At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Company Growth (employees)
Ludwigshafen Am Rhein, DE
Size (employees)
113,763 (est)
Basf was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE

Basf Office Locations

Basf has an office in Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, DE (HQ)
38 Carl-Bosch-Straße

Basf Financials and Metrics

Basf Financials

Basf's revenue was reported to be €70.4 b in FY, 2015 which is a 5% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

70.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

19.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

4 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

6.2 b

Market capitalization (18-Oct-2017)

82.9 b

Closing share price (18-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

2.2 b


91.8 b
Basf's current market capitalization is €82.9 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


74.3 b70.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

55.8 b51.4 b

Gross profit

18.5 b19.1 b
EURY, 2014Y, 2015


1.7 b2.2 b

Total Assets

71.4 b70.8 b

Total Debt

3.5 b11.1 b

Total Liabilities

43.2 b39.3 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

7 b9.4 b
Y, 2015


14.6 x


9.6 x
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Basf Market Value History

Basf Revenue Breakdown

Basf Median Salaries

Source: 76 public H-1B filings from Basf

Traffic Overview of Basf

Basf Online and Social Media Presence

Basf Company Life and Culture

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