NYSE:BAK - Braskem SA ADR Class A Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$28.69 -0.29 (-1.00 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.98
Today's Range$28.27 - $28.80
52-Week Range$21.32 - $33.73
Volume289,800 shs
Average Volume414,804 shs
Market Capitalization$11.38 billion
P/E Ratio8.92
Dividend Yield3.53%
Braskem SA ADR Class A logoBraskem 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 Ratio8.92
Forward P/E Ratio12.75
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$18.26 billion
Price / Sales0.63
Cash Flow$5.5279 per share
Price / Cash5.19
Book Value$4.47 per share
Price / Book6.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.20
Net Income$1.28 billion
Net Margins4.98%
Return on Equity43.81%
Return on Assets5.05%


Outstanding Shares398,610,000
Market Cap$11.38 billion

Braskem SA ADR Class A (NYSE:BAK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Braskem SA ADR Class A's stock symbol?

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

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

Braskem SA ADR Class A announced an annual dividend on Thursday, April 19th. Shareholders 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 SA ADR Class A's Dividend History.

How were Braskem SA ADR Class A's earnings last quarter?

Braskem SA ADR Class A (NYSE:BAK) released its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The energy company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.06. The energy company had revenue of $3.13 billion for the quarter. Braskem SA ADR Class A had a return on equity of 43.81% and a net margin of 4.98%. View Braskem SA ADR Class A's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Braskem SA ADR Class A?

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

Are investors shorting Braskem SA ADR Class A?

Braskem SA ADR Class A saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 386,447 shares, a decline of 63.2% from the July 13th total of 1,049,515 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 337,667 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.1 days. View Braskem SA ADR Class A's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Braskem SA ADR Class A's key competitors?

Who are Braskem SA ADR Class A's key executives?

Braskem SA ADR Class A'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)

Has Braskem SA ADR Class A been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about BAK stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Braskem SA ADR Class A earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the energy company an impact score of 45.54 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Braskem SA ADR Class A.

Who are Braskem SA ADR Class A's major shareholders?

Braskem SA ADR Class A's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.10%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.23%), Millennium Management LLC (0.10%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.06%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.04%) and Point72 Asset Management L.P. (0.04%).

Which major investors are selling Braskem SA ADR Class A stock?

BAK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Millennium Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Eqis Capital Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware.

Which major investors are buying Braskem SA ADR Class A stock?

BAK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Scopus Asset Management L.P., Third Point LLC, PointState Capital LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, BlackRock Inc. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy shares of Braskem SA ADR Class A?

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 SA ADR Class A's stock price today?

One share of BAK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.69.

How big of a company is Braskem SA ADR Class A?

Braskem SA ADR Class A has a market capitalization of $11.38 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 SA ADR Class A employs 7,657 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Braskem SA ADR Class A?

Braskem SA ADR Class A'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 SA ADR Class A (NYSE BAK)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  188 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Braskem SA ADR Class A 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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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