Johnson Controls Reaches New 52-Week High (JCI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $33.50, above its previous 52-week high of $33.26 with 6.1 million shares traded as of 1 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 4.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

Johnson Controls has a market cap of $21.55 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Johnson Controls, Inc. engages in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Johnson Controls as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Johnson Controls Ratings Report.

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