$1.85 EPS Expected for Honeywell International Inc. (HON) This Quarter
Equities research analysts expect Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings of $1.85 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Eight analysts have made estimates for Honeywell International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $1.84 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.90. Honeywell International posted earnings per share of $1.74 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 6.3%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Friday, January 26th.
On average, analysts expect that Honeywell International will report full year earnings of $7.11 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.10 to $7.15. For the next year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $7.77 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $7.69 to $7.90. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for Honeywell International.
Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 20th. The conglomerate reported $1.75 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.75. The firm had revenue of $10.12 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.05 billion. Honeywell International had a return on equity of 26.26% and a net margin of 12.85%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.60 earnings per share.
A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on HON shares. BidaskClub lowered Honeywell International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Cowen Inc restated an “outperform” rating and set a $150.00 price objective (up previously from $140.00) on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Honeywell International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Honeywell International from $141.00 to $145.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $155.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and seventeen have issued a buy rating to the stock. Honeywell International currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $150.79.
In related news, Director Bradley T. Sheares sold 1,328 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $146.41, for a total value of $194,432.48. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,002 shares in the company, valued at $585,932.82. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, VP Krishna Mikkilineni sold 13,074 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $145.12, for a total value of $1,897,298.88. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 104,998 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $15,237,309.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 1.56% of the company’s stock.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in HON. Hanson McClain Inc. lifted its stake in Honeywell International by 0.4% in the first quarter. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 810 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 3 shares during the last quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in Honeywell International by 65.4% in the second quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 759 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors lifted its stake in Honeywell International by 15.8% in the second quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 764 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 104 shares during the last quarter. Mosaic Family Wealth LLC lifted its stake in Honeywell International by 11.4% in the second quarter. Mosaic Family Wealth LLC now owns 762 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $102,000 after purchasing an additional 78 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jolley Asset Management LLC lifted its stake in Honeywell International by 6.9% in the second quarter. Jolley Asset Management LLC now owns 775 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. 75.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) traded up $0.67 during trading on Friday, hitting $149.66. The stock had a trading volume of 1,196,256 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,697,496. The stock has a market capitalization of $113,503.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.44, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.29 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a current ratio of 1.35, a quick ratio of 1.09 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.54. Honeywell International has a 52-week low of $112.17 and a 52-week high of $149.81.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a $0.745 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a $2.98 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.99%. This is a positive change from Honeywell International’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 45.15%.
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Honeywell International Company Profile
Honeywell International Inc is a technology and manufacturing company. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Safety and Productivity Solutions. The Company’s Aerospace segment supplies products, software and services for aircraft and vehicles that it sells to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other customers.
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