LXU Stock Overview
LSB Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of chemical products.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$13.44|
|52 Week High||US$27.45|
|52 Week Low||US$3.59|
|1 Month Change||-31.60%|
|3 Month Change||-42.42%|
|1 Year Change||176.02%|
|3 Year Change||348.00%|
|5 Year Change||69.14%|
|Change since IPO||898.40%|
Recent News & Updates
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|LXU||US Chemicals||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LXU exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned -11.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LXU exceeded the US Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.
|LXU Average Weekly Movement||11.9%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.8%|
|Market Average Movement||8.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.1%|
Stable Share Price: LXU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LXU's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
LSB Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and sale of chemical products. The company provides nitrogen-based fertilizers, such as ammonia, fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (HDAN), and urea ammonia nitrate for fertilizer and fertilizer blends for corn and other crops, and NPK fertilizer blends applications. It also offers high purity and commercial grade ammonia, high purity ammonium nitrate, sulfuric acids, mixed nitrating acids, carbon dioxide, and diesel exhaust fluids, as well as concentrated, and blended and regular nitric acids for various applications, including semi-conductor and polyurethane intermediates; pulp and paper, alum, water treatment, metals, and vanadium processing; power plant emissions abatement, water treatment, refrigerants, and metals processing; exhaust stream additive, and horticulture/greenhouse applications; and refrigeration.
LSB Industries Fundamentals Summary
|LXU fundamental statistics|
Is LXU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LXU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$435.46m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.54|
|Net Profit Margin||-20.98%|
How did LXU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is LXU undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for LXU?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is LXU's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does LXU's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|LXU PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: LXU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the peer average (0.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does LXU's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: LXU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (1.3x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is LXU's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1.8x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.2x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: LXU is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of LXU when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: LXU ($13.44) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($33.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LXU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LXU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is LSB Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LXU is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: LXU is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: LXU is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LXU's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LXU's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.4% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if LXU's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has LSB Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LXU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: LXU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LXU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare LXU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: LXU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (30.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LXU has a negative Return on Equity (22.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is LSB Industries's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LXU's short term assets ($529.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($123.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: LXU's short term assets ($529.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($766.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LXU's net debt to equity ratio (73.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LXU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 66.7% to 140.2% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable LXU has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: LXU is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 62.2% per year.
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What is LSB Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LXU's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LXU's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LXU's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LXU's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as LXU has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Behrman (58 yo)
Mr. Mark T. Behrman has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of LSB Industries, Inc. since December 30, 2018. Mr. Behrman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD3.48M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.08M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: LXU's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: LXU's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 129.4%.
LSB Industries, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LSB Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: LXU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1968
- Industry: Diversified Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.185b
- Shares outstanding: 89.56m
- Website: https://www.lsbindustries.com
Number of Employees
- LSB Industries, Inc.
- 3503 NW 63rd Street
- Suite 500
- Oklahoma City
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.