LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A (LYB): Price and Financial Metrics

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A (LYB): $110.07

-0.32 (-0.29%)

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  • LYB scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 85.12% of US stocks.
  • LYB's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • LYB's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 54.96% of US stocks).

LYB Stock Summary

  • LyondellBasell Industries NV's market capitalization of $37,464,361,442 is ahead of 92.96% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for LYB is 3.33 -- better than 86.14% of US stocks.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for LyondellBasell Industries NV is higher than it is for about 89.86% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LyondellBasell Industries NV, a group of peers worth examining would be WELL, EXC, WMB, MPC, and ES.
  • Visit LYB's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LYB Valuation Summary

LYB's price/earnings ratio is 15.7; this is 37.7% lower than that of the median Basic Materials stock.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LYB 2018-11-08 0.9 3.4 6.3 7.3
LYB 2017-12-22 1.3 5.9 11.6 9.0
LYB 2017-11-15 1.2 5.5 10.8 8.5
LYB 2017-04-12 1.2 5.7 9.1 7.7
LYB 2016-05-17 1.1 5.6 8.2 6.8
LYB 2010-12-09 0.6 1.6 -6.0 -8.0

LYB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LYB, see our LYB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $115.91 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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LYB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $110.07 52-week high $118.01
Prev. close $110.39 52-week low $60.04
Day low $109.59 Volume 1,518,200
Day high $111.76 Avg. volume 1,644,939
50-day MA $109.45 Dividend yield 4.11%
200-day MA $92.70 Market Cap 36.80B

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A (LYB) Company Bio

LyondellBasell Industries is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies manufactures whose products and technologies are used in packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

LYB Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$110.07$17.06 -85%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for LyondellBasell Industries NV with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that LyondellBasell Industries NV ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LYB, they are:

  • In the past 5.76 years, LyondellBasell Industries NV has a compound free cash flow growth rate of -0.16%; that's better than only 8.52% of cash flow producing equities in the Basic Materials sector, where it is classified.
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than only 8.84% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • LyondellBasell Industries NV's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LYB, try CARR, FCX, FNV, GRA, and UNVR.

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- LyondellBasell Industries/

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced the successful startup of Ulsan PP Co., Ltd.'s 400 kiloton per annum (KTA) polypropylene production facility. The facility, located in the southeastern port city of Ulsan, South Korea, is one of the largest of its kind in Asia. Ulsan PP Co., Ltd., is a joint venture between PolyMirae Company Ltd., (a 50:50 partnership of LyondellBasell and DL Chemical) and SK Advanced.

Yahoo | June 9, 2021

Billionaire Steven Cohen Snaps Up These 2 Dividend Stocks

Steve Cohen knows a thing or two about making money. So when he speaks, investors listen. The legendary stock picker, who began his investing career at Gruntal & Co. where he managed proprietary capital for 14 years, founded S.A.C Capital Advisors in 1992. In 2014, his investment operations were converted to Point72 Asset Management, a 1,500-plus person registered investment advising firm. Throughout his career, Cohen has consistently delivered huge returns to clients, giving the Point72 Chairman, CEO and President guru-like status on the Street. Turning to Cohen for inspiration, we took a closer look at two dividend stocks Cohen’s Point72 made moves on recently.

Michael Marcus on TipRanks | June 8, 2021

LyondellBasell releases 2020 sustainability report

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced the publication of its 2020 sustainability report. The report highlights the company's efforts in the areas of ending plastic waste in the environment, helping to address climate change and supporting a thriving society.

Yahoo | June 8, 2021

Returns On Capital At LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) Paint A Concerning Picture

There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. Amongst other things, we'll want...

Yahoo | June 7, 2021

LyondellBasell (LYB) Increases Quarterly Dividend by 7.6%

LyondellBasell's (LYB) Board declares a quarterly dividend of $1.13 per share, 7.6% higher than the company's first-quarter 2021 dividend.

Yahoo | June 1, 2021

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LYB Price Returns

1-mo 0.54%
3-mo 2.21%
6-mo 28.87%
1-year 73.15%
3-year 10.25%
5-year 73.79%
YTD 22.46%
2020 2.64%
2019 19.41%
2018 -21.69%
2017 33.72%
2016 2.90%

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