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

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$29.08 +0.37 (+1.29 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$29.08
Today's Range$28.78 - $29.36
52-Week Range$21.32 - $33.73
Volume778,105 shs
Average Volume367,952 shs
Market Capitalization$11.59 billion
P/E Ratio9.09
Dividend Yield3.50%
Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. Its Basic Petrochemicals segment offers olefins, such as ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, and butene-1; BTX products comprising benzene, para-xylene, and toluene; fuels, including automotive gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas, ethyl tertiary butyl ether, and methyl tertiary butyl ether; intermediates, such as cumene; and aliphatics, aromatics, and hydrogenates solvents, as well as specialties, such as isoprene, dicyclopentadiene, piperylene, nonene, tetramer, polyisobutylene, and hydrocarbon resins. This segment also supplies electric energy, steam, compressed air, and other products to second-generation producers. Its Polyolefins segment produces polyethylene, including LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, and EVA; green polyethylene from renewable resources; and polypropylene. This segment's products are used in plastic films for food and industrial packaging; bottles, shopping bags, and other consumer goods containers; automotive parts; engineering and infra-structure goods; and household appliances. Its Vinyls segment produces polyvinyl chloride, caustic soda, chlorine, hydrogen, caustic soda flake, and sodium hypochlorite. The company's USA and Europe segment produces polypropylene in the United States and Germany. Braskem S.A.'s Mexico segment produces, operates, and sells ethylene, HDPE, and LDPE in Mexico. It also 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals


Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.51
Current Ratio0.87
Quick Ratio0.51


Trailing P/E Ratio9.09
Forward P/E Ratio12.37
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales0.63
Cash Flow$5.5076 per share
Price / Cash5.28
Book Value$4.47 per share
Price / Book6.51


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.20
Net Income$1.28 billion
Net Margins4.98%
Return on Equity44.61%
Return on Assets5.14%


Outstanding Shares398,610,000
Market Cap$11.59 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 announced 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 dividend 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 (NYSE:BAK) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The energy company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter. The energy company earned $3.84 billion during the quarter. Braskem had a return on equity of 44.61% and a net margin of 4.98%. View Braskem's Earnings History.

When is Braskem's next earnings date?

Braskem is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 8th 2018. 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.

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 Aperio Group LLC (0.03%) and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are buying Braskem stock?

BAK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC and Aperio Group 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 $29.08.

How big of a company is Braskem?

Braskem has a market capitalization of $11.59 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:  201 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  219 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  420
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 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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