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 McKinney St

LyondellBasell Industries Financials and Metrics

LyondellBasell Industries Financials

LyondellBasell Industries's revenue was reported to be $29.2 b in FY, 2016

Net income (Q3, 2017)

1.1 b

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

1.3 b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2017)

41.2 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.2 b


48.5 b
LyondellBasell Industries's current market capitalization is $41.2 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 b
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cost of goods sold

7 b6.5 b5.2 b5.7 b5.9 b7 b6.6 b6.9 b

R&D expense

25 m25 m24 m24 m25 m25 m25 m27 m

General and administrative expense

228 m194 m193 m199 m188 m204 m200 m218 m

Operating expense total

253 m219 m217 m223 m213 m229 m225 m245 m
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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


4.4 b2.7 b2 b1.2 b1.6 b1.3 b1.5 b1.3 b1.1 b740 m485 m734 m1.2 b


5.4 b5.6 b5.3 b5.4 b4.3 b4.2 b4.1 b4 b4 b4 b3.9 b4 b4.2 b

Current Assets

14.6 b15 b13.7 b12.9 b11.6 b12 b11.2 b10.3 b10 b9.6 b9.7 b10.1 b11.1 b


8.2 b8.6 b8.7 b8.6 b8.4 b8.6 b8.8 b9.4 b9.7 b10.1 b10.4 b10.6 b10.7 b
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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

2.7 b944 m2.1 b3.4 b1.2 b2.5 b3.7 b1 b2.1 b3.1 b797 m1.9 b3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

769 m256 m510 m772 m287 m534 m782 m268 m534 m791 m296 m582 m876 m

Accounts Receivable

(106 m)(105 m)(246 m)(240 m)197 m(35 m)408 m(135 m)(281 m)(323 m)(432 m)(138 m)(278 m)


(282 m)(305 m)(53 m)(274 m)(4 m)141 m(12 m)15 m26 m23 m(44 m)(95 m)(219 m)
Y, 2017


36.4 x


13 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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