Investors sold shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $25.58 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $47.04 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $21.46 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Honeywell International had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Honeywell International traded up $0.25 for the day and closed at $116.11

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on HON shares. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and issued a $132.00 target price (up previously from $131.00) on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Monday, April 25th. Argus boosted their target price on shares of Honeywell International from $125.00 to $130.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Sanford C. Bernstein restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $135.00 target price on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Stifel Nicolaus dropped their target price on shares of Honeywell International from $129.00 to $125.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, July 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of Honeywell International from $123.00 to $126.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Monday, April 25th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $122.89.

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $116.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $112.80. The company has a market cap of $88.35 billion and a PE ratio of 18.37.

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

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 9th. Investors of record on Friday, August 19th will be paid a $0.595 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 17th. This represents a $2.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.05%.

In related news, Vice Chairman Andreas Kramvis sold 1,850 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $114.80, for a total value of $212,380.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 66,441 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,627,426.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, VP Krishna Mikkilineni sold 13,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $114.10, for a total transaction of $1,483,300.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 75,355 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,598,005.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,017,769 shares of the company’s stock valued at $208,981,000 after buying an additional 55,658 shares during the last quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 19.3% in the fourth quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 83,475 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,646,000 after buying an additional 13,475 shares during the last quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. King Luther Capital Management Corp now owns 1,513,312 shares of the company’s stock valued at $156,734,000 after buying an additional 24,613 shares during the last quarter. Autus Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 15.5% in the fourth quarter. Autus Asset Management LLC now owns 33,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,491,000 after buying an additional 4,528 shares during the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Honeywell International by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 290,123 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,048,000 after buying an additional 6,209 shares during 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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