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HON 2019-03-31
Part I. Financial Information
Item 1. Financial Statements
Note 1. Basis of Presentation
Note 2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
Note 3. Repositioning and Other Charges
Note 4. Other (Income) Expense
Note 5. Income Taxes
Note 6. Earnings per Share
Note 7. Revenue Recognition and Contracts with Customers
Note 8. Accounts Receivable - Net
Note 9. Inventories
Note 10. Leases
Note 11. Long-Term Debt and Credit Agreements
Note 12. Financial Instruments and Fair Value Measures
Note 13. Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)
Note 14. Segment Financial Data
Note 15. Pension Benefits
Note 16. Commitments and Contingencies
Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (MD&A) (Dollars in Millions, Except per Share Amounts)
Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risks
Item 4. Controls and Procedures
Part II. Other Information
Item 1. Legal Proceedings General Legal Matters
Item 1A. Risk Factors
Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
Item 6. Exhibits
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Honeywell Earnings 2019-03-31

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10-Q 1 hon0331201910q.htm 10-Q Document
United States
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 10-Q
__________________
x QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2019
OR
o TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the transition period from ______ to _____
Commission file number 1-8974
Honeywell International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
 
22-2640650
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
115 Tabor Road
Morris Plains, New Jersey  
 
07950
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)
 
(973) 455-2000
 
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
 
 
 
 
Not Applicable
 
 
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year,
if changed since last report)
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x  No o
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes x  No o
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Large accelerated filer x
 
Accelerated filer o
Non-Accelerated filer o
 
Smaller reporting company o
 
 
Emerging growth company o
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There were 727,742,035 shares of Common Stock outstanding at March 31, 2019.





Honeywell International Inc.
Index
 
Page No.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cautionary Statement about Forward-Looking Statements
 
This report contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are those that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future. They are based on management’s assumptions and assessments in the light of past experience and trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other relevant factors. They are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by our forward-looking statements. Our forward-looking statements are also subject to risks and uncertainties, which can affect our performance in both the near- and long-term. These forward-looking statements should be considered in the light of the information included in this report and our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, the Risk Factors, as well as the description of trends and other factors in Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations, set forth in our 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K.


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PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION
 
The financial statements and related footnotes as of March 31, 2019 should be read in conjunction with the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018 contained in our 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 
ITEM 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
 

Honeywell International Inc.
Consolidated Statement of Operations
(Unaudited)
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
 
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)
Product sales
$
6,713

 
$
8,234

Service sales
2,171

 
2,158

Net sales
8,884

 
10,392

Costs, expenses and other
 
 
 
Cost of products sold
4,622

 
5,905

Cost of services sold
1,257

 
1,286

 
5,879

 
7,191

Selling, general and administrative expenses
1,363

 
1,475

Other (income) expense
(285
)
 
(268
)
Interest and other financial charges
85

 
83

 
7,042

 
8,481

Income before taxes
1,842

 
1,911

Tax expense
406

 
459

Net income
1,436

 
1,452

Less: Net income attributable to the noncontrolling interest
20

 
13

Net income attributable to Honeywell
$
1,416

 
$
1,439

Earnings per share of common stock - basic
$
1.94

 
$
1.92

Earnings per share of common stock - assuming dilution
$
1.92

 
$
1.89

 
The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements are an integral part of this statement.

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Honeywell International Inc.
Consolidated Statement of Comprehensive Income
(Unaudited)
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
 
(Dollars in millions)
Net income
$
1,436

 
$
1,452

Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax
 
 
 
Foreign exchange translation adjustment
205

 
91

 
 
 
 
Actuarial (gains) losses recognized

 
2

Prior service (credit) cost recognized
(19
)
 
(18
)
Pension and other postretirement benefits adjustments
(19
)
 
(16
)
 
 
 
 
Cash flow hedges recognized in other comprehensive income (loss)
38

 
(32
)
Less: Reclassification adjustment for gains (losses) included in net income
32

 
(18
)
Changes in fair value of cash flow hedges
6

 
(14
)
Other comprehensive income (loss), net of tax
192

 
61

Comprehensive income
1,628

 
1,513

Less: Comprehensive income attributable to the noncontrolling interest
24

 
18

Comprehensive income attributable to Honeywell
$
1,604

 
$
1,495

 
The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements are an integral part of this statement.

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Honeywell International Inc.
Consolidated Balance Sheet
(Unaudited)
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
 
(Dollars in millions)
ASSETS
 
 
 
Current assets:
 

 
 

Cash and cash equivalents
$
8,625

 
$
9,287

Short-term investments
2,059

 
1,623

Accounts receivable - net
7,307

 
7,508

Inventories
4,548

 
4,326

Other current assets
1,795

 
1,618

Total current assets
24,334

 
24,362

Investments and long-term receivables
747

 
742

Property, plant and equipment - net
5,276

 
5,296

Goodwill
15,555

 
15,546

Other intangible assets - net
4,039

 
4,139

Insurance recoveries for asbestos related liabilities
429

 
437

Deferred income taxes
362

 
382

Other assets
7,818

 
6,869

Total assets
$
58,560

 
$
57,773

LIABILITIES
 
 
 
Current liabilities:
 
 
 
Accounts payable
$
5,582

 
$
5,607

Commercial paper and other short-term borrowings
3,514

 
3,586

Current maturities of long-term debt
4,000

 
2,872

Accrued liabilities
6,497

 
6,859

Total current liabilities
19,593

 
18,924

Long-term debt
8,598

 
9,756

Deferred income taxes
1,850

 
1,713

Postretirement benefit obligations other than pensions
333

 
344

Asbestos related liabilities
2,246

 
2,269

Other liabilities
6,977

 
6,402

Redeemable noncontrolling interest
7

 
7

SHAREOWNERS’ EQUITY
 
 
 
Capital - common stock issued
958

 
958

- additional paid-in capital
6,652

 
6,452

Common stock held in treasury, at cost
(20,392
)
 
(19,771
)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss
(3,245
)
 
(3,437
)
Retained earnings
34,794

 
33,978

Total Honeywell shareowners’ equity
18,767

 
18,180

Noncontrolling interest
189

 
178

Total shareowners’ equity
18,956

 
18,358

Total liabilities, redeemable noncontrolling interest and shareowners’ equity
$
58,560

 
$
57,773

 
The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements are an integral part of this statement.

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Honeywell International Inc.
Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows
(Unaudited)
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
 
(Dollars in millions)
Cash flows from operating activities:
 

 
 

Net income
$
1,436

 
$
1,452

Less: Net income attributable to the noncontrolling interest
20

 
13

Net income attributable to Honeywell
1,416

 
1,439

Adjustments to reconcile net income attributable to Honeywell to net cash provided by operating activities:
 
 
 
Depreciation
163

 
179

Amortization
98

 
109

Repositioning and other charges
84

 
191

Net payments for repositioning and other charges
(34
)
 
(141
)
Pension and other postretirement income
(163
)
 
(254
)
Pension and other postretirement benefit payments
(30
)
 
(36
)
Stock compensation expense
41

 
52

Deferred income taxes
80

 
47

Other
(4
)
 
2

Changes in assets and liabilities, net of the effects of acquisitions and divestitures:
 
 
 
Accounts receivable
198

 
(61
)
Inventories
(221
)
 
(163
)
Other current assets
(217
)
 
(43
)
Accounts payable
(29
)
 
57

Accrued liabilities
(248
)
 
(242
)
Net cash provided by operating activities
1,134

 
1,136

Cash flows from investing activities:
 
 
 
Expenditures for property, plant and equipment
(141
)
 
(140
)
Proceeds from disposals of property, plant and equipment
2

 
2

Increase in investments
(1,226
)
 
(583
)
Decrease in investments
796

 
1,838

Other
(40
)
 
(123
)
Net cash (used for) provided by investing activities
(609
)
 
994

Cash flows from financing activities:
 
 
 
Proceeds from issuance of commercial paper and other short-term borrowings
3,318

 
6,676

Payments of commercial paper and other short-term borrowings
(3,319
)
 
(5,329
)
Proceeds from issuance of common stock
145

 
60

Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt
20

 
3

Payments of long-term debt
(13
)
 
(1,246
)
Repurchases of common stock
(750
)
 
(940
)
Cash dividends paid
(606
)
 
(556
)
Other
(30
)
 
(116
)
Net cash used for financing activities
(1,235
)
 
(1,448
)
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents
48

 
156

Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents
(662
)
 
838

Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period
9,287

 
7,059

Cash and cash equivalents at end of period
$
8,625

 
7,897

 
The Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements are an integral part of this statement.

