Johnson Controls marks 50 years being listed on the New York Stock Exchange

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MILWAUKEE, Oct.  9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE:JCI) Chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli along with other company executives will celebrate 50 years of being listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing the Closing Bell® at 4 p.m. Eastern time.

Then known as Johnson Service Company (JSC), 1.6 million shares of common stock were first issued on Oct.11, 1965. That year, the company attained $92 million in revenue. In FY 2014, Johnson Controls had a record $42 billion in revenue. The company has paid consecutive dividends since 1887.

"Being listed on the NYSE for 50 years is a testament to our dedicated employees past and present around the world and shareholders who understand our history of focusing on operational excellence, innovation, and exceeding our customers' expectations," said Molinaroli.

A video of Johnson Controls' Closing Bell ceremony will be available at

About Johnson Controls:

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 130,000 employees create quality 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 components and systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2015, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.


Fraser Engerman



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