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How to buy LSB Industries (LXU) shares

Learn how to easily invest in LSB Industries shares.

LSB Industries is a chemicals business based in the US. LSB Industries stocks (LXU.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $4.95 – an increase of 22.9% over the previous week. LSB Industries employs 545 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $556.2 million.

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LSB Industries stock price (NYSE:LXU)

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LSB Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-12.
Latest market close$21.90
52-week range$3.59 - $27.45
50-day moving average $21.72
200-day moving average $12.31
Wall St. target price$24.73
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-4.40

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Is it a good time to buy LSB Industries stock?

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LSB Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $21.9 from 2022-05-17

1 week (2022-05-10) 24.43%
1 month (2022-04-19) -18.10%
3 months (2022-02-18) 81.14%
6 months (2021-11-19) 124.39%
1 year (2021-05-19) 257.84%
2 years (2020-05-19) 1,966.04%
3 years (2019-05-17) 378.17%
5 years (2017-05-19) 150.86%

Is LSB Industries under- or over-valued?

Valuing LSB Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of LSB Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

LSB Industries's EBITDA

LSB Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $171 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a LSB Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

LSB Industries financials

Revenue TTM $556.2 million
Operating margin TTM 18.17%
Gross profit TTM $139 million
Return on assets TTM 5.78%
Return on equity TTM 9.87%
Profit margin 7.83%
Book value $5.13
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

LSB Industries share dividends

We're not expecting LSB Industries to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have LSB Industries's shares ever split?

LSB Industries's shares were split on a 13:10 basis on 12 October 2021. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 13 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your LSB Industries shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 23.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for LSB Industries shares which in turn could have impacted LSB Industries's share price.

LSB Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, LSB Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5854 up to $27.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LXU.US volatility(beta: 1.8)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while LSB Industries's is 1.8039. This would suggest that LSB Industries's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

LSB Industries overview

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. In addition, the company provides industrial grade ammonium nitrate, ammonium nitrate, and HDAN solutions for ammonium nitrate fuel oil and specialty emulsions for mining, surface mining, quarries, and construction applications. It sells its products through distributors, as well as directly to end customers in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company serves to the agricultural, industrial, and mining markets.

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