Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and (NASDAQ:HCHC) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.


Honeywell International pays an annual dividend of $2.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. does not pay a dividend. Honeywell International pays out 45.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Honeywell International has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.2% of Honeywell International shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Honeywell International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Honeywell International and , as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Honeywell International 0 1 13 0 2.93
0 0 0 0 N/A

Honeywell International presently has a consensus target price of $153.17, suggesting a potential upside of 4.56%.


This table compares Honeywell International and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Honeywell International 12.85% 26.26% 9.70%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Honeywell International and ‘s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Honeywell International $39.30 billion 2.84 $4.81 billion $6.60 22.20

Honeywell International has higher revenue and earnings than .


Honeywell International beats on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

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. The Home and Building Technologies segment provides products, software, solutions and technologies that help owners of homes stay connected and in control of their comfort, security and energy use. The Performance Materials and Technologies segment is engaged in developing and manufacturing materials, process technologies and automation solutions. The Safety and Productivity Solutions segment is engaged in providing products, software and connected solutions to customers that manage productivity, workplace safety and asset performance.

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