As on October 16, 2020, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB) got off with the flyer as it spiked 0.03% to $77.01. During the day, the stock rose to $78.39 and sunk to $76.34 before settling in for the price of $76.99 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, LYB posted a 52-week range of $33.71-$98.91.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was -5.30%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 3.80%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -20.30%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $334.00 million, simultaneously with a float of $255.72 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $25.70 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $72.14, while the 200-day Moving Average is $67.78.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 19100 employees. It has generated 1,819,372 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 177,906. The stock had 9.21 Receivables turnover and 1.18 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +15.72, operating margin was +12.28 and Pretax Margin of +11.66.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Specialty Chemicals industry. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.10%, in contrast to 70.30% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 04, this organization’s EVP – Global O&P, Proc, Tech bought 4,400 shares at the rate of 53.28, making the entire transaction reach 234,422 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 43,396. Preceding that transaction, on Apr 06, Company’s Chief Executive Officer bought 4,654 for 49.35, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 229,675. This particular insider is now the holder of 207,375 in total.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2020, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.65) by $0.06. This company achieved a net margin of +9.78 while generating a return on equity of 37.13. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.43 per share during the current fiscal year.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -20.30% and is forecasted to reach 7.33 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will decrease by -2.24% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 3.80% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.90. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.67, and its Beta score is 1.48. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.86. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 31.04.
In the same vein, LYB’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 6.08, a figure that is expected to reach 1.14 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 7.33 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [LyondellBasell Industries N.V., LYB], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.92 million was lower the volume of 2.68 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 52.75% While, its Average True Range was 2.77.
Raw Stochastic average of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 80.16%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 70.95% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 41.58% that was lower than 49.69% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.