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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.22
BASFY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. BASFY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BASFY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.18 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22
Equity-to-Asset 0.40
BASFY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BASFY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BASFY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.4
0.32
0.48
Interest Coverage 9.38
BASFY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.52 vs. BASFY: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BASFY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 11.25 Max: 12.84
Current: 9.38
5.12
12.84
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.86
Beneish M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
7.82%
11.65%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.50
BASFY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. BASFY: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BASFY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.25  Med: 10.32 Max: 12.83
Current: 9.5
7.25
12.83
Net Margin % 6.55
BASFY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. BASFY: 6.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BASFY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.58 Max: 8.42
Current: 6.55
2.78
8.42
ROE % 12.51
BASFY's ROE % is ranked higher than
68% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. BASFY: 12.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BASFY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 18.71 Max: 27.17
Current: 12.51
8.05
27.17
ROA % 5.12
BASFY's ROA % is ranked higher than
58% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. BASFY: 5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BASFY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 7.7 Max: 10.26
Current: 5.12
2.76
10.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 13.47
BASFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. BASFY: 13.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BASFY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.47  Med: 26.28 Max: 34.1
Current: 13.47
13.47
34.1
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.90
BASFY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BASFY: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BASFY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 5.8 Max: 20.2
Current: -0.9
-17.9
20.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 1.70
BASFY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. BASFY: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BASFY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 9.05 Max: 30.3
Current: 1.7
-9.7
30.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.20
BASFY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. BASFY: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BASFY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: 4.55 Max: 73
Current: -6.2
-28.4
73
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals    NAICS: 325199    SIC: 2821
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Traded in other countries:BF.Argentina, BAS.Germany, BASF.Italy, BAS N.Mexico, BAS.Switzerland, BFA.UK,
Basf SE is a chemical company. It operates in five segments namely chemicals, performance products, functional materials and solutions, agriculture solutions and oil and gas.

Basf SE is a chemical company. It sells various products, including commodity chemicals like ethylene and propylene, performance plastics, and specialty chemicals like vitamins, coatings, and crop-protection products. The Company's portfolio is arranged into five segments namely chemicals, performance products, functional materials and solutions, agriculture solutions and oil and gas.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.80
BASFY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.18 vs. BASFY: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BASFY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.07  Med: 13.14 Max: 56.38
Current: 21.8
5.07
56.38
Forward PE Ratio 17.24
BASFY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. BASFY: 17.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.80
BASFY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.18 vs. BASFY: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BASFY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.07  Med: 13.14 Max: 56.38
Current: 21.8
5.07
56.38
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 38.56
BASFY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
75% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. BASFY: 38.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 11.97 Max: 40.04
Current: 38.56
4.66
40.04
PB Ratio 2.77
BASFY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. BASFY: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BASFY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.33 Max: 3.21
Current: 2.77
1.07
3.21
PS Ratio 1.42
BASFY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BASFY: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BASFY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.42
0.45
1.61
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 32.80
BASFY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
79% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. BASFY: 32.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 15.54 Max: 50.38
Current: 32.8
5.67
50.38
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.87
BASFY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. BASFY: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 8.37 Max: 68
Current: 11.87
3.19
68
EV-to-EBIT 18.42
BASFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. BASFY: 18.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BASFY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.3 Max: 19
Current: 18.42
4
19
EV-to-EBITDA 9.60
BASFY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. BASFY: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BASFY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.3 Max: 9.9
Current: 9.6
2.5
9.9
Shiller PE Ratio 17.93
BASFY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.86 vs. BASFY: 17.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BASFY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 16.86 Max: 30.17
Current: 17.93
11.52
30.17
Current Ratio 1.67
BASFY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BASFY: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BASFY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.69 Max: 3.06
Current: 1.67
1.05
3.06
Quick Ratio 1.05
BASFY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BASFY: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BASFY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.05
0.69
2.37
Days Inventory 91.36
BASFY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
72% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.70 vs. BASFY: 91.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BASFY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.41  Med: 64.1 Max: 91.36
Current: 91.36
52.41
91.36
Days Sales Outstanding 63.49
BASFY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 57.32 vs. BASFY: 63.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BASFY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.41  Med: 52.46 Max: 63.49
Current: 63.49
45.41
63.49
Days Payable 36.50
BASFY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.14 vs. BASFY: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BASFY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.48  Med: 32.28 Max: 46.04
Current: 36.5
21.48
46.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.61
BASFY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BASFY: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BASFY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.7 Max: 7.05
Current: 3.61
2.45
7.05
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.73
BASFY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BASFY: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BASFY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.73
0.33
1.27
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.80
BASFY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. BASFY: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
BASFY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.2
Current: 3.8
0
15.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.63
BASFY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. BASFY: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.66
BASFY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. BASFY: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BASFY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.84  Med: 5.8 Max: 11.05
Current: 5.66
3.84
11.05

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.76
BASFY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BASFY: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.98 Max: 6.17
Current: 4.76
0.79
6.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.56
BASFY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BASFY: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.56
0.51
1.59
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.66
BASFY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BASFY: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.66
0.37
1.73
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.15
BASFY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 599 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BASFY: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
BASFY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.36
Current: 2.15
0.43
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.48
BASFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BASFY: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BASFY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 10.7 Max: 24.7
Current: 5.48
5.3
24.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 1.53
BASFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. BASFY: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BASFY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 12.85 Max: 31.3
Current: 1.53
1.2
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $62,942
EPS (TTM) $ 4.50
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $64.38 - 97.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)918.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 59,199 62,519 65,303
EPS ($) 2.70 5.39 6.20
EPS without NRI ($) 2.70 5.39 6.20
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.41%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.13 3.20 3.27
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