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  • Last Close 11.03
  • Sector Basic Materials
  • Industry Chemicals
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 10.98  –  11.08
  • Year Range 9.01  –  14.67
  • Market Cap 39.2531 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 178,438.0 /  169,593.2
  • Price / Sales 0.48
  • Price / Book 0.95
  • Forward Div Yield 7.81%
  • Trailing Div Yield 8.51%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis BASFY

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BASF's Long-Run Prospects Still Solid Despite Near-Term Economic Headwinds

Business Strategy and Outlook

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BASF is the world’s largest chemical company, producing commodity and specialty chemicals in nearly every major chemical category. The firm maintains a top-three market position in more than two thirds of its businesses. The company’s products are sold to a wide variety of end markets ranging from industrials to transportation to pharmaceuticals to agriculture. Its catalysts business represents about 20%-25% of annual revenue, and the remaining 12 business lines each account for roughly 10% or less.

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Company Profile BASFY

Business Description

Founded in 1865 and based in Germany, BASF is the world’s largest chemical company, with products spanning the full spectrum of commodities to specialties. In addition, the company is a strong player in agricultural crop protection chemicals and emissions control catalysts for cars and trucks. Given its sheer size, BASF has a top-three market position in roughly 70% of its businesses.

Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, 67056, DEU
Industry Chemicals
Employees 111,315

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FAQs for Basf SE ADR Stock

Yes. BASFY has a forward dividend yield of 8.48%. See BASFY’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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BASFY’s market cap is 39.25 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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BASFY’s stock style is Large Value.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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BASFY’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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