Basf Se (BASFY) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Brokerages

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Basf Se (OTCMKTS:BASFY) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company.

BASFY has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Basf from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Monday, May 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Basf from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, March 13th. Societe Generale reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Basf in a report on Friday, April 5th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of Basf in a report on Friday, January 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating on the stock.

Shares of BASFY stock traded up $0.16 on Friday, hitting $17.08. 189,969 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 290,720. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 1.41 and a current ratio of 1.96. Basf has a one year low of $16.35 and a one year high of $26.02. The firm has a market cap of $62.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.74, a P/E/G ratio of 1.19 and a beta of 1.05.

The business also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 7th were given a $0.644 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.3%.

About Basf

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. It operates through six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. The Chemicals segment provides petrochemicals and intermediates. The Materials segment offers advanced materials and their precursors for applications and systems, such as isocyanates and polyamides, as well as inorganic basic products and specialties for plastic and plastic processing industries.

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