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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.08
LXU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LXU: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LXU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.08
Equity to Asset 0.36
LXU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LXU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LXU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.07  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.36
-0.07
0.63
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -2.94
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -4.64
LXU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LXU: -4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LXU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 8.54 Max: 16.94
Current: -4.64
3.74
16.94
Net-margin (%) -3.64
LXU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. LXU: -3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LXU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 4.87 Max: 10.41
Current: -3.64
1.26
10.41
ROE (%) -6.09
LXU's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.52 vs. LXU: -6.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LXU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.57  Med: 21.39 Max: 59.85
Current: -6.09
4.57
59.85
ROA (%) -2.28
LXU's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. LXU: -2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LXU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 7.87 Max: 18.84
Current: -2.28
1.77
18.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.27
LXU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. LXU: -4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.75  Med: 25.39 Max: 55.62
Current: -4.27
8.75
55.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.30
LXU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. LXU: -3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: 0.95 Max: 35.7
Current: -3.3
-25.8
35.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.20
LXU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LXU: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 5.70 Max: 25.5
Current: -17.2
-17.2
25.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -38.60
LXU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LXU: -38.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXU' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.6  Med: 31.50 Max: 97.5
Current: -38.6
-38.6
97.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

LXU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Burbank 30,500 sh (+96.77%)
Richard Snow 54,550 sh (+71.27%)
Third Avenue Management 264,649 sh (-68.63%)
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Q1 2015

LXU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 36,900 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 704,399 sh (New)
Richard Snow 65,310 sh (+19.73%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 166,790 sh (-36.98%)
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Q2 2015

LXU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 102,300 sh (+177.24%)
Richard Snow 105,040 sh (+60.83%)
Murray Stahl 936,724 sh (+32.98%)
Third Avenue Management 166,790 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

LXU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 19,800 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 27,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 277,620 sh (+171.38%)
Richard Snow 219,342 sh (+108.82%)
Murray Stahl 1,181,566 sh (+26.14%)
Third Avenue Management 166,837 sh (+0.03%)
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 22.27
LXU's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. LXU: 22.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.29
LXU's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. LXU: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LXU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.23 Max: 17.56
Current: 0.29
0.29
17.56
P/S 0.16
LXU's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. LXU: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LXU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.16
0.16
1.72
POCF 2.31
LXU's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. LXU: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LXU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 11.09 Max: 24.27
Current: 2.31
2.31
24.27
EV-to-EBITDA 96.35
LXU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
96% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. LXU: 96.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LXU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 8.70 Max: 166.2
Current: 96.35
2.7
166.2
Shiller P/E 3.33
LXU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.23 vs. LXU: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LXU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.32  Med: 25.59 Max: 100.28
Current: 3.33
3.32
100.28
Current Ratio 1.37
LXU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. LXU: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LXU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.12 Max: 4.06
Current: 1.37
0.7
4.06
Quick Ratio 1.08
LXU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LXU: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LXU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.25 Max: 3.37
Current: 1.08
0.49
3.37
Days Inventory 40.48
LXU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.54 vs. LXU: 40.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LXU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.2  Med: 46.93 Max: 60.05
Current: 40.48
35.2
60.05
Days Sales Outstanding 45.95
LXU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.92 vs. LXU: 45.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LXU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.56  Med: 43.59 Max: 50.13
Current: 45.95
34.56
50.13
Days Payable 68.22
LXU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 50.54 vs. LXU: 68.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LXU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.73  Med: 37.65 Max: 51.34
Current: 68.22
25.73
51.34

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.31
LXU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LXU: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LXU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.14 Max: 14.85
Current: 0.31
0.52
14.85
Price/Median PS Value 0.21
LXU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. LXU: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LXU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.21
0.04
1.77
Price/Graham Number 0.61
LXU's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LXU: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LXU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.24 Max: 4.9
Current: 0.61
0.05
4.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.72
LXU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. LXU: -5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.72  Med: 8.85 Max: 30.4
Current: -5.72
-5.72
30.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -83.37
LXU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LXU: -83.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LXU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.3  Med: 13.20 Max: 29.2
Current: -83.37
-98.3
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $715
EPS $ -1.15
Beta2.60
Short Percentage of Float12.08%
52-Week Range $3.68 - 47.33
Shares Outstanding(Mil)22.81

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 763 849
EPS($) 0.03 -0.36 0.28
EPS without NRI($) 0.03 -0.36 0.28

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LSB Industries Inc was formed in 1968 as an Oklahoma corporation and became a Delaware corporation in 1977. It is a diversified holding company involved in manufacturing and marketing operations through its subsidiaries. The Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries own and operate under two segments; Chemical Business and Climate Control Business. Chemical Business manufactures and sells nitrogen-based chemical products produced from four facilities located in El Dorado, Arkansas; Cherokee, Alabama; Pryor, Oklahoma; and Baytown, Texas for the agricultural, industrial, and mining markets. Its products include high purity and commercial grade anhydrous ammonia for industrial and agricultural applications, industrial and fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate, urea ammonium nitrate, sulfuric acids, nitric acids in various concentrations, nitrogen solutions, diesel exhaust fluid and various other products. Climate Control Business manufactures and sells various heating, ventilation and air conditioning products in the niche markets the Company serve consisting of geothermal and water source heat pumps, hydronic fan coils, large custom air handlers, modular geothermal and other chillers and other related products used to control the environment in commercial/institutional and residential new building construction, renovation of existing buildings and replacement of existing systems. Its Climate Control Business manufactures and distributes its products from seven facilities located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Its customers include Orica and Carrier Corporation. The Companys Chemical Business competes with several chemical companies in the markets, such as Agrium, CF Industries, Coffeyville Resources, Dyno Nobel, Koch, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan, and Yara International. Its Chemical Business is subject to extensive federal, state and local environmental laws, rules and regulations.
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