Shares of Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) were down 4.6% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $12.80 and last traded at $12.81, with a volume of 253,342 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.43.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on BAK shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Braskem SA from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Bank of America Corp. raised Braskem SA from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $11.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $12.43. The company has a market cap of $5.11 billion and a P/E ratio of 5.44.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Braskem SA stock. Morgan Stanley increased its position in Braskem SA (NYSE:BAK) by 83.4% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,344,284 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 611,328 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley owned approximately 0.34% of Braskem SA worth $18,201,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Braskem SA produces thermoplastic resins. The Company’s segments are Basic petrochemicals, Polyolefins, Vinyls, the United States and Europe, and Chemical distribution. It is also engaged in the import and export of chemicals, petrochemicals and fuels, the production, supply and sale of utilities such as steam, water, compressed air, industrial gases, the provision of industrial services, and the production, supply and sale of electric energy.

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