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WLK [NYSE]
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Index- P/E21.66 EPS (ttm)4.61 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand126.87M Perf Week1.26%
Market Cap12.66B Forward P/E15.29 EPS next Y6.53 Insider Trans-38.81% Shs Float35.41M Perf Month6.21%
Income597.70M PEG1.93 EPS next Q1.62 Inst Own32.20% Short Float8.87% Perf Quarter28.83%
Sales7.77B P/S1.63 EPS this Y-37.20% Inst Trans-5.93% Short Ratio3.84 Perf Half Y53.41%
Book/sh31.52 P/B3.17 EPS next Y18.87% ROA5.50% Target Price100.21 Perf Year72.24%
Cash/sh- P/C- EPS next 5Y11.25% ROE15.80% 52W Range55.83 - 99.71 Perf YTD78.21%
Dividend0.84 P/FCF21.98 EPS past 5Y9.60% ROI5.90% 52W High0.07% Beta1.72
Dividend %0.84% Quick Ratio1.60 Sales past 5Y7.00% Gross Margin20.00% 52W Low78.72% ATR2.11
Employees8870 Current Ratio2.30 Sales Q/Q64.90% Oper. Margin13.10% RSI (14)72.24 Volatility2.33% 2.18%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.82 EPS Q/Q219.60% Profit Margin7.70% Rel Volume0.72 Prev Close99.37
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.82 EarningsNov 07 BMO Payout16.90% Avg Volume819.25K Price99.78
Recom2.20 SMA204.88% SMA5011.97% SMA20036.56% Volume590,338 Change0.41%
Nov-09-17Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $103 → $114
Nov-06-17Initiated Johnson Rice Accumulate $100
Oct-10-17Reiterated Cowen Outperform $78 → $92
Sep-26-17Upgrade Instinet Neutral → Buy
Aug-22-17Reiterated Cowen Outperform $70 → $78
May-23-17Reiterated Cowen Outperform $66 → $70
Feb-09-17Initiated Citigroup Buy $72
Oct-14-16Initiated Tudor Pickering Hold
Sep-01-16Reiterated Cowen Outperform $60 → $65
Aug-23-16Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $47 → $59
Jun-15-16Upgrade SunTrust Neutral → Buy $44 → $52
Jun-13-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $50 → $52
Jun-13-16Reiterated Cowen Outperform $53 → $60
Mar-10-16Reiterated Cowen Outperform $57 → $53
Jan-08-16Reiterated Cowen Outperform $65 → $57
Nov-05-15Downgrade RBC Capital Mkts Outperform → Sector Perform $66 → $65
Aug-24-15Reiterated Cowen Outperform $84 → $65
Aug-10-15Downgrade Goldman Neutral → Sell
Aug-05-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Outperform $76 → $78
Jul-24-15Initiated Nomura Neutral
Dec-08-17 08:18AM  Newmont Revises FY18 View, Aims At Least 50% Dividend Hike Zacks
08:16AM  Eastman Chemical Hikes Dividend for Eighth Straight Year Zacks
Dec-07-17 09:01AM  Westlake Chemicals Valuation: Still Better Than Peers Market Realist
08:59AM  Huntsman (HUN) Closes Secondary Public Offering of Venator Zacks
08:42AM  Can Westlake Chemical (WLK) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? Zacks
08:34AM  ArcelorMittal (MT) Issues EUR 500M Notes Under EMTN Program Zacks
08:32AM  Celanese (CE) Set to Increase Acetyl Intermediate Prices Zacks
08:29AM  Newmont Inks Deal to Boost Long-term Growth in Guiana Shield Zacks
07:32AM  Why the Consensus Target Price for Westlake Chemical Is Changing Market Realist
Dec-06-17 10:45AM  Why Westlake Chemicals Dividend Yield Continues to Slide Market Realist
09:15AM  Westlake Chemical Is Set to Pay Its 4Q17 Dividend Market Realist
08:07AM  Cleveland-Cliffs (CLF) Declares Pricing of Senior Notes Zacks
07:44AM  Can Westlake Chemical Continue to Create Investor Wealth? Market Realist
Dec-05-17 08:39AM  How Westlake Chemical (WLK) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry Zacks
08:16AM  Celanese's (CE) Subsidiary Prices Senior Notes Offering Zacks
Dec-04-17 11:32AM  Weekly CEO Buys Highlight GuruFocus.com
08:10AM  CF Industries (CF) Subsidiary Redeems Senior Notes Due 2018 Zacks
08:00AM  Barrick (ABX) Invests in Reunion Gold, Acquires 15% Stake Zacks
Dec-01-17 03:30PM  How Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) Delivered A Better ROE Than Its Industry Simply Wall St.
