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

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$113.10 +1.15 (+1.03 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$111.95
Today's Range$111.61 - $113.36
52-Week Range$85.35 - $121.95
Volume1.77 million shs
Average Volume2.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.83 billion
P/E Ratio11.06
Dividend Yield3.61%
LyondellBasell Industries logoLyondellBasell Industries N.V. is a chemical company. The Company operates in five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins-Americas (O&P-Americas), Olefins and Polyolefins-Europe, Asia, International (O&P-EAI), Intermediates and Derivatives (I&D), Refining and Technology. The O&P-Americas segment produces and markets olefins and co-products, polyethylene and polypropylene. The O&P-EAI segment produces and markets olefins and co-products, polyethylene and polypropylene. The I&D segment produces and markets propylene oxide (PO) and its derivatives, oxyfuels and related products, and intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomer (SM), acetyls and ethylene oxides. The primary product of the Refining segment is refined products made from sulfur crude oil and other crude oils of various types and sources available on the United States Gulf Coast. The Technology segment develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials


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


Trailing P/E Ratio11.06
Forward P/E Ratio9.74
P/E Growth1.02

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.48 billion
Price / Sales1.28
Cash Flow$13.4164 per share
Price / Cash8.43
Book Value$22.69 per share
Price / Book4.98


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


Outstanding Shares389,320,000
Market Cap$43.83 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 Friday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, June 18th. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.54%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 8th. This is a positive change from LyondellBasell Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.78. View LyondellBasell Industries' Dividend History.

How will LyondellBasell Industries' stock buyback program work?

LyondellBasell Industries declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback 1,000% of shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) announced its earnings results on Friday, April, 27th. The specialty chemicals company reported $3.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.80 by $0.31. The specialty chemicals company earned $9.77 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.43 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a return on equity of 53.77% and a net margin of 15.51%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.98 earnings per share. 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?

14 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for LyondellBasell Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $99.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect LyondellBasell Industries' stock price to reach $119.3292 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LyondellBasell Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LyondellBasell Industries?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for LyondellBasell Industries.

Who are some of LyondellBasell Industries' key competitors?

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' key executives?

LyondellBasell Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Robert G. Gwin, Independent Chairman of the Supervisory Board (Age 54)
  • Bhavesh V. Patel, Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 50)
  • Thomas Aebischer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Member of the Management Board (Age 55)
  • Darleen Caron, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Daniel M. Coombs, Executive Vice President - Global Manufacturing, Projects, Refining and Technology, Member of the Management Board (Age 60)
  • Jeffrey A. Kaplan, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Member of the Management Board (Age 48)
  • James D. Guilfoyle, Senior Vice President - Global Intermediates & Derivatives and Global Supply Chain, Member of the Management Board (Age 46)
  • Paul Augustowski, Senior Vice President - Olefins & Polyolefins, Americas
  • Massimo Covezzi, Senior Vice President - Research and Development (Age 59)
  • Jean Gadbois, Senior Vice President - Europe, Asia & International Manufacturing

Has LyondellBasell Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LYB stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. LyondellBasell Industries earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 49.50 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for LyondellBasell Industries.

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (7.10%), BlackRock Inc. (5.81%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.40%), American International Group Inc. (1.24%), Morgan Stanley (1.18%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.10%). 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 institutional investors are selling LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, PointState Capital LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of Nova Scotia, Renaissance Technologies LLC, American International Group Inc., Artisan Partners Limited Partnership and Banque Pictet & Cie SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for LyondellBasell Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Republic Investment Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Morgan Stanley, American Century Companies Inc., Columbus Hill Capital Management L.P., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can and Standard Life Aberdeen plc. 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 $113.10.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $43.83 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.

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:  554 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  437 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  991
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This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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