LyondellBasell Industries

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. operates as a manufacturer of chemicals and polymers, refiner of crude oil, producer of gasoline blending components, and developer and licensor of technologies for production of polymers. The company operates in five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas; Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, International; Intermediates and Derivatives; Refining; and Technology. It produces and markets olefins, including ethylene, propylene, and butadiene; polyolefins, which consist of high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, linear low density polyethylene, and polypropylene (PP); specialty polyolefins comprising PP compounds, catalloy process resins, and polybutene-1 resins; and aromatics, which include benzene. The company also produces and markets propylene oxide (PO); PO co-products, such as styrene monomers and tertiary butyl alcohol; PO derivatives consisting of propylene glycol, propylene glycol ethers, and butanediol; acetyls, including methanol, acetic acid, and vinyl acetate monomers; and ethylene derivatives, such as ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, ethylene glycol ethers, and ethanol. In addition, it refines gasoline and components, ultra low sulfur diesel, jet fuel, lube oils, and aromatics. Further, the company develops and licenses chemical, polyolefin, and other process technologies, as well as provides associated engineering and other services; and develops, manufactures, and sells polyolefin catalysts.

Company Growth (employees)
Houston, US
Size (employees)
13,000 (est)
LyondellBasell Industries was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, US

LyondellBasell Industries Office Locations

LyondellBasell Industries has an office in Houston
Houston, US (HQ)
1221 Mc Kinney St

LyondellBasell Industries Data and Metrics

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LyondellBasell Industries's revenue was reported to be $29.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 11% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

29.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.8 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

5.1 b

Market capitalization (19-Jul-2017)

35.1 b

Closing share price (19-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

875 m


42.6 b
LyondellBasell Industries's current market capitalization is $35.1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


44.1 b45.6 b32.7 b29.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

23.2 b

Gross profit

6.1 b6.7 b7.1 b6 b

Gross profit Margin, %


R&D expense

99 m

General and administrative expense

833 m

Operating expense total

1 b933 m930 m932 m


5.1 b5.7 b6.1 b5.1 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(322 m)

Interest income

17 m

Pre tax profit

5.2 b

Income tax expense

1.4 b

Net Income

3.9 b4.2 b4.5 b3.8 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


4.5 b1 b924 m875 m


5.3 b4.5 b4.1 b3.8 b

Current Assets

14.6 b11.6 b9.8 b9.6 b


8.5 b8.8 b9 b10.1 b


605 m566 m536 m528 m

Total Assets

27.3 b24.3 b22.8 b23.4 b

Accounts Payable

2 b

Total Debt

8.4 b

Current Liabilities

5.5 b5.4 b4.3 b4.5 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

10.4 b10.4 b10.2 b10.2 b

Retained Earnings

4 b6.8 b9.8 b12.3 b

Total Equity

12.5 b8.3 b6.6 b6.1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.4 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x2.9 x3.5 x3.9 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3.9 b4.2 b4.5 b3.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1 b1 b1 b1.1 b

Accounts Receivable

(64 m)358 m780 m(383 m)


(150 m)(210 m)(240 m)123 m

Accounts Payable

275 m(378 m)(786 m)383 m

Cash From Operating Activities

4.8 b6 b5.8 b5.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.6 b)(1.5 b)(1.4 b)(2.2 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(1.6 b)(3.5 b)(1.1 b)(2.3 b)

Dividends Paid

(1.1 b)(1.4 b)(1.4 b)(1.4 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(1.6 b)(5.9 b)(4.9 b)(3.3 b)

Interest Paid

266 m343 m310 m346 m
USDY, 2016


8.4 x


7.6 x


2.2 m


1.4 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.9 x

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