LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) shares are trading at higher $2.16.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $6.76 and the low is $1.00. Over the last 52 weeks, LXU is down -68.05% while the S&P 500 is down 0.00%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, LXU reported a profit of $19.02 million. LSB Industries Inc. also saw revenues increase to $105.03 million. In addition, LXU has free cash flow of $1.42 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $27.98 million which compares well with its peers.
LXU booked profit margins of -33.60%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -47.80%, and its Return on Assets is -10.30%. All told, it is clear that, LXU needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. LXU has a short ratio of 1.10 and outstanding shares of 28.20M.
LXU has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.21 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -4.04. LSB Industries Inc. LXU also noted assets of $1.09 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as LXU has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, LSB Industries Inc. LXU has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, LXU represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
LSB Industries Inc. LXU is now commanding a market cap of 56.89M and a float of 25.53M. LXU is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of LXU stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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