Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky Has Decreased Lennox International (LII) Holding; Chieftain Capital Management Cut Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) Position By $87.97 Million

June 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky decreased Lennox International Inc (LII) stake by 5.76% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky sold 2,308 shares as Lennox International Inc (LII)’s stock declined 1.31%. The Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 37,732 shares with $7.71M value, down from 40,040 last quarter. Lennox International Inc now has $8.73B valuation. The stock increased 1.44% or $3 during the last trading session, reaching $211.55. About 136,564 shares traded. Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has risen 17.70% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.13% the S&P500. Some Historical LII News: ; 12/04/2018 – Lennox Presenting at Wells Fargo Industrials Conference May 8; 23/04/2018 – LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC Lll.N FY2018 SHR VIEW $10.18 — THOMSON REUTERS l/B/E/S; 23/04/2018 – LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC – REITERATING 2018 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES OF APPROXIMATELY $100 MLN; 14/03/2018 – LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC Lll.N – FOR SALE OF SOUTH AMERICA BUSINESS, COMPANY IS FAR ALONG IN PROCESS; 22/03/2018 – Lennox Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – Lennox 1Q Net $37.9M; 14/03/2018 – LENNOX INTERNATIONAL INC Lll.N – IS IN PROCESS OF SELLING REAL ESTATE IN SYDNEY AREA FORMERLY RELATED TO ITS BUSINESS OPERATIONS THERE; 15/05/2018 – Lennox Raises Dividend to 64c; 24/05/2018 – Dir Quintos Gifts 351 Of Lennox International Inc; 14/03/2018 – Lennox: Beijer Ref Agreement Covers Australia, Asia Businesses

Chieftain Capital Management Inc decreased Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX) stake by 70.21% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Chieftain Capital Management Inc sold 1.27 million shares as Express Scripts Hldg Co (ESRX)’s stock declined 0.72%. The Chieftain Capital Management Inc holds 540,793 shares with $37.36 million value, down from 1.82 million last quarter. Express Scripts Hldg Co now has $46.24 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.66% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $82.31. About 1.61M shares traded. Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) has risen 28.27% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.70% the S&P500. Some Historical ESRX News: ; 08/03/2018 – FierceHealth: #BREAKING: @Cigna will buy @ExpressScripts in a deal worth $67 billion; 08/03/2018 – Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in $67b Deal; 15/05/2018 – Glenview Adds Express Scripts, Exits Apple, Cuts FMC Corp: 13F; 12/04/2018 – Dhaliwal also alleges Accredo Health, a mail-order pharmacy unit of Express Scripts, was involved in pricing the drug; 08/03/2018 – EXPRESS SCRIPTS HOLDING CO – TRANSACTION WAS APPROVED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF EACH COMPANY; 02/05/2018 – Express Scripts 1Q Rev $24.77B; 16/05/2018 – ValueAct Dumps Microsoft, Express Scripts — Barron’s Blog; 08/03/2018 – Health insurer Cigna to buy Express Scripts in $67bn deal; 23/04/2018 – Cigna: Cigna and Express Scripts on Monday Each Received Request for Additional Information From DOJ on Merger; 13/03/2018 – A.M. Best Places Credit Ratings of Medco Containment Life Insurance Company and Medco Containment Insurance Company of New York

