About 16,509 Worth Of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Shares Belongs To Its SVP, R&D, Tech & Sustain.

At the last check on Friday, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s (NYSE:LYB) stock was up $1.32, moving up 1.25 percent to $107.08. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 1,986,052 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$3.35 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,014,238, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,276,481.

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Since last month, LYB stock rose 2.15%. Shares of the company fell to $101.41 on 04/25/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $118.01 was reached on 05/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $84.17. Since the beginning of this year, LYB’s stock price has risen by 14.67% or $14.64, and marked a new high 20 times. However, the stock has declined by -9.27% since its 52-week high.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) last reported insider trading activity 59 days ago on Mar 15. Seward James Malcolm, the SVP, R&D, Tech & Sustain. of the company, disposed of 4,038 shares for $103.03 on Mar 15. It resulted in a $416,035 divestment by the insider. Buchanan Robin W.T. added 257 shares at an average price of $88.99 on Dec 06. The insider now owns 28,264 shares following the transaction. On Sep 04, Director Buchanan Robin W.T. bought 238 shares at $95.03 apiece. The transaction was valued at $22,624.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) has a P/E ratio of about 6.01. The stock’s beta is 1.26. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.70, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.73, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 6.93 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $1.13 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $1.13. On Friday May 28 2021, a $0.08 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.80, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 0.88, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.89. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 18.70% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 14.60%. Based on annual data, LYB earned $8.78 billion in gross profit and brought in $46.17 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 23.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 50.00%.

In LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $11.18 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. LYB’s revenue rose 30.97% to $12.83 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $13.16 billion. While analysts expected LyondellBasell Industries N.V. to report $3.52 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $4 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 13.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $1.98 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. were 25.14 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $13.19 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $327.62 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s (LYB) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 41.87%, the RSI 9-day stood at 47.99% on 12 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current LyondellBasell Industries N.V. price is down by -3.04% percent or -$3.35. At present, LYB shares trade -0.66% below its 20-day simple moving average and +22.98% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +7.06% above its SMA50 and +6.31% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 33.93% and Stochastic coefficient D was 34.08%, while ATR was 3.71. Given the Stochastic reading of 30.97% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 50.09%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -2.30, while the 14-day reading stands at -1.22.

Analyst Ratings

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. downgraded its rating on LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB) to an Underperform in a note to investors on March 22, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, LYB is a sell, and 10 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 2 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate LyondellBasell Industries N.V. stock as buy, with 12 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $124.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $100.00 – $135.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) will achieve an average price target of $120.62.


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