Featured Stock Update: LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU)

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LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) belonging to the Conglomerates sector has surged 8.07% and closed its last trading session at $7.9.

The company reports its EPS on Nov 03 AMC.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1 and 1 respectively.

LSB Industries Inc. on 9/30/2016 reported its EPS as $-2.12 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-1.43. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.69. This shows a surprise factor of -48.3%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on LSB Industries Inc. Earnings, with 3 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $-0.69. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $-0.5 and $-0.97 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.33.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for LSB Industries Inc. as $93.31 Million in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 3 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 97.58 Million, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 88 Million. The company’s last year sales total was 177.58 Million.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for LSB Industries Inc. is -109.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 61.7%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of -40.62% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12%.

The Company got Upgrade by Northland Securities on 10-May-12 from Market Perform to Outperform.

Insider Trades for LSB Industries Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 2 Nov 2016 where Golsen (Jack E), the Officer, Director and Beneficial Owner completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 341476 shares were traded at a price of $0.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 11 transaction in which 18350 shares were traded. 3 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 15000 shares traded.

3 analysts projected Price Targets for LSB Industries Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $12.5. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $10 and the Mean Price Target is $11.5.

LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU) has the market capitalization of $211.01 Million. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $15.5 on May 12, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $3.68 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 0 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 0% and Return on Investment (ROI) of -2.9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 8.97 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 4.16 and ATR value of 0.65. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 19.11% and 10.26%.

Company profile:

LSB Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company which is engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the manufacture and sale of chemical products for the explosives, agricultural and industrial acids markets; the manufacture and sale of a broad range of hydronic fan coils and water source heat pumps as  well as other products used in commercial and residential air conditioning systems; and the manufacture or purchase and sale of certain automotive and industrial products, including automotive bearings and other automotive replacement parts.