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BASF's Q2 in Line With Prerelease; Material Slowdown Expected in Second Half

Rob Hales, CFA Senior Analyst

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BASF is the world’s largest chemical company, competing in almost every major chemical category. Given its German roots, around half of sales are generated in Europe, but investment is largely focused on higher-growth emerging markets, particularly China. End markets are widely diversified between industrial uses, energy, and transportation, but also less cyclical areas such as consumer goods and agriculture. The company was built on the production of basic commodities such as petrochemicals. However, its current strategy targets a shift toward speciality chemicals and customised solutions. We view this as a wise endeavour, given the increased pricing power and lower cyclicality typically associated with speciality chemicals.

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Business Description

Based in Germany, BASF is the world’s largest chemical company, with products spanning the full spectrum of commodities to specialities. In addition, the company is a strong player in agricultural crop protection. Given its sheer size, BASF has a top-three market position in 70% of its businesses.

Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, 67056, Germany
T +49 621600
Industry Chemicals
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Employees 110,725

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