Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 12, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 06, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.79% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $51.45, the dividend yield is 1.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JCI was $51.45, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.90 and a 83.1% increase over the 52 week low of $28.10.
JCI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ) and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. ( ISRG ). JCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports JCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 23.79%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to JCI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have JCI as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Cleantech Portfolio ( PZD )
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Discretionary ( PEZ )
- PowerShares WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW )
- PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBD with an increase of 12.34% over the last 100 days. PZD has the highest percent weighting of JCI at 3.24%.
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