Investors in BASF can expect a huge dividend payment. Based on the recent analysts' consensus the stock now has one of the highest dividend returns of the German market. Per share the analysts expect a dividend of 3,26 euros per share. Thus the dividend yield equals 4,5 percent. The average dividend yield of the chemical companies is an attractive 3 percent.
Tomorrow BASF will publish its past quarters results. For this year BASF's revenue will be around 64,86 billion euros. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is slightly more than 2017's revenue of 62,68 billion euros.
The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 4,81 billion euros. The majority of the analysts expects for this year a profit per share of 5,36 euros. The price-earnings-ratio equals 13,52.
Based on the current number of outstanding shares BASF's market capitalization 66,58 billion euros. The BASF stock was the past 12 months quite unstable. Since last May the stock is 13 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 57 and 90 euro. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 154 percent higher.
At 14.54 the stock trades 0,77 percent lower at 72,49 euros.
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