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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.40
LYB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. LYB: 0.40 )
LYB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4

Equity to Asset 0.38
LYB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. LYB: 0.38 )
LYB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.32   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.38

-0.32
0.5
Interest Coverage 16.51
LYB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. LYB: 16.51 )
LYB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 16.51
Current: 16.51

0.18
16.51
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.81
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
7.08%
33.18%
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 12.75
LYB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. LYB: 12.75 )
LYB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.69   Max: 11.58
Current: 12.75

-11.69
11.58
Net-margin (%) 9.80
LYB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. LYB: 9.80 )
LYB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.44   Max: 24.67
Current: 9.8

-14.44
24.67
ROE (%) 40.14
LYB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. LYB: 40.14 )
LYB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.41   Max: 793.36
Current: 40.14

19.41
793.36
ROA (%) 16.97
LYB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. LYB: 16.97 )
LYB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -51.1   Max: 38.12
Current: 16.97

-51.1
38.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.28
LYB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. LYB: 44.28 )
LYB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -65.86   Max: 40.17
Current: 44.28

-65.86
40.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
LYB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LYB: 2.10 )
LYB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.9
Current: 2.1

0
12.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.10
LYB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. LYB: -18.10 )
LYB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -18.1
Current: -18.1

EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.30
LYB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LYB: 36.30 )
LYB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.3
Current: 36.3

0
36.3
» LYB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

LYB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 5,810 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 12,859,004 sh (+61.33%)
Murray Stahl 8,715 sh (+29.92%)
PRIMECAP Management 189,500 sh (+17.56%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,096,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,500 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 2,138,934 sh (-1.85%)
David Dreman 2,823 sh (-2.08%)
Leon Cooperman 1,695,833 sh (-10.61%)
Jeremy Grantham 140,064 sh (-54.52%)
Steven Cohen 424,914 sh (-74.51%)
Louis Moore Bacon 69,437 sh (-81.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 185,784 sh (-85.99%)
Caxton Associates 8,200 sh (-99.28%)
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Q2 2014

LYB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 203,600 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 39,946 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 2,700 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,240,200 sh (+13.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,814 sh (+0.07%)
Steven Cohen 471,800 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,500 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 184,200 sh (-2.8%)
Murray Stahl 7,818 sh (-10.29%)
Pioneer Investments 1,904,017 sh (-10.98%)
Andreas Halvorsen 10,771,736 sh (-16.23%)
Louis Moore Bacon 50,510 sh (-27.26%)
Leon Cooperman 1,020,733 sh (-39.81%)
Jeremy Grantham 62,200 sh (-55.59%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,904 sh (-95.75%)
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Q3 2014

LYB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 336 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,130,700 sh (+139.66%)
Jim Simons 322,100 sh (+58.2%)
Ray Dalio 3,400 sh (+25.93%)
Louis Moore Bacon 61,581 sh (+21.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,188 sh (+6.43%)
Pioneer Investments 1,941,959 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,500 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 184,200 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,240,200 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 39,647 sh (-0.75%)
Murray Stahl 7,468 sh (-4.48%)
Leon Cooperman 926,933 sh (-9.19%)
Jeremy Grantham 51,000 sh (-18.01%)
Andreas Halvorsen 7,125,171 sh (-33.85%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,900 sh (-50.66%)
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Q4 2014

LYB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

George Soros 2,833,286 sh (New)
Scott Black 99,269 sh (New)
John Hussman 2,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 178,741 sh (+2788.51%)
David Dreman 5,126 sh (+1425.6%)
Paul Tudor Jones 34,993 sh (+797.26%)
Louis Moore Bacon 152,276 sh (+147.28%)
Murray Stahl 10,462 sh (+40.09%)
Leon Cooperman 1,104,022 sh (+19.1%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,428,100 sh (+15.15%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,641 sh (+15.12%)
PRIMECAP Management 184,200 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 10,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 321,300 sh (-0.25%)
Ray Dalio 2,534 sh (-25.47%)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,049,281 sh (-43.17%)
Pioneer Investments 840,369 sh (-56.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,633 sh (-92.88%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LYB

