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lsb industries inc (LXU) Snapshot

Open
$36.80
Previous Close
$37.03
Day High
$36.90
Day Low
$36.33
52 Week High
07/1/14 - $42.41
52 Week Low
11/18/13 - $29.39
Market Cap
830.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
134.7K
EPS TTM
$-0.38
Shares Outstanding
22.6M
EX-Date
09/6/00
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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: $950.0K
Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $455.8K
Chief Operating Officer of Climate Control Bu...
Total Annual Compensation: $537.0K
Executive Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $456.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lsb industries inc (LXU) Key Developments

LSB Industries Inc. Presents at KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference, Sep-09-2014

LSB Industries Inc. Presents at KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference, Sep-09-2014 . Venue: InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Ave., Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Barry H. Golsen, Vice Chairman, President, Chief Operating Officer, President of Climate Control Business, Director and Member of Benefits & Programs Committee, Tony M. Shelby, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance.

LSB Industries, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Half of 2014 and Capital Expenditure Guidance for 2014 and 2015

LSB Industries Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $201.7 million compared to $202.2 million last year. Operating income was $23.8 million against $12.2 million last year. Income from continuing operations before provisions for income taxes and equity in earnings of affiliate was $18.2 million against $11.7 million last year. Income from continuing operations was $11.1 million against $7.5 million last year. Net income applicable to common shareholders was $11.1 million or $0.47 per diluted share, compared to $7.4 million or $0.31 per diluted share last year. EBITDA was $32.6 million compared to $18.9 million last year. The company delivered an increase in profitability as a result of improved performance by Chemical Business, despite a drop in average sales prices. Capital expenditures were $61.8 million in the second quarter of 2014, including $40.9 million relating to the expansion projects at El Dorado Facility, which include a 1,150 ton per day anhydrous ammonia production plant; a new 1,100 ton per day 65% strength nitric acid plant and concentrator; and other support infrastructure. For the six months, net sales were $380.2 million compared to $352.9 million last year. Operating income was $49.6 million against $12 million last year. Income from continuing operations before provisions for income taxes and equity in earnings of affiliate was $37.4 million against $10.7 million last year. Income from continuing operations was $22.8 million against $7.4 million last year. Net income applicable to common shareholders was $22.5 million or $0.96 per diluted share, compared to $7.1 million or $0.31 per basic and diluted share last year. EBITDA was $67.3 million compared to $25.4 million last year. Overall, with Chemical facilities operating at consistent production rates and Climate Control backlog at a multi-year high and despite planned turnarounds in the third quarter, the company expects improved results for the second half of 2014, compared to the second half of 2013 when excluding the effect of insurance recoveries. Planned capital expenditures for the remainder of 2014 and for 2015 are estimated to range from $392 million to $515 million, including $274 million to $344 million remaining for the El Dorado expansion projects.

LSB Industries Inc., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 08, 2014

LSB Industries Inc., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 08, 2014

 

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