Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) had its price objective upped by analysts at UBS AG from $170.00 to $175.00 in a research report issued on Wednesday, www.benzinga.com reports. The firm presently has a “neutral” rating on the construction company’s stock. UBS AG’s target price points to a potential upside of 2.99% from the company’s previous close.

Several other equities analysts have also commented on LII. TheStreet lowered Lennox International from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, April 28th. BidaskClub raised Lennox International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Cowen and Company boosted their price target on Lennox International from $172.00 to $200.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Wells Fargo & Company reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $190.00 price target (up from $162.50) on shares of Lennox International in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Wolfe Research started coverage on Lennox International in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. They set a “market perform” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $176.71.

Shares of Lennox International (NYSE:LII) traded down 1.19% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $169.92. 544,798 shares of the stock traded hands. Lennox International has a one year low of $140.97 and a one year high of $192.58. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $184.15 and a 200-day moving average price of $169.57. The company has a market cap of $7.25 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.03 and a beta of 1.16.

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The construction company reported $2.83 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.76 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.09 billion. Lennox International had a return on equity of 1,821.73% and a net margin of 7.92%. Lennox International’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.53 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Lennox International will post $7.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, Director John W. Norris III sold 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $167.66, for a total transaction of $167,660.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 50,001 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,383,167.66. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Max H. Mitchell acquired 600 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 28th. The shares were bought at an average price of $168.30 per share, with a total value of $100,980.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 739 shares in the company, valued at $124,373.70. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 3.60% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of LII. Genesee Valley Trust Co. increased its position in Lennox International by 1.1% in the first quarter. Genesee Valley Trust Co. now owns 2,250 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $376,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the period. Argent Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Lennox International by 2.4% in the first quarter. Argent Capital Management LLC now owns 2,607 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $436,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank increased its position in shares of Lennox International by 16.7% in the second quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 566 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 81 shares during the last quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Lennox International by 19.5% in the first quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 620 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $103,000 after buying an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Finally, MAI Capital Management increased its position in shares of Lennox International by 1.6% in the first quarter. MAI Capital Management now owns 6,991 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $1,170,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 68.63% of the company’s stock.

About Lennox International

Lennox International Inc is a provider of climate control solutions. The Company designs, manufactures and markets a range of products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) markets. It operates through three segments: Residential Heating & Cooling; Commercial Heating & Cooling, and Refrigeration.

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