LSB Stock Hits New 52-Week High (LXU)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- LSB Industries (NYSE: LXU) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $47.06, above its previous 52-week high of $47 with 130,539 shares traded as of 3:06 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 356,600 shares over the past 30 days.

LSB has a market cap of $1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 88.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LSB Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of geothermal and water source heat pumps, air handling products, and chemical products. The company operates in two segments, Climate Control and Chemical. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3, below the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 21.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates LSB as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full LSB Ratings Report.

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