106.49 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 5:02PM EDT
|Bid||106.34 x 300|
|Ask||109.50 x 500|
|Day's Range||105.10 - 107.14|
|52 Week Range||78.01 - 121.95|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||8.70|
|Earnings Date||Apr 27, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||4.00 (3.88%)|
|1y Target Est||116.73|
LyondellBasell (LYB) is poised on improved performances in most segments along with strategic acquisitions. However, headwinds related to raw material and natural disasters continue to raise concerns.
Can LyondellBasell Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates? In comparison, peer Eastman Chemical (EMN) has a one-year forward PE of 12.4x. Forward PE is a measure investors can use to compare two or more companies operating in the same industry to tell which is overvalued and which is undervalued.
As of April 12, LyondellBasell’s (LYB) short interest had fallen since the beginning of 2018. It has remained constant compared to its previous report. On December 29, 2017, LYB’s short interest as a percentage of its outstanding shares stood at 2.7%. Its short interest had fallen to 2.5% as of April 12, 2018. However, the stock price fell 6% during this time.
Can LyondellBasell Beat 1Q18 Earnings Estimates? The number of analysts tracking LyondellBasell (LYB) since its previous earnings has come down from 24 to 23. The analyst consensus target price for LyondellBasell is $116.82, implying a return potential of 8.5% over the closing price of $107.68 as of April 20, 2018.
LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report adjusted earnings per share of $2.74 in 1Q18, a whopping 37% increase on a year-over-year basis. In 1Q17, LYB reported adjusted earnings per share of $2.00. In 2017, LYB managed to beat analyst estimates twice, but also missed estimates twice. It remains to be seen whether LYB can change the trend in fiscal 2018.
LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report revenues of $9.4 billion in 1Q18, an increase of 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. In 1Q17, LYB reported revenues of $8.4 billion. LYB’s revenue has been on an upward trend since 1Q16 with the exception of 2Q17.
LyondellBasell is set to announce its 1Q18 earnings on April 27 before the market opens. It will hold a conference call on the same day at 11:00 AM EST. In this series, we’ll look at LyondellBasell’s stock performance since its 4Q17 earnings. We’ll also look at analysts’ revenue and EPS (or earnings per share) estimates and the latest recommendations for the stock. Finally, we’ll compare LYB’s latest valuation against its peers and look at LYB’s short interest.
LyondellBasell (LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,400 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. LyondellBasell sells products into approximately 100 countries and is the world's largest licensor of polyolefin technologies.
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