Contrasting Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) and ATC Venture Group (NYSE:ATCV)

Honeywell International (NYSE:HON) and ATC Venture Group (OTCMKTS:ATCV) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.9% of Honeywell International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Honeywell International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 49.9% of ATC Venture Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Honeywell International and ATC Venture Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Honeywell International 18.17% 32.02% 10.01%
ATC Venture Group N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Honeywell International and ATC Venture Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Honeywell International 0 3 10 1 2.86
ATC Venture Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Honeywell International currently has a consensus target price of $184.40, indicating a potential upside of 8.72%. Given Honeywell International’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Honeywell International is more favorable than ATC Venture Group.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Honeywell International and ATC Venture Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Honeywell International $41.80 billion 2.92 $6.77 billion $8.01 21.17
ATC Venture Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Honeywell International has higher revenue and earnings than ATC Venture Group.

Volatility & Risk

Honeywell International has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ATC Venture Group has a beta of 6.82, suggesting that its stock price is 582% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Honeywell International pays an annual dividend of $3.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. ATC Venture Group does not pay a dividend. Honeywell International pays out 40.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Honeywell International has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.


Honeywell International beats ATC Venture Group on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Honeywell International

Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Its Aerospace segment supplies products, software, and services for aircrafts and vehicles. This segment offers auxiliary power units, propulsion engines, integrated avionics, environmental control and electric power systems, engine controls, flight safety, communications, navigation hardware, data and software applications, radar and surveillance systems, aircraft lighting, advanced systems and instruments, satellite and space components, and aircraft wheels and brakes; spare parts; repair, overhaul, and maintenance services; and connected solutions and data services for the aftermarket, as well as provides wireless connectivity and management and technical services. The company's Honeywell Building Technologies segment offers products, software, solutions, and technologies, such as sensors, switches, control systems and instruments for energy management; access control; video surveillance; fire products; remote patient monitoring systems; advanced software applications; and installation, maintenance and upgrades of systems. Its Performance Materials and Technologies segment develops and manufactures process technology products, including catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services. The company's Safety and Productivity Solutions segment provides products, software, and connected solutions. Its safety products comprise personal protection equipment, apparel, gear, and footwear; gas detection technology; and cloud-based notification and emergency messaging. This segment's productivity solutions products and services include mobile devices and software; supply chain and warehouse automation equipment, software and solutions; custom-engineered sensors, switches, and controls; and software-based data and asset management productivity solutions. Honeywell International Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is based in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

About ATC Venture Group

ATC Venture Group Inc., through its subsidiary, Simonsen Iron Works Inc., engages in the design, manufacture, and assembly of an array of parts for original equipment manufacturers and other customers. The company was formerly known as Cycle Country Accessories Corp. and changed its name to ATC Venture Group Inc. in January 2012. ATC Venture Group Inc. is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

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