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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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Cash to Debt 0.24
BAK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BAK: 0.24 )
BAK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24

Equity to Asset 0.16
BAK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BAK: 0.16 )
BAK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.12   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.16

-0.12
0.62
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.05
M-Score: -2.80
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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Revenue Growth (%) 0.50
BAK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BAK: 0.50 )
BAK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -94.8   Max: 780.1
Current: 0.5

-94.8
780.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.20
BAK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BAK: -12.20 )
BAK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -94.9   Max: 616
Current: -12.2

-94.9
616
EPS Growth (%) -44.70
BAK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
119% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BAK: -44.70 )
BAK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -95.7   Max: 532.9
Current: -44.7

-95.7
532.9
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Cash & Debt
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Preferred stocks of Braskem SA

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
XBRK.Spain5.143.89Pfd Shs -A
BRDA.Germany5.323.94Pfd Shs -A

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 34.50
BAK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. BAK: 34.50 )
BAK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.47   Max: 2717.05
Current: 34.5

3.47
2717.05
P/B 1.83
BAK's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. BAK: 1.83 )
BAK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.83

0.57
2.31
P/S 0.33
BAK's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. BAK: 0.33 )
BAK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.33

0.11
0.59
EV-to-EBIT 9.77
BAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. BAK: 9.77 )
BAK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 4574.2
Current: 9.77

4.2
4574.2
PEG 1.30
BAK's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BAK: 1.30 )
BAK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 13.05
Current: 1.3

1.3
13.05
Shiller P/E 288.56
BAK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. BAK: 288.56 )
BAK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 390
Current: 288.56

0.06
390

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.70
BAK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BAK: 5.70 )
BAK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 5.21
Current: 5.7

3.21
5.21
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.70
BAK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BAK: 5.70 )
BAK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 5.21
Current: 5.7

3.21
5.21
Share Buyback Rate -3.60
BAK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BAK: -3.60 )
BAK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 86.2   Max: -2260
Current: -3.6

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.20
BAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BAK: 10.20 )
BAK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 23.9
Current: 10.2

3.7
23.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.38
BAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. BAK: 6.38 )
BAK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.3   Max: 6.7
Current: 6.38

-2.3
6.7

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:XBRK.Spain, BRD.Germany, BRDA.Germany
Braskem S.A. was incorporated as a corporation under the laws of Brazil. The Company manufactures, sells, imports and exports chemical and petrochemical products and fuels. It produce a diversified portfolio of petrochemical and thermoplastic products and have a strategic focus on thermoplastic resins, including polyethylene, polypropylene and PVC .The Company's business operations are organized into four business units namely Basic Petrochemicals; Polyolefins; Vinyls; and International Business. 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. The International Business Unit's polypropylene plants are located in United States and Germany. 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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