Braskem S.A. Company Profile (NYSE:BAK)

About Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)

Braskem S.A. 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: Commodity Chemicals - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BAK
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.94
  • 52 Week Range: $11.05 - $25.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.32
  • P/E Growth: -0.59
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.07 billion
  • Price / Sales: N/A
  • Book Value: N/A
  • Price / Book: N/A
  • Annual Dividend: $0.77
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
  • EBIDTA: $2.83 billion
  • Net Margins: -1.12%
  • Return on Equity: -19.77%
  • Return on Assets: -1.36%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.49%
  • Current Ratio: 1.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
  • Average Volume: 470,392 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Short Ratio: 4.1

Frequently Asked Questions for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)

What is Braskem S.A.'s stock symbol?

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

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

Braskem S.A. declared a dividend on Wednesday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 11th will be given 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 S.A.'s previous dividend of $0.65. View Braskem S.A.'s Dividend History.

How were Braskem S.A.'s earnings last quarter?

Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.06. The business earned $3.13 billion during the quarter. Braskem S.A. had a negative net margin of 1.12% and a negative return on equity of 19.77%. View Braskem S.A.'s Earnings History.

Where is Braskem S.A.'s stock going? Where will Braskem S.A.'s stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Braskem S.A.'s stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Braskem S.A.'s share price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Braskem S.A..

Are investors shorting Braskem S.A.?

Braskem S.A. saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,174,193 shares, a decrease of 55.2% from the June 15th total of 2,621,696 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 305,687 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.8 days.

Who are some of Braskem S.A.'s key competitors?

Who are Braskem S.A.'s key executives?

Braskem S.A.'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • Newton Sergio de Souza, Chairman of the Board
  • Fernando Musa, Chief Executive Officer
  • Ernani Filgueiras de Carvalho, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Pedro van Langendonck Teixeira de Freitas, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Investor Relations
  • Marcelo Arantes, Member of the Executive Management; Head of People & Organization, IT and Procurement
  • Gustavo Sampaio Valverde, Member of the Executive Management, Head of the Legal and Corporate Governance
  • Marcelo de Oliveira Cerqueira, Member of the Executive Management, Head of Basic Petrochemicals Unit
  • Luciano Nitrini Guidolin, Member of the Executive Management; Head of Polyolefins, Comperj and Renewable Unit
  • Daniel Bezerra Villar, Director
  • Joao Cox Neto, Director

Who owns Braskem S.A. stock?

Braskem S.A.'s stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Aperio Group LLC (0.00%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Braskem S.A..

Who sold Braskem S.A. stock? Who is selling Braskem S.A. stock?

Braskem S.A.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Braskem S.A..

How do I buy Braskem S.A. stock?

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

What is Braskem S.A.'s stock price today?

