LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) has made a 15.14% comeback from a 12-month low price of $77.52. It was seen 6.11% higher, changing the price to $89.26, when the closing bell rang on 3/6/2019. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $84.02 and $85.215. This company shares are 12.45% off its target price of $100.37 and the current market capitalization stands at $33.58B. The recent change has given its price a 4.25% lead over SMA 50 and -25.24% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 1.79% gains, -4.34% declines and -20.85% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found LYB’s volatility during a week at 2.93% and during a month it has been found around 2.25%.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $22.72 billion or 75.3% in LYB stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Vanguard Group Inc owns $2.09 billion in LyondellBasell Industries N.V., which represents roughly 6.21% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.18% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 22,575,050 shares of the stock are valued at $1.9 billion. The third largest holder is Capital World Investors, which currently holds $1.69 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.03% of its market capitalization.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 372 institutional holders increased their position in LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) by some 23,664,935 shares, 486 decreased positions by 38,242,906 and 95 held positions by 208,181,938. That puts total institutional holdings at 270,089,779 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 97 new institutional investments totaling 1,239,721 shares while 121 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,610,055 shares.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Buchanan Robin W.T. has acquired 5,000 shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) in trading session dated Dec. 06, 2018. These shares are worth $443,150 and were traded at $88.63 each. The SEC filing shows that Ai Investments Holdings Llc performed a purchase of 2,186,973 shares. The 10% Owner added these shares by way of transaction on Nov. 13, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $95.6 per share worth to an investment of some $209,074,619 on account of Ai Investments Holdings Llc.

10% Owner, Ai Investments Holdings Llc, purchased 1,602,455 common shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) in the open market. In a transaction dated Nov. 08, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $95.65, giving away a sum of $153,274,821. After this purchase, 33,361,421 common shares of LYB are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,978,000,000.

In the transaction dated Nov. 05, 2018, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the 10% Owner; Ai Investments Holdings Llc added a total of 1,310,572 shares at an average price of $92.35, amounting to approximately $121,031,324. The insider now directly owns 31,758,966 shares worth $2,835,000,000.

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LYB) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 10 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.5 average brokerage recommendation.