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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.32
BAK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. BAK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BAK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.32
0.08
0.43
Equity-to-Asset 0.05
BAK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. BAK: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BAK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.12  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.05
-0.12
0.61
Interest Coverage 2.24
BAK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.11 vs. BAK: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BAK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 2.29 Max: N/A
Current: 2.24
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.49
Beneish M-Score: -3.46
WACC vs ROIC
12.18%
42.89%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 19.57
BAK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. BAK: 19.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BAK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 8.23 Max: 20.16
Current: 19.57
4.4
20.16
Net Margin % -1.13
BAK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
52% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. BAK: -1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BAK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.88  Med: 1.26 Max: 7.57
Current: -1.13
-13.88
7.57
ROE % -13.53
BAK's ROE % is ranked higher than
97% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. BAK: -13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BAK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.26  Med: 7.47 Max: 65.92
Current: -13.53
-53.26
65.92
ROA % -1.00
BAK's ROA % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. BAK: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BAK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.46  Med: 1.19 Max: 6.69
Current: -1
-11.46
6.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 25.87
BAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. BAK: 25.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BAK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.05  Med: 14.43 Max: 30.38
Current: 25.87
-23.05
30.38
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.20
BAK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BAK: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BAK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.2  Med: 2.3 Max: 291.3
Current: 5.2
-87.2
291.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 43.70
BAK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BAK: 43.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BAK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.5  Med: -4.25 Max: 198.4
Current: 43.7
-87.5
198.4
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Q1 2016

BAK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Jim Simons 1,695,800 sh (+43.32%)
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John Hussman 408,000 sh (+36.00%)
Jim Simons 1,785,300 sh (+5.28%)
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BAK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 2,181,400 sh (+22.19%)
John Hussman 408,000 sh (unchged)
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BAK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals    NAICS: 325110 
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Traded in other countries:BRKM3.Brazil, BRD.Germany, BAKN.Mexico, XBRK.Spain,
Braskem SA is a petrochemical company. It produces a diversified portfolio of petrochemical and thermoplastic products, thermoplastic resins, including polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC.

Braskem SA was incorporated 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 7.75
BAK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.95 vs. BAK: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 9.06
BAK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. BAK: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BAK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.16 Max: 9.35
Current: 9.06
0.5
9.35
PS Ratio 0.51
BAK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BAK: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BAK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.58
Current: 0.51
0.14
0.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.21
BAK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
81% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. BAK: 11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BAK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 6.38 Max: 75.87
Current: 11.21
2.11
75.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.86
BAK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
91% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. BAK: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BAK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.44 Max: 445.45
Current: 4.86
0.97
445.45
EV-to-EBIT 5.04
BAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. BAK: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -649.2  Med: 6.9 Max: 1779.8
Current: 5.04
-649.2
1779.8
EV-to-EBITDA 3.78
BAK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. BAK: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 4.75 Max: 18.1
Current: 3.78
-14.6
18.1
Shiller PE Ratio 124.09
BAK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.91 vs. BAK: 124.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BAK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.52 Max: 163.29
Current: 124.09
0.05
163.29
Current Ratio 1.18
BAK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BAK: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BAK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.1 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.18
0.6
1.94
Quick Ratio 0.80
BAK's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BAK: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BAK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.8
0.45
1.68
Days Inventory 53.05
BAK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.38 vs. BAK: 53.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BAK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.4  Med: 49.34 Max: 65.65
Current: 53.05
41.4
65.65
Days Sales Outstanding 11.43
BAK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.33 vs. BAK: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BAK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.43  Med: 22.42 Max: 30.97
Current: 11.43
11.43
30.97
Days Payable 66.33
BAK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
70% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.21 vs. BAK: 66.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BAK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.33  Med: 98.89 Max: 115.71
Current: 66.33
66.33
115.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 6.92
BAK's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BAK: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BAK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 5.65 Max: 12.51
Current: 6.92
3.66
12.51
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.90
BAK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BAK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BAK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
0.15
0.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.72
BAK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BAK: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.92
BAK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BAK: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BAK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 5.65 Max: 12.51
Current: 6.92
3.66
12.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.67
BAK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. BAK: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BAK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.75 Max: 635822.51
Current: 4.67
0.75
635822.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.71
BAK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BAK: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BAK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.27 Max: 2821.25
Current: 1.71
0.52
2821.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 19.80
BAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BAK: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BAK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 13.6 Max: 123.1
Current: 19.8
0.1
123.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 48.70
BAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
96% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BAK: 48.70 )
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: -80.9  Med: 10 Max: 48.8
Current: 48.7
-80.9
48.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,056
EPS (TTM) $ -0.45
Beta0.86
Short Percentage of Float0.50%
52-Week Range $10.82 - 23.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)398.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.57
EPS without NRI ($) 2.57
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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