Investors purchased shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) on weakness during trading hours on Wednesday. $89.27 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $66.63 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $22.64 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Honeywell International had the 12th highest net in-flow for the day. Honeywell International traded down ($0.99) for the day and closed at $114.96

HON has been the subject of several recent research reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $126.00 price target on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $120.00 price target on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Sunday, April 17th. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $132.00 price target (up previously from $131.00) on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Monday, April 25th. Morgan Stanley increased their price target on shares of Honeywell International from $119.00 to $123.00 in a research report on Thursday, April 7th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $135.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $122.89.

The firm has a market capitalization of $87.75 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.19. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $116.65 and a 200 day moving average of $110.82.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.64 by $0.02. The firm earned $9.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.13 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.51 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Honeywell International Inc. will post $6.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

A number of large investors recently made changes to their positions in HON. Schnieders Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Honeywell International by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. Schnieders Capital Management LLC now owns 9,972 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,033,000 after buying an additional 178 shares in the last quarter. BHF Kleinwort Benson Group S.A. bought a new stake in shares of Honeywell International during the fourth quarter worth $1,036,000. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC increased its stake in shares of Honeywell International by 4.8% in the fourth quarter. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC now owns 10,210 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,057,000 after buying an additional 465 shares in the last quarter. Investment Management of Virginia LLC increased its stake in shares of Honeywell International by 88.8% in the fourth quarter. Investment Management of Virginia LLC now owns 10,905 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,129,000 after buying an additional 5,130 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. bought a new stake in shares of Honeywell International during the fourth quarter worth $1,180,000.

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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