Analyst Ratings for Honeywell International Inc. (HON)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for HON last month.

13 analysts declared HON a buy, 4 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for HON. The highest price target was 155, implying potential capital gains of 13.48 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 130, implying potential capital losses of -4.82 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.29 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.21 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.21 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of HON's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 8.04 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of HON is 2.64.

In the last 52-weeks, HON has achieved a high of 138.70 and a low of 105.25. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 29.77 percent, and below the high by 1.53 percent. HON has a price/earnings ratio of 21.22. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The HON value stock report compares HON to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of HON is $105.58 billion. HON is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.