Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

neg -0.16
Today's Range: 80.52 - 81.63 | WLK Avg Daily Volume: 837,100
Last Update: 09/22/17 - 2:48 PM EDT
Volume: 267,658
YTD Performance: 44.20%
Open: $80.92
Previous Close: $80.74
52 Week Range: $48.92 - $81.72
Oustanding Shares: 129,055,381
Market Cap: 10,475,425,276
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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 0 1 1 1
Hold 3 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.86 1.88 1.88 1.88
Latest Dividend: 0.21
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.03%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/30/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 23.19
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLK Sector Avg. S&P 500
23.19 25.40 36.80
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
28.69% 60.26% -15.27%
Revenue 13.70 0.30 0.10
Net Income -36.90 -0.30 -0.12
EPS -37.00 -0.30 -0.12
Earnings for WLK:
Revenue 5.08B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/17) Qtr (12/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $1.31 $1.14 $4.67 $5.40
Number of Analysts 4 3 4 4
High Estimate $1.47 $1.21 $4.92 $6.64
Low Estimate $1.18 $1.03 $4.55 $4.85
Prior Year $0.86 $0.87 $3.87 $4.67
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 52.33% 31.03% 20.54% 15.70%
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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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