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Honeywell International Inc.
Consolidated Statement of Shareowners' Equity
(Unaudited)

 
Three Months Ended March 31,
2019
 
2018
Shares
 
$
 
Shares
 
$
 
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)
Common stock, par value
957.6

 
958

 
957.6

 
958

Additional paid-in capital
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning balance
 
 
6,452

 
 
 
6,212

   Issued for employee savings and option plans
 
 
159

 
 
 
(14
)
   Stock-based compensation expense
 
 
41

 
 
 
52

Ending balance
 
 
6,652

 
 
 
6,250

Treasury stock
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning balance
(228.0
)
 
(19,771
)
 
(206.7
)
 
(15,914
)
   Reacquired stock or repurchases of common stock
(5.1
)
 
(750
)
 
(6.1
)
 
(940
)
   Issued for employee savings and option plans
3.2

 
129

 
2.1

 
20

Ending balance
(229.9
)
 
(20,392
)
 
(210.7
)
 
(16,834
)
Retained earnings
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning balance
 
 
33,978

 
 
 
27,481

   Adoption of new accounting standards
 
 

 
 
 
264

   Net income attributable to Honeywell
 
 
1,416

 
 
 
1,439

   Dividends on common stock
 
 
(600
)
 
 
 
(561
)
Ending balance
 
 
34,794

 
 
 
28,623

Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning balance
 
 
(3,437
)
 
 
 
(2,235
)
   Foreign exchange translation adjustment
 
 
205

 
 
 
91

   Pensions and other postretirement benefit adjustments
 
 
(19
)
 
 
 
(16
)
   Changes in fair value of cash flow hedges
 
 
6

 
 
 
(14
)
Ending balance
 
 
(3,245
)
 
 
 
(2,174
)
Noncontrolling interest
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginning balance
 
 
178

 
 
 
163

   Acquisitions, divestitures, and other
 
 

 
 
 
1

   Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
 
 
20

 
 
 
14

   Foreign exchange translation adjustment
 
 
4

 
 
 
4

   Dividends paid
 
 
(13
)
 
 
 
(3
)
Ending balance
 
 
189

 
 
 
179

Total shareowners' equity
727.7

 
18,956

 
746.9

 
17,002

Cash dividends per share of common stock
 
 
$
0.820

 
 
 
$
0.745





Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements are an integral part of this statement.


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)



Note 1. Basis of Presentation
 
In the opinion of management, the accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements reflect all adjustments, consisting only of normal recurring adjustments, necessary to present fairly the financial position of Honeywell International Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries (“Honeywell” or “the Company”) at March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018, the cash flows for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 and the results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018. The results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and cash flows for the three months ended March 31, 2019 should not necessarily be taken as indicative of the entire year.
 
We report our quarterly financial information using a calendar convention; the first, second and third quarters are consistently reported as ending on March 31, June 30 and September 30. It has been our practice to establish actual quarterly closing dates using a predetermined fiscal calendar, which requires our businesses to close their books on a Saturday in order to minimize the potentially disruptive effects of quarterly closing on our business processes. The effects of this practice are generally not significant to reported results for any quarter and only exist within a reporting year. In the event that differences in actual closing dates are material to year-over-year comparisons of quarterly or year-to-date results, we will provide appropriate disclosures. Our actual closing dates for the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 were March 30, 2019 and March 31, 2018.

On October 1, 2018, the Company completed the tax-free spin-off to Honeywell shareowners of its Transportation Systems business, previously part of Aerospace, into a standalone publicly-traded company, Garrett Motion Inc. (“Garrett”). The assets and liabilities associated with Garrett have been removed from the Company’s Consolidated Balance Sheet as of the effective date of the spin-off. The results of operations for Garrett are included in the Consolidated Statement of Operations through the effective date of the spin-off.

On October 29, 2018, the Company completed the tax-free spin-off to Honeywell shareowners of its Homes and Global Distribution business, previously part of Home and Building Technologies (renamed Honeywell Building Technologies following the spin-off), into a standalone publicly-traded company, Resideo Technologies, Inc. (“Resideo”). The assets and liabilities associated with Resideo have been removed from the Company’s Consolidated Balance Sheet as of the effective date of the spin-off. The results of operations for Resideo are included in the Consolidated Statement of Operations through the effective date of the spin-off.
 
Note 2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies
 
The accounting policies of the Company are set forth in Note 1 to Consolidated Financial Statements contained in the Company’s 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K. We include herein certain updates to those policies.
 
Reclassifications—Certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation.
 
Leases—All significant lease arrangements are generally recognized at lease commencement. Operating lease right-of-use (“ROU”) assets and lease liabilities are recognized at commencement. An ROU asset and corresponding lease liability are not recorded for leases with an initial term of 12 months or less (short term leases) and we recognize lease expense for these leases as incurred over the lease term.
 
ROU assets represent our right to use an underlying asset during the reasonably certain lease term and lease liabilities represent our obligation to make lease payments arising from the lease. Our lease terms may include options to extend or terminate the lease when it is reasonably certain that we will exercise that option. Operating lease ROU assets and liabilities are recognized at commencement date based on the present value of lease payments over the lease term. We primarily use our incremental borrowing rate, which is updated quarterly, based on the information available at commencement date, in determining the present value of lease payments. The operating lease ROU asset also includes any lease payments related to initial direct cost and prepayments and excludes lease incentives. Lease expense is recognized on a straight-line basis over the lease term. We have lease agreements with lease and non-lease components, which are generally accounted for separately.


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Recent Accounting Pronouncements—We consider the applicability and impact of all Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). ASUs not yet adopted that are not listed below were assessed and determined to be either not applicable or are expected to have minimal impact on our consolidated result of operations, financial position and cash flows.

In February 2018, the FASB issued guidance that allows for an entity to elect to reclassify from accumulated other comprehensive income to retained earnings the income tax effects on items resulting from what is commonly referred to as the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“U.S. Tax Reform”). The guidance is effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018 with early adoption permitted, including interim periods within those years. The Company has elected to not reclassify the stranded income tax effects of U.S. Tax Reform from accumulated other comprehensive income to retained earnings.

 
Note 3. Repositioning and Other Charges
 
A summary of repositioning and other charges follows:
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Severance
$
31

 
$
31

Asset impairments
11

 
47

Exit costs
18

 
8

Reserve adjustments
(2
)
 
(1
)
Total net repositioning charge
58

 
85

Asbestos related litigation charges, net of insurance and indemnities
11

 
49

Probable and reasonably estimable environmental liabilities, net of indemnities
14

 
57

Other
1

 

Total net repositioning and other charges
$
84

 
$
191


The following table summarizes the pretax distribution of total net repositioning and other charges by classification:
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Cost of products and services sold
$
55

 
$
128

Selling, general and administrative expenses
29

 
22

Other (income) expense

 
41

 
$
84

 
$
191


The following table summarizes the pretax impact of total net repositioning and other charges by segment:
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Aerospace
$
16

 
$
68

Honeywell Building Technologies
8

 
4

Performance Materials and Technologies
(1
)
 
4

Safety and Productivity Solutions
5

 
7

Corporate
56

 
108

 
$
84

 
$
191

 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


In the quarter ended March 31, 2019, we recognized gross repositioning charges totaling $60 million including severance costs of $31 million related to workforce reductions of 1,047 manufacturing and administrative positions mainly in Corporate, Aerospace and Honeywell Building Technologies. The workforce reductions were primarily related to our productivity and ongoing functional initiatives and to site transitions in Aerospace to more cost-effective locations.     
In the quarter ended March 31, 2018, we recognized gross repositioning charges totaling $86 million including severance costs of $31 million related to workforce reductions of 1,153 manufacturing and administrative positions mainly in Aerospace and Safety and Productivity Solutions. The workforce reductions were primarily related to site transitions to more cost-effective locations. The repositioning charges included asset impairments of $47 million primarily in our Corporate segment related to the write-down of a legacy property in connection with its planned disposition.
 
The following table summarizes the status of our total repositioning reserves:
 
Severance
Costs
 
Asset
Impairments
 
Exit
Costs
 
Total
December 31, 2018
$
489

 
$

 
$
77

 
$
566

Charges
31

 
11

 
18

 
60

Usage - cash
(35
)
 

 
(9
)
 
(44
)
Usage - noncash

 
(11
)
 

 
(11
)
Foreign currency translation
1

 

 

 
1

Adjustments
(1
)
 

 
(1
)
 
(2
)
March 31, 2019
$
485

 
$

 
$
85

 
$
570


 Certain repositioning projects will recognize exit costs in future periods when the actual liability is incurred. Such exit costs incurred in the quarters ended March 31, 2019 and 2018 were not significant.
 
 
Note 4. Other (Income) Expense
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Interest income
(67
)
 
(50
)
Pension ongoing income – non-service
(184
)
 
(304
)
Other postretirement income – non-service
(12
)
 
(6
)
Equity income of affiliated companies
(9
)
 
(11
)
Foreign exchange
(11
)
 
(1
)
Separation costs

 
55

Other (net)
(2
)
 
49

 
(285
)
 
(268
)

Separation costs are associated with the spin-offs of our Homes and Global Distribution business and Transportation Systems business, and are primarily associated with third party services.
 

Note 5. Income Taxes
 
The effective tax rate decreased for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 compared to the quarter ended March 31, 2018 primarily from increased tax benefits for employee share-based compensation, fewer tax reserves and lower tax costs related to the 2018 spin-offs.
 
The effective tax rate for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was higher than the U.S. federal statutory rate of 21% primarily from incremental tax reserves and state taxes, partially offset by foreign earnings taxed at lower foreign tax rates.
 
Note 6. Earnings Per Share
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
Basic
2019
 
2018
Net income attributable to Honeywell
$
1,416

 
$
1,439

Weighted average shares outstanding
729.7

 
750.6

Earnings per share of common stock
$
1.94

 
$
1.92


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
Assuming Dilution
2019
 
2018
Net income attributable to Honeywell
$
1,416

 
$
1,439

Average Shares
 
 
 
Weighted average shares outstanding
729.7

 
750.6

Dilutive securities issuable - stock plans
9.1

 
10.4

Total weighted average shares outstanding
738.8

 
761.0

Earnings per share of common stock
$
1.92

 
$
1.89


The diluted earnings per share calculations exclude the effect of stock options when the options’ assumed proceeds exceed the average market price of the common shares during the period. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, the weighted average number of stock options excluded from the computations were 3.7 million and 1.1 million. These stock options were outstanding at the end of each of the respective periods.
 
As of March 31, 2019 and 2018, total shares outstanding were 727.7 million and 746.9 million and as of March 31, 2019 and 2018, total shares issued were 957.6 million.


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Note 7. Revenue Recognition and Contracts with Customers
 
Honeywell has a comprehensive offering of products and services, including software and technologies, that are sold to a variety of customers in multiple end markets. See the following table and related discussions by operating segment for details.
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Aerospace
 
 
 
Commercial Aviation Original Equipment
$
759

 
$
695

Commercial Aviation Aftermarket
1,361

 
1,268

Defense and Space
1,221

 
1,086

Transportation Systems

 
928

 
3,341

 
3,977

Honeywell Building Technologies
 
 
 
Homes Products and Software

 
519

Distribution (ADI)

 
638

Products
810

 
714

Building Solutions
579

 
562

 
1,389

 
2,433

Performance Materials and Technologies
 
 
 
UOP
610

 
612

Process Solutions
1,246

 
1,214

Specialty Products
269

 
277

Fluorine Products
447

 
431

 
2,572

 
2,534

Safety and Productivity Solutions
 
 
 
Safety and Retail
538

 
551

Productivity Products
271

 
329

Warehouse and Workflow Solutions
558

 
367

Sensing & Internet-of-Things (IoT)
215

 
201

 
1,582

 
1,448

Net sales
$
8,884

 
$
10,392

 
Aerospace – A global supplier of products, software and services for aircraft. Products include aircraft propulsion engines, auxiliary power units, environmental control systems, integrated avionics, electric power systems, hardware for engine controls, flight safety, communications, and navigation, satellite and space components, aircraft wheels and brakes, and thermal systems. Software includes engine controls, flight safety, communications, navigation, radar and surveillance systems, internet connectivity and aircraft instrumentation. Services are provided to customers for the repair, overhaul, retrofit and modification of propulsion engines, auxiliary power units, avionics and mechanical systems and aircraft wheels and brakes.
 
Honeywell Building Technologies – A global provider of products, software, solutions and technologies for buildings. Products include controls and displays for heating, cooling, indoor air quality, ventilation, humidification, combustion, and lighting; sensors, switches, control systems and instruments for measuring pressure, air flow, temperature and electrical current; access control; video surveillance; fire detection; and installation, maintenance and upgrades of systems that keep buildings safe, comfortable and productive. Software includes monitoring and managing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, ventilation, humidification, combustion, and lighting; advanced applications for

12


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


building control and optimization; video surveillance; and remote patient monitoring systems. Installation, maintenance and upgrade services of products used in commercial building applications for heating, cooling, maintaining indoor air quality, ventilation, humidification, combustion, lighting, video surveillance and fire safety.
 
Performance Materials and Technologies – A global provider of products, software, solutions and technologies. Products include catalysts, absorbents, equipment and high-performance materials, devices for measurement, regulation, control and metering of gases and electricity, and metering and communications systems for water utilities and industries. Software is provided to support process technologies supporting automation and to monitor a variety of industrial processes used in industries such as oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, metals, minerals and mining industries. Services are provided for installation and maintenance of products.
 
Safety and Productivity Solutions – A global provider of products, software and solutions. Products include personal protection equipment and footwear, gas detection devices, mobile computing, data collection and thermal printing devices, automation equipment for supply chain and warehouse automation and custom-engineered sensors, switches and controls. Software and solutions are provided to customers for supply chain and warehouse automation, to manage data and assets to drive productivity and for computing, data collection and thermal printing.
 
For a summary by disaggregated product and services sales for each segment, refer to Note 14 Segment Financial Data.
 
We recognize revenue arising from performance obligations outlined in contracts with our customers that are satisfied at a point in time and over time. The disaggregation of our revenue based off timing of recognition is as follows:
 
 
Three Months Ended March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Products, transferred point in time
61
%
 
69
%
Products, transferred over time
15

 
10

Net product sales
76

 
79

Services, transferred point in time
9

 
7

Services, transferred over time
15

 
14

Net service sales
24

 
21

Net sales
100
%
 
100
%
 
Contract Balances
 
Progress on satisfying performance obligations under contracts with customers and the related billings and cash collections are recorded on the Consolidated Balance Sheet in Accounts receivable - net and Other assets (the current and noncurrent portions, respectively, of unbilled receivables (contract assets) and billed receivables) and Accrued liabilities and Other liabilities (the current and noncurrent portions, respectively, of customer advances and deposits (contract liabilities)). Unbilled receivables (contract assets) arise when the timing of cash collected from customers differs from the timing of revenue recognition, such as when contract provisions require specific milestones to be met before a customer can be billed. Those assets are recognized when the revenue associated with the contract is recognized prior to billing and derecognized when billed in accordance with the terms of the contract. Contract liabilities are recorded when customers remit contractual cash payments in advance of us satisfying performance obligations under contractual arrangements, including those with performance obligations to be satisfied over a period of time. Contract liabilities are derecognized when revenue is recorded, either when a milestone is met triggering the contractual right to bill or when the performance obligation is satisfied.
 
