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WLK [NYSE]
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Index- P/E12.46 EPS (ttm)3.83 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand128.24M Perf Week8.78%
Market Cap6.07B Forward P/E20.86 EPS next Y2.29 Insider Trans212.00% Shs Float34.14M Perf Month2.29%
Income492.00M PEG1.35 EPS next Q-0.02 Inst Own28.80% Short Float11.90% Perf Quarter-14.62%
Sales8.03B P/S0.76 EPS this Y-57.30% Inst Trans-4.80% Short Ratio4.52 Perf Half Y-31.50%
Book/sh45.95 P/B1.04 EPS next Y82.96% ROA3.70% Target Price46.63 Perf Year-19.06%
Cash/sh12.08 P/C3.95 EPS next 5Y9.24% ROE8.40% 52W Range28.99 - 75.65 Perf YTD-32.00%
Dividend1.05 P/FCF18.17 EPS past 5Y-8.50% ROI5.90% 52W High-36.95% Beta1.68
Dividend %2.20% Quick Ratio2.80 Sales past 5Y13.00% Gross Margin15.50% 52W Low64.54% ATR2.72
Employees9430 Current Ratio3.70 Sales Q/Q-4.60% Oper. Margin8.20% RSI (14)60.19 Volatility4.44% 5.98%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.75 EPS Q/Q105.00% Profit Margin6.10% Rel Volume2.69 Prev Close47.70
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.75 EarningsMay 04 BMO Payout27.10% Avg Volume898.01K Price47.70
Recom2.80 SMA2011.50% SMA5017.44% SMA200-17.48% Volume2,414,666 Change0.00%
Mar-27-20Downgrade JP Morgan Overweight → Neutral $40
Mar-26-20Initiated KeyBanc Capital Markets Sector Weight
Mar-23-20Downgrade BofA/Merrill Neutral → Underperform
Mar-19-20Initiated Scotiabank Sector Perform $48
Mar-19-20Downgrade Bernstein Outperform → Mkt Perform $85 → $30
Mar-02-20Upgrade BofA/Merrill Underperform → Neutral
Feb-28-20Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight $60
Feb-25-20Upgrade Tudor Pickering Hold → Buy $64 → $71
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
May-20-20 10:04PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-20 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents +6.24%
04:04PM  Maverick Capital Sells Monster Beverage, DXC Technology GuruFocus.com
May-15-20 05:00PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
04:30PM  Kimberly Lubel Elected to Westlake Chemical Corporation Board of Directors Business Wire
May-07-20 09:59AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Sales Lag Zacks
May-06-20 01:39PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Just Beat Analyst Forecasts, And Analysts Have Been Updating Their Predictions Simply Wall St. -7.35%
May-05-20 09:27AM  Company News for May 5, 2020 Zacks
09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches Several New Additions to Royal® Trim & Mouldings Product Line Business Wire
May-04-20 09:00PM  Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
03:00PM  Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Q1 2020 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool
07:55AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q1 Earnings Surpass Estimates Zacks
07:36AM  Recap: Westlake Chemical Q1 Earnings Benzinga
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports First Quarter 2020 Results Business Wire
Apr-27-20 12:32PM  Analysts Estimate Westlake Chemical (WLK) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for Zacks
Apr-22-20 11:40AM  WLKP or KWR: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now? Zacks
10:24AM  New Strong Buy Stocks For April 22nd Zacks
Apr-20-20 09:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call Business Wire
Apr-17-20 09:00AM  2020 Earth Day: DaVinci Roofscapes Recycles 1+ Million Pounds of Waste Per Year with Net Zero Landfill Scrap Business Wire +7.46%
Apr-16-20 04:08PM  Westlake Contributes $1 Million to Greater Houston COVID-19 Recovery Fund Business Wire
Apr-13-20 11:44AM  How Does Westlake Chemical's (NYSE:WLK) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain? Simply Wall St. -5.37%
09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Adds New Colors to Cedar Renditions by Royal® Design Series Aluminum Siding Business Wire
Apr-07-20 04:41PM  Pay gap widens between Houston chemical co.'s CEO and median employee American City Business Journals
Mar-31-20 07:57PM  Louisiana Loc. Govt. Env. Fac.& Comm.Dev.Auth -- Moody's affirms Westlake Chemical Corporation's Baa2 rating; outlook negative Moody's
Mar-28-20 06:45PM  Notable Insider Buys In The Past Week: GM, Oracle And More Benzinga
Mar-23-20 09:50AM  Hedge Funds Were Flocking Into Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Before The Coronavirus Insider Monkey -5.30%
Mar-22-20 05:04PM  Largest Insider Trades of the Week GuruFocus.com
Mar-20-20 08:03AM  A Sliding Share Price Has Us Looking At Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) P/E Ratio Simply Wall St. -8.97%
Mar-19-20 11:30AM  Why Is Westlake (WLK) Down 47.7% Since Last Earnings Report? Zacks +12.69%
08:25AM  Executive Vice President of Vinyls Chemicals Roger Kearns Just Bought Shares In Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Simply Wall St.
