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How to buy Braskem SA Class A (BAK) stocks

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Braskem SA Class A is a chemicals business based in the US. Braskem SA Class A stocks (BAK.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $22.29 – an increase of 6.57% over the previous week. Braskem SA Class A employs 8,312 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $109.7 billion.

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Braskem SA Class A stock price (NYSE:BAK)

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Braskem SA Class A shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Latest market close$15.09
52-week range$14.03 - $23.59
50-day moving average $17.12
200-day moving average $19.16
Wall St. target price$23.60
PE ratio 1.9048
Dividend yield $0 (18.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.43

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Is it a good time to buy Braskem SA Class A stock?

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Braskem SA Class A price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $15.09 from 2022-06-28

1 week (2022-06-22) 6.12%
1 month (2022-06-01) -20.75%
3 months (2022-04-01) -20.03%
6 months (2021-12-31) -28.45%
1 year (2021-07-01) -34.76%
2 years (2020-07-01) 68.79%
3 years (2019-07-01) 18.39
5 years (2017-06-29) 20.52

Is Braskem SA Class A under- or over-valued?

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

Braskem SA Class A's P/E ratio

Braskem SA Class 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 2x. In other words, Braskem SA Class A shares trade at around 2x 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 SA Class A's EBITDA

Braskem SA Class A's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $27.8 billion.

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

Braskem SA Class A financials

Revenue TTM $109.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.37%
Gross profit TTM $32 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.94%
Return on equity TTM 35.22%
Profit margin 14.02%
Book value $29.14
Market capitalisation $5.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Braskem SA Class A share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 51.25% of net profits

Recently Braskem SA Class A has paid out, on average, around 51.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 18.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Braskem SA Class A shareholders could enjoy a 18.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Braskem SA Class A's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

Braskem SA Class A's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Braskem SA Class A's most recent dividend payout was on 11 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Braskem SA Class A's shares ever split?

Braskem SA Class 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 SA Class A shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Braskem SA Class A shares which in turn could have impacted Braskem SA Class A's share price.

Braskem SA Class A share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Braskem SA Class A's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.03 up to $23.5925. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BAK.US volatility(beta: 1.11)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 SA Class A's is 1.1052. This would suggest that Braskem SA Class A's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Braskem SA Class 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.

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