08:12AM  DowDuPont Unit Sets Up Microbiome Venture to Drive Growth Zacks
08:10AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Closes Offering of Senior Notes Zacks
Nov-30-17 07:35AM  DowDuPont's Specialty Products Division Launches Kalrez 9600 Zacks
07:33AM  Celanese (CE) Set to Raise Acetaldehyde Price in Europe Zacks
Nov-29-17 07:15PM  Westlake Chemical Partners Lp (WLKP) President & CEO Albert Chao Bought $327,502 of Shares GuruFocus.com
04:30PM  Westlake Chemical Announces Closing of Offering of 4.375% Senior Notes due 2047 and Remarketing of 3.50% Tax-Exempt Bonds due 2032 Business Wire
07:33AM  Eastman Chemical Tritan Picked for Panasonic Food Processors Zacks
07:30AM  PPG Industries Rolls Out Economical Rust-Inhibitive Primer Zacks
Nov-28-17 11:15AM  Westlake Chemical Partners Lp (WLKP) President & CEO Albert Chao Bought $229,495 of Shares GuruFocus.com
06:48AM  5 Reasons to Add Westlake Chemical to Your Portfolio Now Zacks
Nov-27-17 12:20PM  Westlake Chemical Prices Its 2017 Revenue Refunding Bonds Market Realist
10:50AM  Westlake Chemical Corp. : WLK-US: Dividend Analysis : November 27th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : November 27, 2017 Capital Cube
08:23AM  Eastman Chemical (EMN) Poised on Cost Cuts Amid Headwinds Zacks
Nov-24-17 09:01AM  Agrium Poised on Retail Expansion Amid Pricing Concerns Zacks
Nov-23-17 09:00AM  Innospec (IOSP) Up 27% in 3 Months: What's Driving It? Zacks
06:39AM  AK Steel Poised on Strategic Actions Amid Pricing Pressure Zacks
Nov-22-17 08:39AM  3 Reasons Why Westlake Chemical (WLK) is a Great Momentum Stock Zacks
08:12AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Declares Pricing of Tax-Exempt Bonds Zacks
08:10AM  Nucor Announces Plans to Build Rebar Micro Mill in Missouri Zacks
Nov-21-17 05:47PM  Westlake Chemical Announces Pricing of ReOffering of Tax-Exempt Bonds Business Wire
04:57PM  Five Scorching Hot Strong Buy Stocks Zacks
03:32PM  Westlake Chemical Up 32% in 3 Months: What's Driving It? Zacks
09:03AM  Air Products Inks Oxygen & Nitrogen Supply Deal in China Zacks
08:59AM  Kronos Worldwide Scales New 52-Week High on Upbeat Prospects Zacks
Nov-20-17 08:00AM  AK Steel (AKS) to Increase Price of Carbon Steel Products Zacks
Nov-17-17 04:47PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Business Wire
07:36AM  Celanese (CE) to Hike Acetyl Intermediates Price in Asia Zacks
07:34AM  PPG Industries, SiNode Team Up for Vehicle Battery Technology Zacks
07:30AM  Earnings Review and Free Research Report: W. R. Graces Net Revenue Grew 6.2%; EPS Surged 20.7% ACCESSWIRE
Nov-16-17 08:24AM  DowDuPont to Expand Capacity to Meet DuPont Zytel HTN Demand Zacks
08:18AM  Nucor to Build Full-Range Merchant Bar Mill in Illinois Zacks
08:15AM  Royal Gold (RGLD) Raises Annual Dividend by 4.2% to $1 Zacks
Nov-15-17 04:07PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK): Time For A Financial Health Check Simply Wall St.
