Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

WLK (NYSE:Chemicals)
$93.37
neg -0.63
-0.67%
Today's Range: 93.01 - 93.77 | WLK Avg Daily Volume: 571,300
Last Update: 08/22/14 - 11:31 AM EDT
Volume: 85,581
YTD Performance: 54.01%
Open: $93.64
Previous Close: $94.00
52 Week Range: $50.09 - $94.01
Oustanding Shares: 133,486,747
Market Cap: 12,463,657,567
6-Month Chart
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 3 3 4 4
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 4 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 1
Strong Sell 0 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.14 2.43 2.25 2.44
Latest Dividend: 0.13
Latest Dividend Yield: 0.54%
Dividend Ex-Date: 05/28/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.75
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLK Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.75 18.70 28.78
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
22.24% 87.79% 397.22%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 5.30 0.19 0.06
Net Income 58.30 1.76 0.40
EPS 57.70 1.72 0.39
Earnings for WLK:
EBITDA 1.11B
Revenue 3.76B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.53 $1.47 $5.50 $5.94
Number of Analysts 5 5 5 5
High Estimate $1.61 $1.55 $5.65 $6.22
Low Estimate $1.45 $1.34 $5.27 $5.30
Prior Year $1.27 $1.27 $4.55 $5.50
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 20.16% 15.91% 20.97% 8.00%
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Bullish
Feb 28, 2014 | 8:02 AM EST
WLK was upgraded form Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. 
Bearish
Sep 11, 2013 | 8:28 AM EDT
WLK was downgraded to Neutral from Overweight, JP Morgan said. $114 price target. Valuation and some bearish commodity trends.
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Bullish
Jun 24, 2013 | 7:16 AM EDT
WLK was upgraded from Market Perform to Outperform, Cowen said. $112 price target Estimates also boosted, given higher expected ethylen...
Bullish
Feb 08, 2013 | 8:19 AM EST
WLK was upgraded to Netural from Sell, UBS said. $90 price target. Softer ethane pricing outlook. 
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