Braskem SA Company Profile (NYSE:BAK)

About Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)

Braskem SA logoBraskem S.A. produces thermoplastic resins. The Company's segments are Basic petrochemicals, Polyolefins, Vinyls, the United States and Europe, and Chemical distribution. It is also engaged in the import and export of chemicals, petrochemicals and fuels, the production, supply and sale of utilities such as steam, water, compressed air, industrial gases, the provision of industrial services, and the production, supply and sale of electric energy. It also invests in other companies, either as a partner or as shareholder. It operates over 40 industrial units, over 30 of which are located in the Brazilian states of Alagoas, Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paulo; over five are located in the United States, in the states of Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia, and over two are located in Germany, in the cities of Wesseling and Schkopau. These units produce thermoplastic resins–polyethylene, polypropylene and polyvinyl chloride, as well as basic petrochemicals.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BAK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $8.04 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 398,011,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.91
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.22
  • 52 Week Range: $10.84 - $23.15
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 7.89
  • P/E Growth: -0.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.03 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: $2.16 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.35
  • Annual Dividend: $1.44
  • Dividend Yield: 7.7%
  • EBIDTA: $2.7 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.36%
  • Return on Equity: 57.40%
  • Return on Assets: 3.65%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 5.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.90%
  • Average Volume: 554,871 shs.
  • Beta: 1.39
  • Short Ratio: 2.63

Frequently Asked Questions for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)

What is Braskem SA's stock symbol?

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

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

Braskem SA declared a dividend on Wednesday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.764 per share on Tuesday, October 18th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This is a boost from Braskem SA's previous dividend of $0.65. View Braskem SA's Dividend History.

How were Braskem SA's earnings last quarter?

Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $3.13 billion for the quarter. Braskem SA had a net margin of 4.36% and a return on equity of 57.40%. View Braskem SA's Earnings History.

Where is Braskem SA's stock going? Where will Braskem SA's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Braskem SA's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Braskem SA's share price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Braskem SA.

Are investors shorting Braskem SA?

Braskem SA saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 2,180,013 shares, an increase of 66.3% from the March 31st total of 1,310,936 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 719,826 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days.

Who are some of Braskem SA's key competitors?

Who owns Braskem SA stock?

Braskem SA's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.82%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.25%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.25%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.23%), Rubric Capital Management LP (0.21%) and Credit Suisse AG (0.11%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Braskem SA.

Who sold Braskem SA stock? Who is selling Braskem SA stock?

Braskem SA's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Oxford Asset Management, Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Jane Street Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Braskem SA.

Who bought Braskem SA stock? Who is buying Braskem SA stock?

Braskem SA's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Rubric Capital Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Karp Capital Management Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Bank of America Corp DE and Dorsey Wright & Associates. View Insider Buying and Selling for Braskem SA.

How do I buy Braskem SA stock?

Shares of Braskem SA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Braskem SA stock cost?

One share of Braskem SA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.20.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (0.99% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/5/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$22.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHold -> Buy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2015SantanderBoost Price TargetBuy$14.30 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
Earnings by Quarter for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/10/20169/30/2016$0.77$1.60$3.77 billion$3.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1 2016$0.56$0.50$3.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4 2015$0.15$0.15$3.21 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3$0.55$1.13$3.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q2 2015$0.25$0.90$4.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2015$0.14($0.07)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q3 2014$0.22$0.27$5.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q2 2014$0.23$0.14$4.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q1 2014$0.36$0.46$6.17 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4($0.03)$0.02$4.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013$0.50$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013($0.13)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.56 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
Most Recent Dividend:10/18/2016
Annual Dividend:$1.44
Dividend Yield:7.13%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
54.75% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.25% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)

Dividend History by Quarter for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
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Headline Trends for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
Latest Headlines for Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK)
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