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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.22
BASFY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 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
71% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 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 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.26 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
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
7.84%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.50
BASFY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 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
62% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 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
67% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 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 1096 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 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 1091 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 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
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.90
BASFY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BASFY: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BASFY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.9  Med: 5.8 Max: 20.2
Current: -0.9
-17.9
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
BASFY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. BASFY: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BASFY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 9.05 Max: 30.3
Current: 1.7
-9.7
30.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
BASFY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. BASFY: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BASFY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 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
P/E(ttm) 22.23
BASFY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.02 vs. BASFY: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BASFY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.07  Med: 13.07 Max: 56.38
Current: 22.23
5.07
56.38
Forward P/E 21.98
BASFY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. BASFY: 21.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.23
BASFY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BASFY: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BASFY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.07  Med: 13.07 Max: 56.38
Current: 22.23
5.07
56.38
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 39.37
BASFY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.85 vs. BASFY: 39.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BASFY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 11.91 Max: 39.49
Current: 39.37
4.66
39.49
P/B 2.83
BASFY's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BASFY: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BASFY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.21
Current: 2.83
1.07
3.21
P/S 1.45
BASFY's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BASFY: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BASFY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.45
0.45
1.61
PFCF 33.51
BASFY's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. BASFY: 33.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BASFY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 15.48 Max: 50.38
Current: 33.51
5.67
50.38
POCF 12.12
BASFY's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. BASFY: 12.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BASFY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 8.35 Max: 68
Current: 12.12
3.19
68
EV-to-EBIT 18.71
BASFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. BASFY: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BASFY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.2 Max: 18.78
Current: 18.71
4
18.78
EV-to-EBITDA 9.79
BASFY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. BASFY: 9.79 )
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: 9.82
Current: 9.79
2.5
9.82
Shiller P/E 18.31
BASFY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.59 vs. BASFY: 18.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BASFY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 16.83 Max: 30.04
Current: 18.31
11.52
30.04
Current Ratio 1.67
BASFY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1066 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
64% of the 1066 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
71% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 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
54% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.25 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 819 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.45 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 3.50
BASFY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. BASFY: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BASFY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.71 Max: 7.05
Current: 3.5
2.45
7.05
Dividend Payout 0.73
BASFY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
84% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BASFY: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BASFY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.73
0.33
1.27
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.80
BASFY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
57% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BASFY: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BASFY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.2
Current: 3.8
0
15.2
Forward Dividend Yield 3.50
BASFY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. BASFY: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.48
BASFY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. BASFY: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BASFY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.84  Med: 5.81 Max: 11.05
Current: 5.48
3.84
11.05

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.86
BASFY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BASFY: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BASFY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.98 Max: 6.17
Current: 4.86
0.79
6.17
Price/Projected FCF 1.59
BASFY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BASFY: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BASFY' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.59
0.51
1.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.69
BASFY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BASFY: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BASFY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.69
0.37
1.73
Price/Graham Number 2.19
BASFY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BASFY: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BASFY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.36
Current: 2.19
0.43
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.31
BASFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BASFY: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BASFY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 10.8 Max: 24.7
Current: 5.31
5.3
24.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.42
BASFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. BASFY: 1.42 )
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: 13.1 Max: 31.3
Current: 1.42
1.2
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $62,942
EPS (TTM) $ 4.50
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $63.52 - 96.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)918.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 59,195 61,872 64,372
EPS ($) 2.63 3.04 2.59
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.63 3.04 2.59
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
7.41%
Dividends Per Share ($) 3.13 3.20 3.27
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