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WLK [NYSE]
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Index- P/E8.57 EPS (ttm)11.48 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand128.06M Perf Week0.65%
Market Cap13.07B Forward P/E7.67 EPS next Y12.82 Insider Trans-0.95% Shs Float32.80M Perf Month0.80%
Income1.48B PEG0.14 EPS next Q2.02 Inst Own27.80% Short Float2.55% Perf Quarter12.13%
Sales10.24B P/S1.28 EPS this Y-21.10% Inst Trans2.87% Short Ratio1.44 Perf Half Y-6.49%
Book/sh56.99 P/B1.73 EPS next Y-12.91% ROA9.90% Target Price113.71 Perf Year27.46%
Cash/sh26.87 P/C3.66 EPS next 5Y63.40% ROE22.40% 52W Range74.42 - 106.47 Perf YTD20.54%
Dividend1.19 P/FCF9.41 EPS past 5Y-12.00% ROI4.90% 52W High-7.62% Beta1.37
Dividend %1.21% Quick Ratio2.80 Sales past 5Y10.90% Gross Margin26.60% 52W Low32.17% ATR3.22
Employees9220 Current Ratio3.40 Sales Q/Q61.00% Oper. Margin20.60% RSI (14)47.56 Volatility3.16% 2.83%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.71 EPS Q/Q953.00% Profit Margin14.40% Rel Volume1.44 Prev Close99.17
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.68 EarningsNov 02 BMO Payout9.60% Avg Volume581.52K Price98.36
Recom2.40 SMA20-1.75% SMA501.22% SMA2006.22% Volume847,173 Change-0.82%
Nov-22-21Downgrade KeyBanc Capital Markets Overweight → Sector Weight
Oct-18-21Upgrade BofA Securities Neutral → Buy $97 → $120
Sep-14-21Initiated Piper Sandler Overweight $109
Jul-21-21Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $104 → $105
Jul-16-21Upgrade BofA Securities Underperform → Neutral $98
Jun-21-21Upgrade Scotiabank Sector Underperform → Sector Perform
Apr-12-21Upgrade KeyBanc Capital Markets Sector Weight → Overweight $124
Mar-15-21Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $102
Dec-21-20Upgrade JP Morgan Neutral → Overweight $92
Dec-14-20Downgrade Goldman Buy → Neutral $79 → $85
Nov-04-20Downgrade Scotiabank Sector Perform → Sector Underperform
Oct-20-20Resumed Scotiabank Sector Perform $53
Oct-09-20Upgrade Citigroup Neutral → Buy $60 → $78
Jun-11-20Upgrade Wells Fargo Equal Weight → Overweight
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 → $30
Mar-02-20Upgrade BofA/Merrill Underperform → Neutral
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Westlake Chemical Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Vinyls and Olefins. The Vinyls segment provides specialty and commodity polyvinyl chloride (PVC), vinyl chloride monomers, ethylene dichloride, chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated derivative, and ethylene products. This segment also manufactures and sells PVC compounds and building products fabricated from PVC, including residential siding, trim and molding, pipe and fittings for various water, sewer and industrial applications, profiles for windows and doors, decking products, films for various inflatables, wall covering tapes, roofing applications, and composite roof tiles. The Olefins segment offers polyethylene, styrene monomers, and various ethylene co-products, as well as sells propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen products. Westlake Chemical Corporation offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses in various consumer and industrial markets, such as flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, water treatment, refrigerants, and residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 11Sale101.572,369240,61922,024Nov 15 10:23 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 08Sale100.7763163,58724,393Nov 10 12:25 PM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 05Sale98.806,356627,94725,024Nov 08 12:27 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEOAug 11Buy86.213,000258,630441,939Aug 12 11:44 AM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyl ProductsMay 10Sale105.005,000525,0008,217May 11 12:14 PM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFOMar 12Option Exercise50.8315,740800,11647,120Mar 15 08:19 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFOMar 12Sale94.7015,7401,490,58731,380Mar 15 08:19 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFOMar 09Option Exercise62.6725,8111,617,53457,191Mar 10 08:33 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFOMar 09Sale92.2725,8112,381,63031,380Mar 10 08:33 AM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyl ProductsMar 08Option Exercise63.7416,5131,052,60829,812Mar 09 07:58 AM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyl ProductsMar 08Sale93.6916,5131,547,10513,299Mar 09 07:58 AM
Zoeller Johnathan StevanVP and CAOFeb 25Option Exercise65.811,00666,2071,006Feb 26 08:35 AM
Teel Lawrence E.EVP and Special Advisor to CEOFeb 25Option Exercise66.5728,5471,900,48938,352Feb 26 08:36 AM
Zoeller Johnathan StevanVP and CAOFeb 25Sale86.941,00687,4570Feb 26 08:35 AM
Teel Lawrence E.EVP and Special Advisor to CEOFeb 25Sale86.9633,4492,908,6654,903Feb 26 08:36 AM