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WLK [NYSE]
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Index- P/E18.17 EPS (ttm)3.63 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand126.67M Perf Week-7.42%
Market Cap8.36B Forward P/E15.25 EPS next Y4.33 Insider Trans-0.77% Shs Float34.95M Perf Month-5.60%
Income468.00M PEG3.63 EPS next Q0.88 Inst Own31.60% Short Float5.20% Perf Quarter6.32%
Sales8.23B P/S1.02 EPS this Y39.90% Inst Trans0.10% Short Ratio3.81 Perf Half Y-3.52%
Book/sh45.42 P/B1.45 EPS next Y16.29% ROA3.80% Target Price72.60 Perf Year-9.31%
Cash/sh11.34 P/C5.82 EPS next 5Y5.00% ROE8.20% 52W Range55.82 - 81.04 Perf YTD-5.96%
Dividend1.05 P/FCF28.62 EPS past 5Y10.90% ROI13.50% 52W High-18.60% Beta1.68
Dividend %1.59% Quick Ratio2.10 Sales past 5Y18.10% Gross Margin16.60% 52W Low18.18% ATR1.75
Employees8870 Current Ratio2.80 Sales Q/Q-8.40% Oper. Margin9.20% RSI (14)36.82 Volatility3.21% 2.42%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.00 EPS Q/Q-48.30% Profit Margin5.70% Rel Volume1.39 Prev Close67.54
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.59 EarningsFeb 18 BMO Payout27.80% Avg Volume477.47K Price65.97
Recom2.80 SMA20-4.66% SMA50-5.07% SMA200-0.09% Volume662,412 Change-2.32%
Jan-21-20Upgrade Vertical Research Hold → Buy
Nov-07-19Downgrade SunTrust Buy → Hold $75
Nov-01-19Downgrade Tudor Pickering Hold → Sell
Oct-16-19Initiated Wells Fargo Market Perform
Oct-09-19Downgrade Citigroup Buy → Neutral $79 → $61
Oct-03-19Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $71 → $65
Aug-16-19Downgrade BofA/Merrill Buy → Underperform
Jul-22-19Downgrade Nomura Neutral → Reduce $58 → $57
Jul-02-19Downgrade Barclays Overweight → Equal Weight $72 → $71
May-06-19Reiterated Cowen Market Perform $78 → $68
Apr-15-19Upgrade Nomura Reduce → Neutral $70 → $79
Apr-05-19Initiated Cascend Securities Buy $94
Feb-26-19Downgrade Susquehanna Positive → Neutral $88 → $75
Feb-25-19Reiterated Cowen Market Perform $80 → $78
Feb-06-19Reiterated Cowen Market Perform $82 → $80
Jan-30-19Downgrade Nomura Neutral → Reduce
Jan-08-19Upgrade BofA/Merrill Underperform → Buy
Dec-11-18Reiterated Cowen Market Perform $100 → $75
Sep-19-18Downgrade Tudor Pickering Buy → Hold
Sep-07-18Downgrade Cowen Outperform → Market Perform $120 → $100
Jan-21-20 01:21PM  Does Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Have A Good P/E Ratio? Simply Wall St.
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Dec-13-19 09:00AM  Hedge Funds Have Never Been Less Bullish On Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Insider Monkey
Dec-05-19 11:31AM  Westlake (WLK) Down 8.7% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? Zacks
Nov-22-19 08:55AM  Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Simply Wall St.
Nov-19-19 07:21PM  Houston-based chemical co. buys additional JV interest for more than $800M American City Business Journals
Nov-15-19 04:40PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
Nov-11-19 12:37PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Westlake Chemical Corporation Moody's
Nov-08-19 01:39PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 5-Nov-19 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
12:52PM  BP Capital Fund Exits Westlake, Quanta GuruFocus.com
Nov-06-19 09:38AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Sales Lag Zacks
Nov-05-19 07:45AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Beats Q3 Earnings Estimates Zacks +9.26%
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results Business Wire
Oct-29-19 10:33AM  Earnings Preview: Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q3 Earnings Expected to Decline Zacks
Oct-25-19 01:45PM  Based On Its ROE, Is Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) A High Quality Stock? Simply Wall St.
