News articles about Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Honeywell International earned a daily sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.0068518596087 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Global Ammonium Sulfate Market Opportunities 2018: Honeywell, Honeywell International, Domo Chemicals (topexaminer.com)
- Warren Buffett makes less than twice the typical Berkshire employee (finance.yahoo.com)
- Investors must not feel shy to buy these stocks: Honeywell International Inc., (NYSE: HON), American Eagle … – TNN (tradingnewsnow.com)
- Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) – Clue to Identify In Play Stocks (Relative Volume) – Nasdaq Journal (nasdaqjournal.com)
- 4th Circ. Says Honeywell, UTC Not Liable For Sellers’ Calls (law360.com)
Shares of Honeywell International (NYSE HON) opened at $151.78 on Friday. Honeywell International has a 1-year low of $122.40 and a 1-year high of $165.13. The company has a current ratio of 1.38, a quick ratio of 1.13 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72. The company has a market cap of $113,590.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.46, a P/E/G ratio of 2.12 and a beta of 0.97.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, March 9th. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd were issued a dividend of $0.745 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a $2.98 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.96%. Honeywell International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 69.63%.
Honeywell International declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, December 8th that authorizes the company to buyback $6.50 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization authorizes the conglomerate to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company’s management believes its shares are undervalued.
HON has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Oppenheimer boosted their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $155.00 to $168.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and issued a $187.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Friday, January 26th. Cowen restated a “buy” rating and issued a $168.00 price objective on shares of Honeywell International in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Honeywell International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus lowered their price objective on shares of Honeywell International from $171.00 to $169.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, December 14th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and sixteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Honeywell International presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $165.67.
In other Honeywell International news, Director Linnet F. Deily sold 2,886 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $147.71, for a total transaction of $426,291.06. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 9,105 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,344,899.55. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Jaime Chico /Fa Pardo sold 2,868 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $156.36, for a total transaction of $448,440.48. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 41,092 shares in the company, valued at $6,425,145.12. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.33% of the stock is currently owned by 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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