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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 0.21
BAK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. BAK: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BAK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.24 Max: N/A
Current: 0.21
Equity to Asset 0.07
BAK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BAK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BAK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.07
-0.12
0.62
Interest Coverage 2.80
BAK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.01 vs. BAK: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BAK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.64 Max: 3.65
Current: 2.8
0.45
3.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.04
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
4.07%
6.56%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 7.68
BAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BAK: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.75 Max: 21.84
Current: 7.68
4.4
21.84
Net-margin (%) 1.41
BAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. BAK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.24  Med: 2.09 Max: 9.97
Current: 1.41
-19.24
9.97
ROE (%) 9.25
BAK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. BAK: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -345.51  Med: 10.21 Max: 52.31
Current: 9.25
-345.51
52.31
ROA (%) 1.27
BAK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. BAK: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.32  Med: 1.78 Max: 10.01
Current: 1.27
-20.32
10.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.78
BAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.79 vs. BAK: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.05  Med: 21.64 Max: 65.68
Current: 10.78
-23.05
65.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.40
BAK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BAK: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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
53% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BAK: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -87.5  Med: -13.35 Max: 19.9
Current: 1.2
-87.5
19.9
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.48
BAK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. BAK: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BAK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 13.10 Max: 36476.48
Current: 13.48
0.03
36476.48
Forward P/E 14.86
BAK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.97 vs. BAK: 14.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.90
BAK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. BAK: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BAK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 10.12 Max: 36474.94
Current: 7.9
0.03
36474.94
P/B 1.93
BAK's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BAK: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BAK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.15 Max: 1320806.1
Current: 1.93
0.5
1320806.1
P/S 0.22
BAK's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BAK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BAK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.32 Max: 1155.2
Current: 0.22
0.01
1155.2
PFCF 3.79
BAK's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. BAK: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BAK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 7.25 Max: 40.87
Current: 3.79
1.18
40.87
POCF 0.94
BAK's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.85 vs. BAK: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BAK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.72 Max: 490
Current: 0.94
0.85
490
EV-to-EBIT 8.74
BAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. BAK: 8.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BAK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -33.8  Med: 10.55 Max: 10364985.6
Current: 8.74
-33.8
10364985.6
Shiller P/E 16.78
BAK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. BAK: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BAK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 277.14
Current: 16.78
0.05
277.14
Current Ratio 0.94
BAK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BAK: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BAK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.94
0.48
3.01
Quick Ratio 0.65
BAK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BAK: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BAK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.77 Max: 2.64
Current: 0.65
0.32
2.64
Days Inventory 49.22
BAK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.59 vs. BAK: 49.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BAK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.92  Med: 44.82 Max: 65.65
Current: 49.22
21.92
65.65
Days Sales Outstanding 26.31
BAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.66 vs. BAK: 26.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BAK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 8.87  Med: 29.34 Max: 48.04
Current: 26.31
8.87
48.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.53
BAK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. BAK: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BAK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.29  Med: 5.45 Max: 12.08
Current: 5.53
4.29
12.08
Dividend Payout 0.49
BAK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
67% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. BAK: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BAK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.85
Current: 0.49
1.19
2.85
Dividend growth (3y) -10.10
BAK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
68% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BAK: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 8.9
Current: -10.1
0
8.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.52
BAK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. BAK: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.29  Med: 5.45 Max: 12.08
Current: 5.52
4.29
12.08
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
BAK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. BAK: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BAK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.1  Med: -14.35 Max: -1051.3
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.80
BAK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. BAK: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BAK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.89 Max: 4079861.11
Current: 9.8
0.73
4079861.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
BAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BAK: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BAK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.07 Max: 3349.47
Current: 0.42
0.02
3349.47
Price/Graham Number 2.45
BAK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. BAK: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BAK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.34 Max: 1443965.52
Current: 2.45
0.53
1443965.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.38
BAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. BAK: 11.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.60 Max: 29.7
Current: 11.38
0.8
29.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.15
BAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. BAK: -7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BAK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -77  Med: 8.20 Max: 27.1
Current: -7.15
-77
27.1

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:XBRK.Spain, BAKN.Mexico, BRKM3.Brazil, BRKM5.Brazil, BRKM6.Brazil, BRD.Germany, BRDA.Germany,
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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