WoodTrust Financial Corp increased its stake in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) by 2.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,447 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 342 shares during the quarter. WoodTrust Financial Corp’s holdings in Honeywell International were worth $2,522,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Geode Capital Management LLC grew its position in Honeywell International by 5.3% in the 4th quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 9,444,396 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,245,566,000 after purchasing an additional 478,988 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp grew its position in Honeywell International by 2.9% in the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 8,702,224 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,149,738,000 after purchasing an additional 241,715 shares during the period. Clearbridge Investments LLC grew its position in Honeywell International by 8.5% in the 1st quarter. Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 6,918,765 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,099,530,000 after purchasing an additional 544,684 shares during the period. Legal & General Group Plc grew its position in Honeywell International by 5.6% in the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 3,586,190 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $473,778,000 after purchasing an additional 191,120 shares during the period. Finally, Millennium Management LLC grew its position in Honeywell International by 146.7% in the 4th quarter. Millennium Management LLC now owns 2,200,205 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $290,691,000 after purchasing an additional 1,308,339 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 75.69% of the company’s stock.

In related news, CEO Vimal Kapur sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $169.58, for a total value of $847,900.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.73% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Falcon Minerals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 22nd. Jefferies Financial Group set a $130.00 price target on shares of American Express and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, July 19th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Zosano Pharma from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Citigroup set a $317.00 price objective on shares of Mastercard and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 19th. Finally, Barclays set a $89.00 price objective on shares of Franco Nevada and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 19th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $183.15.

Shares of NYSE:HON traded down $0.16 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $173.61. The company had a trading volume of 1,758,850 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,116,767. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $174.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a current ratio of 1.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $124.91 billion, a PE ratio of 21.67, a P/E/G ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 1.10. Honeywell International Inc. has a 52-week low of $123.48 and a 52-week high of $178.47.

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 18th. The conglomerate reported $2.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.08 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $9.24 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.37 billion. Honeywell International had a net margin of 18.17% and a return on equity of 32.02%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $2.12 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Honeywell International Inc. will post 8.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 6th. Investors of record on Friday, August 16th will be issued a $0.82 dividend. This represents a $3.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.89%. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 40.95%.

Honeywell International Profile

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

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