Trade-Ideas LLC identified

Lennox International



) as a new lifetime high candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Lennox International as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • LII has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $65.2 million.
  • LII has traded 2,283 shares today.
  • LII is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on LII:

Lennox International Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. The company operates in three segments: Residential Heating & Cooling, Commercial Heating & Cooling, and Refrigeration. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. LII has a PE ratio of 25. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Lennox International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Lennox International has been 365,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lennox International has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. The stock has a beta of 1.14 and a short float of 5.5% with 4.86 days to cover. Shares are up 23.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings

rates Lennox International as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.

Highlights from the ratings report include:

  • Powered by its strong earnings growth of 40.78% and other important driving factors, this stock has surged by 29.79% over the past year, outperforming the rise in the S&P 500 Index during the same period. Regarding the stock's future course, although almost any stock can fall in a broad market decline, LII should continue to move higher despite the fact that it has already enjoyed a very nice gain in the past year.
  • Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 11.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 2.7%. Growth in the company's revenue appears to have helped boost the earnings per share.
  • The company's current return on equity greatly increased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of significant strength within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Building Products industry and the overall market, LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC's return on equity significantly exceeds that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • Net operating cash flow has slightly increased to $72.40 million or 3.57% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite an increase in cash flow of 3.57%, LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC is still growing at a significantly lower rate than the industry average of 164.92%.
  • LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC has improved earnings per share by 40.8% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC reported lower earnings of $4.11 versus $4.28 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($6.75 versus $4.11).

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