EPS for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Expected At $2.49

January 22, 2018 - By Vivian Park

 EPS for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Expected At $2.49
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 52 investors sold LyondellBasell Industries N.V. shares while 276 reduced holdings. 88 funds opened positions while 187 raised stakes. 287.42 million shares or 0.30% less from 288.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
2,810 are held by Huntington Fincl Bank. Ativo Capital Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.61% or 23,122 shares. Spc Financial Inc invested in 4,450 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) has invested 0% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Beech Hill Inc reported 59,150 shares. Everence Cap Mngmt, Indiana-based fund reported 13,040 shares. Highstreet Asset Mgmt reported 0.15% stake. 1,227 are owned by Covington Management. Kbc Nv stated it has 0.22% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). S&Co holds 0.13% of its portfolio in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 10,475 shares. Pggm Invests reported 714,345 shares or 0.35% of all its holdings. First In holds 0.01% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) or 200 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, a New Mexico-based fund reported 29,800 shares. D E Shaw Comm owns 0% invested in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) for 19,469 shares. Next Fincl Incorporated has invested 0.01% in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB).

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $287,581 activity.

Analysts expect LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) to report $2.49 EPS on February, 2.They anticipate $0.31 EPS change or 14.22 % from last quarter’s $2.18 EPS. LYB’s profit would be $982.21 million giving it 12.04 P/E if the $2.49 EPS is correct. After having $2.41 EPS previously, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.’s analysts see 3.32 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.59% or $3.03 during the last trading session, reaching $119.92. About 2.86 million shares traded or 39.68% up from the average. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has risen 0.33% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.37% the S&P500.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) Ratings Coverage

Among 24 analysts covering LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. LyondellBasell had 66 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $118.0 target in Tuesday, January 2 report. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, April 25 with “Neutral”. The rating was downgraded by HSBC on Tuesday, October 10 to “Hold”. As per Monday, July 31, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. As per Tuesday, April 5, the company rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, February 10. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 17 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, September 13 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 22 with “Hold”.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a maker of chemicals and polymers, refiner of crude oil, producer of gasoline blending components, and developer and licensor of technologies for production of polymers worldwide. The company has market cap of $47.30 billion. The firm operates in five divisions: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Refining; and Technology. It has a 12.87 P/E ratio. It produces and markets olefins, including ethylene, propylene, and butadiene; polyethylene products, which consist of high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, and linear low density polyethylene; polyolefins, such as polyethylene and polypropylene ; and PP homopolymers, copolymers, and compounds.

More recent LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Why LyondellBasell Industries is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (LYB)” on December 27, 2017. Also Valuewalk.com published the news titled: “Activist Investor Filings for January 08, 2018 – LyondellBasell Industries …” on January 09, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “LyondellBasell: Positive Surprises In 2018” with publication date: January 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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