LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. More Details
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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 +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LYB's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LYB underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 23% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LYB underperformed the US Market which returned 21% 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
7 hours ago | Simply Wall StIs LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s (NYSE:LYB) 16% ROE Better Than Average?
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould You Be Impressed By LyondellBasell Industries' (NYSE:LYB) Returns on Capital?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) Suggests It's 45% Undervalued
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 ($98.87) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($137.92)
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 (28.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (33.3x).
PE vs Market: LYB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.1x) compared to the US market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LYB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LYB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.5x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.6x).
How is LyondellBasell Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LYB's forecast earnings growth (19.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LYB's earnings (19.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LYB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LYB's revenue (9.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LYB's revenue (9.9% 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 (32.6%)
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 $698.0M impacting its September 30 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LYB's current net profit margins (4.2%) are lower than last year (9.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LYB's earnings have declined by 8.6% 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 (-66.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (-16.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LYB's Return on Equity (15.8%) is considered low.
How is LyondellBasell Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LYB's short term assets ($10.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: LYB's short term assets ($10.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($19.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LYB's debt to equity ratio (200.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: LYB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 113% to 200.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LYB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (26.2%).
Interest Coverage: LYB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.1x coverage).
What is LyondellBasell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LYB's dividend (4.25%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.38%).
High Dividend: LYB's dividend (4.25%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.84%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LYB's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: LYB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (119.3%), LYB's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: LYB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (42.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Patel (53 yo)
Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel, also known as Bob, has been President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Schulman, Inc. since August 21, 2018. Mr. Patel has been Chief Executive Officer of LyondellBasell Indu...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD15.94M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.54M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||6yrs||US$15.94m||0.083% |
|Executive VP & CFO||1.17yrs||US$4.82m||0.0015% |
|Executive Vice President of Intermediates||1.5yrs||US$2.77m||0.0030% |
|Executive Vice President of Global Olefins & Polyolefins||1.5yrs||US$4.08m||0.0024% |
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||2.75yrs||no data||0.00026% |
|Senior Vice President of Research & Development||1.5yrs||no data||0.0027% |
|Chief Information Officer||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Head of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer||5.83yrs||US$3.42m||0.0074% |
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Global Projects||1.25yrs||no data||0.0012% |
|Senior Vice President of Americas Manufacturing||8.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Olefins & Polyolefins||5.83yrs||no data||0.0019% |
Experienced Management: LYB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||6yrs||US$15.94m||0.083% |
|Independent Director||10.5yrs||US$321.24k||0.0095% |
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||US$342.53k||0.0040% |
|Independent Director||7.33yrs||US$354.34k||0.0066% |
|Independent Chairman||2.33yrs||US$685.94k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$314.55k||0.013% |
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$332.04k||0.0040% |
|Independent Director||6.92yrs||US$332.04k||0.0025% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$257.50k||0.00063% |
|Independent Director||2.17yrs||US$339.57k||0.00041% |
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$325.07k||0.0014% |
Experienced Board: LYB's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LYB insiders have only sold shares 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$33.015b
- Shares outstanding: 333.92m
- Website: https://www.lyondellbasell.com
Number of Employees
- LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
- 1221 McKinney Street
- Suite 300
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LYB||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Apr 2010|
|DLY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||DE||EUR||Apr 2010|
|LYB N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||MX||MXN||Apr 2010|
|0EDD||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Ordinary Shares||GB||USD||Apr 2010|
|L1YB34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company operates in six segments:...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/14 23:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/14 00:00|
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