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Investment analysts at FBR Capital Markets started coverage on shares of Lennox International (NYSE:LII) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock.

Shares of Lennox International (NYSE:LII) opened at 88.71 on Wednesday. Lennox International has a 1-year low of $56.56 and a 1-year high of $89.16. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $86.62 and a 200-day moving average of $78.71. The company has a market cap of $4.341 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.07.

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 5th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $750.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $727.49 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.56 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Lennox International will post $4.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Lennox International news, Director John Major sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $88.65, for a total value of $177,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 15,060 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,335,069. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on LII. Analysts at MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of Lennox International from $90.00 to $97.00 in a research note on Friday, February 7th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Lennox International from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Friday, February 7th. Finally, analysts at Ned Davis Research downgraded shares of Lennox International from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, January 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $82.93.

Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) is a provider of climate control solutions.

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