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LyondellBasell Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.56 (+0.60 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $94.38
50-Day Range
MA: $91.69
52-Week Range
Now: $94.38
Volume1.05 million shs
Average Volume1.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.52 billion
P/E Ratio26.81
Dividend Yield4.48%
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company operates in six segments: Olefins and PolyolefinsÂAmericas; Olefins and PolyolefinsÂEurope, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Advanced Polymer Solutions; Refining; and Technology. It produces and markets olefins and co-products; polyolefins; 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, acetyls, and ethylene oxides and derivatives. In addition, it produces and markets compounds and solutions, such as polypropylene compounds, engineered plastics, masterbatches, engineered composites, colors, and powders; and advanced polymers. Further, 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. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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Overall MarketRank

2.34 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

14th out of 812 stocks

Industrial Organic Chemicals Industry

2nd out of 39 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.73 billion
Cash Flow$13.78 per share
Book Value$24.18 per share


Net Income$3.40 billion


Market Cap$31.52 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2021 (Confirmed)
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LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has LyondellBasell Industries' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock was trading at $54.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LYB shares have increased by 74.8% and is now trading at $94.38.
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Is LyondellBasell Industries a buy right now?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for LyondellBasell Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 14 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" LyondellBasell Industries stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than LyondellBasell Industries?

Wall Street analysts have given LyondellBasell Industries a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but LyondellBasell Industries wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Thomas Greco's approval rating as LyondellBasell Industries' CEO?

538 employees have rated LyondellBasell Industries CEO Thomas Greco on Glassdoor.com. Thomas Greco has an approval rating of 63% among LyondellBasell Industries' employees. This puts Thomas Greco in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is LyondellBasell Industries' next earnings date?

LyondellBasell Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to LyondellBasell Industries' earnings call?

LyondellBasell Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.14. The specialty chemicals company earned $6.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.58 billion. LyondellBasell Industries had a return on equity of 24.09% and a net margin of 4.23%. The business's revenue was down 22.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.85 EPS.
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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, November 20th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 30th will be paid a dividend of $1.05 per share on Monday, December 7th. This represents a $4.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.45%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 27th.
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Is LyondellBasell Industries a good dividend stock?

LyondellBasell Industries pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.48%. LYB has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of LyondellBasell Industries is 43.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, LyondellBasell Industries will have a dividend payout ratio of 54.69% next year. This indicates that LyondellBasell Industries will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for LYB?

24 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for LyondellBasell Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect LyondellBasell Industries' share price to reach $75.61 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.9%.
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Are investors shorting LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,040,000 shares, a decrease of 20.9% from the December 15th total of 5,110,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,050,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.0 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 AT&T (T), Pfizer (PFE), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX), Verizon Communications (VZ), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and The Boeing (BA).

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' key executives?

LyondellBasell Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $3.61M)
  • Mr. Michael C. McMurray, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $1.07M)
  • Mr. Torkel Rhenman, Exec. VP of Intermediates, Derivatives & Refining (Age 57, Pay $1.17M)
  • Mr. Kenneth Todd Lane, Exec. VP of Global Olefins & Polyolefins (Age 52, Pay $1.78M)
  • Ms. Jacinth C. Smiley, VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. James Malcolm Seward, Sr. VP of R&D, Technology and Sustainability (Age 53)
  • Ms. Kathy VanLandingham, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. David Kinney, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Jeffrey A. Kaplan, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Dale Friedrichs, Sr. VP of HR & Global Projects (Age 57)

What is LyondellBasell Industries' stock symbol?

LyondellBasell Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LYB."

Who are LyondellBasell Industries' major shareholders?

LyondellBasell Industries' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp (0.07%), Darrell & King LLC (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.05%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.02%). Company insiders that own LyondellBasell Industries stock include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, Bhavesh V Patel, Daniel M Coombs, Jagjeet S Bindra and Massimo Covezzi.
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Which institutional investors are selling LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Denali Advisors LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Valicenti Advisory Services Inc., KG&L Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, OLD National Bancorp IN, DT Investment Partners LLC, and Sowell Financial Services LLC. Company insiders that have sold LyondellBasell Industries company stock in the last year include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, and Jagjeet S Bindra.
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Which institutional investors are buying LyondellBasell Industries stock?

LYB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Sound Income Strategies LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Cumberland Advisors Inc., Acropolis Investment Management LLC, Vigilare Wealth Management, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Diversified Trust Co. Company insiders that have bought LyondellBasell Industries stock in the last two years include Ai Investments Holdings Llc, Bhavesh V Patel, Daniel M Coombs, and Jagjeet S Bindra.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is LyondellBasell Industries' stock price today?

One share of LYB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.38.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $31.52 billion and generates $34.73 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $3.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $9.62 on an earnings per share basis. LyondellBasell Industries employs 19,100 workers across the globe.

What is LyondellBasell Industries' official website?

The official website for LyondellBasell Industries is 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]

This page was last updated on 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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