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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
LXU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LXU: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LXU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.08 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.38
LXU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. LXU: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LXU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.07  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.38
-0.07
0.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.89
M-Score: -2.54
WACC vs ROIC
11.48%
-5.19%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.86
LXU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. LXU: -8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LXU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.86  Med: 8.54 Max: 16.94
Current: -8.86
-8.86
16.94
Net-margin (%) 17.45
LXU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. LXU: 17.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LXU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.88  Med: 4.87 Max: 17.45
Current: 17.45
-4.88
17.45
ROE (%) 18.89
LXU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. LXU: 18.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LXU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.89  Med: 17.87 Max: 59.85
Current: 18.89
-8.89
59.85
ROA (%) 9.50
LXU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. LXU: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LXU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.78  Med: 7.87 Max: 18.84
Current: 9.5
-2.78
18.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.84
LXU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. LXU: -5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.87  Med: 25.39 Max: 55.62
Current: -5.84
-5.87
55.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
LXU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LXU: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LXU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: 1.6 Max: 35.7
Current: -1
-25.8
35.7
» LXU's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-08-08)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

LXU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 120,000 sh (New)
Richard Snow 582,036 sh (+165.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,200 sh (+72.73%)
Jim Simons 339,900 sh (+22.43%)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Murray Stahl 800,850 sh (-32.22%)
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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%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 766,431 sh (-3.40%)
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Q3 2016

LXU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:LS3.Germany,
LSB Industries Inc is a chemical manufacturing, marketing and engineering company.The Company's main activities, through its subsidiaries, are the manufacture and sale of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning products and chemical 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 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.20
LXU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. LXU: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LXU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 14.99 Max: 269.06
Current: 3.2
1.98
269.06
P/B 0.68
LXU's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LXU: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LXU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.18 Max: 17.54
Current: 0.68
0.28
17.54
P/S 0.28
LXU's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LXU: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LXU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.28
0.15
1.67
POCF 13.47
LXU's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. LXU: 13.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LXU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 11.27 Max: 26.07
Current: 13.47
2.91
26.07
Shiller P/E 4.95
LXU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.73 vs. LXU: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LXU' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 24.36 Max: 1675
Current: 4.95
3.04
1675
Current Ratio 1.44
LXU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. LXU: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LXU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.04 Max: 4.06
Current: 1.44
0.7
4.06
Quick Ratio 1.37
LXU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. LXU: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LXU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.37
Current: 1.37
0.49
3.37
Days Inventory 17.64
LXU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.81 vs. LXU: 17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LXU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.64  Med: 44.06 Max: 53.74
Current: 17.64
17.64
53.74
Days Sales Outstanding 20.17
LXU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.38 vs. LXU: 20.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LXU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.17  Med: 40.53 Max: 50.13
Current: 20.17
20.17
50.13
Days Payable 30.52
LXU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.64 vs. LXU: 30.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LXU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.73  Med: 39.27 Max: 52.82
Current: 30.52
25.73
52.82

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
LXU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LXU: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LXU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
LXU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. LXU: -1.50 )
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: -22  Med: -1.8 Max: 14.7
Current: -1.5
-22
14.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.73
LXU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. LXU: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LXU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.13 Max: 14.88
Current: 0.73
0.42
14.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.39
LXU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. LXU: 0.39 )
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: 0.36 Max: 1.74
Current: 0.39
0.04
1.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -7.58
LXU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LXU: -7.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LXU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.08  Med: 9.5 Max: 30.4
Current: -7.58
-8.08
30.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -34.05
LXU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. LXU: -34.05 )
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: 12.6 Max: 20.9
Current: -34.05
-90.7
20.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $720.0
EPS (TTM) $ 2.78
Beta4.73
Short Percentage of Float37.33%
52-Week Range $3.68 - 15.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.91

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -4.53 -1.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) -4.53 -1.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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