Brown Advisory Securities LLC raised its position in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 17.0% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 6,360 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 925 shares during the period. Brown Advisory Securities LLC’s holdings in Honeywell International were worth $792,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Hanson McClain Inc. boosted its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.4% in the first quarter. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 810 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 3 shares during the period. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. boosted its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.3% in the first quarter. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. now owns 2,496 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $312,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the period. Hudock Capital Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.3% in the first quarter. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 4,027 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $502,000 after buying an additional 14 shares during the period. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Honeywell International by 0.4% in the first quarter. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 4,547 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $568,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the period. Finally, Point View Wealth Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Honeywell International by 1.0% in the first quarter. Point View Wealth Management Inc. now owns 1,871 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $234,000 after buying an additional 19 shares during the period. 76.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (HON) traded down 0.04% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $137.19. 469,424 shares of the stock traded hands. Honeywell International Inc. has a 52 week low of $105.25 and a 52 week high of $140.21. The company has a market cap of $104.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.27 and a beta of 0.94. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $135.86 and a 200-day moving average of $129.28.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 21st. The conglomerate reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.78 by $0.02. Honeywell International had a net margin of 12.68% and a return on equity of 26.60%. The company had revenue of $10.08 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.89 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.70 EPS. Honeywell International’s quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Honeywell International Inc. will post $7.10 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.665 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 16th. This represents a $2.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.94%. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 41.24%.

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A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. raised their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $148.00 to $155.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $136.00 to $143.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Citigroup Inc. raised their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $140.00 to $147.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, HSBC Holdings plc assumed coverage on shares of Honeywell International in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. They set a “buy” rating and a $147.00 price objective for the company. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $139.17.

In other news, SVP Katherine L. Adams sold 116,021 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.70, for a total transaction of $15,279,965.70. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 286,199 shares in the company, valued at approximately $37,692,408.30. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Bradley T. Sheares sold 3,430 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $131.71, for a total transaction of $451,765.30. Following the transaction, the director now owns 8,731 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,149,960.01. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 473,229 shares of company stock worth $64,546,642. 1.56% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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.

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