3 Industrial Stocks On The Rise

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 11 points (0.1%) at 16,218 as of Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,600 issues advancing vs. 1,298 declining with 186 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 0.7%, and Eaton Corporation ( ETN), up 0.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Honeywell International ( HON) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Honeywell International is up $0.81 (0.9%) to $94.12 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Honeywell International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $93.23-$94.29 after having opened the day at $93.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.31.

Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Honeywell International has a market cap of $73.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 2.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate Honeywell International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Honeywell International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Honeywell International Ratings Report now.

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