BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. More Details
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
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 38% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BAS exceeded the German Market which returned 29.3% 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
1 day ago | Simply Wall StBASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StBASF (ETR:BAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Investors Undervaluing BASF SE (ETR:BAS) By 45%?
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 (€66.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€109.6)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BAS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.3x) compared to the German Chemicals industry average (25.8x).
PE vs Market: BAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.3x) compared to the German market (25.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BAS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BAS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (2.6x).
How is BASF forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BAS's forecast earnings growth (4.3% per year) is above the savings rate (0.01%).
Earnings vs Market: BAS's earnings (4.3% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (12.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BAS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BAS's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BAS's revenue (1.8% 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 (13.2%).
How has BASF performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BAS has a large one-off loss of €3.5B impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BAS's current net profit margins (2.8%) are higher than last year (1.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BAS's earnings have declined by 32.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BAS's earnings growth over the past year (85.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-32.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BAS earnings growth over the past year (85.2%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 25.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BAS's Return on Equity (5.6%) is considered low.
How is BASF's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€33.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€19.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€33.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€25.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BAS's debt to equity ratio (47.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BAS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 54.7% to 47.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.6%).
Interest Coverage: BAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (43.5x coverage).
What is BASF current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BAS's dividend (4.98%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (0.98%).
High Dividend: BAS's dividend (4.98%) 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: With its high payout ratio (155.8%), BAS's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BAS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Martin Brudermuller (60 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 ($USD9.49M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.23M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: BAS's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BAS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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: €60.822b
- 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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