Johnson Controls International (NYSE: JCI) and Remy Cointreau (OTCMKTS:REMYY) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.
Johnson Controls International pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Remy Cointreau pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Johnson Controls International pays out 58.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Johnson Controls International has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years. Johnson Controls International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Johnson Controls International and Remy Cointreau, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Johnson Controls International||0||10||9||0||2.47|
Johnson Controls International presently has a consensus price target of $47.62, suggesting a potential upside of 27.11%. Given Johnson Controls International’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Johnson Controls International is more favorable than Remy Cointreau.
This table compares Johnson Controls International and Remy Cointreau’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Johnson Controls International||6.32%||11.91%||4.89%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Johnson Controls International and Remy Cointreau’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Johnson Controls International||$30.17 billion||1.15||$1.61 billion||$1.71||21.91|
|Remy Cointreau||$1.20 billion||5.49||$208.72 million||N/A||N/A|
Johnson Controls International has higher revenue and earnings than Remy Cointreau.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
89.7% of Johnson Controls International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Remy Cointreau shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Johnson Controls International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Johnson Controls International beats Remy Cointreau on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Johnson Controls International
Johnson Controls, Inc. is a technology company. The Company provides products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, and seating and interior systems for automobiles. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions. The Building Efficiency segment offers designing, producing, marketing and installing integrated heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions segment offers lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks and utility vehicles. The Company serves both automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The Company also supplies advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid and electric vehicles.
About Remy Cointreau
Rémy Cointreau SA, together with its subsidiaries, produces and distributes liqueurs and spirits. It operates through Rémy Martin, Liqueurs & Spirits, and Partner Brands segments. The company produces a range of cognacs under the Rémy Martin and Louis XIII brands. It offers liqueurs and spirits primarily under the Cointreau, Metaxa, Mount Gay, St-Rémy, The Botanist, Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte, Octomore, Westland, and Domaine des Hautes Glaces brands. The company markets its products through distributors, agents, and wholesalers in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific. Rémy Cointreau SA was founded in 1724 and is headquartered in Cognac, France.
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