1. As of noon trading, LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB) is down $0.36 (-0.5%) to $65.92 on average volume. Thus far, 2.3 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 $65.32-$66.70 after having opened the day at $66.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.28. 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 $38.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate LyondellBasell Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full LyondellBasell Industries Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the chemicals industry could consider Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB) while those bearish on the chemicals industry could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).