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Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

Stock Price: $93.13 USD 1.82 (1.99%)
Updated Jun 21, 2021 11:27 AM EDT - Market open
Market Cap 11.70B
Revenue (ttm) 7.93B
Net Income (ttm) 427.00M
Shares Out 127.96M
EPS (ttm) 3.30
PE Ratio 28.20
Forward PE 11.76
Dividend $1.07
Dividend Yield 1.15%
Trading Day June 21
Last Price $93.13
Previous Close $91.31
Change ($) 1.82
Change (%) 1.99%
Day's Open 93.42
Day's Range 92.66 - 94.21
Day's Volume 261,246
52-Week Range 49.66 - 106.47

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Boral Industries Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Boral Limited...

16 hours ago - Business Wire

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Water Treatment division of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK), manufacturer of the Accu-Tab® chlorination and CleanSlate® dichlorination systems, today published a ...

1 week ago - Business Wire

Solid Q1 results and upbeat prospects stemming from strong demand for polyethylene and PVC resin have contributed to the run-up in Westlake Chemical's (WLK) shares.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Does Westlake Chemical (WLK) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

A strong revival in industrial demand and strengthening manufacturing activities are driving the upturn in the chemical industry. DOW, OLN, UNVR, WLK and CC are good options for investment right now.

Other stocks mentioned: CC, DOW, OLN, UNVR
1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake Chemical (WLK) benefits from strong demand for polyethylene and PVC resin.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

CF Industries (CF), SilverBow Resources (SBOW), Guess? (GES), Westlake Chemical (WLK) and DICK'S Sporting Goods (DKS) are five stocks with explosive relative price strength.

Other stocks mentioned: CF, DKS, GES, SBOW
3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Forecast-topping first-quarter results and upbeat outlook have contributed to the gain in Westlake Chemical's (WLK) shares.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

We have narrowed down our search to five value stocks that have provided higher returns than the S&P 500 Index in the past month. These are: LB, PHM, DDS, RS and WLK

Other stocks mentioned: DDS, LB, PHM, RS
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

While P/E alone gives an idea of stocks that are trading at a discount, PEG helps to identify stocks with solid potential. The stocks that qualify the screening include SC, PTR, AN, ASO, DVA, WLK, and S...

Other stocks mentioned: AN, ASO, PTR, SANM, SC
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared today a regular dividend distribution of $0.2700 per share for the first quarter of 2021. This divid...

1 month ago - Business Wire

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest v...

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Does Westlake Chemical (WLK) have what it takes to be a top stock pick for momentum investors? Let's find out.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

WOODBRIDGE, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Royal® Building Products, a Westlake company, today announced the addition of Soffit to its award-winning Cedar Renditions™ by Royal® aluminum siding. The newly add...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Westlake Chemical (WLK) benefits from increased sales prices and margins for most of its key products in Q1.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 19.87% and 17.96%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) (the "Company" or "Westlake") today reported net income attributable to Westlake for the three months ended March 31, 2021 of $242 mil...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Westlake Chemical (WLK) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

An uptick in end-market demand and benefits of self-help actions are likely to reflect on the performance of DuPont (DD), Westlake (WLK), Koppers (KOP) and Trinseo (TSE) in Q1.

Other stocks mentioned: CE, DD, DOW, EMN, KOP, TSE
1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake Chemical's (WLK) Q1 performance is likely to have benefited from higher demand trends for polyethylene and PVC resin.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) shares have started gaining and might continue moving higher in the near term, as indicated by solid earnings estimate revisions.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Should investors be excited or worried when a stock crosses above the 20-day simple moving average?

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) will release its first quarter earnings for 2021 prior to the market opening on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The company will host a conferen...

2 months ago - Business Wire

Westlake (WLK) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

WOODBRIDGE, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Royal® Building Products, a Westlake company and leading manufacturer of exterior building products, has launched “In the Lab,” a series of 360 videos produced to g...

2 months ago - Business Wire

A strong revival in demand in major end markets and strengthening manufacturing activities have put the wind back in the sails of the chemical industry. DOW, OLN, WLK, CE and CBT are good options for in...

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) today announced that the company and the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation have contributed a combined $100,000 to the Houston H...

2 months ago - Business Wire

Is (WLK) Outperforming Other Basic Materials Stocks This Year?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Stocks Skid As Coronavirus Fears Return; Westlake Chemical, Mining ETF XME, Ubiquiti In Focus

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake Chemical (WLK) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past two months, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake Chemical (WLK) benefits from higher demand for polyethylene and PVC resin.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Westlake (WLK) is at a 52-week high, but can investors hope for more gains in the future? We take a look at the company's fundamentals for clues.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Tech Stocks Hit Again, But Dow Hits All-Time High; Westlake Chemical, CarMax, DKS Score Big Gains

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About WLK

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,... [Read more...]

Industry
Specialty Chemicals
IPO Date
Aug 11, 2004
CEO
Albert Chao
Employees
9,220
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WLK
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, WLK's revenue was $7.50 billion, a decrease of -7.56% compared to the previous year's $8.12 billion. Earnings were $330.00 million, a decrease of -21.62%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 15 analysts, the average rating for WLK stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 104.59, which is an increase of 12.31% from the latest price.

Price Target
$104.59
(12.31% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold