Honeywell International Inc. stock HON gained 2.5% Thursday in premarket trading after the aerospace company beat expectations for the first-quarter and increased its guidance. Charlotte-based Honeywell International Inc. posted a net income of $1.408 Billion, or $2.07 per share, for the first quarter. This is up from $1.134 Billion, or $1.64 per share, during the same period last year. The adjusted earnings per share also reached $2.07, which was higher than the $1.93 FactSet consensus. Sales increased to $8.864 from $8.376. This was also higher than the $8.514 billion FactSet Consensus. The backlog of the company increased to $30.3 billion in a 6% increase from last year. “Organic…