Contract balances are classified as assets or liabilities on a contract-by-contract basis at the end of each reporting period.
 
The following table summarizes our contract assets and liabilities balances:
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
2019
 
2018
Contract assets - Beginning period
$
1,548

 
$
1,721

Contract assets - March 31
1,700

 
1,672

Change in contract assets - increase (decrease)
$
152

 
$
(49
)
 
 
 
 
Contract liabilities - Beginning period
$
(3,378
)
 
$
(2,973
)
Contract liabilities - March 31
(3,426
)
 
(3,081
)
Change in contract liabilities - (increase) decrease
$
(48
)
 
$
(108
)
 
 
 
 
Net change
$
104

 
$
(157
)
 
The net change for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was primarily driven by the recognition of revenue as performance obligations were satisfied prior to billing exceeding receipt of advance payments from customers.

The net change for the quarter ended March 31, 2018 was primarily driven by the receipt of advance payments from customers exceeding reductions from recognition of revenue as performance obligations were satisfied and related billings.

For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, we recognized revenue of $720 million and $581 million that was previously included in the beginning balance of contract liabilities.
 
When contracts are modified to account for changes in contract specifications and requirements, we consider whether the modification either creates new or changes the existing enforceable rights and obligations. Contract modifications that are for goods or services that are not distinct from the existing contract, due to the significant integration with the original good or service provided, are accounted for as if they were part of that existing contract. The effect of a contract modification on the transaction price and our measure of progress for the performance obligation to which it relates, is recognized as an adjustment to revenue (either as an increase in or a reduction of revenue) on a cumulative catch-up basis. When the modifications include additional performance obligations that are distinct and at relative stand-alone selling price, they are accounted for as a new contract and performance obligation, which are recognized prospectively.
 
Performance Obligations
 
A performance obligation is a promise in a contract to transfer a distinct good or service to the customer, and is defined as the unit of account. A contract’s transaction price is allocated to each distinct performance obligation and recognized as revenue when, or as, the performance obligation is satisfied. When our contracts with customers require highly complex integration or manufacturing services that are not separately identifiable from other promises in the contracts and, therefore, not distinct, then the entire contract is accounted for as a single performance obligation. In situations when our contract includes distinct goods or services that are substantially the same and have the same pattern of transfer to the customer over time, they are recognized as a series of distinct goods or services. For any contracts with multiple performance obligations, we allocate the contract’s transaction price to each performance obligation based on the estimated relative standalone selling price of each distinct good or service in the contract. For product sales, each product sold to a customer typically represents a distinct performance obligation. In such cases, the observable standalone sales are used to determine the stand alone selling price.
 
Performance obligations are satisfied as of a point in time or over time. Performance obligations are supported by contracts with customers, providing a framework for the nature of the distinct goods, services or bundle of goods and services. The timing of satisfying the performance obligation is typically indicated by the terms of the contract. The following table outlines our performance obligations disaggregated by segment.
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
March 31, 2019
Aerospace
$
10,890

Honeywell Building Technologies
5,657

Performance Materials and Technologies
6,347

Safety and Productivity Solutions
1,850

 
$
24,744

 
Performance obligations recognized as of March 31, 2019 will be satisfied over the course of future periods. Our disclosure of the timing for satisfying the performance obligation is based on the requirements of contracts with customers. However, from time to time, these contracts may be subject to modifications, impacting the timing of satisfying the performance obligations. Performance obligations expected to be satisfied within one year and greater than one year are 56% and 44%, respectively.
 
The timing of satisfaction of our performance obligations does not significantly vary from the typical timing of payment. Typical payment terms of our fixed-price over time contracts include progress payments based on specified events or milestones, or based on project progress. For some contracts we may be entitled to receive an advance payment.
 
We have applied the practical expedient for certain revenue streams to exclude the value of remaining performance obligations for (i) contracts with an original expected term of one year or less or (ii) contracts for which we recognize revenue in proportion to the amount we have the right to invoice for services performed.

Note 8. Accounts Receivable - Net
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Trade
$
7,499


$
7,705

Less - Allowance for doubtful accounts
(192
)

(197
)
 
$
7,307


$
7,508

 
Trade receivables include $1,696 million and $1,543 million of unbilled balances under long-term contracts as of March 31, 2019 and December 31, 2018. These amounts are billed in accordance with the terms of the customer contracts to which they relate. 

Note 9. Inventories
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Raw materials
$
1,170


$
1,109

Work in process
847


811

Finished products
2,577


2,445

 
4,594


4,365

Reduction to LIFO cost basis
(46
)

(39
)
 
$
4,548


$
4,326



15


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Note 10. Leases

Adoption

Effective January 1, 2019, the Company adopted the new lease accounting standard using the modified retrospective method of applying the new standard at the adoption date. In addition, we elected the package of practical expedients permitted under the transition guidance within the new standard. This allowed us to carry forward the historical lease classification. Adoption of this standard resulted in the recording of net operating lease right-of-use (ROU) assets and corresponding operating lease liabilities of $0.7 billion. Financial position for reporting periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019 are presented under the new guidance, while prior periods amounts are not adjusted and continue to be reported in accordance with previous guidance.
A significant portion of our operating and finance lease portfolio includes corporate offices, research and development facilities, manufacturing sites, information technology (IT) equipment, and automobiles. The majority of our leases have remaining lease terms of 1 year to 20 years, some of which include options to extend the leases for 5 years or more. Operating lease ROU assets are presented within Other assets. The current portion of operating lease liabilities are presented within Accrued liabilities, and the non-current portion of operating lease liabilities are presented within Other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheet. Finance lease assets are included in Property, plant and equipment - net, and the finance lease obligations are included in Current maturities of long-term debt, and in Long-term debt on the Consolidated Balance Sheet.

A portion of our real estate leases is generally subject to annual changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The changes to the CPI are treated as variable lease payments and recognized in the period in which the obligation for those payments was incurred. In addition, a subset of our automobile leases is considered variable. The variable lease payments for such automobiles leases are based on actual mileage incurred at the stated contractual rate.


 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
Operating lease cost
$
54

Variable lease cost
8

Short-term lease cost
3

Financing lease cost:

Amortization of right-of-use assets
14

Interest on lease liability
8

Total financing lease cost
22

Total lease cost
$
87



16


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Supplemental cash flow information related to leases was as follows:

 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
Cash paid for amounts included in the measurement of lease liabilities:


Operating cash flows from operating leases
$
61

Operating cash flows from finance leases
1

Financing cash flows from finance leases
10

Right-of-use assets obtained in exchange for lease obligations:

Operating leases
$
10

Finance leases
4

Supplemental balance sheet information related to leases was as follows:

 
March 31, 2019
Operating leases
 
Other assets
$
669

Accrued liabilities
177

Other liabilities
527

Total operating lease liabilities
$
704

Financing leases
 
Property, plant and equipment
$
313

Accumulated depreciation
(100
)
Property, plant and equipment - net
$
213

Current maturities of long-term debt
51

Long-term debt
162

Total financing lease liabilities
$
213

Weighted-average remaining lease term
 
Operating leases
6 years

Financing leases
5 years

Weighted-average discount rate
 
Operating leases
3.2
%
Financing leases
17.0
%
As of March 31, 2019, maturities of lease liabilities were as follows:

 
Operating Leases
Financing Leases
2019
$
161

$
61

2020
168

71

2021
137

60

2022
103

45

2023
72

39

Thereafter
157

48

Total lease payments
798

324

Less: interest
(94
)
(111
)
Total
$
704

$
213



17


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


As previously disclosed in our 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K and under the previous lease accounting standard, future minimum lease payments for operating leases having initial or remaining noncancellable lease terms in excess of one year would have been as follows:

