HON stock: buy or sell

HON stock price: $230.50 1.39% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021


HON stock brief

  • After marking new all-time highs last Friday, Honeywell closed on Wednesday at $230.50 inching a 1.39%
  • Honeywell is presenting its earnings report on Friday
  • Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide.

Should I buy Honeywell stock?

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Is $HON stock a buy?

Currently, Honeywell stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $HON will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Honeywell stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Honeywell stock?. Trading strategies prevent us from making impetuous decisions based on our moods or the buzz surrounding the market. We like very simple setups to guide us on when is the best moment to sell our shares. Be aware that these setups are not intended for shorting Honeywell stock

A guiding principle is that you should never mantain an investment that produces higher than expected losses at the time of purchase. The timing to sell shares must always be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Honeywell stock?

Currently, Honeywell stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own Honeywell shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Honeywell ratings

In the last month, 9 ratings were published for Honeywell. General sentiment is bullish, with 8 out of 9 posting optimistic forecasts

Honeywell analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 26th, 2021
Credit Suisse Group Buy
Mar 29th, 2021
Morgan Stanley
Apr 1st, 2021
Credit Suisse Group Buy
Apr 6th, 2021
Barclays Buy
Apr 8th, 2021
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft NeutralStrong buy
Apr 9th, 2021
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Buy
Apr 13th, 2021
Barclays Buy
Apr 14th, 2021
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft NeutralStrong buy
Apr 15th, 2021
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Buy

Honeywell stock analysis

In late March, the price broke out over the previous top at $213.07 on the downtrend started in December 2020. Since then, the price action resulted in a 8.18% gain.

$HON at new All-time Highs

Honeywell did it again, and marked all-time highs (ATH) last Friday at $232.35. Stock rallied fast in the last 10 sessions, smashing new all-time highs 4 times

SMAs overview

HON stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

Price is at highs and there are not upper resistance levels.

The current supports are:

  • S1: $215.75 (-6.40% below)
  • S2: $213.07 (-7.56% below)
  • S3: $203.95 (-11.52% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band last Friday, the price dropped by 0.80%. The price is trading near to the upper Bollinger band, signaling some level of overbought in recent sessions. This is not a bearish indicator, as price can move in these levels for many days and weeks

    HON stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 on Tuesday after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Wednesday was 67.68

    HON stock RSI chart

    Honeywell stock price history

    Honeywell went public on Jan 2nd, 1970 at $0.75 per share1. Since then, HON stock has risen by 30,633.33%, with an average of 600.65% per year. If you had invested thousand dollars in Honeywell stock on Jan 1970, it would be valued $307,333.33 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    HON stock price history chart

    Price target for Honeywell stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations post their analysis predicting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price forecasts published by financial institutions for the last 30 days. If you are a small trader you must not buy or sell based on these projections.

    There are 9 price predictions issued for Honeywell that average $236.22. That is a 2.48% than the last price ($230.50).

    Honeywell stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 26th, 2021
    Credit Suisse Group $222.00$224.00
    Mar 29th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $220.00$230.00
    Apr 1st, 2021
    Credit Suisse Group $222.00$224.00
    Apr 6th, 2021
    Barclays $225.00$230.00
    Apr 8th, 2021
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $222.00$244.00
    Apr 9th, 2021
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. $200.00$250.00
    Apr 13th, 2021
    Barclays $225.00$230.00
    Apr 14th, 2021
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $222.00$244.00
    Apr 15th, 2021
    JPMorgan Chase & Co. $200.00$250.00

    Earnings and financials

    HON ($HON) is posting earnings report on Friday. Market analysts analysts estimate of $1.80, that is a 13.04% lower than Q4. Sales estimates are $8.1 billion.

    If you are a shareholder of Honeywell stock, don't forget to double check your stop-loss, as financial report release day has higher than usual volatility. Check company's website to confirm time and details about the earnings call and the earnings report.

    Last January, Honeywell International Inc. ($HON) posted EPS for that slightly improved analysts' expectations. Quarterly EPS was $2.07 per share versus the estimated $2.00. This Q4 report represents an earnings surprise of 3.50%. Sales resulted of $8.9 billion compared to $8.4 billion predicted by market consensus.

    Compared to the same quarter last year, EPS was $2.06, so posted EPS means a gain of 0.49%. Sales inched down a -6.28% on an annualized basis in the , from $95.0B to $89.0B last quarter.

    Honeywell competitors

    Honeywell is classified inside the Capital Goods sector and the Specialty Industrial Machinery industry, which contain industry peers.

    The following are Honeywell major competitors:

    Honeywell competitors
    CompanyMarket capRatingBullish ratings1
    Honeywell ($HON) $152.0B Buy 8
    Boeing ($BA) $149.4B Buy 2
    General Electric ($GE) $112.8B Strong buy 1
    Lockheed Martin ($LMT) $94.8B Neutral 0
    Emerson Electric ($EMR) $53.1B Neutral 0
    General Dynamics ($GD) $52.0B Neutral 2

    1 In the last 30 days.

    Honeywell performance

    To better understand Honeywell performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry.. For Honeywell, the benchmark is made against Boeing, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, Emerson Electric and General Dynamics.

    HON performance compared
    Honeywell ($HON) 9.50% 11.90% 34.90%
    Boeing ($BA) -5.40% 11.40% 40.20%
    General Electric ($GE) 3.00% 17.20% 81.90%
    Lockheed Martin ($LMT) 10.00% 13.90% 1.50%
    Emerson Electric ($EMR) 4.10% 9.60% 32.50%
    General Dynamics ($GD) 6.40% 21.60% 34.30%

    The thoughts contained in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this report does not know the specific circumstances of the reader, his or her financial statements or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are posted for educative purposes only

    HON summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Day range$226.93 - $230.67
    Previous close$227.33
    Session gain1.39%
    Average true range$4.15
    50d mov avg$213.06
    100d mov avg$209.76
    200d mov avg$187.61
    Earnings dateApril 23rd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Honeywell stock symbol?

    Honeywell International Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the HON symbol

    Is Honeywell stock a buy or sell?

    Honeywell received 9 ratings in the last 30 days: 8 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will HON go up?

    Honeywell had different price predictions published by market analysts in the last month setting the target price to $236.22. That is a 2.48% than the last price ($230.50).