Lsb Industries (LXU) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
Media stories about Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lsb Industries earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the conglomerate an impact score of 45.3949255134293 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Lsb Industries from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th.
Shares of Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) traded up 3.37% during trading on Friday, reaching $7.36. The company had a trading volume of 32,701 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $7.05 and a 200 day moving average of $8.48. Lsb Industries has a 52-week low of $4.52 and a 52-week high of $11.71. The stock has a market capitalization of $209.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.55 and a beta of 4.54.
Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The conglomerate reported ($0.53) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.27) by ($0.26). Lsb Industries had a negative return on equity of 1.11% and a net margin of 24.04%. The business had revenue of $122.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $138.21 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.73) EPS. The business’s revenue was up 11.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Lsb Industries will post ($2.68) EPS for the current year.
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About Lsb Industries
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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