At December 31, 2018
2019
$
210

2020
168

2021
142

2022
109

2023
80

Thereafter
147


$
856



Note 11. Long-term Debt and Credit Agreements

 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
1.40% notes due 2019
$
1,250

 
$
1,250

Three year floating rate notes due 2019
250

 
250

Two year floating rate notes due 2019
450

 
450

1.80% notes due 2019
750

 
750

0.65% Euro notes due 2020
1,123

 
1,145

4.25% notes due 2021
800

 
800

1.85% notes due 2021
1,500

 
1,500

1.30% Euro notes due 2023
1,404

 
1,432

3.35% notes due 2023
300

 
300

2.50% notes due 2026
1,500

 
1,500

2.25% Euro notes due 2028
842

 
859

5.70% notes due 2036
441

 
441

5.70% notes due 2037
462

 
462

5.375% notes due 2041
417

 
417

3.812% notes due 2047
445

 
445

Industrial development bond obligations, floating rate maturing at various dates through 2037
22

 
22

6.625% debentures due 2028
201

 
201

9.065% debentures due 2033
51

 
51

Other (including capitalized leases and debt issuance costs), 5.2% weighted average maturing at various dates through 2025
390

 
353

 
12,598

 
12,628

Less: current portion
(4,000
)
 
(2,872
)
 
$
8,598

 
$
9,756

 
On April 27, 2018, the Company entered into a $4.0 billion Amended and Restated Five Year Credit Agreement (the “5-Year Credit Agreement”), with a syndicate of banks. The 5-Year Credit Agreement is maintained for general corporate purposes. Commitments under the 5-Year Credit Agreement can be increased pursuant to the terms of the 5-Year Credit Agreement to an aggregate amount not to exceed $4.5 billion.
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


On April 27, 2018, the Company entered into a $1.5 billion 364-Day Credit Agreement with a syndicate of banks. This 364-Day Credit Agreement is maintained for general corporate purposes.
 
As of March 31, 2019, there are no outstanding borrowings under any of our credit agreements.

Note 12. Financial Instruments and Fair Value Measures
 
Our credit, market, foreign currency and interest rate risk management policies are described in Note 15, Financial Instruments and Fair Value Measures of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements in our 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
 
The following table sets forth the Company’s financial assets and liabilities that were accounted for at fair value on a recurring basis:
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Assets:
 
 
 
Foreign currency exchange contracts
$
180

 
$
119

Available for sale investments
2,214

 
1,784

Interest rate swap agreements
25

 
20

Cross currency swap agreements
45

 
32

Liabilities:
 
 
 
Foreign currency exchange contracts
$
9

 
$
4

Interest rate swap agreements
46

 
65

 
The foreign currency exchange contracts, interest rate swap agreements, and cross currency swap agreements are valued using broker quotations, or market transactions in either the listed or over-the-counter markets. As such, these derivative instruments are classified within level 2. The Company also holds investments in commercial paper, certificates of deposits, and time deposits that are designated as available for sale and are valued using published prices based off observable market data. As such, these investments are classified within level 2. The Company also holds available for sale investments in U.S. government and corporate debt securities valued utilizing published prices based on quoted market pricing, which are classified within level 1.
 
The carrying value of cash and cash equivalents, trade accounts and notes receivables, payables, commercial paper and short-term borrowings contained in the Consolidated Balance Sheet approximates fair value. The following table sets forth the Company’s financial assets and liabilities that were not carried at fair value:
 
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
 
Carrying
Value
 
Fair
Value
 
Carrying
Value
 
Fair
Value
Assets
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term receivables
$
343

 
$
336

 
$
333

 
$
329

Liabilities
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long-term debt and related current maturities
$
12,598

 
$
13,299

 
$
12,629

 
$
13,133

 
The following table sets forth the amounts on the Consolidated Balance Sheet related to cumulative basis adjustments for fair value hedges:


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Line in the Consolidated Balance Sheet of Hedged Item
 
Carrying Amount of the Hedged Item
 
Cumulative Amount of Fair Value Hedging Adjustment Included in the Carrying Amount of the Hedged Item
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Long-term debt
 
$
2,579

 
$
2,555

 
$
(21
)
 
$
(45
)

The Company determined the fair value of the long-term receivables by discounting based upon the terms of the receivable and counterparty details including credit quality. As such, the fair value of these receivables is considered level 2. The Company determined the fair value of the long-term debt and related current maturities utilizing transactions in the listed markets for identical or similar liabilities. As such, the fair value of the long-term debt and related current maturities is considered level 2 as well.
 
Interest rate swap agreements are designated as hedge relationships with gains or losses on the derivative recognized in Interest and other financial charges offsetting the gains and losses on the underlying debt being hedged. For the three months ended March 31, 2019, we recognized $24 million of gains in earnings on interest rate swap agreements. For the three months ended March 31, 2018, we recognized $46 million of losses in earnings on interest rate swap agreements. Gains and losses are fully offset by losses and gains on the underlying debt being hedged.
 
We economically hedge our exposure to changes in foreign exchange rates primarily with forward contracts. These contracts are marked-to-market with the resulting gains and losses recognized in earnings offsetting the gains and losses on the non-functional currency denominated monetary assets and liabilities being hedged. For the three months ended March 31, 2019 and 2018, we recognized $47 million and $129 million of expense in Other (income) expense.

The following tables summarize the location and impact to the Consolidated Statement of Operations related to fair value and cash flow hedging relationships:


 
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2019
 
 
 
Revenue
 
Cost of Products Sold
 
SG&A
 
Other (Income) Expense
 
Interest and Other Financial Charges
 
$
8,884

 
$
4,622

 
$
1,363

 
$
(285
)
 
$
85

Gain or (loss) on cash flow hedges:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign Currency Exchange Contracts:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amount reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive income into income

 
16

 

 
24

 

 
 
Amount excluded from effectiveness testing recognized in earnings using an amortization approach

 
6

 

 
9

 

Gain or (loss) on fair value hedges:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interest Rate Swap Agreements:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hedged Items

 

 

 

 
(24
)
 
 
Derivatives designated as hedges

 

 

 

 
24



20


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31, 2018
 
 
 
Revenue
 
Cost of Products Sold
 
SG&A
 
Other (Income) Expense
 
Interest and Other Financial Charges
 
$
10,392

 
$
5,905

 
$
1,475

 
$
(268
)
 
$
83

Gain or (loss) on cash flow hedges:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign Currency Exchange Contracts:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amount reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive income into income
(3
)
 
(22
)
 
2

 

 

Gain or (loss) on fair value hedges:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Interest Rate Swap Agreements:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hedged Items

 

 

 

 
46

 
 
Derivatives designated as hedges

 

 

 

 
(46
)


The following table summarizes the amounts of gain or (loss) on net investment hedges recognized in Accumulated other comprehensive income (loss):

 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
Derivatives Net Investment Hedging Relationships
2019
2018
Euro-denominated long-term debt
$
68

$
(82
)
Euro-denominated commercial paper
71

(101
)
Cross currency swap
13

(58
)
Foreign currency exchange contracts
7




Note 13. Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss)
 
Changes in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) by Component
 
Foreign
Exchange
Translation
Adjustment
 
Pension
and Other
Postretirement
Benefits
Adjustments
 
Changes in
Fair Value
of Cash Flow
Hedges  
 
Total
Balance at December 31, 2018
$
(2,709
)
 
$
(761
)
 
$
33

 
$
(3,437
)
Other comprehensive income (loss) before reclassifications
205

 

 
38

 
243

Amounts reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive income

 
(19
)
 
(32
)
 
(51
)
Net current period other comprehensive income (loss)
205

 
(19
)
 
6

 
192

Balance at March 31, 2019
$
(2,504
)
 
$
(780
)
 
$
39

 
$
(3,245
)
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
Foreign
Exchange
Translation
Adjustment
 
Pension 
and Other
Postretirement
Benefits
Adjustments  
 
Changes in
Fair Value
of
Cash Flow
Hedges
 
Total
Balance at December 31, 2017
$
(1,981
)
 
$
(202
)
 
$
(52
)
 
$
(2,235
)
Other comprehensive income (loss) before reclassifications
91

 

 
(32
)
 
59

Amounts reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive income

 
(16
)
 
18

 
2

Net current period other comprehensive income (loss)
91

 
(16
)
 
(14
)
 
61

Balance at March 31, 2018
$
(1,890
)
 
$
(218
)
 
$
(66
)
 
$
(2,174
)


22


Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Note 14. Segment Financial Data
 
We globally manage our business operations through four reportable operating segments. Segment information is consistent with how management reviews the businesses, makes investing and resource allocation decisions and assesses operating performance.
 
