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

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$83.37 -1.00 (-1.19 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 12:20 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.37
Today's Range$82.45 - $84.60
52-Week Range$84.17 - $121.95
Volume61,924 shs
Average Volume2.76 million shs
Market Capitalization$32.37 billion
P/E Ratio8.18
Dividend Yield4.74%
Beta1.24
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryCommodity Chemicals
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:LYB
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN5374510
Phone713-309-7200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.67
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.18
Forward P/E Ratio7.06
P/E Growth0.75

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$34.48 billion
Price / Sales0.93
Cash Flow$13.1915 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.32
Book Value$22.69 per share
Price / Book3.67

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 Shares383,660,000
Market Cap$32.37 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. 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.83%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 7th. This is an increase 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 stock buyback 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were LyondellBasell Industries' earnings last quarter?

LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $2.96 EPS for the quarter, topping the 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 revenue 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for LyondellBasell Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $94.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect LyondellBasell Industries' stock price to reach $115.2633 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.0% 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?

Media headlines about LYB stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.71%), BlackRock Inc. (5.92%), FMR LLC (5.73%), Capital World Investors (3.87%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.26%) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.47%). 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 $82.90.

How big of a company is LyondellBasell Industries?

LyondellBasell Industries has a market capitalization of $32.37 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 david.kin[email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE LYB)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  577 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  465 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,042
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This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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