Mar-17-20 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches 5" Smooth Clapboard Profile in Celect® Cellular Composite Siding and Celect® Canvas Unpainted Siding Business Wire +9.07%
Mar-10-20 02:13PM  How Much is Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) CEO Getting Paid? Simply Wall St. +7.19%
09:46AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Celanese, Eastman Chemical, Westlake Chemical and Huntsman Zacks
Feb-27-20 09:00AM  Royal® Building Products Launches Atlas Stone Composite Stone Panels by Royal Business Wire -6.93%
Feb-25-20 10:39PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 18-Feb-20 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
Feb-19-20 03:54PM  Houston chemical co. names replacement for C-level exec American City Business Journals
09:00AM  Cedar Renditions by Royal® Named "Best of IBS" by House Beautiful Magazine Business Wire
07:36AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q4 Earnings and Sales Lag Estimates Zacks
Feb-18-20 04:16PM  Westlake Chemical Appoints Johnathan Zoeller Chief Accounting Officer Business Wire -7.08%
09:00AM  Westlake Chemical Corp to Host Earnings Call ACCESSWIRE
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Results Business Wire
Feb-14-20 05:26PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
Feb-13-20 06:10PM  Top 5 Buys of Charles Brandes' Firm GuruFocus.com
Feb-11-20 12:30PM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: Can the Stock Move Higher? Zacks
Feb-10-20 08:00AM  Weak Demand to Mar Chemical Plastics Industry's Prospects Zacks
Feb-07-20 12:10PM  Why Westlake (WLK) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again Zacks
09:35AM  Is Westlake Chemical (WLK) A Profitable Stock To Pick Now? Zacks
Feb-04-20 09:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings for 2019 Conference Call Business Wire
Feb-03-20 05:04PM  Houston chemical exec to retire from C-suite American City Business Journals
Jan-30-20 02:57PM  6 Stocks Killing Gurus' Returns GuruFocus.com
Jan-21-20 01:21PM  Does Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Have A Good P/E Ratio? Simply Wall St.
10:00AM  Royal® Building Products Celebrates 50 Years of Building and Staying Power with Innovative New Products at the 2020 International Builders Show (IBS) Business Wire
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.
Westlake Chemical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, 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 residential siding, trim and moulding, pipe and fittings for various water, sewer and industrial applications, profiles for windows and doors, decking products, film for various inflatables, wall covering tapes, roofing applications, and composite roof tiles. 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, and 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 is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 27Buy39.08160,0006,252,93847,400,277Mar 30 08:51 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 26Buy41.00145,0005,945,44747,240,277Mar 27 11:03 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 25Buy40.77130,0005,300,05947,095,277Mar 26 09:30 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 24Buy36.53145,0005,297,34646,965,277Mar 25 10:22 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 19Buy37.87101,6643,850,12446,820,277Mar 20 09:05 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 18Buy37.3263,3362,363,70046,744,112Mar 20 09:05 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 18Buy31.40165,0005,181,31646,655,277Mar 19 10:54 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 17Buy33.25165,0005,485,75146,490,277Mar 18 09:15 AM
Kearns Roger L.EVP, Vinyls ChemicalsMar 16Buy29.895,000149,45014,224Mar 17 06:52 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 16Buy31.42160,0005,027,71446,325,277Mar 17 07:46 AM
TTWFGP LLC10% OwnerMar 13Buy32.94160,0005,271,07346,165,277Mar 16 12:06 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEOFeb 21Option Exercise10.2668,698704,841421,448Feb 24 12:08 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEOFeb 21Option Exercise10.2657,800593,028427,656Feb 27 12:07 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEOFeb 21Sale62.4251,5923,220,373369,856Feb 24 12:08 PM
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