|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||24.20 - 24.60|
|52 Week Range||21.10 - 26.25|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||15.48|
|Earnings Date||Feb 19, 2018 - Feb 23, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.50 (6.14%)|
|1y Target Est||26.50|
Forecast-topping earnings performance and an upbeat outlook have contributed to a rally in Westlake Chemical's (WLK) shares.
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Westlake Chemical (WLK) could be an interesting play for investors as it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision in addition to having decent short-term momentum.
About 71% of the 17 analysts covering Westlake Chemical (WLK) have recommended a "buy" for the stock, and 24% have recommended a "hold."
This year, as of December 5, 2017, WLK has risen a staggering 75.8%. It has significantly outperformed the broad-based SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and its peers.
Westlake Chemical Partners LP announced today that it has increased the capacity of its existing revolving credit agreement with Westlake Chemical Finance Corporation from $300 million to $600 million.
Westlake Chemical (WLK) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.
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