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LSB Industries, Inc. (LXU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsLSB Industries, Inc. (LSB) is a manufacturing, marketing and engineering company. The company manufactures and sells chemical, climate control and engineered products. Its chemical products include agrochemicals, industrial acids and mining products. LSB offers agrochemicals such as urea ammonium nitrate solutions, E2 ammonium nitrate prill, fertilizer blends and special chemicals, and anhydrous ammonia. The company’s climate control products include geothermal heat pumps, water source heat pumps, hydronic fan coils, modular chillers and custom air handlers. It provides engineered products such as engine lathes, vertical horizontal milling machines, milling machines, horizontal and vertical boring mills, and radial arm drills. The company serves agriculture, commercial and institutional building, industrial acids, mining and residential markets. LSB is headquartered in Oklahoma, the US.LSB Industries, Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 02, 2015: LSB Industries Reports Results For The 2014 Fourth QuarterDec 30, 2013: LSB Industries, Inc. Reports That Its Chemical Business’ Pryor, Oklahoma Facility Resumes Ammonia ProductionNov 11, 2013: LSB Industries Reports Results for the 2013 Third QuarterSep 03, 2013: SAIC Secures $118m Contract From LSB Industries For Ammonia Plant In USAug 16, 2013: LSB awards ammonia plant construction contract to SAICKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6LSB Industries, Inc. - Key Facts 6LSB Industries, Inc. - Key Employees 7LSB Industries, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8LSB Industries, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9LSB Industries, Inc. - History 10LSB Industries, Inc. - Company Statement 12LSB Industries, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14Head Office 14Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14Section 2 – Company Analysis 15LSB Industries, Inc. - Business Description 15LSB Industries, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16LSB Industries, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17LSB Industries, Inc. - Strengths 17Strength - Strong Liquidity Position 17Strength - Broad Product Portfolio 17LSB Industries, Inc. - Weaknesses 18Weakness - Limited Solvency Position 18Weakness - Declining Operational Performance 18LSB Industries, Inc. - Opportunities 19Opportunity - Rising Demand for Fertilizers 19Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in Emerging Markets 19Opportunity - Expansion of El Dorado facility 19LSB Industries, Inc. - Threats 20Threat - Intense Competition 20Threat - Raw Material Procurement Risks 20Threat - Environmental Regulations 20LSB Industries, Inc. - Key Competitors 21Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 24Financial Performance 24Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26LSB Industries, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 27Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28Mar 02, 2015: LSB Industries Reports Results For The 2014 Fourth Quarter 28Dec 31, 2014: LSB Industries Reports That Its Chemical Business' Cherokee, Alabama Facility Resumes Production 31Nov 07, 2014: LSB Industries Reports Results For The 2014 Third Quarter 32Aug 12, 2014: LSB Industries Names Mark T. Behrman Senior Vice President, Corporate Development 35Aug 08, 2014: LSB Industries Reports Continued Improvement in Results for the 2014 Second Quarter 36Aug 04, 2014: LSB Industries Awards $5.3m contract to Rockwell Automation 38May 07, 2014: LSB Industries Reports Improved Results for the 2014 First Quarter 39May 06, 2014: LSB Industries Reports That Its Pryor, Oklahoma Facility Has Achieved Sustained Ammonia Production 41Mar 19, 2014: North America’s Largest Acid Manufacturer and its Subsidiaries Agree to Slash Emissions and Reduce Air Pollution 42Feb 27, 2014: LSB Industries Reports Results for the 2013 Fourth Quarter 43Section 5 – Appendix 45Methodology 45Ratio Definitions 45About GlobalData 49Contact Us 49Disclaimer 49List of TablesLSB Industries, Inc., Key Facts 6LSB Industries, Inc., Key Employees 7LSB Industries, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8LSB Industries, Inc., Major Products and Services 9LSB Industries, Inc., History 10LSB Industries, Inc., Subsidiaries 14LSB Industries, Inc., Key Competitors 21LSB Industries, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22LSB Industries, Inc., Annual Ratios 23LSB Industries, Inc., Interim Ratios 25LSB Industries, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 27Currency Codes 45Capital Market Ratios 45Equity Ratios 46Profitability Ratios 46Cost Ratios 47Liquidity Ratios 47Leverage Ratios 48Efficiency Ratios 48List of FiguresLSB Industries, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24LSB Industries, Inc., Ratio Charts 26