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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.32
NYSE:BAK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. NYSE:BAK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NYSE:BAK: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.49 vs. NYSE:BAK: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE: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: 1.47
Beneish M-Score: -3.46
WACC vs ROIC
12.32%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.57
NYSE:BAK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. NYSE:BAK: 19.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. NYSE:BAK: -1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. NYSE:BAK: -13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's ROA % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1000 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. NYSE:BAK: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. NYSE:BAK: 25.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. NYSE:BAK: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
NYSE:BAK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. NYSE:BAK: 43.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE: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
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Braskem SA $NYSE:BAK.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BAK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Hussman 300,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,695,800 sh (+43.32%)
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Q2 2016

BAK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Hussman 408,000 sh (+36.00%)
Jim Simons 1,785,300 sh (+5.28%)
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Q3 2016

BAK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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

BAK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 2,605,400 sh (+19.44%)
John Hussman 378,000 sh (-7.35%)
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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 manufactures and sells chemicals, petrochemicals, fuels, and utilities. The company also generates electricity. The firm's four segments are based on product type or geography. The basic petrochemicals segment, which generates the most revenue of any segment, sells petrochemicals throughout Brazil. The polyolefins segment sells polyethylene and polypropylene. The vinyls segment sells polymer vinyl chloride, caustic soda, and chloride. The international businesses segment operates polypropylene plants in Germany and the United States. The chemical distribution segment sells petroleum-based solvents and specialty chemicals throughout Brazil. The majority of revenue comes from Brazil.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 7.29
BAK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. BAK: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 8.67
BAK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BAK: 8.67 )
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: 8.67
0.5
9.35
PS Ratio 0.49
BAK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BAK: 0.49 )
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: 0.53
Current: 0.49
0.14
0.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.71
BAK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. BAK: 10.71 )
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: 6.4 Max: 75.87
Current: 10.71
2.11
75.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.64
BAK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
89% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. BAK: 4.64 )
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: 404.55
Current: 4.64
0.97
404.55
EV-to-EBIT 4.92
BAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. BAK: 4.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -649.2  Med: 6.8 Max: 1779.8
Current: 4.92
-649.2
1779.8
EV-to-EBITDA 3.69
BAK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. BAK: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BAK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 4.7 Max: 18.1
Current: 3.69
-14.6
18.1
Shiller PE Ratio 118.66
BAK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.92 vs. BAK: 118.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BAK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 3.55 Max: 163.29
Current: 118.66
0.05
163.29
Current Ratio 1.18
BAK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 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
78% of the 859 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
63% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 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
94% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.95 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
65% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 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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history
Dividend Yield % 7.25
BAK's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BAK: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BAK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 5.66 Max: 12.51
Current: 7.25
3.66
12.51
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.90
BAK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 741 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 % 7.37
BAK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BAK: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.37
BAK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BAK: 7.37 )
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: 7.37
3.66
12.51

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.47
BAK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. BAK: 4.47 )
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: 4.47
0.75
635822.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.63
BAK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BAK: 1.63 )
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: 1.63
0.52
2821.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 20.36
BAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. BAK: 20.36 )
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: 20.36
0.1
123.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 48.73
BAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. BAK: 48.73 )
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: 10.1 Max: 48.8
Current: 48.73
-80.9
48.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,056
EPS (TTM) $ -0.45
Beta0.86
Short Percentage of Float0.34%
52-Week Range $10.82 - 23.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)398.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 2.55
EPS without NRI ($) 2.55
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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