BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. More Details
Established dividend payer with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has BASF's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BAS is less volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BAS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BAS exceeded the German Chemicals industry which returned 48.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BAS exceeded the German Market which returned 42.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BASF's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is BASF undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BAS (€71.14) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€92.16)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BAS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BAS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the DE Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: BAS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the German market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BAS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BAS's PB Ratio (1.9x) is in line with the DE Chemicals industry average.
How is BASF forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BAS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.07%).
Earnings vs Market: BAS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BAS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BAS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BAS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BAS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.7%).
How has BASF performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BAS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BAS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BAS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BAS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BAS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (0.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BAS has a negative Return on Equity (-4.28%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is BASF's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€29.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (€16.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€29.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (€29.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BAS's debt to equity ratio (57.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BAS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 50.2% to 57.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.3%).
Interest Coverage: BAS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is BASF current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BAS's dividend (4.64%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.06%).
High Dividend: BAS's dividend (4.64%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.21%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BAS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BAS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: BAS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BAS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (67.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Martin Brudermuller (59 yo)
Dr. Martin Brudermuller serves as Member of Supervisory Board at Daimler AG since March 31, 2021. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at BASF SE since May 6, 2011 and has been its ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD7.36M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BAS's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BAS's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BASF SE's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BASF SE
- Ticker: BAS
- Exchange: XTRA
- Founded: 1865
- Industry: Diversified Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: €65.341b
- Shares outstanding: 918.48m
- Website: https://www.basf.com
Number of Employees
- BASF SE
- Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
- Ludwigshafen am Rhein
BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. It operates through six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. The Chemi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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