Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, auto-parts and building-efficiency specialist Johnson Controls has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Johnson Controls and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Johnson Controls facts
Auto parts and equipment
Chairman/CEO Stephen Roell
Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
Cash / Debt
$268.0 million / $6.1 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 99% of the 135 members who have rated Johnson Controls believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Good all round financials, debt under control, strong building segments (HVAC) that will dampen any cyclical effects from the auto industry thus limiting the downside. Leaving the upside to be reaped if economy does pick up in 12 months. Reason to opt in: Wanted exposure to recovery in the auto industry but not in full measure.
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