Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK)

neg -0.28
Today's Range: 43.45 - 44.75 | WLK Avg Daily Volume: 947,300
Last Update: 05/26/16 - 12:32 PM EDT
Volume: 336,683
YTD Performance: -18.41%
Open: $44.62
Previous Close: $44.32
52 Week Range: $39.90 - $74.10
Oustanding Shares: 130,306,311
Market Cap: 5,630,535,698
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 3 3
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 2 2 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.33 2.33 2.43 2.43
Latest Dividend: 0.18
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.68%
Dividend Ex-Date: 05/19/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 9.15
Price Earnings Comparisons:
WLK Sector Avg. S&P 500
9.15 9.20 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
2.40% -38.44% -3.65%
Revenue 1.10 0.20 0.08
Net Income -2.90 0.70 0.20
EPS 0.00 0.70 0.19
Earnings for WLK:
Revenue 4.46B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (06/16) Qtr (09/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.90 $1.06 $3.70 $3.94
Number of Analysts 3 3 3 3
High Estimate $1.00 $1.10 $4.00 $4.50
Low Estimate $0.78 $1.00 $3.44 $3.48
Prior Year $1.41 $1.26 $4.75 $3.70
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -36.17% -16.14% -22.11% 6.40%
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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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WLK was upgraded form Neutral to Overweight, JP Morgan said. 

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