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Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

Stock Price: $77.17 USD -0.65 (-0.84%)
Updated November 27, 1:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 9.86B
Revenue (ttm) 7.42B
Net Income (ttm) 289.00M
Shares Out 127.72M
EPS (ttm) 2.25
PE Ratio 34.30
Forward PE 32.36
Dividend $1.08
Dividend Yield 1.40%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 27
Last Price $77.17
Previous Close $77.82
Change ($) -0.65
Change (%) -0.84%
Day's Open 77.92
Day's Range 76.91 - 78.96
Day's Volume 116,704
52-Week Range 28.99 - 81.08

More Stats

Market Cap 9.86B
Enterprise Value 12.69B
Earnings Date (est) Jan 1, 1970
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 23, 2020
Shares Outstanding 127.72M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 2.25
EPS (diluted) 2.25
FCF / Share 4.80
Dividend $1.08
Dividend Yield 1.40%
Earnings Yield 2.92%
FCF Yield 6.22%
Payout Ratio 47.00%
Shares Short 1.50M
Short Ratio 4.12
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 1.55
PE Ratio 34.30
Forward PE 32.36
P/FCF Ratio 16.08
PS Ratio 1.33
PB Ratio 1.67
Revenue 7.42B
Operating Income 353.00M
Net Income 289.00M
Free Cash Flow 613.00M
Net Cash -2.84B
Net Cash / Share -22.21
Gross Margin 16.98%
Operating Margin 4.76%
Profit Margin 3.90%
FCF Margin 8.26%
ROA 1.84%
ROE 5.21%
ROIC 2.50%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (19)

Buy 7
Overweight 0
Hold 8
Underweight 1
Sell 3

Analyst Consensus: Overweight

Price Target

(-7.06% downside)
Current: $77.17
Target: 71.72
*Average 12-month price target from 18 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth-5.99%7.39%58.41%13.74%1.08%17.45%5.28%-1.35%14.13%-
Gross Profit1,2601,9871,7619831,1851,3171,101737559483
Operating Income6561,4081,2255839601,124953615447378
Net Income4219961,304399646679610386259221
Shares Outstanding128129129129132133133133132131
Earnings Per Share3.257.6210.003.064.865.074.552.881.941.67
EPS Growth-57.35%-23.8%226.8%-37.04%-4.14%11.43%57.99%48.84%15.87%-
Dividend Per Share1.020.920.800.740.690.590.422.040.130.12
Dividend Growth11.3%14.71%7.8%7.2%17.63%40.48%-79.41%1469.23%8.33%-
Operating Cash Flow1,3011,4091,5288671,0791,032753612359283
Capital Expenditures-787-702-577-629-491-431-679-387-177-81.27
Free Cash Flow51470795123858860173.51225182202
Cash & Equivalents7287531,5316201,183881701915922781
Total Debt3,8002,6683,8373,828758764764764765764
Net Cash / Debt-3,072-1,915-2,306-3,208425117-63.1915115816.11
Book Value5,8605,5904,8743,5243,2662,9122,4191,8721,7561,505
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Westlake Chemical Corporation
Country United States
Employees 9,430
CEO Albert Yuan Chao

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol WLK
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Basic Materials
Industry Specialty Chemicals
Unique Identifier NYSE: WLK
IPO Date August 11, 2004


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.