Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The company traded as high as $120.02 and last traded at $119.27, with a volume of 1,148,294 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $119.05.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $121.00 to $122.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, April 25th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $130.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Tuesday, May 17th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $135.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Honeywell International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG raised their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $113.00 to $114.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, April 25th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $120.73.

The stock has a market cap of $90.71 billion and a PE ratio of 19.32. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $115.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $109.78.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last announced its earnings results on Friday, April 22nd. The company reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.50 by $0.03. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.41 EPS. The business had revenue of $9.52 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.37 billion. Honeywell International’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Honeywell International Inc. will post $6.66 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, CEO Timothy O. Mahoney sold 38,630 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $115.23, for a total transaction of $4,451,334.90. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 65,259 shares in the company, valued at $7,519,794.57. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Krishna Mikkilineni sold 13,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.10, for a total value of $1,483,300.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 75,355 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,598,005.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several institutional investors have made changes to their positions in the stock. Bollard Group LLC increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.4% in the fourth quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 12,389 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,283,000 after buying an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. Hudson Canyon Investment Counselors LLC increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Hudson Canyon Investment Counselors LLC now owns 12,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,341,000 after buying an additional 73 shares in the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 22,734 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,355,000 after buying an additional 135 shares in the last quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC now owns 18,789 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,946,000 after buying an additional 138 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Twin Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Twin Capital Management Inc. now owns 29,670 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,073,000 after buying an additional 160 shares in the last quarter.

Honeywell International Inc (Honeywell) is a technology and manufacturing company. The Company operates in three segments: Aerospace, Automation and Control Solutions (ACS), and Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT). Its Aerospace segment supplies aircraft engines, integrated avionics, systems and service solutions, and related products and services for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, aircraft operators, military services, and defense and space contractors.

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