Honeywell’s senior management evaluates segment performance based on segment profit. Each segment’s profit is measured as segment income (loss) before taxes excluding general corporate unallocated expense, interest and other financial charges, stock compensation expense, pension and other postretirement income (expense), repositioning and other charges, and other items within Other (income) expense. 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Net sales
 

 
 

Aerospace
 

 
 

Products
$
2,075

 
$
2,728

Services
1,266

 
1,249

Total
3,341

 
3,977

Honeywell Building Technologies
 
 
 
Products
1,073

 
2,083

Services
316

 
350

Total
1,389

 
2,433

Performance Materials and Technologies
 
 
 
Products
2,070

 
2,063

Services
502

 
471

Total
2,572

 
2,534

Safety and Productivity Solutions
 
 
 
Products
1,495

 
1,360

Services
87

 
88

Total
1,582

 
1,448

 
$
8,884

 
$
10,392

Segment profit
 
 
 
Aerospace
$
838

 
$
893

Honeywell Building Technologies
271

 
416

Performance Materials and Technologies
564

 
519

Safety and Productivity Solutions
212

 
231

Corporate
(76
)
 
(64
)
Total segment profit
1,809

 
1,995

Interest and other financial charges
(85
)
 
(83
)
Stock compensation expense(a)
(41
)
 
(52
)
Pension ongoing income(b)
151

 
248

Other postretirement income(b)
12

 
6

Repositioning and other charges(c)
(84
)
 
(191
)
Other(d)
80

 
(12
)
Income before taxes
$
1,842

 
$
1,911

 
(a) Amounts included in Selling, general and administrative expenses.
(b) Amounts included in Cost of products and services sold and Selling, general and administrative expenses (service costs) and Other income/expense (non-service cost components).

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


(c) Amounts included in Cost of products and services sold, Selling, general and administrative expenses, and Other income/expense.
(d) Amounts include the other components of Other income/expense not included within other categories in this reconciliation. Equity income/loss of affiliated companies is included in segment profit. 

Note 15. Pension Benefits
 
Net periodic pension benefit costs for our significant defined benefit plans include the following components:
 
 
U.S. Plans
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Service cost
$
21

 
$
35

Interest cost
153

 
143

Expected return on plan assets
(279
)
 
(357
)
Amortization of prior service (credit)
(11
)
 
(11
)
 
$
(116
)
 
$
(190
)
 
Non-U.S. Plans
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Service cost
$
6

 
$
7

Interest cost
36

 
37

Expected return on plan assets
(84
)
 
(115
)
Amortization of prior service (credit)

 

 
$
(42
)
 
$
(71
)

In the first quarter of 2019, the Company repurchased $100 million of outstanding Honeywell shares from the Honeywell U.S. Pension Plan Master Trust.


Note 16. Commitments and Contingencies

Environmental Matters

Our environmental matters are described in Note 20 Commitments and Contingencies of Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements in our 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K.

The following table summarizes information concerning our recorded liabilities for environmental costs:
December 31, 2018
$
755

Accruals for environmental matters deemed probable and reasonably estimable
86

Environmental liability payments
(28
)
Other
(1
)
March 31, 2019
$
812

 
In the quarter ended March 31, 2019 we recorded a gain of $43 million related to the sale of a legacy remediated property.
  
Environmental liabilities are included in the following balance sheet accounts:
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
March 31, 2019
 
December 31, 2018
Accrued liabilities
$
175

 
$
175

Other liabilities
637

 
580

 
$
812

 
$
755

 
We do not currently possess sufficient information to reasonably estimate the amounts of environmental liabilities to be recorded upon future completion of studies, litigation or settlements, and neither the timing nor the amount of the ultimate costs associated with environmental matters can be determined although they could be material to our consolidated results of operations and operating cash flows in the periods recognized or paid. However, considering our past experience, existing reserves, and the indemnification and reimbursement agreement with a Resideo subsidiary (as explained below), we do not expect that environmental matters will have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position.

Reimbursements associated with the indemnification and reimbursement agreement with a Resideo subsidiary were $35 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2019 and offset operating cash outflows incurred by the Company. As the Company records the accruals for environmental matters deemed probable and reasonably estimable related to the sites covered by the indemnification and reimbursement agreement, a corresponding receivable from Resideo for 90 percent of such accrual is also recorded. This receivable amount recorded in the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was $28 million. As of March 31, 2019, Other Current Assets and Other Assets includes $140 million and $469 million representing the short-term and long-term portion of the receivable amount due from Resideo under the indemnification and reimbursement agreement.
 
Asbestos Matters
 
Honeywell is a defendant in asbestos related personal injury actions related to North American Refractories Company (“NARCO”), which was sold in 1986, and Bendix Friction Materials (“Bendix”) business, which was sold in 2014.
 
The following tables summarize information concerning NARCO and Bendix asbestos-related balances:
 
Asbestos-Related Liabilities
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bendix
 
NARCO
 
Total
December 31, 2018
$
1,623

 
$
891

 
$
2,514

Accrual for update to estimated liability
15

 
6

 
21

Asbestos related liability payments
(44
)
 

 
(44
)
March 31, 2019
$
1,594

 
$
897

 
$
2,491


Insurance Recoveries for Asbestos-Related Liabilities
 

 
 

 
 

 
Bendix
 
NARCO
 
Total
December 31, 2018
$
170

 
$
307

 
$
477

Insurance receipts for asbestos related liabilities
(2
)
 
(6
)
 
(8
)
March 31, 2019
$
168

 
$
301

 
$
469


NARCO and Bendix asbestos related balances are included in the following balance sheet accounts:


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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
March 31,
 
December 31,
 
2019
 
2018
Other current assets
$
40

 
$
40

Insurance recoveries for asbestos related liabilities
429

 
437

 
$
469

 
$
477

Accrued liabilities
$
245

 
$
245

Asbestos related liabilities
2,246

 
2,269

 
$
2,491

 
$
2,514

 
NARCO Products – Honeywell’s predecessor, Allied Corporation owned NARCO from 1979 to 1986. When the NARCO business was sold, Honeywell’s predecessor entered into a cross-indemnity agreement with NARCO which included an obligation to indemnify the purchaser for asbestos claims. Such claims arise primarily from alleged occupational exposure to asbestos-containing refractory brick and mortar for high-temperature applications. NARCO ceased manufacturing these products in 1980, and the first asbestos claims were filed in the tort system against NARCO in 1983. Claims filings and related costs increased dramatically in the late 1990s through 2001, which led to NARCO filing for bankruptcy in January 2002. Once NARCO filed for bankruptcy, all then current and future NARCO asbestos claims were stayed against both NARCO and Honeywell pending the reorganization of NARCO.
 
Following the bankruptcy filing, in December 2002 Honeywell recorded a total NARCO asbestos liability of $3.2 billion, which was comprised of three components: (i) the estimated liability to settle pre-bankruptcy petition NARCO claims and certain post-petition settlements ($2.2 billion, referred to as “Pre-bankruptcy NARCO Liability”), (ii) the estimated liability related to then unasserted NARCO claims for the period 2004 through 2018 ($950 million, referred to as “NARCO Trust Liability”), and (iii) other NARCO bankruptcy-related obligations totaling $73 million.
 
