Lsb Industries Company Profile (NYSE:LXU)

About Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)

Lsb Industries logoLSB Industries, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture and sale of chemical products. The Company operates through chemical business segment. It is a manufacturer and distributor of nitrogen fertilizer and other nitrogen products in North America. Its principal nitrogen products are ammonia (AN), fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (high density ammonium nitrate prills used in the agricultural industry (HDAN)), urea ammonia nitrate (UAN), and AN solution for agricultural applications, high purity and commercial grade ammonia, high purity AN, sulfuric acids, concentrated, blended and regular nitric acid, mixed nitrating acids, carbon dioxide, and diesel exhaust fluid for industrial applications, and industrial grade AN (low density ammonium nitrate prills used in the mining industry (LDAN)) and 83% AN solution (AN solution) for the mining industry. Its customers include cooperatives and independent fertilizer distributors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Multi-Sector Conglomerates
  • Industry: Fertilizer
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:LXU
  • CUSIP: 50216010
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $219.57 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 28,405,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.41
  • 52 Week Range: $4.52 - $11.71
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 3.73
  • P/E Growth: -0.24
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $411.83 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: $16.40 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.47
  • EBITDA: $14.2 million
  • Net Margins: 24.04%
  • Return on Equity: -1.11%
  • Return on Assets: -0.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.86%
  • Current Ratio: 1.92%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.74%
  • Average Volume: 505,642 shs.
  • Beta: 4.54
  • Short Ratio: 21.49

Frequently Asked Questions for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)

What is Lsb Industries' stock symbol?

Lsb Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LXU."

How were Lsb Industries' earnings last quarter?

Lsb Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 25th. The company reported ($0.53) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.26. The company had revenue of $122.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $138.21 million. Lsb Industries had a negative return on equity of 1.11% and a net margin of 24.04%. The firm's revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.73) EPS. View Lsb Industries' Earnings History.

When will Lsb Industries make its next earnings announcement?

Lsb Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Lsb Industries.

Who are some of Lsb Industries' key competitors?

Who are Lsb Industries' key executives?

Lsb Industries' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jack E. Golsen, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Daniel D. Greenwell, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Mark T. Behrman, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • John Howard Diesch, Executive Vice President - Manufacturing
  • Michael J. Foster, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • William F. Murdy, Lead Independent Director
  • Jonathan B. Bobb, Independent Director
  • Mark R. Genender, Independent Director
  • Barry H. Golsen J.D., Independent Director
  • Marran H. Ogilvie, Independent Director

How do I buy Lsb Industries stock?

Shares of Lsb Industries can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lsb Industries' stock price today?

One share of Lsb Industries stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.73.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Lsb Industries (NYSE LXU)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  104 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  181
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lsb Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Price Target History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Analysts' Ratings History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/9/2016Avondale PartnersReiterated RatingOutperform$15.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Feltl & Co.UpgradeBuy -> Strong-BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Earnings by Quarter for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Lsb Industries (NYSE LXU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017($0.87)N/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q2 2017($0.27)($0.53)$138.21 million$122.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2017Q1 2017($0.35)($0.48)$122.24 million$123.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2017Q416($0.83)($1.16)$87.31 million$85.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($1.43)($2.12)$74.49 million$80.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2016Q216($0.37)($0.73)$167.65 million$109.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.24)($0.47)$161.43 million$165.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415($0.15)($0.23)$160.60 million$157.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315($0.23)($0.36)$163.35 million$157.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.37$0.02$196.00 million$182.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2015Q115$0.37$0.28$187.20 million$193.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.36$0.09$181.80 million$181.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2014Q314$0.27($0.17)$190.00 million$171.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2014Q214$0.80$0.47$221.42 million$201.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.46$0.49$144.89 million$178.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.81$1.58$169.45 million$149.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.74$0.43$206.50 million$177.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.32$0.31$181.26 million$202.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.37($0.02)$168.88 million$150.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.49$178.36 million$177.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.64$0.28$175.29 million$182.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.91$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$0.48$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.86$1.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.68$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$1.05$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.62$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.48)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.79)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.35)($0.35)($0.35)
Q2 20171($0.22)($0.22)($0.22)
Q3 20171($0.52)($0.52)($0.52)
Q4 20171($0.39)($0.39)($0.39)
Q1 20181($0.33)($0.33)($0.33)
Q2 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
Q3 20181($0.28)($0.28)($0.28)
Q4 20181($0.19)($0.19)($0.19)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 18.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.18%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/19/2016Lsb Funding LlcMajor ShareholderSell34,422$11.92$410,310.24View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Michael Dawe TepperVPSell2,500$7.06$17,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2015Mark T BehrmanCFOBuy3,000$25.15$75,450.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Linda F RappaportMajor ShareholderSell9,000$41.50$373,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Linda F RappaportMajor ShareholderSell1,000$42.50$42,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Lynn F WhiteDirectorBuy1,000$43.34$43,340.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Richard RoedelDirectorBuy7,100$42.20$299,620.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Michael G AdamsVPSell5,000$45.82$229,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Linda F RappaportMajor ShareholderSell20,000$39.16$783,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Barry H GolsenCOOSell9,259$40.81$377,859.79View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Sbl, LlcMajor ShareholderSell54,467$40.81$2,222,798.27View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Barry H GolsenCOOSell2,699$40.02$108,013.98View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Sbl, LlcMajor ShareholderSell15,877$40.02$635,397.54View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Harold L RiekerVPSell3,000$38.50$115,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Mark T BehrmanVPBuy1,000$37.90$37,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Ronald PerryDirectorSell1,575$38.29$60,306.75View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014John ShelleyDirectorSell1,880$37.00$69,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Michael AdamsVPSell5,000$40.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Barry GolsenCOOSell5,100$33.72$171,972.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Sbl, Llcmajor shareholderSell30,000$33.72$1,011,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Ronald V PerryDirectorSell1,000$39.40$39,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Barry H GolsenCOOSell17,001$38.28$650,798.28View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Golsen Family LlcMajor ShareholderSell100,000$38.28$3,828,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Lsb Industries (LXU) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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