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LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.12 (+1.15%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.37 million shs
Average Volume
1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.09 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

LyondellBasell Industries MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.36 Rating Score
6.6% Upside
$105.08 Price Target
Short Interest
1.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.23mentions of LyondellBasell Industries in the last 14 days
Based on 14 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.18 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.50 to $9.80 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.

4.79 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

7th out of 168 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

1st out of 17 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.

LYB Stock Price History

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industrial organic chemicals
Commodity Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
14 Analysts


Net Income
$2.12 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$41.11 billion
Cash Flow
$13.50 per share
Book Value
$39.90 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$32.09 billion

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LYB Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell LyondellBasell Industries stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

14 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for LyondellBasell Industries' shares. Their LYB share price targets range from $85.00 to $117.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $105.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% 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 stock has increased by 3.6% and is now trading at $98.54.
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Are investors shorting LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries saw a decrease in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,680,000 shares, a decrease of 35.2% from the April 15th total of 5,680,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,030,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is LyondellBasell Industries' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 2nd 2024.
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How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 26th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.17. The specialty chemicals company earned $9.93 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.70 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.31% and a net margin of 5.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.50 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, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of $1.34 per share on Monday, June 10th. This represents a $5.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.44%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 3rd. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $1.25.
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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 5.07%. 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 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. 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 51.02% 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 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 Vanguard Group Inc. (9.59%), Capital International Investors (1.05%), Capital World Investors (0.82%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.57%), LSV Asset Management (0.41%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, Anthony R Chase, Bhavesh V Patel, Chukwuemeka A Oyolu, Jagjeet S Bindra, 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 5/27/2024 by Staff

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