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NYSE:LYB

LyondellBasell Industries Competitors

$103.09
-1.32 (-1.26 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$101.36
Now: $103.09
$104.94
50-Day Range
$85.76
MA: $94.65
$107.33
52-Week Range
$33.71
Now: $103.09
$108.22
Volume1.97 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.42 billion
P/E Ratio29.29
Dividend Yield4.02%
Beta1.55

Competitors

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Vs. IFF, WLK, BAK, NEU, SXT, and AMRS

Should you be buying LYB stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "industrial organic chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to LyondellBasell Industries, including International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Westlake Chemical (WLK), Braskem (BAK), NewMarket (NEU), Sensient Technologies (SXT), and Amyris (AMRS).

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) and LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. LyondellBasell Industries pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LyondellBasell Industries pays out 43.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. International Flavors & Fragrances has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years. LyondellBasell Industries is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares International Flavors & Fragrances and LyondellBasell Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares International Flavors & Fragrances and LyondellBasell Industries' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion2.82$455.87 million$6.1721.96
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than International Flavors & Fragrances. LyondellBasell Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than International Flavors & Fragrances, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for International Flavors & Fragrances and LyondellBasell Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
International Flavors & Fragrances04802.67
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29

International Flavors & Fragrances presently has a consensus target price of $141.1167, indicating a potential upside of 4.14%. LyondellBasell Industries has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than LyondellBasell Industries.

Summary

LyondellBasell Industries beats International Flavors & Fragrances on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) and LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Dividends

Westlake Chemical pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. LyondellBasell Industries pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Westlake Chemical pays out 33.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. LyondellBasell Industries pays out 43.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Westlake Chemical has raised its dividend for 16 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Westlake Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westlake Chemical5.14%4.74%2.25%
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Westlake Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westlake Chemical$8.12 billion1.35$421 million$3.2626.25
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Westlake Chemical. LyondellBasell Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westlake Chemical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Westlake Chemical has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Westlake Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westlake Chemical39402.06
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29

Westlake Chemical presently has a consensus target price of $69.5333, indicating a potential downside of 18.76%. LyondellBasell Industries has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Given Westlake Chemical's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Westlake Chemical is more favorable than LyondellBasell Industries.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

28.2% of Westlake Chemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 73.1% of Westlake Chemical shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

LyondellBasell Industries beats Westlake Chemical on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) and Braskem (NYSE:BAK) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Braskem's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%
Braskem-20.56%-962.43%-13.59%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Braskem's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72
Braskem$12.72 billion0.35$-643,890,000.00($1.71)-6.58

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Braskem. Braskem is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LyondellBasell Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Braskem has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LyondellBasell Industries and Braskem, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29
Braskem02302.60

LyondellBasell Industries currently has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Braskem has a consensus target price of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 24.44%. Given Braskem's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Braskem is more favorable than LyondellBasell Industries.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Braskem shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Braskem shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

LyondellBasell Industries beats Braskem on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) and NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Dividends

LyondellBasell Industries pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. LyondellBasell Industries pays out 43.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and NewMarket's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and NewMarket's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.89$254.29 millionN/AN/A

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Volatility and Risk

LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LyondellBasell Industries and NewMarket, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29
NewMarket0000N/A

LyondellBasell Industries currently has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Given LyondellBasell Industries' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe LyondellBasell Industries is more favorable than NewMarket.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

LyondellBasell Industries beats NewMarket on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) and Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Dividends

LyondellBasell Industries pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. LyondellBasell Industries pays out 43.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sensient Technologies pays out 52.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Sensient Technologies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. LyondellBasell Industries is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Sensient Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%
Sensient Technologies5.12%13.65%6.97%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Sensient Technologies' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72
Sensient Technologies$1.32 billion2.50$82.05 million$2.9626.30

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Sensient Technologies. LyondellBasell Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sensient Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sensient Technologies has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LyondellBasell Industries and Sensient Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29
Sensient Technologies00103.00

LyondellBasell Industries currently has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Sensient Technologies has a consensus target price of $70.00, indicating a potential downside of 10.08%. Given Sensient Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Sensient Technologies is more favorable than LyondellBasell Industries.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.9% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Sensient Technologies beats LyondellBasell Industries on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) and Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Amyris' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
LyondellBasell Industries4.23%24.09%5.80%
Amyris-223.41%N/A-149.25%

Risk and Volatility

LyondellBasell Industries has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amyris has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for LyondellBasell Industries and Amyris, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
LyondellBasell Industries213902.29
Amyris00503.00

LyondellBasell Industries currently has a consensus target price of $76.4091, indicating a potential downside of 25.88%. Amyris has a consensus target price of $10.3375, indicating a potential downside of 25.09%. Given Amyris' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Amyris is more favorable than LyondellBasell Industries.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares LyondellBasell Industries and Amyris' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
LyondellBasell Industries$34.73 billion0.99$3.40 billion$9.6210.72
Amyris$152.56 million21.64$-242,770,000.00($2.72)-5.07

LyondellBasell Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Amyris. Amyris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than LyondellBasell Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

67.6% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.5% of Amyris shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of LyondellBasell Industries shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 39.7% of Amyris shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

LyondellBasell Industries beats Amyris on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


LyondellBasell Industries Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.3$135.51-0.8%$14.49 billion$5.14 billion40.57
Westlake Chemical logo
WLK
Westlake Chemical
2.4$85.59-0.0%$10.93 billion$8.12 billion28.34Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Braskem logo
BAK
Braskem
1.1$11.25-3.8%$4.48 billion$12.72 billion-1.98Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$378.98-2.0%$4.14 billion$2.19 billion16.50Dividend Announcement
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$77.85-0.4%$3.30 billion$1.32 billion48.96
Amyris logo
AMRS
Amyris
1.1$13.80-0.1%$3.30 billion$152.56 million-6.19Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Renewable Energy Group logo
REGI
Renewable Energy Group
1.8$77.77-10.5%$3.06 billion$2.64 billion5.62Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
Methanex logo
MEOH
Methanex
1.6$38.54-1.7%$2.94 billion$2.78 billion-23.08Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gevo logo
GEVO
Gevo
1.3$9.71-3.3%$1.50 billion$24.49 million-5.96Analyst Report
News Coverage
Codexis logo
CDXS
Codexis
1.1$22.11-3.9%$1.31 billion$68.46 million-63.17Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Green Plains logo
GPRE
Green Plains
1.2$25.32-4.3%$902.68 million$2.42 billion-8.92News Coverage
Westlake Chemical Partners logo
WLKP
Westlake Chemical Partners
1.7$23.51-2.8%$827.41 million$1.09 billion12.78Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Gap Down
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$14.68-2.7%$642.15 million$205.23 million5.65
REX American Resources logo
REX
REX American Resources
0.9$94.07-0.0%$563.67 million$418.03 million144.72Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Gap Up
Alto Ingredients logo
PEIX
Alto Ingredients
1.7$6.48-2.8%$443.85 million$1.42 billion-8.00
Green Plains Partners logo
GPP
Green Plains Partners
1.8$10.13-7.2%$235.10 million$82.39 million5.79High Trading Volume
Gap Up
Aemetis logo
AMTX
Aemetis
0.6$9.83-0.7%$214.45 million$202 million-7.02Gap Up
TOMZ
TOMI Environmental Solutions
0.0$4.24-4.5%$71.07 million$6.35 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
TANH
Tantech
0.6$1.58-4.4%$56.71 million$49.23 million0.00Gap Down
CYTH
Cyclo Therapeutics
1.8$8.35-2.8%$14.20 million$1.01 million0.00
This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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