Eidelman Virant Capital lifted its holdings in shares of LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU) by 3.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 460,214 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 15,548 shares during the period. LSB Industries makes up 0.9% of Eidelman Virant Capital’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th biggest position. Eidelman Virant Capital’s holdings in LSB Industries were worth $1,794,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of LSB Industries by 331.7% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,498 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $28,000 after buying an additional 3,456 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan purchased a new stake in shares of LSB Industries during the fourth quarter valued at $32,000. Investors Research Corp purchased a new stake in shares of LSB Industries during the first quarter valued at $55,000. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of LSB Industries during the fourth quarter valued at $65,000. Finally, Citigroup Inc. boosted its position in shares of LSB Industries by 522.9% during the fourth quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 12,334 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $68,000 after buying an additional 10,354 shares during the last quarter. 71.25% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

LXU stock traded down $0.09 during trading on Monday, reaching $3.89. The stock had a trading volume of 10,866 shares, compared to its average volume of 99,626. LSB Industries, Inc. has a 52 week low of $2.81 and a 52 week high of $10.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $3.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.34. The company has a market capitalization of $114.50 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.11 and a beta of 4.28.

LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The conglomerate reported ($0.69) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.71) by $0.02. LSB Industries had a negative return on equity of 22.24% and a negative net margin of 21.02%. The company had revenue of $94.15 million for the quarter. Research analysts predict that LSB Industries, Inc. will post -2.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Phoenix New Media from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 23rd.

LSB Industries Profile

LSB Industries, Inc manufactures and sells chemical products for the agricultural, mining, and industrial markets in the United States. It provides nitrogen-based fertilizers, such as ammonia, fertilizer grade ammonium nitrate (HDAN), and urea ammonia nitrate for fertilizer and fertilizer blends for corn and other crops, and NPK fertilizer blends applications.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for LSB Industries (NYSE:LXU)

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