Ratios Revealed: Decoding LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB) was $101.37 for the day, down -0.26% from the previous closing price of $101.63. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.26 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.35 million shares were traded. LYB stock price reached its highest trading level at $102.435 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $101.07.


Our analysis of LYB’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 14.16 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 12.30. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.32 and its Current Ratio is at 2.12. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.97 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.96.

On February 05, 2024, JP Morgan Upgraded its rating to Overweight which previously was Neutral and also upped its target price recommendation from $95 to $100.

Deutsche Bank Downgraded its Buy to Hold on January 10, 2024, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $105.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 15 ’24 when Buchanan Robin W.T. sold 18,111 shares for $100.46 per share. The transaction valued at 1,819,427 led to the insider holds 12,276 shares of the business.

McMurray Michael C. sold 16,940 shares of LYB for $1,708,219 on Mar 12 ’24. The EVP & CFO now owns 88,858 shares after completing the transaction at $100.84 per share. On Feb 29 ’24, another insider, Oyolu Chukwuemeka A., who serves as the SVP, CAO & Investor Relations of the company, sold 7,084 shares for $100.47 each. As a result, the insider received 711,744 and left with 27,575 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, LYB now has a Market Capitalization of 33008304128 and an Enterprise Value of 43593326592. As of this moment, LyondellBasell’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 15.67, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 10.27. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.16. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.81 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.54. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.069 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.357.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for LYB is 1.13, which has changed by 0.12508321 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26265144 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, LYB has reached a high of $107.02, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $84.80. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 0.17%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 4.69%.

Shares Statistics:

LYB traded an average of 2.05M shares per day over the past three months and 2015410 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 324.48M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 259.08M. Insiders hold about 20.43% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 71.49% stake in the company. Shares short for LYB as of 1714435200 were 3678302 with a Short Ratio of 1.80, compared to 1711584000 on 5519593. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3678302 and a Short% of Float of 1.4099999.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 5.0, LYB has a forward annual dividend rate of 5.00. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.049198072The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.14.

Earnings Estimates

A detailed examination of LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) is currently in progress, with 17.0 analysts providing valuable insights into its market dynamics.On average, analysts expect EPS of $2.28 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.73 and a low estimate of $2.07, while EPS last year was $2.44. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $2.48, with high estimates of $2.87 and low estimates of $2.29.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $8.85 and $7.8 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $8.31. EPS for the following year is $9.9, with 20.0 analysts recommending between $11.7 and $8.63.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 14 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $11.08B to a low estimate of $9.9B. As of the current estimate, LyondellBasell Industries NV’s year-ago sales were $10.79BFor the next quarter, 14 analysts are estimating revenue of $10.8B. There is a high estimate of $11.58B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $9.86B.

A total of 18 analysts have provided revenue estimates for LYB’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $47.49B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $39.32B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $41.55B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $41.11BBased on 18 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $35.65B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $42.29B and the low estimate is $32.33B.

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