Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Trimmed Its Honeywell International (HON) Stake by $372.79 Million as Share Price Rose; As Service Corp. Int’l (SCI) Shares Rose, Dudley & Shanley Has Increased Holding by $6.79 Million

January 19, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc decreased its stake in Honeywell International Inc (HON) by 60.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc sold 2.64M shares as the company’s stock rose 5.49% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.70M shares of the o.e.m. company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $241.37M, down from 4.35M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc who had been investing in Honeywell International Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $119.64 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $158.09. About 1.86M shares traded. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has risen 17.66% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500.

Dudley & Shanley Llc increased its stake in Service Corp. Int’l (SCI) by 1919.71% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dudley & Shanley Llc bought 199,650 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.01% with the market. The hedge fund held 210,050 shares of the other consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.25M, up from 10,400 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Dudley & Shanley Llc who had been investing in Service Corp. Int’l for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.30 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.01% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $38.94. About 699,286 shares traded. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has risen 20.29% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Among 21 analysts covering Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 76% are positive. Honeywell International Inc. had 82 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 9 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of HON in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Hold” rating. Citigroup initiated Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) on Thursday, January 21 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) rating on Friday, May 26. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $14100 target. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, December 14. The company was maintained on Friday, October 20 by Vertical Research. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by S&P Research. The stock of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 12. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy”.

Analysts await Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $1.84 EPS, up 5.75% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.74 per share. HON’s profit will be $1.39B for 21.48 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.75 actual EPS reported by Honeywell International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.14% EPS growth.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $48.58 million activity. $47.18M worth of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) was sold by Mahoney Timothy O. on Wednesday, August 2. Shares for $601,514 were sold by Deily Linnet F on Monday, August 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 42 investors sold HON shares while 453 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 465 raised stakes. 562.75 million shares or 0.04% less from 562.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Citizens National Bank & Trust Trust holds 0.05% or 2,760 shares. Triangle Wealth Mngmt holds 5,251 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. 359 were reported by Ruggie Grp Inc. Choate Invest Advsrs invested 0.06% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Wealthfront has invested 0.06% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). The Missouri-based Crestpoint Cap Management Lc has invested 0.21% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). New York-based Beck Mack Oliver Ltd has invested 0.03% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Missouri-based Bkd Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.07% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Peak Asset reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.22% or 674,263 shares in its portfolio. 7,021 are held by Bridges Investment Counsel. Albion Grp Inc Ut has 37,428 shares for 0.81% of their portfolio. Asset Advisors Corporation accumulated 0.12% or 4,900 shares. Broderick Brian C reported 0.61% in Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON). Lord Abbett & Limited Liability Co invested in 748,410 shares.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc, which manages about $91.02B and $66.34 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) by 10.17M shares to 16.22 million shares, valued at $1.31B in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Twenty (NASDAQ:FOXA) by 3.02M shares in the quarter, for a total of 37.46 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ecopetrol Sa (NYSE:EC).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold SCI shares while 99 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 153.11 million shares or 0.62% less from 154.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Victory Management has 0.02% invested in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can reported 10,437 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Chicago Equity Prns Ltd accumulated 116,370 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 402,060 were accumulated by Rhumbline Advisers. Ls Advsrs Lc owns 0.03% invested in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) for 14,689 shares. Argent Trust holds 108,736 shares or 1.03% of its portfolio. Barclays Public Limited Liability stated it has 0% in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Company Lc has 0.02% invested in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Stephens Ar, a Arkansas-based fund reported 7,677 shares. Thompson Davis reported 778 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Brookmont Cap has invested 0.11% in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Td Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 0% or 22,700 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn, a California-based fund reported 339,352 shares. Ameritas Ptnrs Incorporated stated it has 56,256 shares. 8,380 are owned by First Mercantile Trust Co.

Dudley & Shanley Llc, which manages about $615.98M and $453.11M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Mrc Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) by 42,000 shares to 60,000 shares, valued at $1.05M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) by 30,420 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 203,350 shares, and cut its stake in Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL).

Among 5 analysts covering Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Service Corporation International had 14 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy”. The rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 3 with “Outperform”. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 26 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 12 by Oppenheimer. Oppenheimer initiated Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) on Wednesday, November 11 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 26. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Monday, July 17. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”. The stock of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Oppenheimer. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 2 with “Market Perform”.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $24.32 million activity. The insider WALTRIP W BLAIR sold 2,000 shares worth $70,146. RYAN THOMAS L had sold 100,000 shares worth $3.49 million on Monday, September 11. Shares for $3.21M were sold by WALTRIP R L on Monday, December 11. Shares for $1.44M were sold by Moore Tammy R on Friday, September 8. Another trade for 202,000 shares valued at $7.01 million was sold by WEBB MICHAEL R. 72,300 shares were sold by Sangalis Gregory T, worth $2.56 million on Wednesday, September 13.

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