Moderate decrease BASF expected
Over the past book year the analyst estimate the revenue to be around 70,89 billion euros. This is marginally more than the 2014's revenue of 74,33 billion euros. The consensus of the analysts for 2015 is a net profit of 4,47 billion euros.
For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of BASF is at profit of 4,53 euros. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 12,89.
Huge dividend BASF
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 2,87 euros.Consequently the dividend return is around 4,91 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,23 percent.
The stock BASF is covered by 26 analysts. The average target price for BASF is at 72,40 euros. This is 239600 percent more than the current stock price of 58,41 euros.
The stocks Accsys, H&R AG and Clariant in the sector chemical sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the chemical sector were provided by M.M. Warburg & Co. (hold, 70,00 euros), Berenberg (sell, 54,00 euros) and Sanford C. Bernstein & Co (buy, 84,00 euros).
BASF's book value/price equals 0,53. The chemical company now trades at a Shiller PE of -12.17. The stock now trades at 58,41 euros. This equals 10 times the 2014's earnings per share.