Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

October 13, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

 Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

Sentiment for Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII)

Lennox International Inc (NYSE:LII) institutional sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.41, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. The ratio increased, as 160 institutional investors increased and opened new positions, while 108 sold and reduced stakes in Lennox International Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 28.41 million shares, up from 28.28 million shares in 2017Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Lennox International Inc in their top 10 positions 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.

Analysts await Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) to report earnings on October, 16. They expect $2.62 EPS, up 12.45 % or $0.29 from last year’s $2.33 per share. LII’s profit will be $110.46M for 17.29 P/E if the $2.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.83 actual EPS reported by Lennox International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -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. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of LII in report on Wednesday, November 11 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) earned “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Tuesday, July 21. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, April 14, the company rating was maintained by Susquehanna. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, April 19. On Wednesday, November 25 the stock rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The company was downgraded on Thursday, April 14 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has “Underweight” rating given on Monday, September 25 by Morgan Stanley.

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, Nasdaq.com published: “First Week of November 17th Options Trading For Lennox International (LII)” on October 02, 2017. More interesting news about Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lennox International Looks Good” published on June 21, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Lennox International Reaches Analyst Target Price” with publication date: October 02, 2017.

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