Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) EVP Terry L. Johnston sold 1,511 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $203.77, for a total transaction of $307,896.47. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 23,753 shares in the company, valued at $4,840,148.81. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Shares of Lennox International Inc. (LII) traded down $0.29 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $206.39. 349,700 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 347,027. The firm has a market cap of $8,633.82, a PE ratio of 26.63, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.22. Lennox International Inc. has a 12-month low of $147.54 and a 12-month high of $213.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 23.87, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a current ratio of 1.24.
Lennox International (NYSE:LII) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 23rd. The construction company reported $2.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.44 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $1.05 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.04 billion. Lennox International had a net margin of 7.88% and a return on equity of 1,657.93%. The firm’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.33 EPS. analysts predict that Lennox International Inc. will post 7.92 earnings per share for the current year.
Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in LII. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Lennox International by 114.1% during the 2nd quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 563 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its stake in shares of Lennox International by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 648 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $119,000 after purchasing an additional 28 shares during the last quarter. Calamos Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Lennox International during the 2nd quarter worth about $213,000. Achmea Investment Management B.V. acquired a new stake in shares of Lennox International during the 2nd quarter worth about $239,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank boosted its stake in shares of Lennox International by 240.8% during the 3rd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 1,622 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $290,000 after purchasing an additional 1,146 shares during the last quarter. 68.90% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on LII shares. Cowen reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $190.00 price target on shares of Lennox International in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Lennox International in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $207.00 price objective (up from $193.00) on shares of Lennox International in a research note on Monday. Wells Fargo & Company increased their price objective on shares of Lennox International from $190.00 to $193.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $180.00 price objective (up from $171.00) on shares of Lennox International in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $191.83.
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Lennox International Company Profile
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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