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

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$87.86 +2.01 (+2.34 %)
(As of 01/21/2019 11:03 AM ET)
Previous Close$85.85
Today's Range$86.33 - $88.26
52-Week Range$77.52 - $121.95
Volume2.89 million shs
Average Volume2.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$33.71 billion
P/E Ratio8.59
Dividend Yield4.55%
Beta1.21
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

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
CUSIPN5374510
Phone713-309-7200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.48 billion
Cash Flow$13.3526 per share
Book Value$22.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.88 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Market Cap$33.71 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 30th. Investors of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 7th. This is a boost 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 of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 1,000% of shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $2.96 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.68 by $0.28. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $10.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.95 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a net margin of 15.01% and a return on equity of 47.35%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.67 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, February 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for LyondellBasell Industries.

How can I listen to LyondellBasell Industries' earnings call?

LyondellBasell Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, February 1st at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8004758402.

What price target have analysts set for LYB?

16 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for LyondellBasell Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate LyondellBasell Industries' share price to reach $115.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 31.3% 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, 5 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for LyondellBasell Industries.

Has LyondellBasell Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LYB stock has trended positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LyondellBasell Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Thomas Aebischer, EVP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Daniel M. Coombs, EVP of Global Manufacturing, Projects, Refining & Technology (Age 61)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kaplan, EVP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Doktycz, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning and Transactions

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.10%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.07%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.05%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Arvest Bank Trust Division (0.03%). Company insiders that own LyondellBasell Industries stock include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, Ai New Holdings 2 Llc, Jacquelyn H Wolf, Jagjeet S Bindra and Robin WT Buchanan. 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc. ADV, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC and IMA Wealth Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for LyondellBasell Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Beech Hill Advisors Inc., Cumberland Advisors Inc., Advisors Capital Management LLC, Hotaling Investment Management LLC and PFG Advisors. Company insiders that have bought LyondellBasell Industries stock in the last two years include Ai Investments Holdings Llc and Robin WT Buchanan. 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 $87.86.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $33.71 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:  580 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  468 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,048
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about LyondellBasell Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LYB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LYB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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