Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a gain of 0.94% to 114.31 with around 577830 shares have changed hands in this session. Honeywell (HON) released that its BOD has authorized firm to buy back around $5B of its common stock as division of its cash deployment strategy.
The company declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.5950 per share on the company’s outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2016 to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 19, 2016. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 32.91% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.93%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 18.05% and for the year was 12.86%, while the YTD performance remained at 9.97%. HON has Average True Range for 14 days of 1.58.
Shares of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) [Trend Analysis] swings enthusiastically in regular trading session, it a loss of -0.10% to trade at $105.09. United Technologies Corp. reported that it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 2 cents a share as the conglomerate moves through a three-year plan in which it has pledged to return $22 billion to shareholders.
The first payout of 66 cents per share, it will be available on June 10 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 20. The Connecticut-based industrial conglomerate, which successfully opposed a buyout bid from Honeywell International Inc., said it will boost payouts to shareholders through a combination of stock buybacks and dividends through 2018. Last month, the maker of Pratt & Whitney jet engines and Otis elevators affirmed its financial projections for the year, saying it didn’t need to resort to M&A deals to boost operations and pledging to continue to buy back stock aggressively.
UTX has Return on Investment of 10.80%. The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 26.96% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -10.37%. UTX last month stock price volatility remained 1.46%.
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.08% to $74.64 in a active trade session on Tuesday. Ball Corp. along with Rexam Plc decided to sell $3.42B of assets to clear way for their merger into leading maker of food and beverage cans. Ball will sell 17 can factories in U.S., Europe and Brazil, plus other facilities to European glass as well as metal packaging firm Ardagh Group SA, according to a statement Monday. Ardagh will issue $2.85 billion of bonds to help finance its purchase of the assets, firm reported that in a separate e-mail. The EU permitted Broomfield, Colorado-based Ball’s 4.4B pound ($6.4B) takeover of Rexam after the firm decided to sell 12 plants on the continent to eliminate antitrust concerns. Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group LP and Madison Dearborn Partners were also among bidders for the assets.
The firm has institutional ownership of 91.30%, while insider ownership included 0.60%. BLL attains analyst recommendation of 2.00 with week’s performance of 0.09%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 11.98%.