WLK - Westlake Chemical Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
68.05
-1.30 (-1.87%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

68.05 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 6:08PM EDT

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Previous Close69.35
Open69.37
Bid68.17 x 800
Ask68.20 x 800
Day's Range67.95 - 69.37
52 Week Range57.20 - 109.87
Volume274,802
Avg. Volume931,974
Market Cap8.751B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.50
PE Ratio (TTM)11.39
EPS (TTM)5.98
Earnings DateAug 6, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.00 (1.44%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-28
1y Target Est75.75
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  • Read This Before You Buy Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Because Of Its P/E Ratio
    Simply Wall St.7 hours ago

    Read This Before You Buy Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Because Of Its P/E Ratio

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  • Westlake Chemical (WLK) Declares Pricing of Senior Notes
    Zacks7 days ago

    Westlake Chemical (WLK) Declares Pricing of Senior Notes

    Westlake Chemical (WLK) intends to use the net proceeds from the transaction for general corporate purposes.

  • Moody's8 days ago

    Westlake Chemical Corporation -- Moody's assigns Baa2 rating to Westlake's Euro notes

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned a Baa2 rating to Westlake Chemical Corporation's ("Westlake") Euro-denominated Senior Notes. "Westlake's opportunistic debt issuance will result in a temporary increase in leverage, but the rating incorporated an expectation for an increase in debt over time to help address the company's short position in ethylene," said Ben Nelson, Moody's Vice President -- Senior Credit Officer and lead analyst for Westlake Chemical Company.

  • Business Wire8 days ago

    Westlake Chemical Announces Pricing of Offering of Senior Notes

    Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) (“Westlake”) announced today that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of EUR 700,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2029 (the “Notes”) under its existing shelf registration statement. Westlake intends to use the net proceeds from the proposed public offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes. The offering of the Notes is being made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

  • Business Wire8 days ago

    Westlake Chemical Announces Proposed Offering of Senior Notes

    Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) (“Westlake”) announced today the commencement of an underwritten public offering, subject to market and other conditions, of senior unsecured notes (the “Notes”) under its existing shelf registration statement. The timing of pricing and terms of the Notes are subject to market conditions and other factors. Westlake intends to use the net proceeds from the proposed public offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes.

  • Business Wire9 days ago

    Royal® Building Products Launches PVC Column Wraps in Sand Dune

    Royal® Building Products, a Westlake company, today announced the addition of the first color to their line of PVC Royal Column Wraps. “Sand Dune” is a neutral beige tone and is available in Traditional, Craftsman and Contractor styles. “We saw the need to add a more neutral color option to our line of column wraps to give homes a fresh, coastal look that is both classic and on trend,” said Steve Booz, vice president of marketing and product development, Royal Building Products.

  • Benzinga16 days ago

    Westlake Chemical Setting Realistic Guidance Will Boost Investor Confidence, BMO Says

    Westlake Chemical Corporation’s (NYSE: WLK) management on Monday provided annual guidance for the first time in the company’s history. BMO’s John McNulty maintained a Market Perform rating on Westlake Chemical with a price target of $75. Westlake Chemical announced second-quarter EBITDA and EPS guidance at $340 million-$363 million and 73 cents-87 cents, respectively.

  • Westlake Chemical Q2 & FY19 View Falls Short of Expectations
    Zacks16 days ago

    Westlake Chemical Q2 & FY19 View Falls Short of Expectations

    Westlake Chemical (WLK) expects earnings between 73 cents and 87 cents per share for the second quarter.

  • Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Debt Level Pose A Problem?
    Simply Wall St.17 days ago

    Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Debt Level Pose A Problem?

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  • What does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?
    Simply Wall St.17 days ago

    What does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) Balance Sheet Tell Us About Its Future?

    Small-caps and large-caps are wildly popular among investors, however, mid-cap stocks, such as Westlake Chemical...

  • Business Wire17 days ago

    Westlake Announces Guidance for Second Quarter and Full-Year 2019 Financial Results

    Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK), today announced net income, EBITDA, net sales and earnings per share guidance for its second quarter 2019 and full-year financial results. Based on currently available information, Westlake expects that second quarter EBITDA will improve by approximately 8 to 15 percent over results for the first quarter of 2019. Second quarter 2019 net income is expected to be in the range of $106 million to $123 million, with EBITDA projected between $340 million to $363 million, on net sales of $2.1 billion to $2.2 billion, and diluted earnings between $0.73 and $0.87 per share.

