LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE: LXU) open the trading on March 16, 2023, with great promise as it jumped 3.08% to $10.71. During the day, the stock rose to $10.7487 and sunk to $10.18 before settling in for the price of $10.39 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LXU posted a 52-week range of $10.29-$27.45.
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In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was 16.10%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 25.70%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 160.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $78.22 million, simultaneously with a float of $56.49 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $882.83 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.58, while the 200-day Moving Average is $14.30.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 571 employees. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +38.63, operating margin was +34.26 and Pretax Margin of +29.89.
LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Chemicals industry. LSB Industries Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 23.30%, in contrast to 57.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Nov 10, this organization’s 10% Owner sold 15,977,500 shares at the rate of 12.99, making the entire transaction reach 207,608,440 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 1,672,500. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 16, Company’s 10% Owner sold 600,000 for 12.32, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 7,390,500. This particular insider is now the holder of 17,650,000 in total.
LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 9/29/2022 suggests? It has posted $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) not meeting the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at $0.13) by -$0.1. This company achieved a net margin of +25.55 while generating a return on equity of 47.18. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.63 per share during the current fiscal year.
LSB Industries Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 160.80% and is forecasted to reach 1.39 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 12.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 25.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE: LXU) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for LSB Industries Inc. (LXU). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.80. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.67. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $4.02, and its Beta score is 1.58. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.98. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 2.94.
In the same vein, LXU’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.67, a figure that is expected to reach 0.34 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.39 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of LSB Industries Inc. (LXU)
[LSB Industries Inc., LXU] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 6.27% While, its Average True Range was 0.72.
Raw Stochastic average of LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 6.39%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 11.70% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 68.90% that was higher than 52.58% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.