Lennox International (NYSE: LII ) reported earnings on Oct. 22. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Sep. 30 (Q3), Lennox International whiffed on revenues and met expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue shrank and GAAP earnings per share shrank.
Gross margins grew, operating margins increased, net margins shrank.
Lennox International reported revenue of $809.7 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $904.5 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 12% lower than the prior-year quarter's $923.0 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
EPS came in at $0.97. The 10 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ predicted $0.96 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.57 for Q3 were 11% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.64 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 25.3%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.7%, 300 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $701.1 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.59.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.24 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.69.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lennox International is hold, with an average price target of $47.57.