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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB)?

The company in question is, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) currently with a stock price of 78.44 (1.71% today). The market cap for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is 32355.72, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Specialty Chemicals industry. The target price for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is 88.39. Currently LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is trading with a P/E of 8.52, and a forward P/E of 8.08. Average volume for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is 3332.53 and so far today it is 2881300.

Performance in the last year for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has been -5.78%. For EPS growth, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has seen a growth of 20.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 0.99%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -11.60% over the last five years and could be -0.81% for the next five years. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -19.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -9.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.45%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -2.30%.

Since the IPO date for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. on the 4/28/2010, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has seen performance year to date to be -7.86%. With LyondellBasell Industries N.V. trading at 78.44, the dividend yield is 4.33%, and the EPS is 9.2.

So could LyondellBasell Industries N.V., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 8.52. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.1 and the P/B is at 5.34. The P/cash is 15.53, with P/free cash flow at 15.14.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 1.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.35, and total debt/equity at 1.45.

In terms of margins, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. has a gross margin of 21.60%, an operating margin of 18.70% and a profit margin of 13.90%.Payout ratio for LyondellBasell Industries N.V. is 34.60%. Return on assets come to 17.50% with return on investment coming to 30.00%.

Insider ownership for LyondellBasell Industries N.V., is at 18.58% and institutional ownership comes to 76.20%. Outstanding shares are at 412.49. While shares float is 336.63. The float short is currently 2.61%, and short ratio is 2.64.

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