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BASF XTRA:BAS Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
BAS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6

BAS Stock Overview

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide.

BASF Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for BASF
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€44.16
52 Week High€69.52
52 Week Low€39.33
1 Month Change6.53%
3 Month Change-10.58%
1 Year Change-36.16%
3 Year Change-22.33%
5 Year Change-45.76%
Change since IPO691.73%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 08
What Does BASF SE's (ETR:BAS) Share Price Indicate?

What Does BASF SE's (ETR:BAS) Share Price Indicate?

BASF SE ( ETR:BAS ) saw a double-digit share price rise of over 10% in the past couple of months on the XTRA. With many...

Jun 30
Returns At BASF (ETR:BAS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Returns At BASF (ETR:BAS) Appear To Be Weighed Down

If we want to find a stock that could multiply over the long term, what are the underlying trends we should look for...

Shareholder Returns

BASDE ChemicalsDE Market

Return vs Industry: BAS underperformed the German Chemicals industry which returned -27.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BAS underperformed the German Market which returned -20.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BAS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BAS volatility
BAS Average Weekly Movement5.4%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement5.4%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in DE Market10.3%
10% least volatile stocks in DE Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: BAS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BAS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1865110,725Martin Brudermuller

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates through six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. The Chemicals segment provides petrochemicals and intermediates.

BASF Fundamentals Summary

How do BASF's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BAS fundamental statistics
Market Cap€39.69b
Earnings (TTM)€5.50b
Revenue (TTM)€85.50b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BAS income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue€64.34b
Gross Profit€21.16b
Other Expenses€15.66b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

Oct 26, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)6.12
Gross Margin24.75%
Net Profit Margin6.43%
Debt/Equity Ratio51.9%

How did BAS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is BAS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 5/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BAS?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

BAS key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.7x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA5.3x
PEG Ratio12.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does BAS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

BAS PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for BAS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16.8x
SY1 Symrise
EVK Evonik Industries
WCH Wacker Chemie

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BAS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the peer average (16.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does BAS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BAS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the German Chemicals industry average (9.3x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is BAS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

BAS PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio7.2x
Fair PE Ratio17.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BAS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (17.9x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of BAS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: BAS (€44.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€154.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BAS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.

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Future Growth

How is BASF forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BAS's forecast earnings growth (0.6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.01%).

Earnings vs Market: BAS's earnings (0.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (8.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BAS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: BAS's revenue (1.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (4.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BAS's revenue (1.2% 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 (11.3%).

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Past Performance

How has BASF performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BAS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BAS's current net profit margins (6.4%) are higher than last year (2.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BAS's earnings have declined by 10.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BAS's earnings growth over the past year (182.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-10.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BAS earnings growth over the past year (182.7%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 22.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BAS's Return on Equity (12.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is BASF's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€43.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (€26.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€43.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (€24.0B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BAS's net debt to equity ratio (43.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BAS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 53.4% to 51.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.6%).

Interest Coverage: BAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (31.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is BASF current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BAS's dividend (7.7%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.47%).

High Dividend: BAS's dividend (7.7%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (4.51%)

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.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (56.5%), BAS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (129.1%), BAS's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Martin Brudermuller (61 yo)





Dr. Martin Brudermuller serves as Member of Supervisory Board at Mercedes-Benz Group AG (formerly known as Daimler AG) since March 31, 2021. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD8.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.55M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BAS's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BAS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

BASF SE's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: BASF SE
  • Ticker: BAS
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1865
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: €39.688b
  • Shares outstanding: 898.83m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
  • Ludwigshafen am Rhein
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 67056
  • Germany


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.