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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)
NYSE:WLK
WLK nyse
United States
Westlake Chemical

Westlake Chemical Stock Analysis & Ratings

Westlake Chemical Stock Analysis Overview

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The Westlake Chemical stock analysis is based on the TipRanks Smart Score which is derived from 8 unique data sets including Analyst recommendations, Crowd Wisdom, Hedge Fund Activity, Media Sentiment and multiple Technical stock factors. The Smart Score is a quantitative, data-driven rating system and does not include human intervention.

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WLK

WLK Stock Stats

Previous Close$102.4
Open$97.95
Bid69.7 x 100
Ask105 x 300
Today’s Range$97.23 - $99.87
52-Week Range$74.42 - $106.47
Volume365.83K
Average Volume617.78K
Market Cap$12.68B
Beta1.40
P/E Ratio8.9
EPS11.47
Earnings DateFeb 22, 2022
Dividend & Yield1.19 (1.11%)
Ex-Dividend DateNov 22, 2021

Company Description

Westlake Chemical Corp

Westlake Chemical Corp. manufactures and markets petrochemicals, polymers and fabricated building products. It operates through the Olefins and Vinyls segments. The Olefins segment manufactures ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, and associated co-products at the manufacturing facility in Lake Charles and polyethylene at the Longview facility. The Vinyls segment manufactures and sells building products fabricated from polyvinyl chloride, including pipe, fittings, profiles, foundation, building products, fence and deck components, window, and door components, film, and sheet products. The company was founded by Ting Tsung Chao in 1986 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.
Sector
Basic Materials
Industry
Chemicals
CEO
Albert Y. Chao
Employees
9,220
ISIN
US9604131022
Address
2801 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX, 77056, US

Financials


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WLK FAQ

What was Westlake Chemical’s price range in the past 12 months?
Westlake Chemical lowest stock price was $74.42 and its highest was $106.47 in the past 12 months.
    What is Westlake Chemical’s market cap?
    Westlake Chemical’s market cap is $12.68B.
      What is Westlake Chemical’s price target?
      The average price target for Westlake Chemical is $123.25. This is based on 9 Wall Streets Analysts 12-month price targets, issued in the past 3 months.
      The highest analyst price target is $135.00 ,the lowest forecast is $109.00. The average price target represents 24.28% Increase from the current price of $99.17.
        What do analysts say about Westlake Chemical?
        Westlake Chemical’s analyst rating consensus is a ‘Moderate Buy. This is based on the ratings of 9 Wall Streets Analysts.
          When is Westlake Chemical’s upcoming earnings report date?
          Westlake Chemical’s upcoming earnings report date is Feb 22, 2022 which is in 87 days.
            How were Westlake Chemical’s earnings last quarter?
            Westlake Chemical released its earnings results on Nov 02, 2021. The company reported $4.69 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.958 by $0.732.
              Is Westlake Chemical overvalued?
              According to Wall Street analysts Westlake Chemical’s price is currently Undervalued.
                Does Westlake Chemical pay dividends?
                Westlake Chemical pays a Quarterly dividend of $0.3 which represents an annual dividend yield of 1.11%. Westlake Chemical’s last Quarterly dividend payment was on Dec 08, 2021. Westlake Chemical’s upcoming ex-dividend date is Nov 22, 2021
                  What is Westlake Chemical’s EPS estimate?
                  Westlake Chemical’s EPS estimate for its next earnings report is not yet available.
                  How many shares outstanding does Westlake Chemical have?
                  Westlake Chemical has 127,820,000 shares outstanding.
                    What happened to Westlake Chemical’s price movement after its last earnings report?
                    Westlake Chemical reported an EPS of $4.69 in its last earnings report, beating expectations of $3.958. Following the earnings report the stock price went up 1.867%.
                      Which hedge fund is a major shareholder of Westlake Chemical?
                      Among the largest hedge funds holding Westlake Chemical’s share is Brandes Investment Partners LP. It holds Westlake Chemical’s shares valued at 12M.

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