NYSE:BAK - Braskem Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.86 -0.32 (-1.27 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.18
Today's Range$24.86 - $25.49
52-Week Range$21.32 - $32.67
Volume619,480 shs
Average Volume418,273 shs
Market Capitalization$10.10 billion
P/E Ratio7.77
Dividend Yield4.01%
Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. The company operates through Chemicals, Polyolefins, Vinyls, United States and Europe, and Mexico segments. The Chemicals segment produces and sells ethylene, propylene butadiene, toluene, xylene, cumene, and benzene, as well as gasoline, diesel and liquefied petroleum gas, and other petroleum derivatives; and supplies electric energy, steam, compressed air, and other inputs to second-generation producers. The Polyolefins segment produces and sells polyethylene and polypropylene. The Vinyls segment produces and sells polyvinyl chloride, caustic soda, and chloride. The United States and Europe segment produces and sells polypropylene in the United States and Europe. The Mexico segment produces and sells polyethylene. The company also produces basic petrochemicals; imports and exports chemicals, petrochemicals, and fuels; produces, supplies, and sells utilities, such as steam, water, compressed air, and industrial gases; and provides industrial services. The company was formerly known as Copene Petroquímica do Nordeste S.A. and changed its name to Braskem S.A. in 2002. Braskem S.A. was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Braskem S.A. is a subsidiary of Odebrecht S.A.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Current SymbolNYSE:BAK
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.13
Current Ratio0.90
Quick Ratio0.54


Trailing P/E Ratio7.77
Forward P/E Ratio10.58
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales0.54
Cash Flow$5.3926 per share
Price / Cash Flow4.61
Book Value$4.47 per share
Price / Book5.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.20
Net Income$1.28 billion
Net Margins4.89%
Return on Equity45.12%
Return on Assets4.90%


Outstanding Shares398,610,000
Market Cap$10.10 billion

Braskem (NYSE:BAK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Braskem's stock symbol?

Braskem trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BAK."

How often does Braskem pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Braskem?

Braskem declared an annual dividend on Thursday, April 19th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 3rd will be given a dividend of $1.069 per share on Thursday, May 3rd. This represents a yield of 3.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 2nd. View Braskem's Dividend History.

How were Braskem's earnings last quarter?

Braskem SA ADR (NYSE:BAK) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 12th. The energy company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter. The energy company earned $3.71 billion during the quarter. Braskem had a net margin of 4.89% and a return on equity of 45.12%. View Braskem's Earnings History.

When is Braskem's next earnings date?

Braskem is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Braskem.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Braskem?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Braskem in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Braskem.

Has Braskem been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BAK stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Braskem earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the energy company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Braskem?

Braskem saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,926,623 shares, an increase of 89.4% from the October 31st total of 1,017,160 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 522,386 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.7 days. View Braskem's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Braskem's key competitors?

Who are Braskem's key executives?

Braskem's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Fernando Musa, Chief Exec. Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Pedro van Langendonck Teixeira de Freitas, VP Exec. Officer, CFO & Director of Investor Relations (Age 43)
  • Mr. Gustavo Sampaio Valverde, VP Exec. Officer, VP of Legal, Governance & External Affairs and Gen. Counsel (Age 43)
  • Mr. Everson Bassinello, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Marcelo Arantes De Carvalho, Head of People, Communication, Marketing & Sustainable Devel. (Age 50)

Who are Braskem's major shareholders?

Braskem's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.08%), Morgan Stanley (0.32%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.23%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.13%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.10%).

Which institutional investors are selling Braskem stock?

BAK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace North America L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Advisors Asset Management Inc., PointState Capital LP, Verition Fund Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

Which institutional investors are buying Braskem stock?

BAK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Caxton Associates LP, Marshall Wace LLP, TCW Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Braskem?

Shares of BAK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Braskem's stock price today?

One share of BAK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.86.

How big of a company is Braskem?

Braskem has a market capitalization of $10.10 billion and generates $18.26 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $1.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 on an earnings per share basis. Braskem employs 7,657 workers across the globe.

What is Braskem's official website?

The official website for Braskem is http://www.braskem.com.br.

How can I contact Braskem?

Braskem's mailing address is Rua Lemos Monteiro 120 24 andar, Butanta D5, 05501-050. The energy company can be reached via phone at 55-11-3576-9000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Braskem (NYSE BAK)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  206 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  227 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  433
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Braskem and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BAK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BAK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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