How to buy Honeywell International (HON) shares in Australia

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Honeywell International Inc
NASDAQ: HON - USD
SPECIALTY INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY
$217.40
- $7.12 ( - 3.17%)

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Honeywell International Inc (HON) is a leading specialty industrial machinery business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$219.86 after a previous close of US$219.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD217.5002 to a high of USD219.86. The latest price was USD218.49 (25 minute delay). Honeywell International is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Honeywell International

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Honeywell International. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HON. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Honeywell International reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$219.65, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Honeywell International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Honeywell International. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Honeywell International stock price (NASDAQ:HON)

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Honeywell International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
OpenUS$219.86
HighUS$219.86
LowUS$217.5002
CloseUS$218.49
Previous closeUS$219.65
Change US$-1.16
Change % -0.5281%
Volume 4,391,758
Information last updated 2021-10-23.
52-week rangeUS$156.6942 - US$235.9194
50-day moving average US$218.9203
200-day moving average US$224.5327
Target priceUS$243.18
PE ratio 30.907
Dividend yield US$3.69 (1.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$7.034

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Honeywell International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $218.49

1 week (2021-10-14) -0.05%
1 month (2021-09-24) -0.32%
3 months (2021-07-23) -4.72%
6 months (2021-04-23) -2.68%
1 year (2020-10-23) 24.47%
2 years (2019-10-24) 27.43%
3 years (2018-10-24) 55.14%
5 years (2016-10-24) 106.37%

Is Honeywell International under- or over-valued?

Valuing Honeywell International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Honeywell International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Honeywell International's P/E ratio

Honeywell International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, Honeywell International shares trade at around 31x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Honeywell International's PEG ratio

Honeywell International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9892. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Honeywell International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Honeywell International's EBITDA

Honeywell International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$8.3 billion (£6.1 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Honeywell International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Honeywell International financials

Revenue TTM US$34 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.22%
Gross profit TTM US$10.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.06%
Return on equity TTM 27.64%
Profit margin 14.65%
Book value 25.982
Market capitalisation US$150.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Honeywell International shares

There are currently 6.0 million Honeywell International shares held short by investors – that's known as Honeywell International's "short interest". This figure is 5% down from 6.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Honeywell International shares can be evaluated.

Honeywell International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Honeywell International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Honeywell International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Honeywell International shares traded daily (recently around 2.4 million). Honeywell International's SIR currently stands at 2.45. In other words for every 100,000 Honeywell International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2450 shares are currently held short.

However Honeywell International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Honeywell International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Honeywell International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Honeywell International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Honeywell International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0086% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Honeywell International shares, roughly 9 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Honeywell International.

Find out more about how you can short Honeywell International stock.

Honeywell International's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Honeywell International.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Honeywell International's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 40.44

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Honeywell International's overall score of 40.44 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 75th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Honeywell International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Honeywell International's environmental score

Environmental score: 17.8/100

Honeywell International's environmental score of 17.8 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Honeywell International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Honeywell International's social score

Social score: 22.61/100

Honeywell International's social score of 22.61 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Honeywell International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Honeywell International's governance score

Governance score: 16.53/100

Honeywell International's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Honeywell International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Honeywell International's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Honeywell International scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Honeywell International hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Honeywell International Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 40.44
Total ESG percentile 74.94
Environmental score 17.8
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 22.61
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 16.53
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 3

Honeywell International share dividends

39%

Dividend payout ratio: 39.31% of net profits

Recently Honeywell International has paid out, on average, around 39.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.8% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Honeywell International shareholders could enjoy a 1.8% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Honeywell International's case, that would currently equate to about $3.69 per share.

While Honeywell International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Honeywell International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Honeywell International's most recent dividend payout was on 2 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Honeywell International's shares ever split?

Honeywell International's shares were split on a 1032:1000 basis on 28 October 2018. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1032 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Honeywell International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Honeywell International shares which in turn could have impacted Honeywell International's share price.

Honeywell International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Honeywell International's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$156.6942 up to US$235.9194. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HON.US volatility(beta: 1.19)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Honeywell International's is 1.1942. This would suggest that Honeywell International's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Honeywell International overview

Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Its Aerospace segment offers auxiliary power units, propulsion engines, integrated avionics, environmental control and electric power systems, engine controls, flight safety, communications, navigation hardware, data and software applications, radar and surveillance systems, aircraft lighting, advanced systems and instruments, satellite and space components, and aircraft wheels and brakes; spare parts; repair, overhaul, and maintenance services; thermal systems; and connected solutions and data services for aftermarket, as well as wireless connectivity and management services. The company's Honeywell Building Technologies segment offers software applications for building control and optimization; sensors, switches, control systems, and instruments for energy management; access control; video surveillance; fire products; remote patient monitoring systems; e-cooling heat transfer agents; and installation and upgrades of systems. Its Performance Materials and Technologies segment offers automation control, instrumentation, and software and related services; catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, and consulting; and materials to manufacture end products, such as bullet-resistant armor, nylon, computer chips, and pharmaceutical packaging, as well as Honeywell forge connected solutions. The company's Safety and Productivity Solutions segment provides personal protection equipment, apparel, gear, and footwear; gas detection technology; cloud-based notification and emergency messaging; mobile devices and software; supply chain and warehouse automation equipment, and software solutions; custom-engineered sensors, switches, and controls; and data and asset management productivity software solutions. It has strategic alliances with DENSO Corporation, Signify, and IDEMIA Group, S.A.S. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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