NYSE:LYB - LyondellBasell Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $82.34 -1.34 (-1.60 %) (As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$83.68Today's Range$81.95 - $84.4452-Week Range$81.95 - $121.95Volume2.40 million shsAverage Volume2.44 million shsMarket Capitalization$32.78 billionP/E Ratio8.05Dividend Yield4.68%Beta1.24 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Olefins and PolyolefinsAmericas; Olefins and PolyolefinsEurope, 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 Current SymbolNYSE:LYB Previous Symbol CUSIPN5374510 Webwww.lyondellbasell.com Phone713-309-7200 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.67 Current Ratio1.82 Quick Ratio1.09 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.05 Forward P/E Ratio6.97 P/E Growth0.76 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$34.48 billion Price / Sales0.92 Cash Flow$12.8656 per share Price / Cash Flow6.40 Book Value$22.69 per share Price / Book3.63 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.23 Net Income$4.88 billion Net Margins15.01% Return on Equity47.35% Return on Assets17.56% Miscellaneous Employees13,400 Outstanding Shares383,660,000Market Cap$32.78 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.86%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 7th. 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 1,000% of outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter? LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) released its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $2.96 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $2.68 by $0.28. The specialty chemicals company earned $10.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $9.95 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a net margin of 15.01% and a return on equity of 47.35%. LyondellBasell Industries's revenue for the quarter was up 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company 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. What price target have analysts set for LYB? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for LyondellBasell Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $94.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate LyondellBasell Industries' stock price to reach $115.2633 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 40.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for LyondellBasell Industries. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for LyondellBasell Industries? 17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 7 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for LyondellBasell Industries. Has LyondellBasell Industries been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about LYB stock have trended somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LyondellBasell Industries earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of LyondellBasell Industries' key competitors? Some companies that are related to LyondellBasell Industries include International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Braskem (BAK), Westlake Chemical (WLK), NewMarket (NEU), Methanex (MEOH), Sensient Technologies (SXT), Codexis (CDXS), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP), FutureFuel (FF), Green Plains (GPRE), Green Plains Partners (GPP), REX American Resources (REX), Amyris (AMRS) and Sino United Worldwide Consolidated (SUIC). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.71%), Vanguard Group Inc (6.71%), BlackRock Inc. (5.92%), FMR LLC (5.73%), Capital World Investors (3.87%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (2.26%). 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 major investors are selling LyondellBasell Industries stock? LYB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capital World Investors, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., American Century Companies Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp. 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 Capital International Investors, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Alliancebernstein L.P., PointState Capital LP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and LSV Asset Management. 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 $82.34. How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries? LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $32.78 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 577 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 466 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,043MarketBeat'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 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the economic characteristics of a bear market?