When the NARCO Trust Liability of $950 million was established in 2002, the methodology for estimating the potential liability was based primarily on: (a) epidemiological projections of the future incidence of disease for the period 2004 through 2018, a fifteen-year period; (b) historical claims rates in the tort system for the five-year period prior to the bankruptcy filing date; and (c) anticipated NARCO Trust payment values set forth in the then current draft of the NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures. The methodology required estimating, by disease, three critical inputs: (i) likely number of claims to be asserted against the NARCO Trust in the future, (ii) percentage of those claims likely to receive payment, and (iii) payment values. The Company utilized outside asbestos liability valuation specialists to support its preparation of the NARCO Trust Liability estimate, which was based on a commonly accepted methodology used by numerous bankruptcy courts addressing 524(g) trusts.
 
In 2002, when we first established our initial liability, NARCO asbestos claims resolution shifted from the tort system to an anticipated NARCO Trust framework, where claims would be processed in accordance with established NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures, including strict medical and exposure criteria for a plaintiff to receive compensation. We believed at the time that the NARCO Trust’s claims filing and resolution experience after the NARCO Trust became operational would be significantly different from pre-bankruptcy tort system experience in light of these more rigorous claims processing requirements in the NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures and Honeywell’s active oversight of claims processing and approval. Given these anticipated differences, we believed that a 15-year time period was the appropriate horizon for establishing a probable and reasonably estimable liability for then unasserted NARCO claims as it represented our best estimate of the time period it would take for the NARCO Trust to be approved by the Bankruptcy Court, become fully operational and generate sufficiently reliable claims data (i.e., a data set which is statistically representative) to enable us to update our NARCO Trust Liability.
 
The NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures were finalized in 2006, and the Company updated its NARCO Trust Liability to reflect the final terms and payment values. The original 15-year period (from 2004 through 2018) for unasserted claims did not change as asbestos claims filings continued to be stayed against both Honeywell and NARCO. The 2006 update resulted in a range of the estimated liability for unasserted claims of $743 million to $961 million, and we believed that no amount within this range was a better estimate than any other amount. In accordance with ASC 450 – Contingencies (“ASC 450”), we recorded the low end of the range of $743 million which resulted in a reduction of $207 million in our NARCO Trust Liability.
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


NARCO emerged from bankruptcy on April 30, 2013, at which time a federally authorized 524(g) trust was established for the evaluation and resolution of all existing and future NARCO asbestos claims. Both Honeywell and NARCO are protected by a permanent channeling injunction barring all present and future individual actions in state or federal courts and requiring all asbestos related claims based on exposure to NARCO asbestos-containing products to be made against the NARCO Trust.
 
The NARCO Trust Agreement and the NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures are the principal documents setting forth the structure of the NARCO Trust. These documents establish Honeywell’s evergreen funding obligations. Honeywell is obligated to fund NARCO asbestos claims submitted to the NARCO Trust which qualify for payment under the Trust Distribution Procedures (Annual Contribution Claims), subject to an annual cap of $145 million. However, the initial $100 million of claims processed through the NARCO Trust (the Initial Claims Amount) will not count against the annual cap and any unused portion of the Initial Claims Amount will roll over to subsequent years until fully utilized. These documents also establish the material operating rules for the NARCO Trust, including Honeywell audit rights and the criteria claimants must meet to have a valid claim paid. These claims payment criteria include providing the NARCO Trust with adequate medical evidence of the claimant’s asbestos-related condition and credible evidence of exposure to a specific NARCO asbestos-containing product. Further, the NARCO Trust is eligible to receive cash dividends from Harbison-Walker International Inc (“HWI”), the reorganized and renamed entity that emerged, fully operational, from the NARCO bankruptcy. The NARCO Trust is required to use any funding received from HWI to pay Annual Contribution Claims until those funds are exhausted. It is only at this point that Honeywell’s funding obligation to the Trust is triggered. Thus, there is an unrelated primary source for funding that affects Honeywell’s funding of the NARCO Trust Liability.
 
Once operational, the NARCO Trust began to receive, process and pay claims that had been previously stayed pending the Trust becoming operational. As the NARCO Trust began to pay claims in 2014, we began to assert our on-going audit rights to review and monitor the claims processor’s adherence to the established requirements of the NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures. While doing so, we identified several issues with the way the Trust was implementing the NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures. In 2015, Honeywell filed suit against the NARCO Trust in Bankruptcy Court alleging breach of certain provisions of the NARCO Trust Agreement and NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures. The parties agreed to dismiss the proceeding without prejudice pursuant to an 18-month Standstill Agreement, which expired in October 2017. Notwithstanding its expiration, claims processing continues, and Honeywell continues to negotiate and attempt to resolve remaining disputed issues (that is, instances where Honeywell believes the NARCO Trust is not processing claims in accordance with established NARCO Trust Distribution Procedures). Honeywell reserves its right to seek judicial intervention should negotiations fail.
 
After the NARCO Trust became effective in 2013, the $743 million NARCO Trust Liability was then comprised of:
 
(i)
liability for unasserted claims; and
(ii)
liability for claims asserted after the NARCO Trust became operational but not yet paid.

Although we know the number of claims filed with the NARCO Trust each year, we are not able to determine at this time the portion of the NARCO Trust Liability which represents asserted versus unasserted claims due to the lack of sufficiently reliable claims data because of the claims processing issues described previously.
 
Honeywell maintained the $743 million accrual for NARCO Trust Liability, as there has not been sufficiently reliable claims data history to enable us to update that liability.
 
As of March 31, 2019, our total NARCO asbestos liability of $897 million reflects Pre-bankruptcy NARCO liability of $154 million and NARCO Trust Liability of $743 million. Through March 31, 2019, Pre-bankruptcy NARCO Liability has been reduced by approximately $2 billion since first established in 2002, largely related to settlement payments. The remaining Pre-bankruptcy NARCO Liability principally represents estimated amounts owed pursuant to settlement agreements reached during the pendency of the NARCO bankruptcy proceedings that provide for the right to submit claims to the NARCO Trust subject to qualification under the terms of the settlement agreements and Trust Distribution Procedures. The other NARCO bankruptcy-related obligations were paid in 2013 and no further liability is recorded.
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


As of March 31, 2019, Honeywell has not made any payments to the NARCO Trust for Annual Contribution Claims as any Annual Contribution Claims which have been paid since the Trust became operational have been funded by cash dividends from HWI.
 
Honeywell continues to evaluate the appropriateness of the $743 million NARCO Trust Liability. Despite becoming effective in 2013, the NARCO Trust has experienced delays in becoming fully operational. Violations of the Trust Distribution Procedures and the resulting disputes and challenges, a standstill pending dispute resolution, and limited claims payments, have all contributed to the lack of sufficient normalized data based on actual claims processing experience in the Trust since it became operational. As a result, we have not been able to further update the NARCO Trust Liability. The $743 million NARCO Trust Liability continues to be appropriate because of the unresolved pending claims in the Trust, some portion of which will result in payouts in the future, and because new claims continue to be filed with the NARCO Trust. When sufficiently reliable claims data exists, we will update our estimate of the NARCO Trust Liability and it is possible that a material change may need to be recognized.
 
Our insurance receivable of $301 million as of March 31, 2019, corresponding to the estimated liability for asserted and unasserted NARCO asbestos claims, reflects coverage which reimburses Honeywell for portions of NARCO-related indemnity and defense costs and is provided by a large number of insurance policies written by dozens of insurance companies in both the domestic insurance market and the London excess market. We conduct analyses to estimate the probable amount of insurance that is recoverable for asbestos claims. While the substantial majority of our insurance carriers are solvent, some of our individual carriers are insolvent, which has been considered in our analysis of probable recoveries. We made judgments concerning insurance coverage that we believe are reasonable and consistent with our historical dealings and our knowledge of any pertinent solvency issues surrounding insurers.
 
