LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.15 (-0.15%)
(As of 05:21 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.50 million shs
Average Volume
1.94 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.74 billion
P/E Ratio
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Price Target

LyondellBasell Industries MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.38 Rating Score
2.8% Upside
$103.82 Price Target
Short Interest
2.14% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of LyondellBasell Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$8.08 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.63 to $9.58 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.78 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

46th out of 172 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 18 stocks

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About LyondellBasell Industries Stock (NYSE:LYB)

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Poland, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company operates in six segments: Olefins and PolyolefinsAmericas; Olefins and PolyolefinsEurope, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Advanced Polymer Solutions; Refining; and Technology. It produces and markets olefins and co-products, polyethylene, and polypropylene; and propylene oxide and derivatives; oxyfuels and related products; and intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomer, acetyls, ethylene oxide, and ethylene glycol. In addition, the company produce and markets compounding and solutions including polypropylene compounds, engineered plastics, masterbatches, engineered composites, colors and powders, and advanced polymers including catalloy and polybutene-1; and refines heavy, high-sulfur crude oil and other crude oils, as well as refined products, including gasoline and distillates. Further, it develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies; manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts; and serves food packaging, home furnishings, automotive components, and paints and coatings applications. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial organic chemicals
Commodity Chemicals
Year Founded

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Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$2.12 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$41.11 billion
Cash Flow
$13.41 per share
Book Value
$39.91 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$32.55 billion

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Should I Buy LyondellBasell Industries Stock? LYB Pros and Cons Explained


Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in LyondellBasell Industries:

  • LyondellBasell Industries has a strong presence in various countries, providing geographic diversification which can help mitigate risks associated with regional economic downturns.
  • The company operates in multiple segments including advanced polymer solutions and technology, showcasing a diversified product portfolio that can cater to different market demands and trends.
  • Recent institutional investments and stake increases by major players like Invesco Ltd. and Morgan Stanley indicate confidence in the company's growth potential and financial performance.
  • LyondellBasell Industries engages in the production and marketing of a wide range of chemical products, including polyethylene, polypropylene, and intermediate chemicals, tapping into the demand for essential materials across industries.
  • With a consensus price target of $100.92, there is potential for stock price appreciation, making it an attractive option for investors seeking capital gains.


Investors should be bearish about investing in LyondellBasell Industries for these reasons:

  • The commodity chemicals industry, in which LyondellBasell operates, can be susceptible to price volatility due to factors like raw material costs and global economic conditions, impacting the company's profitability.
  • Analysts have provided mixed ratings on the stock, with some downgrades and target price adjustments, indicating uncertainty in the market regarding the company's future performance.
  • While the company has a diverse product portfolio, competition in the chemical industry is intense, leading to potential pricing pressures and margin squeezes that could affect LyondellBasell's bottom line.
  • Fluctuations in oil prices can directly impact the company's refining segment, as it refines heavy crude oil and other crude oils, exposing it to risks associated with oil price movements.
  • Investors should consider the overall economic outlook and industry trends, as any downturn in industrial activities or shifts in consumer preferences could affect the demand for LyondellBasell's products and services.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these LyondellBasell Industries pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

LYB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell LyondellBasell Industries stock right now?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" LYB shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LYB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is LyondellBasell Industries' stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for LyondellBasell Industries' stock. Their LYB share price targets range from $85.00 to $117.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $103.82 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have LYB shares performed in 2024?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock was trading at $95.08 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, LYB shares have increased by 6.2% and is now trading at $100.95.
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When is LyondellBasell Industries' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2024.
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How can I listen to LyondellBasell Industries' earnings call?

LyondellBasell Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 26th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13743073".

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 2nd. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.07. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $9.93 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.85 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a net margin of 5.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.89%. LyondellBasell Industries's quarterly revenue was down 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.29 earnings per share.
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How often does LyondellBasell Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be given a dividend of $1.25 per share on Monday, March 11th. This represents a $5.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.95%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 1st.
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Is LyondellBasell Industries a good dividend stock?

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.96%. LYB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 77.28%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, LYB will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.19% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Bhavesh V. “Bob” Patel's approval rating as LyondellBasell Industries' CEO?

136 employees have rated LyondellBasell Industries Chief Executive Officer Bhavesh V. “Bob” Patel on Glassdoor.com. Bhavesh V. “Bob” Patel has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts Bhavesh V. “Bob” Patel in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of LyondellBasell Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other LyondellBasell Industries investors own include AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Boeing (BA).

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Raymond James & Associates (0.26%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.21%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.15%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.07%), Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%) and Allen Mooney & Barnes Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Insiders that own company stock include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, Anthony R Chase, Bhavesh V Patel, Chukwuemeka A Oyolu, Jagjeet S Bindra, James D Guilfoyle, Jeffrey A Kaplan, Kenneth Todd Lane, Michael C Mcmurray and Robin WT Buchanan.
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How do I buy shares of LyondellBasell Industries?

