 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Johnson Controls, Inc. engages in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Johnson Controls as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Johnson Controls Ratings Report.

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