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Executive Summary

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide.


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer with adequate balance sheet.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

5.5%

BAS

2.7%

DE Chemicals

0.7%

DE Market


1 Year Return

-13.7%

BAS

-4.6%

DE Chemicals

8.8%

DE Market

Return vs Industry: BAS underperformed the German Chemicals industry which returned -4.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BAS underperformed the German Market which returned 8.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BASIndustryMarket
7 Day5.5%2.7%0.7%
30 Day1.1%0.9%0.1%
90 Day17.9%12.5%12.6%
1 Year-8.1%-13.7%-0.5%-4.6%11.2%8.8%
3 Year-27.8%-37.5%-19.7%-28.3%5.4%-3.0%
5 Year-16.3%-32.8%-11.1%-25.6%15.9%0.3%

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

No news available

Valuation

Is BASF undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.27x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BAS (€50.61) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€44.52)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BAS is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.3x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (19.5x).

PE vs Market: BAS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (44.3x) compared to the German market (21.6x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BAS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BAS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the DE Chemicals industry average (1.4x).


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Future Growth

How is BASF forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 23 analysts?

34.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BAS's forecast earnings growth (34% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BAS's earnings (34% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (24.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BAS's revenue (4.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BAS's revenue (4.6% 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 (7.7%).


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Past Performance

How has BASF performed over the past 5 years?

-12.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BAS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BAS's current net profit margins (1.8%) are lower than last year (4.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BAS's earnings have declined by 12.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BAS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BAS had negative earnings growth (-56.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-16.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BAS's Return on Equity (3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is BASF's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€35.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (€21.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€35.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (€30.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BAS's debt to equity ratio (64.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BAS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 57.3% to 64.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.8%).

Interest Coverage: BAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.7x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

6.52%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BAS's dividend (6.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.24%).

High Dividend: BAS's dividend (6.52%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.77%)


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 (288.7%), 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 (71.1% payout ratio).


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Management

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

3.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Martin Brudermuller (59 yo)

2.25yrs

Tenure

€6,179,000

Compensation

Dr. Martin Brudermuller has been the Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at BASF SE since May 6, 2011 and has been its Member of The Board of Executive Directors since January 1, 2006 and has been ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Martin's total compensation ($USD7.27M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.23M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Martin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Martin Brudermuller
Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors2.25yrs€6.18mno data
Hans-Ulrich Engel
CFO & Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors2.25yrs€4.14mno data
Michael Heinz
Member of the Board of Executive Directors9.25yrs€3.24mno data
Wayne Smith
Member of Board of Executive Directors8.33yrs€3.74mno data
Saori Dubourg
Member of the Board of Executive Directors3.25yrs€3.66mno data
Markus Kamieth
Member of the Board of Executive Directors3.25yrs€3.57mno data
Stefan Beckmann
Senior VP of Global Process/Enterprise Architecture & Region Europe and Chief Information Officer2.67yrsno datano data
Stefanie Wettberg
Senior Vice President of Investor Relations4.25yrsno datano data
Juliana Ernst
Head of Media Relations3.42yrsno datano data
Andre Becker
President of Human Resources4.42yrsno datano data
Michael Stumpp
Managing Director of BASF Mexicana6.83yrsno datano data
Michael Britt
Senior Vice President of Acids & Diols Europeno datano datano data

3.4yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BAS's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kenneth Lane
President of Global Catalysts Division7.17yrsno datano data
Jürgen Strube
Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board11.25yrsno datano data
Dame Alison Carnwath
Independent Shareholder Representative Member of the Supervisory Board6.25yrs€312.50kno data
Kurt Bock
Chairman of Supervisory Board0.17yr€4.23mno data
Franz Fehrenbach
Shareholder Representative Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board1.25yrs€333.30kno data
Michael Vassiliadis
Independent Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board16yrs€275.00kno data
Anke Schaferkordt
Independent Shareholder Representative Member of the Supervisory Board9.67yrs€200.00kno data
Denise Schellemans
Independent Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board12.58yrs€200.00kno data
Waldemar Helber
Independent Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board4.33yrs€212.50kno data
Sinischa Horvat
Independent Employee Representative Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board3.25yrs€325.00kno data
Tatjana Diether
Independent Employee Representative Member of the Supervisory Board2.25yrs€250.00kno data
Roland Strasser
Independent Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board2.25yrs€200.00kno data

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

58.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BAS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: BASF SE
  • Ticker: BAS
  • Exchange: XTRA
  • Founded: 1865
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: €46.622b
  • Shares outstanding: 918.48m
  • Website: https://www.basf.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BFFA.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1975
0BFALSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1975
BASDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1975
BASSWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesCHCHFJan 1975
BASXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJan 1975
BASFBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesOrdinary SharesITEURJan 1975
BASFBUSE (Budapest Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesHUHUFJan 1975
BASDBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURJan 1975
BAS NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesOrdinary SharesMXMXNJan 1975
BASWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURJan 1975
BASF.YOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)SPON ADR EACH REP 0.25 ORD SHSUSUSDJun 1988
BASADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)SPON ADR EACH REP 0.25 ORD SHSDEEURJun 1988
BASAXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)SPON ADR EACH REP 0.25 ORD SHSDEEURJun 1988

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/11 21:41
End of Day Share Price2020/08/11 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.