Shares of LYB stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does LyondellBasell Industries have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of LyondellBasell Industries: A. Schulman, A. Schulman 's-Gravendeel B.V., A. Schulman AG, A. Schulman Asia Limited, A. Schulman Belgium BVBA, A. Schulman Canada Ltd., A. Schulman Castellon S.L., A. Schulman Europe GmbH & Co. KG, A. Schulman Europe International B.V., A. Schulman Europe Verwaltungs GmbH, A. Schulman Gainsborough Ltd, A. Schulman GmbH, A. Schulman GmbH (Austrian Branch), A. Schulman Holding Company France S.A.S., A. Schulman Holdings (France) S.A.S., A. Schulman Holdings S.à.r.l., A. Schulman Inc., A. Schulman Inc. Limited, A. Schulman International Inc., A. Schulman International Services BVBA, A. Schulman Ireland Limited, A. Schulman Magyarország Kereskedelmi Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság, A. Schulman Nordic AB, A. Schulman Plastics (Branch), A. Schulman Plastics (Dongguan) Ltd., A. Schulman Plastics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., A. Schulman Plastics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., A. Schulman Plastics BVBA, A. Schulman Plastics India Private Limited, A. Schulman Plastics PTY. LTD., A. Schulman Plastics S.r.l., A. Schulman Plastics SAS, A. Schulman Plastics bvba Bornem Sucursala Cluj-Napoca, A. Schulman Plastics organizacni slozka, A. Schulman Plastіk Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi, A. Schulman Plásticos do Brasil Ltda., A. Schulman Polska Sp. z o.o., A. Schulman Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG, A. Schulman S.A.S., A. Schulman S.à.r.l., A. Schulman Thermoplastic Compounds Limited, A. Schulman Thermoplastic Compounds Sdn Bhd, A. Schulman de Mexico S.A. de C.V., A. Schulman del Peru S.A.C., A.Schulman Poznan Sp. Z o.o., ARCO Chemical, AS Global Holdings Inc., AS Mex Hold S.A. de C.V., AS Worldwide LLC, AS Worldwide LLC & Cie S.C.S., ASI Akron Land Co., ASI Employment S.A. de C.V., ASI Investments Holding Co., Al Waha Petrochemical Company, BKV Beteiligungs- und Kunststoffverwertungs-gesellschaft mbH, BMC Deutschland GmbH, BMC Dongguan Limited, BMC Far East Limited, BMC TetraDURTurkey Plastik Hammadde Kompozit Üretim Sanayi ve Ticaret Limted Şirketi, Basell (Thailand) Holdings B.V., Basell Advanced Polyolefins (Dalian) Co. Ltd., Basell Advanced Polyolefins (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Basell Advanced Polyolefins (Thailand) Company Ltd., Basell Arabie Investissements SAS, Basell Asia Pacific Limited, Basell Bayreuth Chemie GmbH, Basell Benelux B.V., Basell Chemie Köln GmbH, Basell Europe Holdings B.V., Basell Germany Holdings GmbH, Basell Holdings Middle East GmbH, Basell Ibérica Poliolefinas Holdings S.L., Basell International Holdings B.V., Basell International Trading FZE, Basell Italia S.r.l, Basell Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Basell Moyen Orient Investissements SAS, Basell North America Inc., Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sp. Z.o.o., Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaz Sp. Z.o.o., Basell Poliolefinas Comercial Espagnola S.L., Basell Poliolefinas Iberica S.L., Basell Poliolefinas Ltda., Basell Poliolefinas S. de R.L. de C.V., Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l., Basell Polyolefin Istanbul Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Basell Polyolefine GmbH, Basell Polyolefines France S.A.S., Basell Polyolefins Company BVBA, Basell Polyolefins India Private Limited, Basell Polyolefins Korea Ltd., Basell Polyolefins UK Limited, Basell Sales & Marketing Company B.V., Basell Service Company B.V., Basell Slovakia s.r.o., Basell Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Basell UK Holdings Limited, Basell UK Ltd., Brindisi Servizi Generali S.c.a.r.l., Bulk Molding Compounds Inc., Bulk Molding Compounds Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Bulk Molding Compounds do Brasil Industria de Plásticos Reforçados Ltda., Citadel Brazil Holdings LLC, Citadel Intermediate Holdings LLC, Citadel Plastics Holdings Coöperatief U.A., Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc., Citadel Plastics Mexico Holdings LLC, Citadel Plastics Netherlands Holdings LLC, Compagnie Petrochimique de Berre SAS, Compagnie de Distribution des Hydrocarbures SAS, EMS Holding Ltd., EPS Ethylen-Pipeline-Süd Geschäftsführungs GmbH, EPS Ethylen-Pipeline-Süd GmbH & Co. KG, Elian S.A.S., Equistar Bayport LLC, Equistar Chemicals LP, Equistar GP LLC, Equistar LP LLC, Equistar Mont Belvieu