Head-To-Head Review: Johnson Controls International (JCI) and Cornerworld (CWRL)

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Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI) and Cornerworld (OTCMKTS:CWRL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Dividends

Johnson Controls International pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Cornerworld does not pay a dividend. Johnson Controls International pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Johnson Controls International has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cornerworld has a beta of 2.6, meaning that its stock price is 160% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Johnson Controls International and Cornerworld’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Johnson Controls International $31.40 billion 1.00 $2.16 billion $2.83 11.98
Cornerworld $400,000.00 0.70 $10,000.00 N/A N/A

Johnson Controls International has higher revenue and earnings than Cornerworld.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.2% of Johnson Controls International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Johnson Controls International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 38.7% of Cornerworld shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Johnson Controls International and Cornerworld’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Johnson Controls International 6.89% 11.92% 5.28%
Cornerworld N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Johnson Controls International and Cornerworld, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Johnson Controls International 3 8 3 0 2.00
Cornerworld 0 0 0 0 N/A

Johnson Controls International currently has a consensus target price of $38.92, suggesting a potential upside of 14.83%. Given Johnson Controls International’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Johnson Controls International is more favorable than Cornerworld.

Summary

Johnson Controls International beats Cornerworld on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Johnson Controls International Company Profile

Johnson Controls International plc operates as a diversified technology and multi industrial company worldwide. The company operates through Building Technologies & Solutions and Power Solutions segments. It designs, sells, controls, installs heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems. The company also provides residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products, as well as technical and energy management consulting services. In addition, it designs, sells, installs, services, and monitors electronic security systems, and fire detection and suppression systems; and manufactures and sells intrusion security products, anti-theft devices, breathing apparatus, and access control and video management systems for commercial, industrial, retail, residential, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. Further, the company produces and supplies lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks, and utility vehicles, as well as advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid, and electric vehicles. It offers its lead-acid automotive batteries to automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Controls, Inc. and changed its name to Johnson Controls International plc in September 2016. Johnson Controls International plc was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

Cornerworld Company Profile

CornerWorld Corporation provides marketing services for mobile and Internet platforms in the United States. It provides domain hosting, domain leasing, programmatic re-targeting, and Website management services on a recurring monthly basis. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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