Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

pos +0.16
Today's Range: 52.28 - 52.94 | WLK Avg Daily Volume: 1,033,700
Last Update: 10/24/16 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 513,862
YTD Performance: -3.68%
Open: $52.63
Previous Close: $52.32
52 Week Range: $39.48 - $63.56
Oustanding Shares: 128,783,338
Market Cap: 6,853,849,248
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TheStreet Ratings Grade for WLK
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 4 4 4 4
Moderate Buy 1 1 0 0
Hold 1 0 1 1
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.00 1.83 2.00 2.00
Latest Dividend: 0.19
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.43%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/31/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 13.27
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLK Sector Avg. S&P 500
13.27 13.20 29.40
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
12.27% -10.04% -5.62%
Revenue 1.10 0.20 0.08
Net Income -2.90 0.70 0.20
EPS -4.10 0.70 0.19
Earnings for WLK:
Revenue 4.46B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.91 $0.75 $3.39 $4.05
Number of Analysts 3 3 1 3
High Estimate $0.95 $0.87 $3.39 $4.50
Low Estimate $0.89 $0.69 $3.39 $3.28
Prior Year $1.26 $0.84 $4.75 $3.39
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -27.51% -10.32% -28.63% 19.37%
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Nov 05, 2015 | 7:36 AM EST
WLK was downgraded to Sector Perform, RBC Capital said. $65 price target. Estimates also cut, given higher maintenance downtime. 
Aug 10, 2015 | 7:32 AM EDT
WLK was downgraded from Neutral to Sell, Goldman Sachs said. $60 price target. Valuation call, as consensus expectations appear too hig...
Jan 26, 2015 | 7:04 AM EST
WLK was downgraded from Buy to Neutral, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch said. $68 price target. Estimates also cut, given lower ethylene ...

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