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

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$85.07 -3.24 (-3.67 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$85.07
Today's Range$84.96 - $87.72
52-Week Range$77.52 - $119.39
Volume2.46 million shs
Average Volume2.58 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.57 billion
P/E Ratio7.55
Dividend Yield4.53%
Beta1.1
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Advanced Polymer Solutions; 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 and copolymers. 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. Further, it produces and markets compounds and solutions, such as polypropylene compounds, engineered plastics, masterbatches, engineered composites, colors, and powders; and advanced polymers. In addition, the company 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 headquartered 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$39.00 billion
Cash Flow$14.2258 per share
Book Value$26.80 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.69 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees19,450
Market Cap$31.57 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Estimated)
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, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, March 11th. This represents a $4.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 1,000% of outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.83 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.13 by $0.30. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $8.88 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.22 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a net margin of 12.02% and a return on equity of 42.30%. 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, April 26th 2019. 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' stock. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect LyondellBasell Industries' stock price to reach $115.0679 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.3% 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 stories about LYB stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LyondellBasell Industries earned a news impact score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of LyondellBasell Industries' key competitors?

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 General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Walt Disney (DIS), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' key executives?

LyondellBasell Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Thomas Aebischer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kaplan, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Daniel M. Coombs, Exec. VP of Global Manufacturing, Projects & Refining (Age 62)
  • Mr. Stephen J. Doktycz, Sr. VP of Strategic Planning & Transactions (Age 57)

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.88%), FMR LLC (3.58%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (3.48%), Northern Trust Corp (1.30%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.13%) and American International Group Inc. (1.11%). Company insiders that own LyondellBasell Industries stock include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, 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 FMR LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, American International Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC and First Quadrant L P CA. View Insider Buying and Selling for LyondellBasell Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Two Sigma Advisers LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., First Manhattan Co., APG Asset Management N.V. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $85.07.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $31.57 billion and generates $39.00 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $4.69 billion in net income (profit) each year or $11.27 on an earnings per share basis. LyondellBasell Industries employs 19,450 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:  595 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  479 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,074
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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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