Honeywell Beats Profit Estimates as Dollar Weighs on Sales

April 17, 2015 1:19 PM

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Honeywell International Inc. reported first-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates on reduced costs even as the strong dollar caused a sales drop at every unit, spurring the company to reduce its 2015 revenue forecast.

Full-year sales will be in a range of $39 billion to $39.6 billion this year, Honeywell said in a statement, less than the $40.5 billion to $41.1 billion the company reiterated in March. Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote raised the lower end of the annual profit forecast, saying efficiency and marke...

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