08:53AM  Westlake Chemical Prices Senior Notes Offering Worth $500M Zacks
08:52AM  Agrium (AGU) to Sell Facilities in Conda and North Bend Zacks
08:17AM  5 Top Stocks Backed by Explosive Relative Price Strength Zacks
Nov-14-17 03:44PM  Goldcorp (GG) Closes Camino Rojo Oxide Project Stake Sale Zacks
08:25AM  PPG Industries & Air Tractor Launch First e-coat System Zacks
08:23AM  AK Steel (AKS) Unit Inks Labor Deal With United Steel Workers Zacks
Nov-13-17 05:25PM  Westlake Chemical Announces Pricing of Offering of Senior Notes Business Wire
01:59PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation -- Moody's assigns Baa3 rating to Westlake's new notes Moody's
08:52AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes Business Wire
07:43AM  ArcelorMittal (MT) Q3 Earnings Top, Sales Miss Estimates Zacks
07:31AM  Kronos Worldwide (KRO) Beats Q3 Earnings and Sales Estimates Zacks
Nov-10-17 08:42AM  Freeport to Redeem Two Series of Senior Notes Worth $617M Zacks
07:22AM  Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: DowDuPont, Albemarle, Monsanto, Westlake Chemical and Kraton Zacks
05:55AM  Innospec (IOSP) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Sales Rise Y/Y Zacks
Nov-09-17 08:29AM  Air Products Lands Deal With Yankuang for $3.5B China Plant Zacks
Nov-08-17 09:34PM  Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-17 4:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
08:59AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6.5% in Session Zacks
06:37AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q3 Earnings Top, Revenues Trail Zacks
Nov-07-17 09:10AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation to Host Earnings Call ACCESSWIRE +6.51%
08:40AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Sales Miss Zacks
06:53AM  Westlake tops 3Q profit forecasts Associated Press
06:41AM  Westlake Chemical Partners posts 3Q profit Associated Press
06:30AM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Announces Record Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Business Wire
Nov-06-17 08:42AM  Is a Surprise Coming for Westlake Chemical (WLK) This Earnings Season? Zacks
Nov-03-17 09:23AM  Westlake Chemical (WLK) Q3 Earnings: A Beat in the Cards? Zacks
08:25AM  New Research Coverage Highlights Moody's, Westlake Chemical, Harris Corporation, Unum Group, Lear, and Avangrid Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018 GlobeNewswire
Oct-27-17 09:00AM  Barrick Gold (ABX) Q3 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates Zacks
Oct-26-17 10:15AM  Newmont (NEM) Tops Q3 Earnings & Sales Estimates, View Intact Zacks
Oct-25-17 02:56PM  4 Chemical Stocks Well Poised to Top Earnings Estimates Zacks
Oct-19-17 09:30AM  Yamana Gold Provides Update on Q3 Operations & Brazilian Tax Zacks
Oct-17-17 08:00AM  Westlake Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2017 Conference Call Business Wire
Oct-16-17 09:45AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp. Markit
09:02AM  Westlake Chemical Hits New 52-Week High: What's Driving It? Zacks
Oct-13-17 09:32AM  Here's Why Westlake Chemical (WLK) is a Good Investment Pick Zacks
08:05AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp. Markit
Oct-12-17 11:01AM  ETFs with exposure to Westlake Chemical Corp. : October 12, 2017 Capital Cube
09:40AM  Can Westlake Chemical (WLK) Prove to be Suitable Value Pick? Zacks
Oct-11-17 09:32AM  Westlake Chemical Corp. :WLK-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 11, 2017 Capital Cube
Oct-02-17 11:57AM  At $22.7, Is Westlake Chemical Partners LP (WLKP) A Buy? Simply Wall St.
11:52AM  At $83.09, Is It Time To Buy Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)? Simply Wall St.