Oct-22-19 09:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call Business Wire
Oct-17-19 03:51PM  Houston chemical co. director leaving board to focus on his own co. American City Business Journals
Oct-14-19 08:57PM  Is Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) A Good Stock To Buy? Insider Monkey
Oct-04-19 02:51PM  Investors Who Bought Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Shares A Year Ago Are Now Down 25% Simply Wall St.
Oct-01-19 05:34AM  Near-Term Prospects Appear Glum for Chemical Plastics Stocks Zacks
Sep-29-19 10:34PM  3 Companies With a Compelling Price-Book Ratio GuruFocus.com
Sep-09-19 01:13PM  Should You Investigate Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) At US$60.60? Simply Wall St. +5.05%
Sep-05-19 09:31AM  Why Is Westlake (WLK) Down 7.2% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Sep-04-19 09:17AM  Westlake Chemical's Unit & Alexandria Moulding Expand Tie-Up Zacks
Aug-29-19 12:00PM  Royal® Building Products Partners with Alexandria Moulding for Celect® Cellular Composite Siding and Trim & Mouldings Distribution Business Wire
Aug-23-19 06:13AM  Is It Smart To Buy Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend? Simply Wall St.
Aug-21-19 12:18PM  Is Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Using Too Much Debt? Simply Wall St.
Aug-19-19 08:20AM  Westlake Chemical Declares 5% Hike in Quarterly Dividend Zacks
Aug-16-19 05:14PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Five Percent Increase in Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
Aug-12-19 12:49PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 6-Aug-19 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Aug-07-19 08:24AM  Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
06:42AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q2 Earnings, Sales Trounce Estimates Zacks
Aug-06-19 08:24PM  Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
03:53PM  Houston chemical co. faced trade uncertainty, long winter since start of year American City Business Journals
03:13PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-19 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
07:55AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Zacks
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results Business Wire
Aug-05-19 08:29AM  Need To Know: Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Insiders Have Been Selling Shares Simply Wall St.
Jul-30-19 10:38AM  Analysts Estimate Westlake Chemical (WLK) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for Zacks
Jul-23-19 10:36AM  Buy Dow Stock for the Dividend as the Breakup Dust Settles InvestorPlace
08:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call Business Wire
Jul-19-19 05:22AM  Investors Can Clean Up On The Dividend With Dow Stock InvestorPlace
Jul-17-19 02:23PM  Read This Before You Buy Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Because Of Its P/E Ratio Simply Wall St.
Jul-11-19 08:57AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Declares Pricing of Senior Notes Zacks
Jul-10-19 03:28PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation -- Moody's assigns Baa2 rating to Westlake's Euro notes Moody's
01:47PM  Westlake Chemical Announces Pricing of Offering of Senior Notes Business Wire
03:07AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes Business Wire
Jul-09-19 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches PVC Column Wraps in Sand Dune Business Wire
Jul-02-19 03:48PM  Westlake Chemical Setting Realistic Guidance Will Boost Investor Confidence, BMO Says Benzinga
08:25AM  Westlake Chemical Q2 & FY19 View Falls Short of Expectations Zacks
Jul-01-19 10:06AM  Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Debt Level Pose A Problem? Simply Wall St.
10:04AM  What does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future? Simply Wall St.
06:55AM  Westlake Announces Guidance for Second Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results Business Wire
Jun-28-19 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches Celect® Canvas Cellular Siding Business Wire
Jun-19-19 08:10PM  Heres What Hedge Funds Think About Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Insider Monkey
Jun-17-19 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Introduces Cedar Renditions by Royal® Design Series Aluminum Siding to the U.S. Market Business Wire
Jun-11-19 08:38AM  Westlake Chemical's (WLK) Unit Acquires DaVinci Roofscapes Zacks
Jun-10-19 06:30AM  Royal Building Products Announces Acquisition of DaVinci Roofscapes Business Wire
Jun-07-19 11:22AM  Why Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Should Be In Your Dividend Portfolio Simply Wall St.
Jun-01-19 09:31AM  Why Is Westlake (WLK) Down 4.4% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks
May-22-19 07:35AM  Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers? Simply Wall St.
