Johnson Controls, Inc. ( JCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased JCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that JCI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $48.65, the dividend yield is 1.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of JCI was $48.65, representing a -7.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.50 and a 41.42% increase over the 52 week low of $34.40.
JCI is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Zimmer Holdings, Inc. ( ZMH ) and Smith & Nephew SNATS, Inc. ( SNN ). JCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports JCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.96%, compared to an industry average of 15.8%.
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 WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ( PUW )
- PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD )
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Beta Portfolio ( SPHB )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Core Portfolio ( PXLC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLC with an increase of 6% over the last 100 days. PZD has the highest percent weighting of JCI at 3.16%.
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