LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Poland, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. More Details
Established dividend payer and good value.
Share Price & News
How has LyondellBasell Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LYB is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LYB's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LYB exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 68.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LYB exceeded the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is LyondellBasell Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 days ago | Simply Wall StThe LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Share Price Is Up 98% And Shareholders Are Holding On
1 month ago | Simply Wall StIs LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) Trading At A 32% Discount?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StLyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
Is LyondellBasell Industries 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: LYB ($114.13) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($203.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LYB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LYB is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (27.5x).
PE vs Market: LYB is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US market (20.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LYB's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LYB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.9x).
How is LyondellBasell Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LYB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-18.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: LYB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-18.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LYB's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LYB's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LYB's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LYB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (31%)
How has LyondellBasell Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LYB has a large one-off loss of $619.0M impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LYB's current net profit margins (8%) are lower than last year (8.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LYB's earnings have declined by 13% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LYB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LYB had negative earnings growth (-13.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (7.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst LYB's Return on Equity (26.33%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is LyondellBasell Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LYB's short term assets ($12.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($6.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: LYB's short term assets ($12.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($19.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LYB's debt to equity ratio (172.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LYB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 143.4% to 172.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LYB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.3%).
Interest Coverage: LYB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.5x coverage).
What is LyondellBasell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LYB's dividend (3.68%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: LYB's dividend (3.68%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.42%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LYB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LYB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (59.8%), LYB's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LYB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (36.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Patel (53 yo)
Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel, also known as Bob, serves as Independent Director at Halliburton Company since February 17, 2021. He has been President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Schulman, Inc. since ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD15.57M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LYB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LYB's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
- Ticker: LYB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1955
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$37.461b
- Shares outstanding: 334.35m
- Website: https://www.lyondellbasell.com
Number of Employees
- LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
- 1221 McKinney Street
- Suite 300
- United States
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Poland, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company operates in six s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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