Some Thoughts on LyondellBasell Industries NV

Large-cap Industrials company LyondellBasell Industries NV has logged a -2.9% change today on a trading volume of 1,379,053. The average volume for the stock is 2,056,615.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a chemical company in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Italy, Poland, France, Japan, China, the Netherlands, and internationally. Based in Houston, United States the company has 19,300 full time employees and a market cap of $29,539,815,424. LyondellBasell Industries NV currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 5.2% per year.

The company is now trading -11.29% away from its average analyst target price of $102.4 per share. The 20 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $85.0 to $116.0, and on average give LyondellBasell Industries NV a rating of hold.

Over the last 52 weeks, LYB stock has risen 16.0%, which amounts to a 1.0% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $102.05 whereas its 52 week low is $75.24 per share. With its net margins declining an average -9.5% over the last 6 years, LyondellBasell Industries NV may not have a strong enough profitability trend to support its stock price.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023-02-23 50,451,000 3,882,000 8 -33.33
2022-02-24 46,173,000 5,610,000 12 140.0
2021-02-25 27,753,000 1,420,000 5 -50.0
2020-02-20 34,727,000 3,390,000 10 -16.67
2019-02-21 39,004,000 4,688,000 12 -14.29
2018-02-22 34,484,000 4,879,000 14
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