Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Lsb Industries (LXU) Share Price

News stories about Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern 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 0.23 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 45.3841306795632 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

Shares of Lsb Industries (LXU) opened at 6.43 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $182.64 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 3.10 and a beta of 4.52. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $6.72 and its 200-day moving average is $8.79. Lsb Industries has a 12-month low of $4.52 and a 12-month high of $11.71.

Lsb Industries (NYSE:LXU) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The conglomerate reported ($0.53) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.27) by ($0.26). The company had revenue of $122.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $138.21 million. Lsb Industries had a net margin of 24.04% and a negative return on equity of 1.11%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.73) earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Lsb Industries will post ($2.57) EPS for the current year.

LXU has been the topic of a number of research reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Lsb Industries from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lsb Industries from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th.

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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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