NYSE:LYB - LyondellBasell Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$97.63 +0.69 (+0.71 %)
(As of 10/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$96.94
Today's Range$97.03 - $97.87
52-Week Range$96.19 - $121.95
Volume2.49 million shs
Average Volume2.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.91 billion
P/E Ratio9.54
Dividend Yield4.10%
Beta1.14
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins?Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins?Europe, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Refining; and Technology. It produces and markets olefins and co-products; polyethylene products, which consist of high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, and linear low density polyethylene; and polypropylene (PP) products, such as PP homopolymers, copolymers, and compounds. The company also produces and sells propylene oxide and its derivatives; oxyfuels and related products; and intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomers, methanol products, glacial acetic acids, vinyl acetate monomers, and ethylene oxides and derivatives. In addition, it refines crude oil and other crude oils of varied types and sources into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel; develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies; and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts, as well as purchases and sells ethylene. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. was founded in 2005 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
SymbolNYSE:LYB
CUSIPN5374510
Phone713-309-7200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.71
Current Ratio2.27
Quick Ratio1.51

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio9.54
Forward P/E Ratio8.37
P/E Growth0.92

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.48 billion
Price / Sales1.10
Cash Flow$12.7288 per share
Price / Cash7.67
Book Value$22.69 per share
Price / Book4.30

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.23
Net Income$4.88 billion
Net Margins15.51%
Return on Equity53.77%
Return on Assets18.68%

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Outstanding Shares389,320,000
Market Cap$39.91 billion

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is LyondellBasell Industries' stock symbol?

LyondellBasell Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LYB."

How often does LyondellBasell Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Wednesday, September 12th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.10%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 4th. View LyondellBasell Industries' Dividend History.

How will LyondellBasell Industries' stock buyback program work?

LyondellBasell Industries declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 1,000% of shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) released its earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The specialty chemicals company reported $3.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.90 by $0.44. The specialty chemicals company earned $10.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.11 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a return on equity of 53.77% and a net margin of 15.51%. View LyondellBasell Industries' Earnings History.

When is LyondellBasell Industries' next earnings date?

LyondellBasell Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for LyondellBasell Industries.

What price target have analysts set for LYB?

16 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for LyondellBasell Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect LyondellBasell Industries' stock price to reach $117.4250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LyondellBasell Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LyondellBasell Industries?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for LyondellBasell Industries.

Are investors shorting LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 7,797,992 shares, an increase of 32.7% from the August 31st total of 5,877,663 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,737,127 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View LyondellBasell Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of LyondellBasell Industries' key competitors?

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' key executives?

LyondellBasell Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel, Chairman of the Management Board, CEO & Member of Supervisory Board (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas Aebischer, Exec. VP, CFO & Member of Management Board (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kaplan, Exec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Member of the Management Board (Age 49)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Doktycz, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning and Transactions
  • Mr. Daniel M. Coombs, EVP - Global Manufacturing, Projects, Refining & Technology and Member of Management Board (Age 61)

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.28%), First Manhattan Co. (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.03%). Company insiders that own LyondellBasell Industries stock include Ai New Holdings 2 Llc, Jacquelyn H Wolf and Jagjeet S Bindra. View Institutional Ownership Trends for LyondellBasell Industries.

Which major investors are selling LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Monument Capital Management, Denali Advisors LLC, First Manhattan Co., Andra AP fonden, Columbus Macro LLC, Visionary Asset Management Inc. and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for LyondellBasell Industries.

Which major investors are buying LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, First American Bank, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., First Hawaiian Bank, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Private Capital Advisors Inc. and Northwest Bancshares Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for LyondellBasell Industries.

How do I buy shares of LyondellBasell Industries?

Shares of LYB 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 LyondellBasell Industries' stock price today?

One share of LYB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.63.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $39.91 billion and generates $34.48 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $4.88 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.23 on an earnings per share basis. LyondellBasell Industries employs 13,400 workers across the globe.

What is LyondellBasell Industries' official website?

The official website for LyondellBasell Industries is http://www.lyondellbasell.com.

How can I contact LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries' mailing address is 1221 MCKINNEY ST SUITE 300, HOUSTON TX, 77010. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 713-309-7200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE LYB)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  455 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,019
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This page was last updated on 10/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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