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LyondellBasell Industries NV  (NYSE:LYB) Net Margin %: 7.80% (As of Dec. 2018)

Net margin is calculated as Net Income divided by its Revenue. LyondellBasell Industries NV's Net Income for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $692 Mil. LyondellBasell Industries NV's Revenue for the three months ended in Dec. 2018 was $8,876 Mil. Therefore, LyondellBasell Industries NV's net margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2018 was 7.80%.

NYSE:LYB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.29   Max: 24.67
Current: 12.02

-9.29
24.67

NYSE:LYB's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. NYSE:LYB: 12.02 )

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

* Premium members only.

LyondellBasell Industries NV Annual Data

Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Net Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 9.15 13.67 13.14 14.15 12.02

LyondellBasell Industries NV Quarterly Data

Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18
Net Margin % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 20.73 12.60 16.21 10.96 7.80

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


LyondellBasell Industries NV Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where LyondellBasell Industries NV's Net Margin % falls into.



Calculation

Net margin - also known as net profit margin is the ratio of Net Income divided by net sales or Revenue, usually presented in percent.

LyondellBasell Industries NV's Net Margin for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (A: Dec. 2018 )/Revenue (A: Dec. 2018 )
=4690/39004
=12.02 %

LyondellBasell Industries NV's Net Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2018 is calculated as

Net Margin=Net Income (Q: Dec. 2018 )/Revenue (Q: Dec. 2018 )
=692/8876
=7.80 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Although Net Income and Earnings-per-Share (EPS) are the most widely used parameter in measuring a company's profitability and valuation, it is the least reliable. The reason is that reported earnings can be manipulated easily by adjusting any numbers such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amotorization and non-recurring items.

But the long term trend of the net margin is a good indicator of the competitiveness and health of the business.


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