One share of Braskem S.A. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.97.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Braskem S.A. (NYSE BAK)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  67 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  61 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  128
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (19.90% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/17/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightMediumView Rating Details
12/5/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$22.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageHold -> Buy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
5/24/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
10/27/2015SantanderBoost Price TargetBuy$14.30 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
Earnings by Quarter for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
Earnings History by Quarter for Braskem S.A. (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 S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.98 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.42 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
Most Recent Dividend:10/18/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.77
Dividend Yield:3.08%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:30.20% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.84% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
31.82% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
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Headline Trends for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
Latest Headlines for Braskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK)
DateHeadline logoBraskem S.A. (NYSE:BAK) Short Interest Down 55.2% in June - July 20 at 7:27 AM logoBraskem (BAK) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.2% Higher - Nasdaq - July 18 at 5:51 PM logoBraskem (BAK) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.2% Higher - July 18 at 5:51 PM logoBrazil's Petrobras and Odebrecht in talks to revise Braskem shareholder accord -filing - July 18 at 5:51 PM logoBraskem America Finance Company -- Moody's places Braskem's ratings under review for downgrade - July 17 at 9:41 PM logoCan Braskem (BAK) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate ... - Nasdaq - July 15 at 4:21 AM logoCan Braskem (BAK) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? - July 14 at 6:15 PM logoBraskem Selects Linde AG as EPC Contractor for New World-Scale North American Polypropylene Production Line in La Porte, Texas - July 11 at 5:26 PM logoShould Value Investors Pick Braskem S.A. (BAK) Stock Now? - July 11 at 5:26 PM logoPemex Terminates Odebrecht Refinery Contract Amid U.S. Probe - July 11 at 5:26 PM logoBraskem S.A. (BAK) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub - July 8 at 1:02 PM logoPre-Market Technical Pulse on Chemicals Stocks -- Gevo, Ashland Global, Braskem, and LSB Industries - July 6 at 10:41 PM logoBraskem S.A. (BAK) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - July 6 at 4:46 PM logoWhy Braskem (BAK) Could Be a Top Value Stock Pick - July 5 at 4:55 PM logoBrazil's Braskem faces stock market suspension - July 5 at 4:55 PM logoRenewable Energy (REGI) Scales 52-Week High on Acquisition - July 4 at 7:59 PM logoPetrobras (PBR) to Monitor Fuel Prices on a Daily Basis - July 3 at 4:14 PM logoShell's Prelude FLNG Facility Leaves Port for Australia - July 3 at 4:14 PM logoBraskem S.A. (BAK) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Strong-Buy" - June 30 at 7:46 PM logoCorporate News Blog - Braskem Announced $675 Million Investment for a New Polypropylene Plant in Texas - June 26 at 4:23 PM logoBraskem to invest $675 mln in 6th U.S.-based polypropylene plant - June 22 at 11:54 AM logoBraskem Approves Construction of Delta, the Largest Polypropylene Production Line in the Americas at Plant in La Porte, Texas - June 22 at 11:54 AM logoBrazil petrochem co. to build $675M project in Houston area - June 22 at 11:54 AM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - June 20 at 7:56 PM logoShell (RDS.A) and Qatargas Ink LNG Purchase and Sale Deal - June 19 at 9:56 AM logoWhy NGL Energy (NGL) Could Be Positioned for a Slump - June 16 at 4:32 PM logoBraskem S.A. (BAK) Lifted to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine - June 12 at 10:58 PM logoWhat Falling Estimates & Price Mean for Unit Corporation (UNT) - June 12 at 4:50 PM logoReviewing Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) & Braskem SA (BAK) - June 9 at 4:08 PM logoNo One Has Ever Made a Corruption Machine Like This One - June 9 at 2:40 AM logoNinguém jamais havia montado uma máquina de corrupção dessas - June 8 at 8:34 AM logoBraskem says wins final approval in global leniency deal - June 6 at 8:58 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Upgraded to Strong-Buy by Zacks Investment Research - June 6 at 7:56 PM logoMcDermott Wins Angelin Field Development Contract from BP - June 6 at 11:27 AM logoGlobo Comunicacao e Participacoes S.A. -- Moody's changes outlook to negative from stable on Brazilian Companies - May 31 at 8:51 PM logoSealed Air Announces Partnership with Braskem & Naturepedic - May 24 at 11:01 AM logoBraskem Seeing Stronger Demand from Brazil's Auto, Building Sectors - May 16 at 3:53 PM logoBraskem announces 1Q17 Results unreviewed by the auditors - May 15 at 8:38 AM logoOdebrecht Names Longtime Executive as New CEO - May 12 at 9:22 PM logoOdebrecht presents Argentina plea deal offer - May 9 at 8:51 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Receives Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.10 - May 3 at 6:14 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest - May 2 at 7:02 AM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 29 at 10:00 AM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17 - April 24 at 6:02 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 21 at 11:41 AM logoDominican Republic ratifies terms of Odebrecht's $184 mln plea deal - April 19 at 9:06 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.29 - April 18 at 12:22 PM logoBraskem SA (BAK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows - April 14 at 5:59 PM logoOdebrecht Engenharia e Construcao S.A. (OEC) -- Moody's downgrades OEC's rating to; changes outlook to negative - April 11 at 8:51 PM logoMexico's Pemex says officials to testify in Odebrecht bribery probe - April 7 at 8:16 AM



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