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How Does Lennox Compare to Its Peers?

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Lennox and its peers

An analysis if Lennox and its peers follows:

  • The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of Lennox (LII), Johnson Controls (JCI), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), Dover (DOV), and A.O. Smith (AOS) are 27.84x, 16.74x, 22.14x, 14.21x, and 27.36x, respectively.

  • The price-to-sales ratios of Lennox, Johnson Controls, Ingersoll-Rand, Dover, and A.O. Smith are 1.66x, 2.71x, 1.08x, 1.22x, and 2.54x, respectively.

As a result, Lennox is way ahead of its peers based on the PE ratio.

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ETFs that invest in Lennox 

The SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) invests 3.4% of its holdings in Lennox. XHB tracks a broad-based, equal-weighted index of US companies involved in the homebuilding industries.

The First Trust Materials AlphaDEX ETF (FXZ) invests 2.4% of its holdings in Lennox. FXZ tracks an index of US basic material companies that are selected and weighted using a proprietary strategy focused on growth and value metrics.

The PowerShares DWA Industrials Momentum Portfolio (PRN) invests 2.3% of its holdings in Lennox. PRN tracks an index of US industrial firms selected and weighted by price momentum.

Comparing Lennox and its ETFs

An analysis of Lennox and its ETFs follows:

  • The YTD (year-to-date) price movements of Lennox, FXZ, and PRN are 32.3%, -6.3%, and -7.8%, respectively.
  • The PE ratios of Lennox, XHB, FXZ, and PRN are 27.84x, 20.32x, 21.08x, and 23.26x, respectively.

Lennox outperformed its ETFs based on the price movement and PE ratios.

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