Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) currently has an Average Broker Rating of 2.44. This number is based on the 12 sell-side firms polled by Zacks. The ABR rank within the industry stands at 225.
Analysts on a consensus basis are expecting that the stock will reach $231.3 within the year. The ABR is provided by Zacks which simplfies analyst ratings into an integer based number. They use a one to five scale where they translate brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. A low number in the 1-2 range typically indicates a Buy, 3 represents a Hold and 4-5 represents a consensus Sell rating.
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Research analysts are predicting that Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) will report earnings of $1.41 per share when the firm issues their next quarterly report. This is the consensus earnings per share number according to data from Zack’s Research.
Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) closed the last session at $250.15 and sees an average of 222679.09 shares trade hands in each session. The 52-week low of the stock stands at $189.28 while the current level stands at 100% of the 52-week High-Low range. Looking further out we can see that the stock has moved 19.09% over the past 12 weeks and 14.3% year to date.
Most recently Lennox International, Inc. (NYSE:LII) posted quarterly earnings of $1.93 which compared to the sell-side estimates of 1.92. The stock’s 12-month trailing earnings per share stands at $9.45. Shares have moved $2.43 over the past month and more recently, $2.52 over the past week heading into the earnings announcement. There are 17 analyst projections that were taken into consideration from respected brokerage firms.
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4 analysts rate Lennox International, Inc. a Buy or Strong Buy, which is 33.33% of all the analyst ratings.
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