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How to buy Braskem S-A stock | $19.52

Learn how to easily invest in Braskem S-A stock.

Braskem S.A is a chemicals business based in the US. Braskem S-A shares (BAK) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Braskem S-A stock price (NYSE: BAK)

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Braskem S-A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$19.52
52-week range$7.56 - $26.93
50-day moving average $23.17
200-day moving average $21.41
Wall St. target price$24.25
PE ratio 5.0657
Dividend yield $0.41 (5.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.26

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Is it a good time to buy Braskem S-A stock?

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Braskem S-A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $19.52 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -9.59%
1 month (2021-09-23) -8.70%
3 months (2021-07-23) -13.48%
6 months (2021-04-23) 1.56%
1 year (2020-10-23) 116.41%
2 years (2019-10-23) 39.46%
3 years (2018-10-23) 28.48
5 years (2016-10-21) 8.63%

Is Braskem S-A under- or over-valued?

Valuing Braskem S-A stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Braskem S-A's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Braskem S-A's P/E ratio

Braskem S-A's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Braskem S-A shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Braskem S-A's EBITDA

Braskem S-A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $23.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Braskem S-A's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Braskem S-A financials

Revenue TTM $83.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.01%
Gross profit TTM $11.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 14.59%
Return on equity TTM 35422.18%
Profit margin 11.15%
Book value $21.76
Market capitalisation $8.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Braskem S-A shares

There are currently 309,918 Braskem S-A shares held short by investors – that's known as Braskem S-A's "short interest". This figure is 28.6% up from 241,065 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Braskem S-A shares can be evaluated.

Braskem S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Braskem S-A's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Braskem S-A shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Braskem S-A shares traded daily (recently around 240246.51162791). Braskem S-A's SIR currently stands at 1.29. In other words for every 100,000 Braskem S-A shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1290 shares are currently held short.

However Braskem S-A's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Braskem S-A shares, or, against the total number of tradable Braskem S-A shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Braskem S-A's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Braskem S-A shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0031% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Braskem S-A shares, roughly 3 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Braskem S-A.

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Braskem S-A share dividends

We're not expecting Braskem S-A to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Braskem S-A's shares ever split?

Braskem S-A's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 May 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Braskem S-A shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Braskem S-A shares which in turn could have impacted Braskem S-A's share price.

Braskem S-A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Braskem S-A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.56 up to $26.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BAK.US volatility(beta: 0.94)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Braskem S-A's is 0.9401. This would suggest that Braskem S-A's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Braskem S-A overview

Braskem S. A. , together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. The company operates through three segments: Brazil, United States and Europe, and Mexico. The Brazil segment produces and sells chemicals, including ethylene, polymer and chemical grade propylene, butadiene, butene-1, benzene, toluene, and xylenes products; fuels, such as automotive gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas, ethyl tertiary-butyl ether, and methyl tertiary-butyl ether; intermediates, such as cumene; aliphatics, aromatics, and hydrogenated solvents; and specialties comprising isoprene, dicyclopentadiene, piperylene, nonene, tetramer, polyisobutylene, and hydrocarbon resins. This segment also produces and sells polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP); supplies electricity and other inputs to second-generation producers; produces and sells of PE, including the production of green PE from renewable resources; and produces and sells polyvinyl chloride and caustic soda. The United States and Europe segment produces and sells PP in the United States and Germany.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Braskem S-A is owned by institutions?
Currently 2.248% of Braskem S-A shares are held by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Braskem S-A?
Braskem S-A's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Braskem S-A based?
Braskem S-A's address is: Rua Eteno, 1561, Camaçari, BA, Brazil, 42810-000
What is Braskem S-A's ISIN number?
Braskem S-A's international securities identification number is: US1055321053
What is Braskem S-A's CUSIP number?
Braskem S-A's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 105532105

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