Financial Architects Inc lifted its position in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 88.6% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,665 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 782 shares during the quarter. Financial Architects Inc’s holdings in Honeywell International were worth $223,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Westside Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Honeywell International in the first quarter valued at $36,000. PSI Advisors LLC bought a new position in Honeywell International during the fourth quarter worth $40,000. Efficient Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Honeywell International during the first quarter worth $43,000. Filbrandt Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in Honeywell International during the fourth quarter worth $44,000. Finally, Sowa Financial Group Inc. bought a new position in Honeywell International during the fourth quarter worth $44,000. 76.14% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Honeywell International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $146.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Monday, May 4th. Barclays reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $156.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Friday, April 17th. Robert W. Baird reduced their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $190.00 to $150.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, March 23rd. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Honeywell International in a research report on Friday, May 1st. Finally, Daiwa Capital Markets raised shares of Honeywell International from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $129.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Sunday, March 22nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Honeywell International has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $156.38.

HON stock traded down $1.64 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $125.41. The company had a trading volume of 4,660,335 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,889,246. The company has a market capitalization of $88.39 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 1.04. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $135.01 and a 200-day moving average price of $162.75. Honeywell International Inc. has a 1-year low of $101.08 and a 1-year high of $184.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 1.30 and a quick ratio of 1.04.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May 1st. The conglomerate reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.25. The business had revenue of $8.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.56 billion. Honeywell International had a return on equity of 33.60% and a net margin of 17.38%. Honeywell International’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.92 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Honeywell International Inc. will post 6.95 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 5th. Investors of record on Friday, May 15th will be paid a $0.90 dividend. This represents a $3.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 14th. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 44.12%.

About Honeywell International

Honeywell International Inc operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Its Aerospace segment supplies products, software, and services for aircrafts and vehicles. This segment offers auxiliary power units, propulsion engines, integrated avionics, environmental control and electric power systems, engine controls, flight safety, communications, navigation hardware, data and software applications, radar and surveillance systems, aircraft lighting, advanced systems and instruments, satellite and space components, and aircraft wheels and brakes; spare parts; repair, overhaul, and maintenance services; and connected solutions and data services for the aftermarket, as well as provides wireless connectivity and management and technical services.

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