The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict LSB Industries's revenues will wither -12.9% and EPS will drop -78.4%.
The average estimate for revenue is $182.2 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.24.
Last quarter, LSB Industries notched revenue of $150.7 million. GAAP reported sales were 21% lower than the prior-year quarter's $190.2 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.30. GAAP EPS were -$0.02 for Q1 compared to $0.61 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 10.2%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -7.1%, much worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 0.0%, 750 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $744.5 million. The average EPS estimate is $1.80.
The stock has a five-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 565 members out of 583 rating the stock outperform, and 18 members rating it underperform. Among 132 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 128 give LSB Industries a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on LSB Industries is buy, with an average price target of $49.00.
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