Shares of LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) rose 5.9% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $12.36 and last traded at $12.29, with a volume of 209,500 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.60.

A number of research firms have commented on LXU. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of LSB Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th. Feltl & Co. upgraded shares of LSB Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, May 6th. Finally, Avondale Partners restated an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price target on shares of LSB Industries in a research report on Monday, May 9th.

The stock’s market cap is $343.60 million. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $11.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $11.66.

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 the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.37) by $0.36. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.02 earnings per share. The firm had revenue of $109.98 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $167.65 million. LSB Industries’s revenue for the quarter was down 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that LSB Industries Inc. will post ($2.40) EPS for the current year.

LSB Industries, Inc is a diversified holding company engaged in manufacturing operations through its subsidiaries. The Company’s segments are Chemical Business, Climate Control Business and Other. Its Chemical Business segment manufactures and sells nitrogen-based chemical products for the agricultural, industrial and mining markets.

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