5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Johnson Controls

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 (NYSE: JCI  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Johnson Controls' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Johnson Controls facts

Headquarters (founded) Milwaukee (1885)
Market Cap $22.4 billion
Industry Auto parts and equipment
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $41.7 billion
Management Chairman/CEO Stephen Roell
CFO R. Bruce McDonald
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 12.9%
Cash/Debt $241.0 million / $6.0 billion
Dividend Yield 2.2%
Competitors Carrier
Exide Technologies
Magna International

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 96% of the 1,248 members who have rated Johnson Controls believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this year, one of those bulls, All-Star joryko, tapped the stock as a solid bargain opportunity:

Set it and forget it pick here. Grabbing the dividend for CAPS as it comes with a forward P/E of 9.5 and a 5 year PEG of around 0.65. Roaming slowly back up to its pre-recession price and has a strong future with estimates of $60 billion in revenue possibly within 5 years.

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