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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
BAK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BAK: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BAK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.23 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.04
BAK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BAK: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BAK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.04
-0.12
0.62
Interest Coverage 2.69
BAK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.35 vs. BAK: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.09 Max: 3.65
Current: 2.69
0.53
3.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.37
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
4.68%
12.20%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.72
BAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BAK: 13.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BAK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.22 Max: 12.61
Current: 13.72
4.4
12.61
Net-margin (%) 6.03
BAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. BAK: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BAK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.88  Med: 1.56 Max: 7.43
Current: 6.03
-13.88
7.43
ROE (%) 57.24
BAK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.52 vs. BAK: 57.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BAK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.26  Med: 7.98 Max: 25.3
Current: 57.24
-53.26
25.3
ROA (%) 5.30
BAK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. BAK: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BAK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.46  Med: 1.47 Max: 6.69
Current: 5.3
-11.46
6.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.77
BAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. BAK: 21.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.05  Med: 11.09 Max: 24.37
Current: 21.77
-23.05
24.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
BAK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BAK: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.2  Med: -0.80 Max: 13.2
Current: 12.4
-87.2
13.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.20
BAK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BAK: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.5  Med: -13.35 Max: 19.9
Current: 1.2
-87.5
19.9
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Q1 2015

BAK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 4.09
BAK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. BAK: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BAK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 9.65 Max: 36476.48
Current: 4.09
0.03
36476.48
Forward P/E 2.91
BAK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. BAK: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.09
BAK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. BAK: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BAK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 9.59 Max: 36474.94
Current: 4.09
0.03
36474.94
P/B 5.25
BAK's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BAK: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BAK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.15 Max: 1320806.1
Current: 5.25
0.5
1320806.1
P/S 0.38
BAK's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BAK: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BAK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.31 Max: 1155.2
Current: 0.38
0.01
1155.2
PFCF 2.92
BAK's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. BAK: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BAK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 5.07 Max: 40.87
Current: 2.92
1.18
40.87
POCF 1.31
BAK's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.45 vs. BAK: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BAK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.63 Max: 490
Current: 1.31
0.85
490
EV-to-EBIT 7.00
BAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. BAK: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 9.00 Max: 3383803.3
Current: 7
-5.7
3383803.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.35
BAK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. BAK: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 5.30 Max: 2623337.1
Current: 5.35
-10.4
2623337.1
Shiller P/E 56.21
BAK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.60 vs. BAK: 56.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BAK' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.75 Max: 98.64
Current: 56.21
0.14
98.64
Current Ratio 1.08
BAK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BAK: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.08
0.48
3.01
Quick Ratio 0.74
BAK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BAK: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.74
0.32
2.64
Days Inventory 49.89
BAK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.54 vs. BAK: 49.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.04  Med: 49.34 Max: 65.65
Current: 49.89
42.04
65.65
Days Sales Outstanding 26.23
BAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.92 vs. BAK: 26.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.25  Med: 26.08 Max: 44.81
Current: 26.23
20.25
44.81
Days Payable 111.28
BAK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
87% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 50.54 vs. BAK: 111.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.72  Med: 98.89 Max: 106.19
Current: 111.28
86.72
106.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.47
BAK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. BAK: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BAK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.37 Max: 12.08
Current: 3.47
3.4
12.08
Dividend Payout 0.16
BAK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. BAK: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BAK' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.16
0.44
2.85
Dividend Growth (3y) -10.10
BAK's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
65% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BAK: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BAK' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 8.9
Current: -10.1
0
8.9
Forward Dividend Yield 3.52
BAK's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. BAK: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.52
BAK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. BAK: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BAK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.37 Max: 12.08
Current: 3.52
3.4
12.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
BAK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. BAK: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BAK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1051.3  Med: -14.35 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.1
-1051.3
0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 0.62
BAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. BAK: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BAK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.15 Max: 3073.35
Current: 0.62
0.02
3073.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.57
BAK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BAK: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BAK' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.57
0.51
1.09
Price/Graham Number 1.29
BAK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. BAK: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BAK' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.21 Max: 42587.89
Current: 1.29
0.07
42587.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.22
BAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BAK: 14.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 11.00 Max: 37.9
Current: 14.22
0.1
37.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.31
BAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BAK: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BAK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77  Med: 7.90 Max: 27.1
Current: 4.31
-77
27.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $15217
EPS $ 2.45
Beta1.52
Short Percentage of Float1.23%
52-Week Range $6.26 - 15.15
Shares Outstanding(Mil)398.63

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 12,811 15,371
EPS($) 2.96 3.97
EPS without NRI($) 2.96 3.97

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:BRKM3.Brazil, BRD.Germany, BAKN.Mexico, XBRK.Spain,
Braskem SA was incorporated as a corporation under the laws of Brazil on June 18, 1974. The Company manufactures, sells, imports and exports chemical and petrochemical products and fuels. It produce a diversified portfolio of petrochemical and thermoplastic products, thermoplastic resins, including polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC .The Company's business operations are organized five production business units namely Basic Petrochemicals; Polyolefins; Vinyls; USA and Europe and Chemical Distribution. The products of Basic Petrochemicals Unit are used mainly in the manufacture of intermediate second generation petrochemical products, including those manufactured by its other business units. It also sells butadiene and a variety of aromatics, such as benzene, para-xylene, ortho-xylene and mixed xylenes, to third-party petrochemical producers for use as raw materials in the production of a variety of second generation products, including synthetic rubber, elastomers, resins, ethyl benzene (which is used to make styrene monomer/polystyrene), cumene, linear alkyl benzene, purified terephthalic acid, dimethyl terephthalate, or DMT, phthalic anhydride, plasticizers and paint. Polyolefins segment includes the production and sale of polyethylene, including the production of green polyethylene from renewable resources, and polypropylene by the company, excluding the operations of Braskem Europe, and including the production and sale of polyethylene and polypropylene by the polyethylene and polypropylene plants acquired as part of the Quattor Acquisition. The Company's Vinyls Unit is the only vertically integrated producer of PVC in Brazil. The Company's Vinyls Unit also manufactures caustic soda, which is used by producers of aluminum and paper; ethylene dichloride, or EDC; and chlorine, which it uses to manufacture EDC. The International Business Unit produces polypropylene. USA and Europe segment, includes the operations of Braskem Europe, and consists of the production and sale of polypropylene in the United States and the operations of the polypropylene business in the United States and Germany. Chemical Distribution includes the operations of QuantiQ and IQAG and distributes petrochemical products manufactured by its company and other domestic and international companies. It competes with other producers of thermoplastics that manufacture the same PVC products or substitutes for products in its PVC product line. The Company is subject to Brazilian federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the discharge of effluents and emissions into the environment and the handling and disposal of industrial waste and otherwise relating to the protection of the environment.
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