Lennox International IncFind Ratings Reports
LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.52 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 75.46% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||1010.0||955.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||101.7||80.2|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||47.8||35.1|
|Total Assets ($mil)||1926.6||1881.5|
|Total Debt ($mil)||1055.9||918.0|
|Profitability||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||32.2||30.3|
|Return on Assets||12.9||11.68|
|Return on Equity||1047.47||228.76|
|Debt||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Share Data||Q3 FY16||Q3 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||43.04||45.05|
|Div / share||0.43||0.36|
|Book value / share||0.55||2.15|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||410258.0||333512.0|
BUY. LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.66 for the Building Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.37. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 270.23 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 21.44. The current price-to-sales ratio is below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average.
|LII 26.40||Peers 26.66||LII 19.86||Peers 18.75|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
LII is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
LII is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|LII 19.40||Peers 19.49||LII 0.39||Peers 0.68|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
LII is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
LII trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|LII 270.23||Peers 21.44||LII 16.46||Peers 28.87|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
LII is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, LII is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|LII 1.80||Peers 1.58||LII 3.84||Peers 7.77|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
LII is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
LII significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth