LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) Trading Down 4.7%
LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU)’s share price traded down 4.7% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $13.02 and last traded at $13.04, with a volume of 330,065 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.69.
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of LSB Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. Avondale Partners reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective on shares of LSB Industries in a research note on Monday, May 9th. Finally, Feltl & Co. raised shares of LSB Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 6th.
The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.70 and a 200 day moving average of $10.49. The firm’s market cap is $311.68 million.
LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.47) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.23. The firm had revenue of $165.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $161.43 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.28 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that LSB Industries Inc. will post ($1.27) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other news, major shareholder Lsb Funding Llc sold 34,422 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.92, for a total value of $410,310.24. Following the sale, the insider now owns 4,103,746 shares in the company, valued at approximately $48,916,652.32. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in LSB Industries stock. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in shares of LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) by 63.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 273,827 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 106,429 shares during the period. Russell Frank Co owned about 1.20% of LSB Industries worth $1,966,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
LSB Industries, Inc is a holding company engaged in manufacturing and marketing operations through its subsidiaries. The Company operates in two segments: Chemical Business and Climate Control Business. LSB and its wholly owned subsidiaries own businesses, which include chemical business manufactures and sells nitrogen-based chemical products for the agricultural, industrial, and mining markets and climate control business manufactures and sells a range of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products that include water source and geothermal heat pumps, hydronic fan coils, custom air handlers, modular geothermal and other chillers, and other related products and services.
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