Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and (NASDAQ:HCHC) are both industrial conglomerates companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Dividends

Honeywell International pays an annual dividend of $2.66 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. does not pay a dividend. Honeywell International pays out 40.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Honeywell International has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Honeywell International and ‘s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Honeywell International $39.30 billion 2.85 $4.81 billion $6.60 22.25
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Honeywell International has higher revenue and earnings than .

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Honeywell International and , as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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 price target of $153.17, suggesting a potential upside of 4.28%.

Profitability

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%
N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.2% of Honeywell International shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Honeywell International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

About Honeywell International

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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