Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) Chairman Todd M. Bluedorn sold 12,901 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $210.95, for a total value of $2,721,465.95. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 183,360 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $38,679,792. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Lennox International Inc. (LII) traded up $0.66 during trading on Monday, reaching $214.14. The company had a trading volume of 139,118 shares, compared to its average volume of 196,940. Lennox International Inc. has a 12 month low of $147.54 and a 12 month high of $214.31. The stock has a market cap of $8,950.00, a PE ratio of 30.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 1.22. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 23.87.

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The construction company reported $2.53 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.44 by $0.09. Lennox International had a return on equity of 1,657.93% and a net margin of 7.88%. The company had revenue of $1.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.04 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.33 EPS. Lennox International’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Lennox International Inc. will post 7.91 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 16th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.51 per share. This represents a $2.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. Lennox International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 28.73%.

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on LII. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on Lennox International from $161.00 to $166.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Cleveland Research began coverage on Lennox International in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. They set a “neutral” rating for the company. Wolfe Research reissued a “peer perform” rating on shares of Lennox International in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co raised their price objective on Lennox International from $190.00 to $193.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $187.00 price objective on shares of Lennox International in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $191.83.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Acrospire Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Lennox International by 114.1% during the 2nd quarter. Acrospire Investment Management LLC now owns 563 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 300 shares during the period. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC boosted its holdings in Lennox International by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter. YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 648 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $119,000 after acquiring an additional 28 shares during the period. Calamos Advisors LLC purchased a new position in shares of Lennox International in the 2nd quarter valued at about $213,000. Achmea Investment Management B.V. purchased a new position in shares of Lennox International in the 2nd quarter valued at about $239,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank boosted its stake in shares of Lennox International by 240.8% in the 3rd quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 1,622 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $290,000 after buying an additional 1,146 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.78% of the company’s stock.

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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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