Bendix Products—Bendix manufactured automotive brake linings that contained chrysotile asbestos in an encapsulated form. Claimants consist largely of individuals who allege exposure to asbestos from brakes from either performing or being in the vicinity of individuals who performed brake replacements. The following tables present information regarding Bendix-related asbestos claims activity:
 
 
Three Months Ended
March 31,
 
Years Ended
December 31,
Claims Activity
2019
 
2018
 
2017
Claims unresolved at the beginning of period
6,209

 
6,280

 
7,724

Claims filed
631

 
2,430

 
2,645

Claims resolved
(626
)
 
(2,501
)
 
(4,089
)
Claims unresolved at the end of period
6,214

 
6,209

 
6,280


Disease Distribution of Unresolved Claims
March 31,
 
December 31,
 
2019
 
2018
 
2017
Mesothelioma and other cancer claims
3,028

 
2,949

 
3,062

Nonmalignant claims
3,186

 
3,260

 
3,218

Total claims
6,214

 
6,209

 
6,280


Honeywell has experienced average resolution values per claim excluding legal costs as follows
 
Years Ended December 31,
 
2018
 
2017
 
2016
 
2015
 
2014
 
(in whole dollars)
Malignant claims
$
55,300

 
$
56,000

 
$
44,000

 
$
44,000

 
$
53,500

Nonmalignant claims
$
4,700

 
$
2,800

 
$
4,485

 
$
100

 
$
120


It is not possible to predict whether resolution values for Bendix-related asbestos claims will increase, decrease or stabilize in the future.

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


 
Our consolidated financial statements reflect an estimated liability for resolution of asserted (claims filed as of the financial statement date) and unasserted Bendix-related asbestos claims and excludes the Company’s legal fees to defend such asbestos claims which will continue to be expensed by the Company as they are incurred. We have valued Bendix asserted and unasserted claims using average resolution values for the previous five years. We update the resolution values used to estimate the cost of Bendix asserted and unasserted claims during the fourth quarter each year.
 
Honeywell reflects the inclusion of all years of epidemiological disease projection through 2059 when estimating the liability for unasserted Bendix-related asbestos claims. Such liability for unasserted Bendix-related asbestos claims is based on historic and anticipated claims filing experience and dismissal rates, disease classifications, and resolution values in the tort system for the previous five years.
 
Our insurance receivable corresponding to the liability for settlement of asserted and unasserted Bendix asbestos claims reflects coverage which is provided by a large number of insurance policies written by dozens of insurance companies in both the domestic insurance market and the London excess market. Based on our ongoing analysis of the probable insurance recovery, insurance receivables are recorded in the financial statements simultaneous with the recording of the estimated liability for the underlying asbestos claims. This determination is based on our analysis of the underlying insurance policies, our historical experience with our insurers, our ongoing review of the solvency of our insurers, judicial determinations relevant to our insurance programs, and our consideration of the impacts of any settlements reached with our insurers.

Reimbursements associated with the indemnification and reimbursement agreement with a Garrett subsidiary (the "Agreement") were $39 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 and offset operating cash outflows incurred by the Company. As the Company records the accruals for matters covered by the indemnification and reimbursement agreement, a corresponding receivable from Garrett for 90 percent of such accrual is also recorded. This receivable amount was $13 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2019. As of March 31, 2019, Other Current Assets and Other Assets includes $169 million and $1,022 million representing the short-term and long-term portion of the receivable amount due from Garrett under the indemnification and reimbursement agreement.

In our ongoing communications with Garrett with respect to the Agreement and Garrett’s associated material weakness disclosure in its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, Garrett has taken the position that (i) Honeywell has not satisfied all of its obligations under the Agreement, and (ii) the Agreement is unenforceable either in whole or in part. We strongly believe that Garrett’s allegations have no merit, nor are they material to Honeywell. We believe we have fully complied with our obligations under the Agreement and that the Agreement is enforceable in its entirety. We intend to continue to have ongoing discussions with Garrett to try to resolve this matter.

On September 13, 2018, following completion of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance’s review of our prior accounting for liabilities for unasserted Bendix-related asbestos claims, the SEC Division of Enforcement advised that it has opened an investigation related to this matter. Honeywell intends to provide requested information and otherwise fully cooperate with the SEC staff. On October 31, 2018, David Kanefsky, a Honeywell shareholder, filed a putative class action complaint alleging violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 related to the prior accounting for Bendix asbestos claims. We believe the Complaint has no merit.
 
Other Matters
 
We are subject to a number of other lawsuits, investigations and disputes (some of which involve substantial amounts claimed) arising out of the conduct of our business, including matters relating to commercial transactions, government contracts, product liability, prior acquisitions and divestitures, employee benefit plans, intellectual property, and environmental, health and safety matters. We recognize a liability for any contingency that is probable of occurrence and reasonably estimable. We continually assess the likelihood of adverse judgments of outcomes in these matters, as well as potential ranges of possible losses (taking into consideration any insurance recoveries), based on a careful analysis of each matter with the assistance of outside legal counsel and, if applicable, other experts. Included in these other matters are the following:
 

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Honeywell International Inc.
Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements
(Unaudited)
(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)


Honeywell v. United Auto Workers (UAW) et. al—In September 2011, the UAW and certain Honeywell retirees (Plaintiffs) filed a suit in the Eastern District of Michigan (the District Court) alleging that a series of Master Collective Bargaining Agreements (MCBAs) between Honeywell and the UAW provided the retirees with rights to lifetime, vested healthcare benefits that could never be changed or reduced. Plaintiffs alleged that Honeywell had violated those vested rights by implementing express limitations (CAPS) on the amount Honeywell contributed toward healthcare coverage for the retirees. Honeywell subsequently answered the UAW’s complaint and asserted counterclaims, including for breach of implied warranty.
 
Between 2014 and 2015, Honeywell began enforcing the CAPS against former employees. In response, the UAW and certain of the Plaintiffs filed a motion seeking a ruling that the MCBAs do not limit Honeywell’s obligation to contribute to healthcare coverage for those retirees.
 
On March 29, 2018, the District Court issued its opinion resolving all pending summary judgment motions, except for Honeywell’s counterclaim for breach of implied warranty, which has since been dismissed without prejudice.
 
In the opinion, the District Court held that the MCBAs do not promise retirees vested, lifetime benefits that survive expiration of the MCBAs. Based on this ruling, Honeywell terminated the retirees healthcare coverage benefits altogether as of July 31, 2018. In response, the UAW filed a motion to enjoin Honeywell from completely terminating coverage as of July 31, 2018, arguing that the CAPS themselves are vested and that Honeywell must continue to provide retiree medical benefits at the capped level. On July 28, 2018, the District Court denied the UAW’s motion and entered a final judgment consistent with its March 2018 ruling. The UAW has appealed this decision to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Honeywell believes the District Court’s ruling will be upheld.
 
In the March 2018 opinion, the District Court also held that Honeywell is obligated under the MCBAs to pay the “full premium” for retiree healthcare rather than the capped amount. Based on this ruling, Honeywell would be required to pay monetary damages to retirees for any past years in which Honeywell paid less than the “full premium” of their healthcare coverage. Such damages would be limited, depending on the retiree group, to a two to three-year period ending when the 2016 MCBA expired, and Honeywell would have no ongoing obligation to continue funding healthcare coverage for subsequent periods. Honeywell has appealed the District Court’s ruling on this “full premium” damages issue, and believes that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals will reverse the District Court on that issue. In the event the Sixth Circuit were to sustain the District Court’s ruling on this issue, Honeywell would be liable for damages of at least $12 million.
 
Given the uncertainty inherent in litigation and investigations (including the specific matter referenced above), we do not believe it is possible to develop estimates of reasonably possible loss in excess of current accruals for these matters (other than as specifically set forth above). Considering our past experience and existing accruals, we do not expect the outcome of these matters, either individually or in the aggregate, to have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position. Because most contingencies are resolved over long periods of time, potential liabilities are subject to change due to new developments, changes in settlement strategy or the impact of evidentiary requirements, which could cause us to pay damage awards or settlements (or become subject to equitable remedies) that could have a material adverse effect on our results of operations or operating cash flows in the periods recognized or paid.
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