Jim Cramer Says Buy Honeywell Stock Over Raytheon

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Raytheon  (RTX) - Get Report posted earnings on Tuesday.

The Waltham, Mass., company earned 17 cents a share in the quarter against $1.33 a share in the year-earlier period. The latest adjusted profit was 58 cents a share.

Shares outstanding rose 75% to 1.51 billion.

Revenue climbed 30% to $14.74 billion from $11.37 billion.

Analysts surveyed by FactSet were expecting the company to report GAAP profit of 30 cents a share, or an adjusted 50 cents, on revenue of $15.06 billion.

"We are delivering on our commitments to customers while taking the necessary actions that will equip us to weather the current environment and emerge as a stronger business," Chief Executive Greg Hayes said in a statement.

The company reported an order backlog of $152.3 billion in the quarter, consisting of $82 billion from its commercial aerospace business and another $70 billion from defense.

"The long-term business fundamentals and earnings power of Raytheon Technologies remain strong," Hayes said. 

Last week, Raytheon said the board declared a dividend of 47.5 cents a share, payable Dec. 17 to holders of record Nov. 13.

Jim Cramer discusses his takeaway from the earnings and breaks down the reason he'd rather by Honeywell  (HON) - Get Report

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