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 selling transactions for $17.32 million activity. The insider Reitmeier Joseph William sold 6,149 shares worth $1.25M. Sessa Daniel M sold $1.27M worth of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) on Thursday, March 15. Bluedorn Todd M also sold $2.72M worth of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) shares. Shares for $105,000 were sold by Bedard Gary S on Friday, June 8. Shares for $13,751 were sold by Kosel Chris. $771,334 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSTON TERRY L on Tuesday, March 13. On Friday, May 4 MAJOR JOHN E sold $200,000 worth of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) or 1,000 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.07 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 30 investors sold LII shares while 111 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 27.92 million shares or 0.33% more from 27.83 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Ameritas Inv Incorporated owns 0.11% invested in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) for 11,254 shares. Mckinley Cap Lc Delaware owns 1,325 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys reported 9,900 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). Stone Run Cap Ltd holds 21,750 shares. Northern Trust owns 337,859 shares. Parametric Associate Limited Liability Co has 81,726 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 18,394 are held by New Amsterdam Prns Limited Liability Ny. Pennsylvania-based Federated Pa has invested 0.01% in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). Sei Invs Co invested in 0.01% or 19,083 shares. Intrust Comml Bank Na owns 2,178 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Moreover, Eulav Asset has 0.79% invested in Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII). U S Global Inc reported 7,900 shares. Ledyard Bank invested in 74 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) to report earnings on July, 23. They expect $3.54 earnings per share, up 25.09% or $0.71 from last year’s $2.83 per share. LII’s profit will be $146.00M for 14.94 P/E if the $3.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.13 actual earnings per share reported by Lennox International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 213.27% EPS growth.

More news for Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Home Repair Projects And Eventual Infrastructure Spending Will Benefit These 5 Housing-Related Stocks” on May 20, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Stocks To Watch: Focus On E3, IHopb And The World Cup” and published on June 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky increased Aptiv Plc stake by 87,350 shares to 507,876 valued at $43.15M in 2018Q1. It also upped Marten Transport Ltd (NASDAQ:MRTN) stake by 36,608 shares and now owns 50,774 shares. Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL) was raised too.

Among 16 analysts covering Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Lennox International Inc. had 60 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, April 19. The stock of Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 11 by JP Morgan. Cowen & Co maintained Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) on Tuesday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Positive” rating by Susquehanna given on Thursday, April 14. As per Wednesday, November 11, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $207 target in Thursday, December 14 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 24 by Susquehanna. Credit Suisse maintained Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) on Tuesday, October 24 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $138 target in Tuesday, February 23 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII) rating on Monday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $192.0 target.

More important recent Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Headlines Don’t Determine Stock Prices – Cramer’s Mad Money (6/12/18)” on June 13, 2018, also Globenewswire.com published article titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Southern, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, International Flavors & Fragrances …”, 247Wallst.com published: “Why The Huge AT&T Win May Bode Well For Other Takeover Targets” on June 13, 2018. More interesting news about Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Stock Movers 06/12: (ENPH) (FOXA) (TWX) Higher; (VTVT) (HRB) (OXM) Lower (more…)” with publication date: June 12, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.01, from 0.69 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 88 investors sold ESRX shares while 382 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 220 raised stakes. 462.03 million shares or 3.62% less from 479.40 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Greatmark Invest Ptnrs owns 69,670 shares for 1.75% of their portfolio. State Street Corporation holds 23.61M shares. Brave Asset Mgmt has 0.22% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Buckingham Asset Limited Liability has 8,571 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Natixis Advisors Lp has invested 0.05% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Td Asset Mngmt Inc reported 263,673 shares stake. Moreover, Macquarie Group has 1.2% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 9.52 million shares. Captrust Advsr owns 15,677 shares or 0.07% of their US portfolio. Shelton Capital holds 0.24% in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) or 52,866 shares. Pictet Asset Mngmt has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX). Moreover, Edmp Inc has 1.12% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX) for 16,414 shares. World, a California-based fund reported 30.03 million shares. Whittier accumulated 8,570 shares. Lee Danner Bass Incorporated accumulated 0.12% or 16,698 shares.

Among 25 analysts covering Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 32% are positive. Express Scripts had 69 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bernstein to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, December 6. Bernstein downgraded the shares of ESRX in report on Tuesday, January 30 to “Sell” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Underperform” on Wednesday, March 15. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Thursday, February 18 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, October 24 by Mizuho. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, January 24 report. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by SunTrust. On Wednesday, January 13 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 26 by Credit Suisse.

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