BASF Financial Health

Financial Health criteria checks 4/6

BASF has a total shareholder equity of €42.1B and total debt of €20.6B, which brings its debt-to-equity ratio to 49%. Its total assets and total liabilities are €86.1B and €44.1B respectively. BASF's EBIT is €6.0B making its interest coverage ratio 19.4. It has cash and short-term investments of €2.8B.

Key information

49.0%

Debt to equity ratio

€20.61b

Debt

Interest coverage ratio19.4x
Cash€2.79b
Equity€42.06b
Total liabilities€44.08b
Total assets€86.14b

Recent financial health updates

Recent updates

Are Investors Undervaluing BASF SE (ETR:BAS) By 47%?

May 30
Are Investors Undervaluing BASF SE (ETR:BAS) By 47%?

BASF's (ETR:BAS) Returns Have Hit A Wall

May 03
BASF's (ETR:BAS) Returns Have Hit A Wall

BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Apr 07
BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

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

Feb 23
What Does BASF SE's (ETR:BAS) Share Price Indicate?

Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Trading At A 47% Discount?

Feb 08
Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Trading At A 47% Discount?

Slowing Rates Of Return At BASF (ETR:BAS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Jan 09
Slowing Rates Of Return At BASF (ETR:BAS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

We Think BASF (ETR:BAS) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Dec 23
We Think BASF (ETR:BAS) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

At €49.57, Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Worth Looking At Closely?

Nov 17
At €49.57, Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Worth Looking At Closely?

BASF (ETR:BAS) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Oct 10
BASF (ETR:BAS) Hasn't Managed To Accelerate Its Returns

Is BASF (ETR:BAS) Using Too Much Debt?

Sep 19
Is BASF (ETR:BAS) Using Too Much Debt?

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

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

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

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

Here's Why BASF (ETR:BAS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jun 09
Here's Why BASF (ETR:BAS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Should You Investigate BASF SE (ETR:BAS) At €51.40?

Apr 12
Should You Investigate BASF SE (ETR:BAS) At €51.40?

BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Feb 28
BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At BASF (ETR:BAS)

Feb 07
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At BASF (ETR:BAS)

Why BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Could Be Worth Watching

Dec 27
Why BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Could Be Worth Watching

Slowing Rates Of Return At BASF (ETR:BAS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Oct 25
Slowing Rates Of Return At BASF (ETR:BAS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Looks Just Right

Sep 19
BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Looks Just Right

Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Potentially Undervalued?

Sep 04
Is BASF SE (ETR:BAS) Potentially Undervalued?

The Strong Earnings Posted By BASF (ETR:BAS) Are A Good Indication Of The Strength Of The Business

Aug 04
The Strong Earnings Posted By BASF (ETR:BAS) Are A Good Indication Of The Strength Of The Business

BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jul 29
BASF (ETR:BAS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

BASF (ETR:BAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Jul 13
BASF (ETR:BAS) May Have Issues Allocating Its Capital

Are Investors Undervaluing BASF SE (ETR:BAS) By 45%?

Jun 17
Are Investors Undervaluing BASF SE (ETR:BAS) By 45%?

When Should You Buy BASF SE (ETR:BAS)?

Apr 04
When Should You Buy BASF SE (ETR:BAS)?

What These Trends Mean At BASF (ETR:BAS)

Mar 18
What These Trends Mean At BASF (ETR:BAS)

BASF (ETR:BAS) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Feb 28
BASF (ETR:BAS) Is Carrying A Fair Bit Of Debt

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€39.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (€19.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: BAS's short term assets (€39.1B) exceed its long term liabilities (€24.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BAS's net debt to equity ratio (42.4%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BAS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 48.9% to 49% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BAS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.9%).

Interest Coverage: BAS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (19.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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