Corporation, GuangZhou Basell Advanced Polyolefins Co. Ltd., HGGC Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc., HGGC Citadel Plastics Intermediate Holdings Inc., HMC Polymers Company Limited, HPC Holdings LLC, Hadlock Plastics LLC, Houston Refining LP, I.F.M. S.c.a.r.l., ICO Europe C.V., ICO Holdings LLC, ICO Holdings New Zealand Limited, ICO Petrochemical Cayman Islands, ICO Polymers Cayman Islands, Indelpro S.A. de C.V., Infraserv GmbH & Co. Höchst KG, Inmobiliaria Satchmo S. de R.L. de C.V., Innovación Y Desarrollo en Materiales Avanzados A.C., J.R. Courtenay (N.Z.) Limited, LPI Holding Company, LYB (Barbados) SRL, LYB Advanced Polymer Solutions Ireland Limited, LYB Americas Finance Company LLC, LYB Equistar Holdings LLC, LYB Export Holdings Limited, LYB Exports Inc., LYB Finance Company B.V., LYB International Finance B.V., LYB International Finance II B.V., LYB International Finance III LLC, LYB Ireland 2 Limited, LYB Ireland Limited, LYB La Porte Hyperzone LLC, LYB Luxembourg S.à r.l., LYB Matrixx Holdings Inc., LYB Receivables LLC, LYB Trading Company B.V., LYB Treasury Services Ltd., Limited Liability Company "LyondellBasell Polyolefins", Limited Liability Company A. Schulman, Lucent Polymers Inc., Lyondell Asia Holdings Limited, Lyondell Centennial Corp., Lyondell Chemical Company, Lyondell Chemical Europe Inc., Lyondell Chemical Overseas Services Inc., Lyondell Chemical Products Europe LLC, Lyondell Chemical Properties L.P., Lyondell Chemical Technology 1 Inc., Lyondell Chemical Technology L.P., Lyondell Chemical Technology Management Inc., Lyondell Chemie (PO-11) B.V., Lyondell Chemie (POSM) B.V., Lyondell Chemie Nederland B.V., Lyondell Chimie France SAS, Lyondell China Holdings Limited, Lyondell Greater China Holdings Limited, Lyondell Greater China Ltd., Lyondell Greater China Trading Limited, Lyondell Japan Inc., Lyondell PO-11 C.V., Lyondell POJVGP LLC, Lyondell POJVLP LLC, Lyondell POTechGP Inc., Lyondell POTechLP Inc., Lyondell Refining Company LLC, Lyondell Refining I LLC, Lyondell South Asia Pte Ltd, LyondellBasell Acetyls Holdco LLC, LyondellBasell Acetyls LLC, LyondellBasell Advanced Polyolefins Mexico S.A. de C.V., LyondellBasell Australia (Holdings) Pty Ltd, LyondellBasell Australia Pty Ltd, LyondellBasell Brasil Ltda., LyondellBasell Canada Inc., LyondellBasell Central Europe Kft., LyondellBasell China Holdings B.V., LyondellBasell Circular Economy B.V., LyondellBasell Covestro Manufacturing Maasvlakte V.O.F., LyondellBasell Egypt LLC, LyondellBasell F&F Holdco LLC, LyondellBasell Finance Company, LyondellBasell Holdings France SAS, LyondellBasell Hungary Kft, LyondellBasell Industries Holdings B.V., LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LyondellBasell Investment LLC, LyondellBasell Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., LyondellBasell Polyolefin (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., LyondellBasell Services France S.A.S., LyondellBasell Subholdings B.V., LyondellBasell Taiwan Co. Ltd., LyondellBasell Transportation Company LLC, Millennium Chemicals, Natpet Schulman Specialty Plastic Compounds, Ningbo ZRCC Lyondell Chemical Co. Ltd., Ningbo ZRCC Lyondell Chemical Marketing Co. Ltd., OE Insurance Ltd, Oil Casualty Insurance Ltd., Oil Insurance Limited, PD Glycol LP, PO JV LP, PO Offtake LP, POSM II Limited Partnership L.P., POSM II Properties Partnership LLC, PT A.Schulman Plastics, PT ASchulman Plastics Commercial, PTT Chemical PCL, Poly Pacific Polymers Sdn. Bhd., Poly Pacific Pty. Ltd., PolyMirae Co. Ltd., Premix Holding Company, Premix Inc., Prime Colorants Inc., QCP B.V., QCP Holding B.V., QCP IP B.V., Quantum Composites Inc., RIGK GmbH Gesellschaft zur Rückführung industrieller and gewerblicher Kunstoffverpackungen mbH, Rayong Olefins Co. Ltd., Rexene - LDPE and PP Businesses, SCG ICO Polymers Company Limited, SJS Plastiblends, San Jacinto Rail Limited, Saudi Ethylene & Polyethylene Company, Saudi Polyolefins Company, Sociedad Espanola De Materiales Plasticos Semap S.A., Société des Stockages Petroliers du Rhône SA, Solvay Engineered Polymers, Surplast S.A., TRV Thermische Rückstandsverwertung GmbH & Co. KG, TRV Thermische Rückstandsverwertung Verwaltungs-GmbH, Technology JV LP, The Matrixx Group Incorporated, ULSAN PP Co. Ltd., YNCORIS GmbH & Co. KG, Zylog Plastalloys, and tetra-DUR Kunststoff-Produktion GmbH.
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This page (NYSE:LYB) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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