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
George Soros 2014-12-31 New Buy2.5%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%2833286
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-12-31 Reduce -43.17%1.34%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%4049281
Scott Black 2014-12-31 New Buy1.1%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%99269
Leon Cooperman 2014-12-31 Add 19.1%0.24%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%1104022
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 2788.51%0.11%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%178741
David Dreman 2014-12-31 Add 1425.6%0.03%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%5126
John Hussman 2014-12-31 New Buy0.02%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%2500
Ray Dalio 2014-12-31 Reduce -25.47%$70.61 - $103 $ 86.490%2534
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-09-30 Reduce -33.85%1.56%$97.68 - $114.59 $ 86.49-20%7125171
Leon Cooperman 2014-09-30 Reduce -9.19%0.12%$97.68 - $114.59 $ 86.49-20%926933
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 25.93%$97.68 - $114.59 $ 86.49-20%3400
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy$97.68 - $114.59 $ 86.49-20%336
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 Reduce -39.81%0.8%$87.04 - $100.72 $ 86.49-9%1020733
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-06-30 Reduce -16.23%0.78%$87.04 - $100.72 $ 86.49-9%10771736
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$87.04 - $100.72 $ 86.49-9%0
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy$87.04 - $100.72 $ 86.49-9%2700
Andreas Halvorsen 2014-03-31 Add 61.33%1.82%$75.74 - $91.06 $ 86.493%12859004
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.59%$75.74 - $91.06 $ 86.493%0
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 Reduce -10.61%0.23%$75.74 - $91.06 $ 86.493%1695833
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$75.74 - $91.06 $ 86.493%5810
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.10
LYB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. LYB: 10.10 )
LYB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 15.73
Current: 10.1

0.86
15.73
Forward P/E 9.47
LYB's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. LYB: 9.47 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.10
LYB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. LYB: 10.10 )
LYB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 15.11
Current: 10.1

0.86
15.11
P/B 4.41
LYB's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. LYB: 4.41 )
LYB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 5.87
Current: 4.41

0.99
5.87
P/S 0.99
LYB's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LYB: 0.99 )
LYB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.99

0.29
1.37
PFCF 10.80
LYB's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 79.05 vs. LYB: 10.80 )
LYB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 26.51
Current: 10.8

5.5
26.51
POCF 8.05
LYB's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. LYB: 8.05 )
LYB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 19.99
Current: 8.05

3.99
19.99
EV-to-EBIT 7.41
LYB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. LYB: 7.41 )
LYB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 11.8
Current: 7.41

3
11.8
Current Ratio 2.30
LYB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. LYB: 2.30 )
LYB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.23
Current: 2.3

0.8
3.23
Quick Ratio 1.34
LYB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LYB: 1.34 )
LYB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.34

0.48
2.13
Days Inventory 49.71
LYB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.22 vs. LYB: 49.71 )
LYB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.4   Max: 49.81
Current: 49.71

12.4
49.81
Days Sales Outstanding 30.63
LYB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.71 vs. LYB: 30.63 )
LYB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.25   Max: 36.61
Current: 30.63

17.25
36.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.20
LYB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. LYB: 3.20 )
LYB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.68
Current: 3.2

0.24
3.68
Dividend Payout 0.34
LYB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
73% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LYB: 0.34 )
LYB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.34

0.07
0.37
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
LYB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. LYB: 3.20 )
LYB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.68
Current: 3.2

0.24
3.68
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
LYB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. LYB: -0.20 )
LYB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -0.8
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.13
LYB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. LYB: 5.13 )
LYB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 5.54
Current: 5.13

2.07
5.54
Price/Median PS Value 1.39
LYB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LYB: 1.39 )
LYB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.39

0.4
1.76
Price/Graham Number 1.47
LYB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LYB: 1.47 )
LYB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.47

0.47
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.50
LYB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LYB: 13.50 )
LYB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.5   Max: 32.9
Current: 13.5

8.5
32.9

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:DLY.Germany,
Lyondellbasell Industries NV is a public company with limited liability incorporated in Netherlands under Dutch law on October 15, 2009. The Company is an independent chemical company. The Company's operations are managed through five operating segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas, Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, and International, Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining and Technology. O&P—Americas segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, and polyolefins. O&P-EAI segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, polyolefins, and polypropylene compounds. I&D segment produces and markets propylene oxide ("PO") and its co-products and derivatives, acetyls, including methanol, ethanol, ethylene oxide ("EO") and its derivatives, and oxygenated fuels, or oxyfuels. The refining segment refines heavy, high-sulfur crude oils and other crude oils of varied types and sources available on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Technology segment develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts. It owns globally registered and unregistered trademarks including the "LyondellBasell," "Lyondell" and "Equistar" trade names. The Company is subject to national, state, local and foreign environmental laws, regulations, directives, rules and ordinances.
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