Honeywell International Inc. reported its fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations. However, the guidance offered by the conglomerate was weaker than expected.
The company's earnings came in at $2.09 a share, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.08 a share. Revenue was $8.66 billion compared to the Street estimates of $8.73 billion.
The company said it was "an extremely challenging operating environment" during the period due to supply-related constraints within its aerospace division, and mask demand decreasing.
Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions division, which makes the masks, had a -10% decrease in sales in Q4. The company expects a further decline in mask demand this year.
Looking ahead, the company projects sales of $35.4 billion to $36.4 billion for 2022, below consensus forecast of $36.76 billion. It expects earnings in the range of $8.40 to $8.70 per share, also below the consensus of $8.97.
The company expects free cash flow to be about $4.9 billion in 2022. Analysts are projecting about $6 billion in free cash flow for this year.
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The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on May 26, 2023. You may want to consider a long position or call options on HON as a result. In of 83 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
HON moved above its 50-day moving average on May 26, 2023 date and that indicates a change from a downward trend to an upward trend.
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The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 301 cases where HON Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for HON turned negative on May 23, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 41 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 41 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
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The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating low risk on high returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 71, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (7.657) is normal, around the industry mean (2.336). P/E Ratio (25.253) is within average values for comparable stocks, (19.609). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (2.187) is also within normal values, averaging (1.567). Dividend Yield (0.021) settles around the average of (0.039) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (3.671) is also within normal values, averaging (188.408).
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to consistent earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating fairly steady price growth. HON’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
an industrial conglomerate which operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company
A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, HON has been closely correlated with MMM. These tickers have moved in lockstep 69% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if HON jumps, then MMM could also see price increases.