Johnson Controls International (JCI) recently made an exciting announcement that may boost the company's earning results and shareholders' earnings. The company stated it would pay a dividend of $0.37 per share with a record date of July 14, 2023, and an ex-dividend date of June 16, 2023. This update represents an increase from the previous dividend payment of $0.36 per share on April 14, 2023. As we delve deeper into the company's financial posture and its implications, we'll understand what these figures mean for shareholders and the company's overall fiscal performance.
To better understand these dividend dates, it's crucial to define the terms: The "ex-dividend" date is when the shares bought no longer come attached with the right to receive the declared dividend. In JCI's case, the ex-dividend date is set for June 16, 2023. In other words, investors must own shares in JCI before this date to qualify for the upcoming dividend payment. The "record date", scheduled for July 14, 2023, is when the company looks at its records to see who the shareholders of the company are. An investor must be on the company's books as a holder of record to ensure the dividend receipt.
The dividend growth reflects positively on JCI's overall financial health. An increase in dividends is typically a sign that a company's earnings are growing and that the business is secure and confident in its ability to generate higher profits and cash flow. This gives potential and existing investors a signal of JCI's financial strength and its commitment to sharing its success with its shareholders.
This increase from $0.36 to $0.37 per share might seem minuscule in isolation. However, when evaluated against the backdrop of the number of outstanding shares, this could translate into a substantial payout increase, potentially signifying considerable growth in net income. Moreover, the compounding effect of reinvesting these dividends could lead to significant returns over the long term, making JCI a potentially attractive stock for income-focused investors.
Remember, however, that the opportunity to receive this next dividend payment has passed, as the ex-dividend date was June 16, 2023. Shareholders who purchased their shares on or after the ex-dividend date will not receive this dividend. Instead, the dividends are repossessed to the seller. On the other hand, those who acquired their shares before this date will benefit from the dividend.
Johnson Controls International's upcoming dividend payment indicates a promising economic outlook, as reflected by its increasing dividends. This strategic move underscores the company's robust financial standing, making it an appealing prospect for investors seeking steady income. Investors should, however, consider the ex-dividend date when planning their investment strategies to maximize their dividend earnings.
The 50-day moving average for JCI moved below the 200-day moving average on September 15, 2023. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 05, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on JCI as a result. In of 85 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for JCI turned negative on September 26, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 51 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 51 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where JCI declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for JCI entered a downward trend on September 18, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The RSI Indicator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 7 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an Uptrend is expected.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 6 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where JCI advanced for three days, in of 342 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
JCI may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.217) is normal, around the industry mean (37.737). P/E Ratio (17.857) is within average values for comparable stocks, (23.949). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.700) is also within normal values, averaging (5.193). Dividend Yield (0.027) settles around the average of (0.026) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.378) is also within normal values, averaging (1.608).
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 72, placing this stock slightly better than average.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. JCI’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly weaker than average sales and a marginally profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, JCI has been closely correlated with IR. These tickers have moved in lockstep 77% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if JCI jumps, then IR could also see price increases.