Sep-29-17 08:03AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp. Markit
Sep-25-17 09:47AM  Westlake Chemical Corp. : WLK-US: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 25, 2017 Capital Cube
Sep-19-17 04:20PM  Westlake Chemical Corporation Directs Redemption of $250 Million of GO Zone Bonds Business Wire
09:07AM  Whats Driving Eastman Chemicals Stock Price? Market Realist
Sep-11-17 10:09AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp. Markit
Sep-08-17 10:23AM  See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp. Markit
Sep-04-17 06:50AM  Westlake Chemical Up 10% in a Month: What's Driving It? Zacks
Sep-02-17 06:33AM  These 3 Stocks Just Raised Their Dividends Motley Fool
Westlake Chemical Corporation manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products. It operates through two segments, Olefins and Vinyls. The Olefins segment offers ethylene, polyethylene, styrene monomer, and various ethylene co-products, as well as sells propylene, crude butadiene, pyrolysis gasoline, and hydrogen. The Vinyls segment provides specialty and commodity PVC, VCM, EDC, chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated derivative, and ethylene products. This segment also manufactures and sells products fabricated from PVC, including pipe, fittings, profiles, trims, mouldings, fence and decking products, window and door components, and film and sheet products. The company's products are used in various consumer and industrial markets, including flexible and rigid packaging, automotive products, coatings, and residential and commercial construction, as well as other durable and non-durable goods. Westlake Chemical Corporation also offers its products to a range of customers, including chemical processors, plastics fabricators, small construction contractors, municipalities, and supply warehouses primarily in North America and Europe. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Westlake Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of TTWF LP.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFODec 04Option Exercise22.926,500148,94830,567Dec 05 01:08 PM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFODec 04Sale97.836,500635,90224,067Dec 05 01:08 PM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyls ProductsDec 01Sale98.502,674263,3896,635Dec 04 09:58 AM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 29Option Exercise9.6516,844162,460290,862Nov 30 12:49 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 29Sale95.2516,8441,604,340274,018Nov 30 12:49 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 28Option Exercise9.6525,000241,125299,018Nov 30 12:49 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 28Sale94.5625,0002,364,081274,018Nov 30 12:49 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 27Option Exercise9.6525,000241,125299,018Nov 28 10:53 AM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 27Sale93.9625,0002,349,055274,018Nov 28 10:53 AM
Chao JamesChairmanNov 24Option Exercise62.6766,0264,137,745184,995Nov 27 12:33 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 24Option Exercise9.6520,000192,900294,018Nov 27 12:40 PM
Chao JamesChairmanNov 24Sale94.6166,0266,246,786118,969Nov 27 12:33 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 24Sale94.5820,0001,891,680274,018Nov 27 12:40 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 22Option Exercise9.6525,000241,125299,018Nov 27 12:40 PM
Chao JamesChairmanNov 22Option Exercise45.7010,109461,956129,078Nov 27 12:33 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 22Sale94.9025,0002,372,397274,018Nov 27 12:40 PM
Chao JamesChairmanNov 22Sale95.2010,109962,407118,969Nov 27 12:33 PM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 21Option Exercise9.6525,000241,125299,018Nov 22 11:10 AM
Chao AlbertPresident & CEONov 21Sale94.3425,0002,358,375274,018Nov 22 11:10 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 21Sale94.2720,3821,921,30924,067Nov 22 10:50 AM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyls ProductsNov 17Option Exercise63.985,214333,57914,523Nov 20 09:45 AM
Buesinger Robert F.EVP, Vinyls ProductsNov 17Sale93.825,214489,1999,309Nov 20 09:45 AM
BLAKELY ROBERT TDirectorNov 14Sale92.334,367403,19011,700Nov 15 10:11 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 13Option Exercise10.2629,804305,86474,253Nov 15 10:25 AM
Teel Lawrence E.EVP, OlefinsNov 13Option Exercise57.7911,912688,45213,516Nov 15 10:08 AM
Mangieri George JSVP & Chief Accounting OfficerNov 13Option Exercise55.0710,466576,31917,043Nov 15 09:48 AM
Mangieri George JSVP & Chief Accounting OfficerNov 13Sale94.4413,3811,263,7663,662Nov 15 09:48 AM
Bender Mark StevenEVP and CFONov 13Sale94.0229,8042,802,08244,449Nov 15 10:25 AM
Teel Lawrence E.EVP, OlefinsNov 13Sale93.9912,7121,194,765804Nov 15 10:08 AM
Bender Mark StevenExecutive VP & CFOAug 15Sale70.2213,794968,62044,449Aug 16 04:56 PM
Jenkins Dorothy CDirectorAug 14Option Exercise13.563,84052,08045,115Aug 15 06:25 PM
Mangieri George JVP & Chief Accounting OfficerMay 17Sale62.216,578409,1986,577May 18 04:47 PM
Bender Mark StevenSr VP, CFO and TreasurerMar 10Sale64.3212,000771,78558,243Mar 13 04:01 PM
Buesinger Robert F.Sr. Vice President, VinylsMar 01Option Exercise45.008,193368,72117,502Mar 03 06:47 PM
Buesinger Robert F.Sr. Vice President, VinylsMar 01Sale66.258,193542,7869,309Mar 03 06:47 PM