Johnson Controls Receives a Hold from Cowen & Co.

By Carrie Williams

Cowen & Co. analyst Gautam Khanna maintained a Hold rating on Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) today and set a price target of $36. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $34.08, close to its 52-week low of $33.23.

According to TipRanks.com, Khanna is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.4% and a 73.3% success rate. Khanna covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Transdigm Group Inc, Huntington Ingalls, and Vista Outdoor.

Johnson Controls has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $38.

The company has a one-year high of $44.37 and a one-year low of $33.23. Currently, Johnson Controls has an average volume of 5.83M.

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Johnson Controls International Plc engages in the provision of buildings products, energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems. Its technology and service capabilities include fire, security, HVAC, power solutions and energy storage to serve various end markets including large institutions, commercial buildings, retail, industrial, small business and residential. The company was established in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.