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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 0.11
BASFY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BASFY: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BASFY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.17 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
BASFY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BASFY: 0.43 )
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: 0.43
0.32
0.48
Interest Coverage 11.99
BASFY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.76 vs. BASFY: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BASFY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 11.12 Max: 12.84
Current: 11.99
5.12
12.84
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.86
Beneish M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
6.50%
11.66%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.40
BASFY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BASFY: 11.40 )
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: 12.62
Current: 11.4
7.25
12.62
Net Margin % 7.27
BASFY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. BASFY: 7.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BASFY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.81 Max: 8.42
Current: 7.27
2.78
8.42
ROE % 14.29
BASFY's ROE % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. BASFY: 14.29 )
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: 14.29
8.05
27.17
ROA % 5.84
BASFY's ROA % is ranked higher than
58% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. BASFY: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BASFY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 7.58 Max: 10.26
Current: 5.84
2.76
10.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.96
BASFY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. BASFY: 16.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BASFY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.7  Med: 23.2 Max: 33.65
Current: 16.96
15.7
33.65
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -8.00
BASFY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. BASFY: -8.00 )
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: 5.5 Max: 20.2
Current: -8
-17.9
20.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.00
BASFY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BASFY: -1.00 )
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: 8.2 Max: 30.3
Current: -1
-9.7
30.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -5.40
BASFY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. BASFY: -5.40 )
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: 3.1 Max: 73
Current: -5.4
-28.4
73
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Q2 2016

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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,
Headquarter Location:Germany
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.

Based in Germany, BASF is the world's largest chemical company, with products spanning the full spectrum of commodities to specialities. In addition, the company is a strong player in agricultural crop protection and has a sizeable exploration and production business in oil and gas. Given its sheer size, BASF has a top-three market position in 70% of its businesses. More than half of sales are generated in Europe, while North America and Asia each account for about 20% of sales.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.62
BASFY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.14 vs. BASFY: 17.62 )
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: 17.62
5.07
56.38
Forward PE Ratio 15.36
BASFY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. BASFY: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.62
BASFY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
52% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. BASFY: 17.62 )
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: 17.62
5.07
56.38
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.97
BASFY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
61% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. BASFY: 23.97 )
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: 12.36 Max: 35.52
Current: 23.97
4.66
35.52
PB Ratio 2.28
BASFY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BASFY: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BASFY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.36 Max: 3.21
Current: 2.28
1.07
3.21
PS Ratio 1.28
BASFY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BASFY: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BASFY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.28
0.45
1.6
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.44
BASFY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. BASFY: 21.44 )
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: 5.65  Med: 15.81 Max: 50.44
Current: 21.44
5.65
50.44
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.27
BASFY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. BASFY: 10.27 )
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: 3.18  Med: 8.36 Max: 73.36
Current: 10.27
3.18
73.36
EV-to-EBIT 14.09
BASFY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. BASFY: 14.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BASFY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 9.7 Max: 17.4
Current: 14.09
4
17.4
EV-to-EBITDA 8.45
BASFY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
96% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. BASFY: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BASFY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.4 Max: 9.7
Current: 8.45
2.5
9.7
Shiller PE Ratio 16.59
BASFY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.52 vs. BASFY: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
BASFY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.52  Med: 17.06 Max: 30.04
Current: 16.59
11.52
30.04
Current Ratio 1.95
BASFY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. BASFY: 1.95 )
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: 1.95
1.05
3.06
Quick Ratio 1.25
BASFY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. BASFY: 1.25 )
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: 1.25
0.69
2.37
Days Inventory 87.34
BASFY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.16 vs. BASFY: 87.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BASFY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.41  Med: 65.44 Max: 91.55
Current: 87.34
52.41
91.55
Days Sales Outstanding 79.57
BASFY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.97 vs. BASFY: 79.57 )
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: 69.46
Current: 79.57
45.41
69.46
Days Payable 43.23
BASFY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
57% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. BASFY: 43.23 )
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: 42.85
Current: 43.23
21.48
42.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.55
BASFY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BASFY: 3.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BASFY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.05
Current: 3.55
2.45
7.05
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.62
BASFY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. BASFY: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
BASFY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.62
0.33
1.27
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.70
BASFY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BASFY: 3.70 )
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: 3.7
0
15.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.53
BASFY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. BASFY: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.57
BASFY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
78% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BASFY: 4.57 )
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: 3.16  Med: 4.74 Max: 9.08
Current: 4.57
3.16
9.08

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.13
BASFY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. BASFY: 4.13 )
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: 3.99 Max: 6.17
Current: 4.13
0.79
6.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.43
BASFY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. BASFY: 1.43 )
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: 1.2 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.43
0.51
1.59
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.47
BASFY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BASFY: 1.47 )
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: 0.55  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.47
0.55
1.7
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.80
BASFY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BASFY: 1.80 )
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: 1.48 Max: 4.36
Current: 1.8
0.43
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.10
BASFY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. BASFY: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BASFY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 10.3 Max: 24.7
Current: 7.1
5.7
24.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.19
BASFY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. BASFY: 3.19 )
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: 1.1  Med: 12.25 Max: 31.3
Current: 3.19
1.1
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $65,690
EPS (TTM) $ 5.20
Beta1.10
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $71.05 - 100.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)918.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 66,790 70,007 74,374
EPS ($) 5.78 6.61 7.22
EPS without NRI ($) 5.78 6.61 7.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.41%
Dividends per Share ($) 3.37 3.46 3.62
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