LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) Stock Price Up 5.4%
LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) shares traded up 5.4% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $11.61 and last traded at $11.61, with a volume of 273,405 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $11.02.
Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of LSB Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Avondale Partners reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 price target on shares of LSB Industries in a research report on Monday, May 9th. Finally, Feltl & Co. upgraded shares of LSB Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th.
The stock’s market cap is $316.78 million. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.88 and a 200 day moving average of $11.37.
LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.73) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.37) by $0.36. The company earned $109.98 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $167.65 million. LSB Industries’s revenue was down 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.02 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that LSB Industries Inc. will post ($2.40) EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other LSB Industries news, major shareholder Lsb Funding Llc sold 34,422 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.92, for a total value of $410,310.24. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,103,746 shares in the company, valued at $48,916,652.32. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
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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