LSB Industries (LXU) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.31

Headlines about LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) have been trending positive recently, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LSB Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave media headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne’s analysis:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded LSB Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $12.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, March 7th.

LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) traded up 4.30% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $8.73. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 346,281 shares. LSB Industries has a 52-week low of $4.52 and a 52-week high of $15.40. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $8.64 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.58. The company has a market cap of $247.98 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.05 and a beta of 4.28.

LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last issued its earnings results on Monday, April 24th. The conglomerate reported ($0.48) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.13. LSB Industries had a return on equity of 3.20% and a net margin of 24.50%. The company had revenue of $123.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $122.24 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted ($0.47) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 25.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that LSB Industries will post ($1.96) earnings per share for the current year.

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LSB Industries Company Profile

LSB 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.

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