Did Bullish Analysts Misfire on Honeywell International Inc. (HON) and United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)?

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) recent decline occurred on low volume with 2908813 contracts changing hands on 11-Feb-19. That’s down from its daily average of 3200380 contracts. The first sale was made at $148.99 but later the stock became weaker, and closed with a fall of -0.09%. It was last traded at $148.48 apiece.

Honeywell International Inc. (HON): Outperform Candidate With 10.08% Upside Potential

Honeywell International Inc. is maintained at an average outperform rating by 23 stock analysts, and there are at least 0.92% of shares outstanding that are currently legally short sold. The shares went up by 7.79% in value last month. Year-to-date it jumped 12.38%. Analysts are turning out to be more optimistic than before, with 19 of analysts who cover Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) advice adding it to buy candidate list. Wall Street experts also assign a $163.45 price target on Honeywell International Inc., pointing towards a 10.08% rally from current levels. The stock is trading for about -8.56% less than its 52-week high.

Honeywell International Inc. Reports -9.85% Sales Growth

Honeywell International Inc. (HON) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $1.89 as it actually earned $1.91 per share in its last reported financial results. Revenue, on the other hand, scored -9.85% growth from the previous quarter, coming up with $9.7 billion.

HON Adds 0.37% In A Week

This company shares (HON) so far managed to recover 20.25% since collapsing to its 52-week low. Over a week, it has seen its stock price volatility to stay at 0.93% while widening the period to a month, volatility was 1.44%. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 4.12% and sits 6.91% higher versus its 50 days moving average. When looking at the past five sessions, the stock returned 0.37% gains and is up by 2.32% compared with its 200-day moving average of $146.85. Also, Honeywell International Inc. (HON) needs to expand a 6.2% increase it experienced over the past twelve months.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UAL) Consensus Call At 2.1

As regular trading ended, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) stock brought in a $0.98 rise to $89.15. The day started at a price of $88.86 but then traded as high as $89.45 before giving part of the gains back. As for this week, analysts appear content to stick with their neutral outlook with the consensus call at 2.1. United Continental Holdings, Inc. is given 8 buy-equivalent recommendations, 0 sells and 7 holds. The company shares sank -8.89% from their peak of $97.85 and now has a $24.28 billion market value of equity.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. Could Grow 17.36% More

UAL’s mean recommendation on Reuter’s scale slipped from 2.11 thirty days ago to 2.05 now, which indicates a hold consensus from the analyst community. They see United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) price hitting a mean target of $104.63 a share, meaning the stock still has potential that could lift the price another 17.36% . Also, the recent close suggests the stock is underpriced by 34.6% compared to the most bullish target.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Returns 6.47% This Year

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 2294573 shares in the last trade. That compares with the recent volume average of 2600080. At the close of regular trading, its last week’s stock price volatility was 2.09% which for the month reaches 1.74%. United Continental Holdings, Inc. dipped to as low as $88.17 throughout the day and has returned 6.47% in this year. At one point in the past year, the shares traded as low as $60.44 but has recovered 47.5% since then.