May-17-19 05:15PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
May-09-19 10:08PM  Lotte Chemical's U.S. ethane cracker to start commercial operations in May Reuters
May-08-19 07:30AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Earnings & Sales Lag Estimates in Q1 Zacks
May-05-19 10:56AM  Why Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Could Be Your Next Investment Simply Wall St.
May-03-19 08:59AM  Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
May-02-19 04:57PM  Why Shares of Westlake Chemical Dropped on Thursday Motley Fool -9.07%
04:21PM  Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
07:55AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates Zacks
06:49AM  Westlake: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
06:46AM  Westlake Chemical Partners: 1Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports First Quarter 2019 Results Business Wire
Apr-25-19 10:33AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: What to Know Ahead of Q1 Release Zacks
Apr-20-19 09:42AM  A Look At The Fair Value Of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Simply Wall St.
Apr-18-19 08:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call Business Wire
Apr-10-19 11:00AM  Analyst Note Fosters Doubts About Dow Inc Stock InvestorPlace
Apr-09-19 02:08PM  Heres What Hedge Funds Think About Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Insider Monkey
Apr-08-19 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches New Colours and 4 Profile for Cedar Renditions by Royal® Design Series Business Wire
Apr-07-19 09:47AM  New Dow gets first bearish analyst call MarketWatch
Apr-05-19 08:56AM  If You Had Bought Westlake Chemical (NYSE:WLK) Stock Three Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 68% Gain Today Simply Wall St.
08:42AM  Dow's stock falls after J.P. Morgan takes 1st bearish stance MarketWatch
Mar-27-19 03:48PM  Houston chemical co. reaches $200M deal American City Business Journals
Mar-22-19 04:30PM  Westlake Chemical Joins Global Alliance to End Plastic Waste Business Wire -5.19%
Mar-21-19 09:30AM  Westlake (WLK) Down 13.6% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? Zacks
Mar-11-19 08:35AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK): What Can We Expect From This High Growth Stock? Simply Wall St.
Feb-22-19 07:50AM  New Research Coverage Highlights Avis Budget Group, Genesis Energy, Columbia Property Trust, Westlake Chemical, Tabula Rasa Healthcare, and ACM Research Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2019 GlobeNewswire
Feb-21-19 05:58AM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 19-Feb-19 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents -6.41%
Feb-20-19 09:48PM  Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018 GuruFocus.com
07:10AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Earnings & Sales Lag Estimates in Q4 Zacks
Feb-19-19 04:28PM  Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
01:56PM  Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript Motley Fool
12:29PM  Westlake Chemical Misses Big on Fourth-Quarter Earnings TheStreet.com
09:27AM  Have Insiders Been Selling Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Shares This Year? Simply Wall St.
09:00AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation to Host Earnings Call ACCESSWIRE
07:08AM  Westlake: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
06:51AM  Westlake Chemical Partners: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Associated Press
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Record 2018 Full-Year Results Business Wire
Feb-18-19 10:00AM  Royal® Building Products Inspires Pros to Build Royal with New Colors, Innovative Products and Brand Positioning at International Builders' Show Business Wire
Feb-15-19 05:05PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
Feb-05-19 08:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for 2018 Conference Call Business Wire
Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment offers polyethylene, styrene monomers, and various ethylene co-products, as well as sells propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen products. The Vinyls segment provides specialty and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomers, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated derivative, and ethylene products. This segment also manufactures and sells PVC compounds and building products fabricated from PVC, including sidings, pipes, fittings, profiles, trims, moldings, fence and decking products, window and door components, and film and sheet products. Westlake Chemical Corporation offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses in various consumer and industrial markets, such as flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corporation operates as a subsidiary of TTWF LP.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Mangieri George JSVP & Chief Accounting OfficerNov 08Sale75.051,583118,8041,582Nov 12 09:41 AM
Jenkins Dorothy CDirectorAug 20Option Exercise12.267,09886,98667,618Aug 21 11:50 AM
Jenkins Dorothy CDirectorAug 20Sale62.3039024,29667,228Aug 21 11:50 AM
RILEY H JOHN JRDirectorMar 19Sale69.923,327232,62422,652Mar 20 02:06 PM