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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
LXU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. LXU: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LXU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.13 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.14
0
1.59
Equity-to-Asset 0.39
LXU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LXU: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LXU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.07  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.39
-0.07
0.62
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.71
Beneish M-Score: -3.37
WACC vs ROIC
14.35%
-6.65%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -19.30
LXU's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. LXU: -19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LXU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.09  Med: 8.54 Max: 16.94
Current: -19.3
-24.09
16.94
Net Margin % 25.42
LXU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. LXU: 25.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LXU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.94  Med: 6.3 Max: 29.94
Current: 25.42
-7.94
29.94
ROE % 14.41
LXU's ROE % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. LXU: 14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LXU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.89  Med: 16.45 Max: 59.85
Current: 14.41
-8.89
59.85
ROA % 8.34
LXU's ROA % is ranked higher than
74% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. LXU: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LXU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.79  Med: 8.33 Max: 18.84
Current: 8.34
-2.79
18.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -7.56
LXU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. LXU: -7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LXU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.49  Med: 25.39 Max: 55.68
Current: -7.56
-8.49
55.68
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -20.90
LXU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
93% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LXU: -20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LXU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.4  Med: 1.2 Max: 54.7
Current: -20.9
-30.4
54.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-04-24)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LXU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 235,000 sh (+95.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Murray Stahl 793,390 sh (-0.93%)
Richard Snow 483,736 sh (-16.89%)
Jim Simons 109,400 sh (-67.81%)
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Q2 2016

LXU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Richard Snow 871,228 sh (+80.10%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 766,431 sh (-3.40%)
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Q3 2016

LXU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 120,026 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 11,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 170,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 135,800 sh (New)
Richard Snow 859,798 sh (-1.31%)
Murray Stahl 730,386 sh (-4.70%)
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Q4 2016

LXU Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Richard Snow 961,269 sh (+11.80%)
Mario Gabelli 11,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 135,800 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 120,026 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 148,200 sh (-13.28%)
Murray Stahl 17,717 sh (-97.57%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals    NAICS: 325998    SIC: 2899
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Traded in other countries:LS3.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
LSB Industries Inc is a chemical manufacturing, marketing and engineering company.The Company is engaged in manufacturing and selling of chemical products. It also manufactures and sells water source and geothermal heat pumps and air handling products.

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 one segment: Chemical 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. 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.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 3.45
LXU's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.14 vs. LXU: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LXU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 14.22 Max: 269.06
Current: 3.45
1.98
269.06
PB Ratio 0.41
LXU's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. LXU: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LXU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.16 Max: 17.54
Current: 0.41
0.28
17.54
PS Ratio 0.40
LXU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. LXU: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LXU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.23
Current: 0.4
0.23
2.23
EV-to-EBIT -7.49
LXU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. LXU: -7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LXU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -202.4  Med: 8.5 Max: 69.2
Current: -7.49
-202.4
69.2
EV-to-EBITDA -30.56
LXU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. LXU: -30.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LXU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 7.1 Max: 50.3
Current: -30.56
-30.7
50.3
Shiller PE Ratio 4.22
LXU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.52 vs. LXU: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LXU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 23.96 Max: 837.5
Current: 4.22
3.04
837.5
Current Ratio 1.51
LXU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. LXU: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LXU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.18 Max: 4.96
Current: 1.51
0.86
4.96
Quick Ratio 1.04
LXU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LXU: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LXU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.1 Max: 4.46
Current: 1.04
0.58
4.46
Days Inventory 29.93
LXU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.16 vs. LXU: 29.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LXU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.2  Med: 49.93 Max: 60.05
Current: 29.93
35.2
60.05
Days Sales Outstanding 42.44
LXU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.97 vs. LXU: 42.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LXU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.56  Med: 41.65 Max: 64.83
Current: 42.44
34.56
64.83
Days Payable 42.19
LXU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. LXU: 42.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LXU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.73  Med: 39.78 Max: 76.91
Current: 42.19
25.73
76.91

Buy Back

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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.80
LXU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LXU: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LXU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.90
LXU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. LXU: -7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LXU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.9  Med: -3.1 Max: 33.1
Current: -7.9
-42.9
33.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.42
LXU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. LXU: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LXU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.09 Max: 14.88
Current: 0.42
0.29
14.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.48
LXU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. LXU: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LXU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.48
0.04
1.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.35
LXU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. LXU: -13.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LXU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 9.9 Max: 30.4
Current: -13.35
1.4
30.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -47.49
LXU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. LXU: -47.49 )
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: -90.7  Med: 14.15 Max: 27.3
Current: -47.49
-90.7
27.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $441.2
EPS (TTM) $ 2.08
Beta5.10
Short Percentage of Float32.93%
52-Week Range $4.52 - 15.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.41

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.86 -0.61
EPS without NRI ($) -0.86 -0.61
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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Everest Sciences Announces Order for and Successful Operations of Second Unit at Cherokee Nitrogen Feb 08 2017 
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Third Avenue Management Comments on LSB Industries Oct 02 2012 
Two Guru stocks with Soaring Reported Profits Aug 10 2011 
LSB Industries Inc (LXU) President and COO, 10% Owner Barry H Golsen sells 34,323 Shares Mar 09 2011 
LSB Industries Inc Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2010 
LSB Industries Inc (LXU) President and COO, 10% Owner Barry H Golsen sells 4,323 Shares Oct 05 2010 

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