Media stories about Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lsb Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.2740452904291 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) traded up $0.59 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $9.35. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 196,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 216,100. The company has a quick ratio of 1.60, a current ratio of 1.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91. The firm has a market cap of $265.59, a price-to-earnings ratio of -3.02 and a beta of 4.59. Lsb Industries has a 52 week low of $5.55 and a 52 week high of $11.71.

Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The conglomerate reported ($0.91) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($1.03) by $0.12. The company had revenue of $92.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $100.49 million. Lsb Industries had a negative return on equity of 13.12% and a negative net margin of 12.19%. Lsb Industries’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($2.12) EPS.

Separately, ValuEngine raised Lsb Industries from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th.

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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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