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LyondellBasell Industries

Executive Summary

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Average dividend payer with acceptable track record.


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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

NYSE:LYB

-0.03%

US Chemicals

-1.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-20.4%

NYSE:LYB

-10.9%

US Chemicals

3.4%

US Market

LYB underperformed the Chemicals industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.

LYB underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 3.9% over the past year.


Share holder returns

LYBIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%-0.03%-1.2%
30 Day-0.8%0.6%1.2%
90 Day-6.4%-4.5%1.7%
1 Year-16.7%-20.4%2.8%-10.9%5.7%3.4%
3 Year24.3%9.9%42.5%16.0%45.0%35.5%
5 Year-3.3%-20.1%35.7%5.9%59.3%41.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is LyondellBasell Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is LyondellBasell Industries undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

8%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

LyondellBasell Industries's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

LyondellBasell Industries's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

LyondellBasell Industries is good value based on earnings compared to the US Chemicals industry average.

LyondellBasell Industries is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

LyondellBasell Industries is poor value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

LyondellBasell Industries is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Chemicals industry average.


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Future Growth

How is LyondellBasell Industries expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?

3.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

LyondellBasell Industries's revenue is expected to grow by 3.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

LyondellBasell Industries's earnings are expected to grow by 3.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

LyondellBasell Industries's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

LyondellBasell Industries's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

LyondellBasell Industries's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

LyondellBasell Industries is expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


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Past Performance

How has LyondellBasell Industries performed over the past 5 years?

3.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

LyondellBasell Industries's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

LyondellBasell Industries's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

LyondellBasell Industries's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Chemicals industry average.


Return on Equity

LyondellBasell Industries made outstanding use of shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 40%).


Return on Assets

LyondellBasell Industries used its assets more efficiently than the US Chemicals industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

LyondellBasell Industries's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is LyondellBasell Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

LyondellBasell Industries is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

LyondellBasell Industries's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

LyondellBasell Industries's level of debt (97.3%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (57.8% vs 97.3% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.2%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 15x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1x debt.


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Dividend

What is LyondellBasell Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

5.16%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

LyondellBasell Industries's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.43%).

LyondellBasell Industries's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.74%).

LyondellBasell Industries has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividend payments have increased, but LyondellBasell Industries only paid a dividend in the past 8 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.8x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (3x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of LyondellBasell Industries's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bob Patel (52yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

US$18,206,797

Compensation

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

Bob's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Bob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

The tenure for the LyondellBasell Industries management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

5.6yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

The tenure for the LyondellBasell Industries board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

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Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Bob Patel (52yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.5yrs
    • Compensation: $18.21m
  • Jim Seward

    Vice President of Sustainability

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Jeff Kaplan (50yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: $3.42m
  • Jacinth Smiley

    Chief Accounting Officer

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Darleen Caron (54yo)

    • Tenure: 1.8yrs
  • Dan Coombs (62yo)

    Executive Vice President of Global Manufacturing

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: $3.95m
  • Thomas Aebischer (58yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
    • Compensation: $4.62m
  • Mike VanDerSnick (54yo)

    Senior Vice President of Americas Manufacturing

    • Tenure: 7.0yrs
  • Douglas Pike

    Head of Investor Relations

  • Massimo Covezzi (61yo)

    Senior Vice President of Research & Development

    • Tenure: 13.9yrs

Board Members

  • Bob Patel (52yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: $18.21m
  • Rob Buchanan (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: $310.09k
  • Jacques Alfred Aigrain (65yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: $612.44k
  • Claire Farley (60yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.4yrs
    • Compensation: $337.11k
  • Michael Hanley (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: $97.56k
  • Lincoln Benet (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.1yrs
    • Compensation: $320.09k
  • Jeet Bindra (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: $347.11k
  • Nance Dicciani (71yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: $320.48k
  • Rudy van der Meer (74yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 9.0yrs
    • Compensation: $309.30k
  • Steve Cooper (73yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 9.0yrs
    • Compensation: $314.48k

Company Information

LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
  • Ticker: LYB
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: commodity chemicals
  • Sector: materials
  • Market Cap: US$28.799b
  • Shares outstanding: 335.18m
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
  • One Vine Street
  • 4th Floor
  • London
  • Greater London
  • W1J0AH
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
LYBNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass A Ordinary SharesUSUSDApr 2010
DLYDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Ordinary SharesDEEURApr 2010
LYB NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesClass A Ordinary SharesMXMXNApr 2010
0EDDLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesClass A Ordinary SharesGBUSDApr 2010

Biography

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, International; Interme ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/20 00:43
End of Day Share Price2019/07/19 00:00
Earnings2019/03/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.