Honeywell International (NYSE: HON ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Honeywell International's revenues will grow 0.2% and EPS will expand 3.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $9.49 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.09.
Last quarter, Honeywell International logged revenue of $9.34 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.5% higher than the prior-year quarter's $9.30 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.20. GAAP EPS of $1.20 for Q3 were 10% higher than the prior-year quarter's $1.09 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 27.1%, 270 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.9%, 360 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 10.2%, 90 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $37.58 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.48.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 1,231 members out of 1,304 rating the stock outperform, and 73 members rating it underperform. Among 370 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 361 give Honeywell International a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Honeywell International is outperform, with an average price target of $68.05.
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