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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Honeywell International Inc., HON

Honeywell International Inc., HON is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Machinery in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Honeywell International Inc., HONĀ  has a market cap of 89122.91. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970, Honeywell International Inc., HON performance year to date is 14.55%. Today Honeywell International Inc., HON has gained 0.22%, with a current price of 117.02.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 77.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 36.10%. Return of assets are at 10.00%, with return on investment at 16.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Honeywell International Inc., HON is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.51. While Total debt/equity is 0.75. With a profit margin of 12.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 31.30%, and operating margin of 17.20%. Honeywell International Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Honeywell International Inc., HON has seen a EPS growth of 13.30%. A performance for the year of 27.04%. The 52-week high is -2.00%, and the 52-week low is 30.61%. The average volume for Honeywell International Inc., HON is 850373.

With a target price of 126.94, can Honeywell International Inc., HON reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Honeywell International Inc., HON. Honeywell International Inc. has a P/E of 18.49 and a forward P/E of 16.07. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2. Honeywell International Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.28 and 4.75 respectively. For P/cash, Honeywell International Inc. has a value of 12.78, while it is 36.32 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 117.02, Honeywell International Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.04%. We see a return on equity of 27.00%.

Looking more long-term Honeywell International Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.23%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.84% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 13.30% for this year and for the last five years a 19.40% growth has been seen.

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