2. As of noon trading, LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB) is down $0.67 (-1.2%) to $55.43 on average volume Thus far, 2.0 million shares of LyondellBasell Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.02-$56.35 after having opened the day at $56.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.10. LyondellBasell Industries N.V., together with its subsidiaries, manufacturers and sells chemicals and polymers; refines crude oil; produces gasoline blending components; and develops and licenses technologies for the production of polymers. LyondellBasell Industries has a market cap of $33.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates LyondellBasell Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full LyondellBasell Industries Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.