News coverage about LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) has been trending somewhat negative recently, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. LSB Industries earned a media sentiment score of -0.03 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned news headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 0 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of LSB Industries from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 10th.

LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) traded up 0.56% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $7.17. 609,930 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $203.66 million, a PE ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 4.28. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $9.01 and its 200 day moving average is $8.25. LSB Industries has a 52-week low of $4.52 and a 52-week high of $15.50.

LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last issued its earnings results on Monday, February 27th. The conglomerate reported ($1.16) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.83) by $0.33. LSB Industries had a return on equity of 3.20% and a net margin of 24.50%. The firm had revenue of $85.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $87.31 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.23) earnings per share. LSB Industries’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts forecast that LSB Industries will post ($1.21) EPS for the current fiscal 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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