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

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$85.85 +1.07 (+1.26 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.78
Today's Range$84.11 - $85.96
52-Week Range$77.52 - $121.95
Volume3.35 million shs
Average Volume2.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.45 billion
P/E Ratio8.39
Dividend Yield4.58%
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$13.5624 per share
Book Value$22.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$4.88 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees13,400
Market Cap$32.45 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 paid a dividend of $1.00 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $4.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.66%. The ex-dividend date 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 announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan 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. Shares repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $2.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate 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%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.67 EPS. 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?

16 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for LyondellBasell Industries' shares. Their predictions 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 34.3% 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?

News articles about LYB stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. LyondellBasell Industries earned a news impact score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect 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 number 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%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.03%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Investment Advisors LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Beech Hill Advisors Inc., Cumberland Advisors Inc., Advisors Capital Management LLC, Hotaling Investment Management LLC, Polianta Ltd and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 $85.85.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $32.45 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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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