Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

October 13, 2017 - By Michael Collier

 Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

Sentiment for Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII)

Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) institutional sentiment increased to 1.48 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.41, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. The ratio is better, as 160 funds increased and started new holdings, while 108 sold and trimmed positions in Lennox International Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 28.41 million shares, up from 28.28 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Lennox International Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 34 Reduced: 74 Increased: 105 New Position: 55.

Lennox International Inc. is a provider of climate control solutions. The company has market cap of $7.65 billion. The Firm designs, makes and markets a range of products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration markets. It has a 25.97 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Residential Heating & Cooling; Commercial Heating & Cooling, and Refrigeration.

About 129,138 shares traded. Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has risen 31.87% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.17% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) to release earnings on October, 16. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $2.62, up exactly $0.29 or 12.45 % from 2014’s $2.33 EPS. The expected LII’s profit could reach $110.57 million giving the stock 17.30 P/E in the case that $2.62 earnings per share is reported. After posting $2.83 EPS for the previous quarter, Lennox International Inc.’s analysts now forecast -7.42 % negative EPS growth.

Horrell Capital Management Inc. holds 3.02% of its portfolio in Lennox International Inc. for 27,941 shares. Stone Run Capital Llc owns 25,500 shares or 2.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hilton Capital Management Llc has 2.01% invested in the company for 58,683 shares. The Georgia-based Atlanta Capital Management Co L L C has invested 1.57% in the stock. Dorsey Wright & Associates, a California-based fund reported 21,830 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $167,656 activity.

Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 27% of Lennox International Inc.’s analysts are positive. Out of 15 Wall Street analysts rating Lennox International Inc., 4 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 10 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $99 while the high is $20000. The stock’s average target of $165.27 is -8.82% below today’s ($181.25) share price. LII was included in 39 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015. Susquehanna downgraded the shares of LII in report on Monday, August 15 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 10. As per Wednesday, November 11, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, April 19 with “Equal-Weight”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, December 17 by Wells Fargo. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 19 by Longbow. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of LII in report on Tuesday, June 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 5. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was initiated by William Blair with “Outperform”.

More notable recent Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lennox International’s (LII) CEO Todd Bluedorn on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” on April 24, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Lennox International Schedules Third Quarter Conference Call” published on October 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Lennox International (LII) Q4 2016 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on February 07, 2017. More interesting news about Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “First Week of November 17th Options Trading For Lennox International (LII)” published on October 02, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Lennox International, Deere and Toro” with publication date: September 26, 2017.

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