Contrasting Montana Technologies (NASDAQ:AIRJ) & Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCI)

Montana Technologies (NASDAQ:AIRJGet Free Report) and Johnson Controls International (NYSE:JCIGet Free Report) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability and risk.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Montana Technologies N/A -7.23% -3.82%
Johnson Controls International 6.32% 13.21% 5.35%

Volatility & Risk

Montana Technologies has a beta of 0.04, indicating that its share price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Johnson Controls International has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

63.7% of Montana Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.1% of Johnson Controls International shares are held by institutional investors. 40.4% of Montana Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Johnson Controls International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Montana Technologies and Johnson Controls International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Montana Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Johnson Controls International 1 9 4 0 2.21

Johnson Controls International has a consensus price target of $64.75, indicating a potential downside of 4.51%. Given Johnson Controls International’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Johnson Controls International is more favorable than Montana Technologies.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Montana Technologies and Johnson Controls International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Montana Technologies N/A N/A $1.24 million N/A N/A
Johnson Controls International $26.79 billion 1.71 $1.85 billion $2.47 27.45

Johnson Controls International has higher revenue and earnings than Montana Technologies.

Summary

Johnson Controls International beats Montana Technologies on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Montana Technologies

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Montana Technologies Corporation operates as an atmospheric renewable energy and water harvesting technology company. It provides energy and dehumidification, evaporative cooling, and atmospheric water generation through its AirJoule technology. The company is headquartered in Ronan, Montana.

About Johnson Controls International

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Johnson Controls International plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, commissioning, and retrofitting building products and systems in the United States, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Building Solutions North America, Building Solutions EMEA/LA, Building Solutions Asia Pacific, and Global Products. The company designs, sells, installs, and services heating, ventilating, air conditioning, controls, building management, refrigeration, integrated electronic security, integrated fire detection and suppression systems, and fire protection and security products for commercial, industrial, retail, small business, institutional, and governmental customers. It also provides energy efficiency solutions and technical services, including inspection, scheduled maintenance, and repair and replacement of mechanical and control systems, as well as data-driven smart building solutions to non-residential building and industrial applications. In addition, the company offers control software and software services for residential and commercial applications. Johnson Controls International plc was incorporated in 1885 and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland.

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