  • Business Wire20 days ago

    Royal® Building Products Launches Celect® Canvas Cellular Siding

    New Unpainted Celect Siding Offers Designers, Builders and Homeowners Thousands of Possibilities for Colour Customization

  • Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)
    Insider Monkey28 days ago

    Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK)

    Hedge funds and other investment firms that we track manage billions of dollars of their wealthy clients' money, and needless to say, they are painstakingly thorough when analyzing where to invest this money, as their own wealth also depends on it. Regardless of the various methods used by elite investors like David Tepper and David […]

  • Business Wirelast month

    Royal® Building Products Introduces Cedar Renditions™ by Royal® Design Series Aluminum Siding to the U.S. Market

    Royal® Building Products, a Westlake company, today announced that Cedar Renditions™ by Royal® Design Series, its line of premium aluminum siding, is now available in the United States.

  • Westlake Chemical's (WLK) Unit Acquires DaVinci Roofscapes
    Zackslast month

    Westlake Chemical's (WLK) Unit Acquires DaVinci Roofscapes

    Westlake Chemical's (WLK) subsidiary Royal Building's buyout complements its existing premium products.

  • Business Wirelast month

    Royal Building Products Announces Acquisition of DaVinci Roofscapes

    Royal Building Products (USA), Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DaVinci Roofscapes, L.L.C. DaVinci™ began in 1999 and holds a leadership position as a supplier of premium composite roofing and siding. Its products, which will continue to be sold under the DaVinci brand, will complement the existing premium products like Celect®, Zuri® and Cedar Renditions™ available from Royal Building Products. “We are very excited about the addition of DaVinci, which brings an impressive business with a strong leadership position in the composite roofing industry,” said Scott Szwejbka, vice president – exteriors.

  • Why Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Should Be In Your Dividend Portfolio
    Simply Wall St.last month

    Why Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) Should Be In Your Dividend Portfolio

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  • Why Is Westlake (WLK) Down 4.4% Since Last Earnings Report?
    Zacks2 months ago

    Why Is Westlake (WLK) Down 4.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

    Westlake (WLK) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Does Westlake Chemical Corporation's (NYSE:WLK) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?

    Albert Chao has been the CEO of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) since 2004. First, this article will compare...

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Westlake Chemical Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend

    - $0.2500 cents per share dividend declared payable on June 12, 2019

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 months ago

    Edited Transcript of WLK earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-19 3:00pm GMT

    Q1 2019 Westlake Chemical Corp Earnings Call

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Lotte Chemical's U.S. ethane cracker to start commercial operations in May

    Lotte Chemical Corp said on Friday that its U.S. ethane cracker in Louisiana is expected to commence commercial operations within May. With the commencement of the plant, the South Korean company hopes to boost its cost competitiveness by diversifying away from mainly naphtha as a feedstock to make ethylene, a key ingredient for petrochemical products, it said in a statement. Lotte Chemical's U.S. ethane cracker is a joint venture with Axiall Corp, which is now merged with Westlake Corp. Lotte owns an 88 percent in the plant, while Westlake Corp holds the remainder.

  • Westlake Chemical (WLK) Earnings & Sales Lag Estimates in Q1
    Zacks2 months ago

    Westlake Chemical (WLK) Earnings & Sales Lag Estimates in Q1

    Lower sales prices for major products affect Westlake Chemical's (WLK) Q1 results.

  • Markit2 months ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Westlake Chemical Corp.

    Westlake Chemical Corp NYSE:WLKView full report here! Summary * ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows but are weakening * Bearish sentiment is low * Economic output in this company's sector is contracting Bearish sentimentShort interest | PositiveShort interest is low for WLK with fewer than 5% of shares on loan. The last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment among investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices. Money flowETF/Index ownership | NegativeETF activity is negative and may be weakening. The net inflows of $1.03 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold WLK are among the lowest of the last year and appear to be slowing. Economic sentimentPMI by IHS Markit | NegativeAccording to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data, output in the Basic Materialsis falling. The rate of decline is significant relative to the trend shown over the past year. Credit worthinessCredit default swapCDS data is not available for this security.Please send all inquiries related to the report to score@ihsmarkit.com.Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing.This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.