LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) Shares Down 4.4%
LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) shares dropped 4.4% on Monday . The stock traded as low as $11.63 and last traded at $11.74, with a volume of 202,126 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.28.
Several research analysts recently commented on LXU shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LSB Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 7th. Avondale Partners restated an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 target price on shares of LSB Industries in a report on Monday, May 9th. Finally, Feltl & Co. upgraded shares of LSB Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Friday, May 6th.
The company has a 50-day moving average of $12.67 and a 200 day moving average of $10.56. The firm’s market capitalization is $275.40 million.
LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.23. The company had revenue of $165.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $161.43 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.28 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 16.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts forecast that LSB Industries Inc. will post ($1.27) EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other LSB Industries news, major shareholder Lsb Funding Llc sold 34,422 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 owns 4,103,746 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $48,916,652.32. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in LSB Industries stock. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) by 63.6% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 273,827 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 106,429 shares during the period. Russell Frank Co owned approximately 1.20% of LSB Industries worth $1,966,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
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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