Lennox International Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, July 22nd. Lennox International Inc. provides climate control solutions in countries located around the world. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. Lennox markets its products under brand names such as Lennox, Armstrong Air, Ducane, Bohn, Larkin, Advanced Distributor Products, Service Experts and others.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Lennox International Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $1.19 per share on revenues of $886.03 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 33.61.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $1.22 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.44, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Lennox International has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 3,481 2,848 3,096 3,304 2,949
Diluted EPS ($) 2.11 0.90 2.08 1.65 1.75

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 933.80 809.70 684.90 668.40
Diluted EPS ($) 0.87 0.57 0.43 0.16

Past Performance:
Lennox International has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)