Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC increased its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 5.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 767,533 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 42,649 shares during the period. Honeywell International makes up 5.3% of Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Mar Vista Investment Partners LLC owned approximately 0.10% of Honeywell International worth $89,279,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 4.9% in the first quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc now owns 148,432 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,632,000 after buying an additional 6,876 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Honeywell International by 9.3% in the first quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 337,410 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,807,000 after buying an additional 28,631 shares during the period. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. acquired a new stake in shares of Honeywell International during the first quarter valued at $1,805,000. Buffington Mohr McNeal boosted its stake in shares of Honeywell International by 222.1% in the first quarter. Buffington Mohr McNeal now owns 21,210 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,377,000 after buying an additional 14,626 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Virginia Retirement System acquired a new stake in shares of Honeywell International during the first quarter valued at $26,754,000. Institutional investors own 76.50% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Honeywell International (NYSE:HON)

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) traded down 0.43% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $106.48. 7,053,646 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $115.34 and its 200 day moving average is $115.12. Honeywell International Inc. has a 52-week low of $93.71 and a 52-week high of $120.02. The firm has a market cap of $81.02 billion, a PE ratio of 16.85 and a beta of 1.05.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 22nd. The company reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.64 by $0.02. Honeywell International had a net margin of 12.60% and a return on equity of 26.84%. The firm had revenue of $9.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.13 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.51 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Honeywell International Inc. will post $6.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on HON. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Honeywell International in a research note on Saturday, July 9th. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $127.00 to $131.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Stifel Nicolaus reduced their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $129.00 to $125.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 25th. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $138.00 to $133.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $132.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $122.95.

In other news, VP Jennifer H. Mak sold 277 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $115.54, for a total transaction of $32,004.58. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 420 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $48,526.80. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Timothy O. Mahoney sold 600 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $116.29, for a total transaction of $69,774.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 68,398 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,954,003.42. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.83% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Honeywell International

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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