Lennox International (NYSE: LII ) reported earnings on Feb. 5. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Lennox International beat expectations on revenues and beat slightly on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue dropped and GAAP earnings per share grew significantly.
Gross margins shrank, operating margins dropped, net margins increased.
Lennox International reported revenue of $684.9 million. The eight analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ foresaw revenue of $669.7 million on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 9.4% lower than the prior-year quarter's $755.9 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 $0.56. The 10 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ forecast $0.55 per share. GAAP EPS of $0.43 for Q4 were 34% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 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 24.6%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 5.7%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.2%, 100 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $635.7 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.29.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $3.09 billion. The average EPS estimate is $3.39.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Lennox International is hold, with an average price target of $54.29.
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