Lennox International (NYSE: LII ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 5. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Lennox International's revenues will wane -11.4% and EPS will grow 7.8%.
The average estimate for revenue is $669.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.55.
Last quarter, Lennox International reported revenue of $809.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 1.1% higher than the prior-year quarter's $801.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.97. 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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 25.3%, 200 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.8%, 220 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 60 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.96 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.68.
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.
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