Honeywell (NYSE: HON ) results for its fiscal Q1 have been released. For the quarter, net sales came in at 9.33 billion, essentially flat compared to the $9.31 billion in the same period the previous year. Net income, meanwhile, sailed ahead by 17%, advancing to $966 million ($1.21 per diluted share) from Q1 2012's $823 million ($1.04).
Analysts had expected top line of $9.44 billion and EPS of $1.14.
Honeywell also revised its forward guidance. For fiscal 2013, net sales are anticipated to be $38.8 billion-$39.3 billion, with EPS coming in at $4.80-$4.95. The company had previously anticipated ranges of $39.0 billion-$39.5 billion and $4.75-$4.95, respectively.