Guidant Wealth Advisors grew its stake in shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 15.8% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 764 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 104 shares during the period. Guidant Wealth Advisors’ holdings in Honeywell International were worth $102,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in Honeywell International by 8.8% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 9,594,726 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,198,584,000 after purchasing an additional 773,734 shares during the last quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC increased its position in Honeywell International by 69.2% in the first quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 5,171,598 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $645,777,000 after purchasing an additional 2,114,627 shares during the last quarter. Swiss National Bank increased its position in Honeywell International by 27.4% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 2,565,473 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $320,351,000 after purchasing an additional 552,100 shares during the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in Honeywell International by 4.8% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 2,343,756 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $292,665,000 after purchasing an additional 106,870 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AGF Investments Inc. increased its position in Honeywell International by 5.5% in the first quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 2,044,066 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $255,029,000 after purchasing an additional 105,943 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.77% of the company’s stock.

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In other Honeywell International news, insider Timothy O. Mahoney sold 341,701 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $138.08, for a total value of $47,182,074.08. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 294,155 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $40,616,922.40. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Jennifer H. Mak sold 420 shares of Honeywell International stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $136.66, for a total value of $57,397.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 1,363 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $186,267.58. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 354,108 shares of company stock valued at $48,886,463 over the last three months. Corporate insiders own 1.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) opened at 143.19 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $139.67 and its 200-day moving average is $134.23. Honeywell International Inc. has a 52 week low of $107.41 and a 52 week high of $145.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $108.91 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.20 and a beta of 0.95.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 21st. The conglomerate reported $1.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.78 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $10.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.89 billion. Honeywell International had a return on equity of 26.60% and a net margin of 12.68%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.70 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Honeywell International Inc. will post $7.10 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 8th. Investors of record on Friday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.745 per share. This represents a $2.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.08%. This is an increase from Honeywell International’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.67. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 41.24%.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on HON. HSBC Holdings plc began coverage on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. They issued a “buy” rating and a $147.00 price target on the stock. Cowen and Company restated a “buy” rating and issued a $150.00 price target on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Tuesday. Citigroup Inc. boosted their price target on shares of Honeywell International from $155.00 to $170.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $155.00 price target on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $148.00 price target on shares of Honeywell International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have issued a buy rating to the company. Honeywell International presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $149.52.

Honeywell International 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.

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

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