LyondellBasell Indus Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  93.85
 Dividend  4.52
 Earnings  4.81
 Cash-flow  10.31
 Book value  22.89
 Equity  23.81

LyondellBasell Indus is part of Chemicals business, which is part of Basic Materials industry. LyondellBasell Indus is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

LyondellBasell Indus paid a total dividend of 1,510 million USD last year, for a market value of 31,346 millions (Market Cap 24,617 millions). Dividend per share of LyondellBasell Indus is 4.52 USD, and his stock market price 93.85 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, LyondellBasell Indus has a dividend yield of 4.82%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Basic Materials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare LyondellBasell Indus dividend yield with other Chemicals companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of LyondellBasell Indus

LyondellBasell Indus Dividend Payout

About the ability of LyondellBasell Indus to maintain his current dividend of USD 4.52 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.82%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). LyondellBasell Indus payout on ernings is currently 93.97%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Basic Materials industry, which are 39.27% and 51.13% respectively. Both figures show that LyondellBasell Indus can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of LyondellBasell Indus is USD 10.31 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 4.52, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of LyondellBasell Indus, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Basic Materials industry and Chemicals sector companies.

LyondellBasell Indus payout

LyondellBasell Indus Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present4.82%4.5293.97%334
20204.58%4.2037.57%334
20194.45%4.2031.56%335
20184.81%4.0037.52%384
20173.26%3.6034.25%396
20163.76%3.4032.76%416
20153.26%3.1243.64%466

*In millions

LyondellBasell Indus Stock performance

Finally, last moth LyondellBasell Indus showed a return of -6.50% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -2.32% of Basic Materials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 33.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Chemicals firms.

LyondellBasell Indus stock and market return