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$37.62
Previous Close
$37.52
Day High
$39.55
Day Low
$37.62
52 Week High
12/31/13 - $42.06
52 Week Low
04/22/13 - $28.15
Market Cap
878.0M
Average Volume 10 Days
232.2K
EPS TTM
$2.04
Shares Outstanding
22.5M
EX-Date
09/6/00
P/E TM
19.1x
Dividend
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LSB Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells chemical products, geothermal and water source heat pumps, and air handling products. The company operates in two segments, Chemical Business and Climate Control Business. The Chemical Business segment manufactures and sells nitrogen-based chemical products, including anhydrous ammonia, fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (AN), urea ammonium nitrate, and AN ammonia solution for agricultural applications; high purity and commercial grade anhydrous ammonia, high purity AN, sulfuric acids, concentrated nitric acids, blended and regular nitric acid, mixed nitrating acids, carbon dioxide, and diesel exhaust fluid for industrial applications; and industrial grade AN and solutions for the mining industry. It also offers blended and regular nitric acid; and industrial and high purity ammonia for various specialty applications, including the reduction of air emissions from power plants. This segment sells its products primarily to the polyurethane, paper, fibers, emission control, and electronics industries, as well as to farmers, ranchers, fertilizer dealers, and distributors. The Climate Control Business segment manufactures and sells a range of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products that include geothermal and water source heat pumps; hydronic fan coils; large custom air handlers; modular geothermal and other chillers; and other related products for use in commercial/institutional and residential new building constructions, renovation of existing buildings, and replacement of existing systems. This segment sells its products principally to mechanical contractors, original equipment manufacturers, contractors, independent sales representatives, and distributors. The company also sells industrial machinery and related components to machine tool dealers and end users. LSB Industries, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

1,885 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1968

lsb industries inc (LXU) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $827.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Climate Control Bu...
Total Annual Compensation: $558.8K
Executive Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $500.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2012.

lsb industries inc (LXU) Key Developments

LSB Industries, Inc. Names Mark T. Behrman as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

LSB Industries Inc. announced that Mark T. Behrman has recently joined the company as a member of its executive management team in the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this newly created position, Mr. Behrman will be developing and executing LSB's investor relations strategy, including investor outreach and marketing efforts, serving as the primary interface for management with the financial community; he will also be responsible for reviewing internal and external business opportunities. Mr. Behrman has over 25 years of investment banking experience with a primary focus on the industrial and business services sectors, most recently serving as a Managing Director at Sterne Agee & Leach Inc.

LSB Industries Inc. Announces Board Changes

LSB Industries Inc. announced that it will nominate Daniel D. Greenwell and William F. Murdy for election to LSB's board of directors at the company's upcoming 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In addition, Richard S. Sanders, Jr. will be appointed to the board, effective as of the date of the 2014 Annual Meeting, to fill a vacancy in the class of directors whose term expires at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Incumbent directors Donald W. Munson and Ronald V. Perry have informed the company that they will not stand for reelection at the 2014 Annual Meeting and John A. Shelley, a director in the class whose term expires at the 2015 Annual Meeting, has informed the company that he will retire from the board, effective as of the date of the 2014 Annual Meeting. Daniel D. Greenwell has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Sabre Industries Inc. since April 2013. William F. Murdy has served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Comfort Systems USA Inc. since June 2000. Mr. Richard S. Sanders, Jr. served as Vice President of Manufacturing of Terra Industries Inc. from 2003 until the acquisition of Terra Industries by CF Industries Holdings Inc. in April 2010.

LSB Industries Inc. Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2013

LSB Industries Inc. reported unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported operating income of $70,177,000, income from continuing operations of $37,473,000 or $1.59 diluted per share, net income of $37,343,000 or $1.58 diluted per share, net income applicable to common stock of $37,343,000 on net sales of $149,035,000 against operating income of $18,361,000, income from continuing operations of $11,622,000 or $0.49 diluted per share, net income of $11,560,000 or $0.49 diluted per share, net income applicable to common stock of $11,560,000 on net sales of $177,137,000 for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $78.5 million against $24.3 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted net loss applicable to common stock was $8.0 million or $0.35 loss per share. For the year, the company reported operating income of $105,308,000, income from continuing operations of $55,141,000 or $2.34 diluted per share, net income of $54,962,000 or $2.33 diluted per share, net income applicable to common stock of $54,662,000 on net sales of $679,287,000 against operating income of $95,655,000, income from continuing operations of $58,786,000 or $2.50 diluted per share, net income of $58,604,000 or $2.49 diluted per share, net income applicable to common stock of $58,304,000 on net sales of $759,031,000 for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $132.9 million against $117.3 million for the same period a year ago. Adjusted net loss applicable to common stock was $2.8 million or $0.13 loss per share. Cash increased $337 million including cash provided by operations $54 million. Capital expenditures were $157 million.

 

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