LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU – Get Rating) gapped up before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $25.61, but opened at $26.23. LSB Industries shares last traded at $25.84, with a volume of 4,813 shares changing hands.
LXU has been the subject of several analyst reports. TheStreet raised LSB Industries from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 24th. StockNews.com initiated coverage on LSB Industries in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating for the company. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered LSB Industries from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 5th.
The company has a current ratio of 2.32, a quick ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.13. The company has a 50-day moving average of $19.07 and a 200-day moving average of $13.02.
Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Security Benefit Life Insurance Co. KS lifted its stake in LSB Industries by 1,205.8% during the 3rd quarter. Security Benefit Life Insurance Co. KS now owns 53,135,329 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $417,317,000 after acquiring an additional 49,066,005 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in LSB Industries during the 3rd quarter valued at $186,000. Caxton Associates LP bought a new position in LSB Industries during the 3rd quarter valued at $221,000. Barclays PLC lifted its stake in LSB Industries by 703.1% during the 3rd quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 13,870 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $142,000 after acquiring an additional 12,143 shares in the last quarter. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in LSB Industries during the 3rd quarter valued at $631,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 76.92% of the company’s stock.
LSB Industries Company Profile (NYSE:LXU)
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.
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