HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.74 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 4.30% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||9982.0||10266.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||1194.0||956.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||5455.0||6959.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||49316.0||45451.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||12068.0||8683.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.93||29.59|
|Return on Assets||9.66||9.32|
|Return on Equity||25.88||24.0|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||770.69||782.2|
|Div / share||0.6||0.52|
|Book value / share||23.9||22.57|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||3434777.0||3760613.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 19.66 for the Aerospace & Defense industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 21.13. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.29 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.51 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 8.08. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|HON 16.95||Peers 19.66||HON 14.49||Peers 13.36|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
HON is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
HON is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|HON 14.14||Peers 16.35||HON 1.83||Peers 3.22|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
HON is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
HON trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|HON 4.29||Peers 8.08||HON 13.50||Peers 2.80|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
HON is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
HON is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|HON 2.05||Peers 1.48||HON -4.28||Peers 0.02|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
HON is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
HON significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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