Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, geothermal and water source heat pump specialist LSB Industries
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at LSB's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Oklahoma City (1968)|
|Market Cap||$592.4 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$818.0 million|
|Management||Founder/Chairman/CEO Jack Golsen
CFO Tony Shelby
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||21%|
|Cash/Debt||$123.4 million / $80.0 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 585 members who have rated LSB believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
While the explosion in the company's nitrogen plant will no doubt prove costly in the short run, [LSB] is well insured and should be able to rebuild the plant for its $1 million deductable. I believe that [LSB] even has loss of business coverage.
Long term the company should be fine. I see the [hacking] of $150 million off of its market cap as an overreaction.
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